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Every Morning I Wake Up With One Eye Swollen Shut
Is it only in one eye or both eyes?
If both eyes, then I would think you have a systemic condition. You mention you have hypothyroidism? Other conditions include allergies/ sinus.
You also indicate you have eyelid swelling. Is that what you mean under your eye or the eyelid? There is a difference since eyelid infection can cause the eyelid to swell or a chalazion such as the condition you had bef ...Read more
Every morning I wake up with eyes glued by green mucous and tonsils swollen but its not tonsillitis and no fever. What is wrong with me?
Every morning I wake up eyes glued by mucous and swollen tonsils. I find it hard to swallow and no fever. Then better again. Can it be spring season?
Many things: Allergies possibly combined with eyelid infection: blepharitis (infection of eye lashes and eyelids) or meibomianitis (infection of ducts on eyelids). You should see your doctor. ...Read more
Why do I wake up dizzy with mild headache every morning with swollen puffy eyes and tears and any light hurts my eyes.?
Headaches in am: Waking with headache is unusual and likely not caused by eyes unless vision is affected. Puffy eyes with headache in am most likely to be blood pressure related but an eye specialist can easily rule out glaucoma as a rare possibility. Sinus and or allergy from something in bedroom such as feather pillows, dust mites etc can also be causal. Your careful observation of what may trigger these helps. ...Read more
I tend to mouth breathe at night and I wake up every morning with puffy eyes, I was wondering if this could be linked to swollen anoids at night?
No: The issues are unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Most mornings when I wake up I have a swollen looking bump in the corner of either both eyes or just one eye, that goes down thru the day. Please help?
? Blocked lacrimal?: It is possible this is a blockage of drainage from the lacrimal ducts which produce tears. See an ophthalmologist and get this evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more
Each morning I wake up and my eyes are swollen. I've been drinking enough water and sleeping enough. What could be the cause? Please I'm so worried
Challenging problem: Puffy eyelids upon awakening are a challenging problem. Common causes include underlying sinus congestion, sinusitis and allergies. You can experiment with over the counter antihistamines and head elevation. You might want to consider undergoing allergy testing. Often times no underlying cause is found, and an oculoplastic evaluation is needed. ...Read more
In morning wen I 1st wake up & get out of bed, my face is quite swollen! Mainly my nose, tongue & under eyes. No pain, just swelling. Wat causes this?
See your physician:
Swelling such as this should be evaluated.
You have some fluid retention and a physician needs to determine the cause.
Does this occur consistently around the time of your period?
If it were a one time event, then various problems could cause this (in warmer weather, sunburn), other times, windburn. But if this is a continuing problem, possibly allergy or a medical condition. ...Read more
I have been waking up to headaches on between my eyes and in the middle of my forehead in the morning. I also wake up drenched in sweat with my face swollen.
Night sweats: Head ache in middle of the eye sounds sinus, an infection of the sinuses may cause all these. ...Read more
My left eye lid and below my eye are swollen! It has happened for the last 2 days - when I wake up in the morning, my eye lid and underneath my left eye is swollen. It will tear occasionally. It is not red or itchy. When I wake up in the morning, I hav
I wake up in the morning with swollen eyes, white mucus discharge and feeling tired during warm weather. What could be the cause?
Allergies: Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. It could also be other problems. ...Read more
I cut where my eyelid meets my eye last night, it didn't bleed at all, it's a very small laceration. Waking up this morning my eye was swollen almost shut and very red. Some swelling has gone down but it burns and waters a lot do I need A doctor?
You may have a: Deeper injury than you realize. It would be important for your long term visual care to be evaluated as soon as possible. Go today. ...Read more
Symptoms: swollen eyes every morning, sore throat with white spots, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue...No fever?
Many possibilities..: These symptoms are non-specific. They can be due to many causes. Examples of these causes is infectious mononucleosis, post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (kidney disease that occur after strept infection), blood cancer, etc. I think mono is the most likely in your case but you should get evaluated soon.. ...Read more
Why are my lips and eyes swollen every time I wake up? I can I feel my lips expanding without touching it. Is it normal? My lips R obvious. Please help
Allergic reaction: Swollen lips & eyes upon awakening suggest possible allergic reaction to your pillow or sheets. Or perhaps even detergent used to wash your linens. Change any or all of the above. Diphenhydramine (aka Benadryl) might help temporarily. Your family doc can refer to an Allergist if this isn't enough or doesn't help. But don't wait - go to ER - if swollen tongue or difficulty breathing. ...Read more
See your doctor: I would advise seeing your ophthalmologist. I could be an infection ...Read more
Suddenly have dark circles under eyes progressively worse over last few months now wake up swollen every day why?
See eye MD: Could be allergies; would be best to see an eye md to ensure that there are not other problems. ...Read more
Alleries: Sounds like some type of allergic response especially with the dark rings under the eyes which usually is associated with sinus congestion and engorgement of veins under your eyes. ...Read more
I seem to wake up with a pink/bloodshot, right eye, about 2 times a week. It is only one eye. It feels dry and swollen. What could it be?
