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Crusty Swollen Eyelids
The eyes ; a cold: You can definitely have a secondary eye infection caused by the same virus that causes a cold. This would cause crusting and swelling of your eyelids. Typically, the eye infection will improve when the cold gets better. Keep your eyelids clean to help reduce the symptoms. ...Read more
Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Spent all day crying yestrdy .I woke up today with my lower eyelids puffy swollen and crusty, and a little itchy..Can excess crying cause pink eye?
Eyelid edema: Following intense emotional situations with crying, runny nose, and lots of wiping eyelids and nose secretions, the eyelids often swell, eyes look red, and the ocular surface may be slightly irritated. Mucous is generated by the eye in response to the irritation. Sometimes contamination can be introduced into the eye with all the wiping. Not usually an infection results, but if worse, see eye doc. ...Read more
I've had pinkeye for 4 days,it's not getting better,swollen eyelids,very red,watery, crusty in the a.m. and corner of eye painful.time to see a doc?
This may by: :Blepharitis or inflammation of the eylid can be allergic or infectious. your Primary Care Provider may be able to treat this. In the meantime warm moist soaks can help. CHAGE YOUR PILLOW CASE DAILY after any drops are prescribed! Hope this helps Dr Z Happy New Year! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My eye lid hurts to the touch and is swollen/red near the edge. What could it be? I don't have vision issues and it isn't crusty.
It feels like something is in my eye, can't see it/flush it out. Eye lid is swollen, I see vessels on my eye. It is now watery and crusty. Help!
General Symptom.: It is a general symptom. It can be anything from a mild virus infection, allergies, sinus infection. It can also be a serious sign of fluid status of the body. If it is bad enough to affect your vision or self-perception then See your doctor for a review. At your age, if the simple mild answers are not obvious, then a more full investigation may be warranted. ...Read more
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