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How to treat red, swollen, itchy eyes?

How to treat red, swollen, itchy eyes?

Allergy drops: If the problem is ocular allergy there are prescription allergy drops that are very effective in controlling eye symptoms. Oral allergy medicine can also help with allergy eye symptoms. Cold compresses will decrease redness swelling, and itching. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Itchy swollen skin around my eyes, anything I can take to treat this?

Itchy swollen skin around my eyes, anything I can take to treat this?

Cold compress: Peri-orbital (around the eye) edema (swelling) can be reduced by a cold compress to the area. This prevents capillary dilation and decreases edema. The itching is indicative of allergy type reaction. Either an over the counter oral antihistamine or over the counter topical eye allergy drop (also antihistamine) should help as well. ...Read more

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For the past 3 days I have noticed under my eyes it was swollen and itchy. At times it would even get flaky. Is it an allergic reaction?

For the past 3 days I have noticed under my eyes it was swollen and itchy. At times it would even get flaky. Is it an allergic reaction?

Possibly yes: It could be eczema. It is hard to diagnose it without looking at it but eczema is a skin rash that is dry, red, flakey and itchy. It responds to steroid creams but use steroids on the face cautiously as it may cause side effects like thinning the skin and color change. ...Read more

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I have a rash around eyes on & off for 3 months: red, itchy, flaky & swollen. Take allegra (fexofenadine) & hydroc: didn't work. What can I do to get rid of it?

I have a rash around eyes on & off for 3 months: red, itchy, flaky & swollen. Take allegra (fexofenadine) & hydroc: didn't work. What can I do to get rid of it?

Depends.: It all depends on the cause and in your case a contact allergy to facial preparations or rosacea (when one flushes easily and often) may be some of the causes. Since Hydrocortisone cream has not helped, see an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do I treat red, swollen, itchy eye?

How do I treat red, swollen, itchy eye?

See a doctor!: Without an examination there is no easy way to determine what is causing your red, swollen, itchy eye and therefore we can't know how to treat it. Make an appointment with your local ophthalmologist to get this issue resolved. ...Read more

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My right eye is red, itchy, flaky sometimes slightly swollen in the morning, but then the swelling goes down as the day progresses. What is wrong?

My right eye is red, itchy, flaky sometimes slightly swollen in the morning, but then the swelling goes down as the day progresses. What is wrong?

Blepharitis: You should see your eye doctor right away to see if your symptoms are caused by an infection, dermatitis, an inflammation of the skin around the eye, or blepharitis, a condition where you can build up crusting and/or mucous around the eyes due to dysfunctional glands in the eyelids. The condition you have will determine the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy eyes and next day swollen and itchiness continues. What could it be?

Itchy eyes and next day swollen and itchiness continues. What could it be?

EYES: Allergic conjunctivitis or infectious conjunctivitis. I would suspect the first one. You could try over the counter Patanol (olopatadine) which is used to treat allergic conjunctivitis. Consider getting rid of down pillows. Cat and dog dander can often be the cause. Wash your sheets weekly. ...Read more

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I had itchy eyes and then they were swollen after that my cheeks were swollen?

I had itchy eyes and then they were swollen after that my cheeks were swollen?

Possible allergies: Your description sounds like an allergic reaction. You can try over-the-counter eye drops and oral pills. If it does not get better, you should see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Slight swelling in and around eyes, skin feels swollen dry and itchy, what could be the cause?

Slight swelling in and around eyes, skin feels swollen dry and itchy, what could be the cause?

Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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I have slight swelling in and around eyes, skin feels swollen dry and itchy, what can be causing this?

I have slight swelling in and around eyes, skin feels swollen dry and itchy, what can be causing this?

Allergies: Sounds like you have allergies. You can try over the counter allergy meds by mouth and over the counter allergy drops for the itchy eyes. ...Read more

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There's slight swelling in and around eyes, The skin feels swollen dry and itchy, What could be causing this?

There's slight swelling in and around eyes, The skin feels swollen dry and itchy, What could be causing this?

Eyelid Dermatitis: The eyelids swell often when there is inflammation of the skin or underlying structures, including the inside lining of the eyelids, or conjunctiva, which covers both the inner lining of the eyelid and the white portion of the eyeball.

If the skin of the eyelid is directly involved, it will be red, possibly scaling and itchy, or just tender. This would be called an eyelid dermatitis. ...Read more

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Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?

Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?

Allergies: At this time of year, there are many things floating around in the air that can irritate the eyes. If you do not treat these problems, they can last for months. Try using artificial tears 4x/day in both eyes. You can also use the OTC allergy drop, 'Zatidor' - this is 2x/day. ...Read more

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I usually have itchy eyes during night and I don't feel to stop itching or rubbing my eyes which makes them red, teary and swollen. What to do?

I usually have itchy eyes during night and I don't feel to stop itching or rubbing my eyes which makes them red, teary and swollen. What to do?

Too dry in room?: Is there alot of heat in your toom that is drying the air out. If so, you want to get a humidifier. If you do not itch during the day, it is probably not allergies. You could also put sterile eyedrops in your eye before bed and see if that helps. ...Read more

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Eyes are itchy swollen under the eyes itchy also?

Eyes are itchy swollen under the eyes itchy also?

You may have: Allergic conjunctivitis. You could try using clarifying along with artificial tears to see if that relieves your symptoms. It would be best to have a physician examine you. There are very effective treatments for this issue. You need a definitive diagnosis and then a comprehensive plan. Best of luck! Thank you for trusting Health Tap. ...Read more

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Please help! I have red, dry, itchy and swollen all around my eyes?

Please help! I have red, dry, itchy and swollen all around my eyes?

Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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Eyes feel swollen, itchy at night and morning, do I have allergies?

Eyes feel swollen, itchy at night and morning, do I have allergies?

Allergy or dry: I would first try over the counter artificial tears four times a day--if you get relief, continue the tears. If not you might try an over the counter allergy drop like zaditor (ketotifen) twice a day. ...Read more

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Over night my eyes and face very swollen and my body is itchy what happened?

Over night my eyes and face very swollen and my body is itchy what happened?

Allergic reaction: This is likely an allergic reaction. I suggest taking benedryl 25 mg every four hours until it resolves. If you have started any medications recently, stop them and call your doctor. ...Read more

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My eyes are very itchy. Near the edge of my eyes, my skin is swollen. Should I wait it out?

My eyes are very itchy. Near the edge of my eyes, my skin is swollen. Should I wait it out?

Allergies in the eye: It sounds like you're suffering from allergies in the eye with your symptoms of itching, redness and bumps on the lid. You can try using over-the-counter Zaditor, (ketotifen) artificial tears and cold compresses. If this does not improve then you should see an eye care provider. Also if you do suffer from allergies treating them systemically can help to. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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