Not sure: Possible you are sleeping on that side and irritating the eye against pillow. ...Read more
Red eyes lots of gross stuff in eyes when I wake up, to the point where they are glued shut and they hurt a bit. And are very swollen, what to do?
Heat, age, hygiene: It is most likely dried tears and discharge from blepharitis-gets worse when its hotter, poor lid hygiene and aging. Regular lid hygiene with occaisional topical antibiotics controls it. Warm compress with lid scrubs. Bad cases or rosacea (see your doctor for this diagnosis) are often given systemic antibiotics (pills you take by mouth) in addition to topical. Its never cured-its controlled! ...Read more
I wake up with swollen eyes or face a handful of times every month. I have been tested and do not have any remarkable allergies. What could this be?
Something: Allergies to various objects or substances could still be possible. Dust mites? Sheets? Detergents? Soaps? Make up? I would see your doctor for a second consultation since this is persisting. Good luck ...Read more
Every day I wake up with swollen eyes and red patches on my skin, my eczema flares up and I get water weeping from my skin any ideas?
Get tested: You need to determine your eczema triggers, see an allergist and get tested. ...Read more
Wake up every morning with dry eyes, the right one is blurry on and off during the day. Hurts to close my eyes, right eye aches during the day.
A bite or particle: Sudden itching and swelling of one eye is almost always caused by contact with an irritant or allergen. If you see evidence of a bite on the skin, or a particle or insect inside your eye, then you know the cause, but more often than not we cannot figure out the cause. A cool or ice compress should help. Allergens include plant or animal particles on the hands, or even new laundry soap. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with one eye swollen, crusty, hazy. Do I see ophthalmologist or geriatrics doc?
My 9month old baby has two sticky eyes and a swollen face on one side this morning? He has just started nursery.
Contact Peds ASAP: Eye infections in babies can be very serious, and swelling in the face could indicate cellulitis (infection spreading into the face). Please contact your pediatrician immediately regarding this, as antibiotics may be immediately necessary. Also take note that this can be highly contagious, even to adults. ...Read more
My daughter eyes are watery have sticky green puss like stuff coming out and this morning they were swollen shut she could not open them this morning she has had it for a couple of days but today is real bad
Question?: If the question is should she be seen? Answer is yes. If question is what is it? Answer is possibly bacterial conjunctiviis. ...Read more
Hello, my son has started having occasional problem of swollen left eye lid when he wakes up in the morning. Happens once in week n returns normal?
My 19 month old has watery eyes and green sticky booogers in them this morning they were swollen shut she could not open them she doesn't seem extra cranky about it she has had it before and it cleared up her sister also had it and it cleared up but thi
My 19 month old has watery eyes and green sticky booogers in them this morning they were swollen shut she could not open them she doesn't seem extra cranky about it she has had it before and it cleared up her sister also had it and it cleared up but this
I've gotten a small pain in my eye for a week or so now, but I woke up this morning and it's swollen shut, puffy, and red. Is it a stye?
My 15 month old was bitten by a mosquito close to his eye last night and this morning the eye is swollen shut. What can I do?
It happens: The soft tissue surrounding the eye will often puff up for a couple days after such a bite. The response is a protective one where the capillaries leak serum to dilute any toxin & prevent it from invading the blood. I would just watch the area for any redness or drainage that would suggest an infection. A 15 mo won't let you apply a cool compress, but diphenhydramine might help if it itches. ...Read more
Iam at the beach and woke up this morning with my right eye swollen all most shut, should I go to a doctor I am in good heath?
See your eye doctor: Yes, you should see an eye md to ensure that you don't have a more serious problem. ...Read more
My daughter has a rash or something on her eye lid when she wakes up in the morning it is swollen the during the day is goes down, wht cld it be?
Allergies?: Allergies could present in this way, especially if associated with itchy, watery eyes and clear nasal discharge. Other possibilities if not allergic include blepharitis (eyelid swelling/redness/crusting) or nephrotic syndrome (a kidney disorder in which protein is spilled into the urine). Your pediatrician should perform a detailed eye examination. ...Read more
My 15 week old baby has somthing white coming out of her eyes daily and in the morning its all packed on here lashes n the eye is shut and swollen.
Infection: This sounds like infection. If it has been happening since birth, she may have blockage of the ducts that run between the nose and the corner of the eye. Check with her doctor for an exact diagnosis including cultures and ongoing management. All the best. ...Read more
Swollen eye lid each morning for a couple mornings. The one he slept on, staying in a hotel. Swelling goes down with benadryl (diphenhydramine) but seems worse each day?
See allergist: If this is getting worse, it is time to consult an allergist. On the other hand, the absence of itching points away from allergies. Has he been placed on any new drug recently? Has he been taking NSAID? We need to know more. ...Read more
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