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Every morning I wake up I have a swollen left pocket under my eye?

Every morning I wake up I have a swollen left pocket under my eye?

One eye?: 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

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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 with eyes glued by green mucous and tonsils swollen but its not tonsillitis and no fever. What is wrong with me?

Dacryocystitis: Possibly infection of the tear sac (lacrimal sac) which communicates with the nose cavity. Se your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Wat could be the reason why I wake up every morning with severely swollen eyes?

Wat could be the reason why I wake up every morning with severely swollen eyes?

Allergies or: Some families have a syndrome called blepharochalsis that involves episodes of swelling. Some patients sleep with a sleep mask to compress during the night. ...Read more

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What could be the reason that my eye is swollen every morning when I wake up?

What could be the reason that my eye is swollen every morning when I wake up?

Swlling of eyes ever: You need to see your doctor as it may be due to allergies or you may have an underlying systemic disease like kidney disease and you will need exam, bood and urine test. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up dizzy with mild headache every morning with swollen puffy eyes and tears and any light hurts my eyes.?

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

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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?

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

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How can I get rid of swollen eyes every morning?

How can I get rid of swollen eyes every morning?

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

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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?

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

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I wake up in the morning with swollen eyes, white mucus discharge and feeling tired during warm weather. What could be the cause?

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

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Symptoms: swollen eyes every morning, sore throat with white spots, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue...No fever?

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

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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

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

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I wake up and my eye is swollen shut what should I do?

I wake up and my eye is swollen shut what should I do?

See your doctor: I would advise seeing your ophthalmologist. I could be an infection ...Read more

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Suddenly have dark circles under eyes progressively worse over last few months now wake up swollen every day why?

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

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Why are my eyelids swollen and a black ring under my eye in the mornings when I wake up?

Why are my eyelids swollen and a black ring under my eye in the mornings when I wake up?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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I woke up this morning with one eye swollen and itchy. Do you think something bit me?

I woke up this morning with one eye swollen and itchy. Do you think something bit me?

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

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One eye swollen in the morning from contacts?

One eye swollen in the morning from contacts?

Allergy or infection: If yu sleep with your contact lens then most likely ii could be infection. If you are not light sensitive, no foreign body sensation or pain with vision change then it can be allergic reaction. Please consult your eye doctor. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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?

Mgt: This may represent a number of conditions including an allergic reaction, insect bite, infection etc.
I would recommend changing the pillow and sheets.
He should be seen by your PCP for further management. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Possibly: Your symptoms could be due to a stye. But a corneal abrasion, corneal ulcer, or foreign body (embedded foreign material) can also cause similar symptoms. The best course is to see an eye doctor immediately for a diagnosis and to start treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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