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Eye Pain When Close Eyelid
Hi, what would be a possible condition for a pain in the outer, top eyelid and eye pain? Considering a duration of a week, and a slight inflammation?
Need to be checked:
It is difficult to tell you what caused it in your case. It needs to be checked y your doctor or an eye doctor.
There may be an infection. Stye or some other condition. It has been there a week and is still there, so get it checked to find the cause and appropriate treatment ...Read more
I am experiencing eye pain. It it on my bottom eyelid. And is red and inflamed inside the lower water line and is seen if you pulled down the skin?
Swolen eyelid edges, itchy inner corners, eye pain, twichy lids, light sensitivity, hi ocular presure but nothing else found by opthamlogist. What's cause?
Blepharitis: All the symptoms except high eye pressure are caused by blepharitis, inflammation of the eyelid. Your body's natural oil builds up on the edge of your eyelid around the lashes. Normal bacteria eat the built up oil and then secrete a toxin which irritates the eyes and eyelids. Removal of the oil through a special cleaning technique helps. Sometimes antibiotics and flax seed oil are necessary. ...Read more
Eye pain 1 week, burning can't keep open, no itch, no discharge, vision change, woke up with bruise and swelling on eyelid?
Ophthalmologist: Because you are experiencing vision changes and significant pain you should be seen in person by an ophthalmologist. There are multiple possible causes that need to be looked for through a detailed exam. Good luck ...Read more
Been 2 two different eye docs. Both says allergies but red lines on eyes since July. Eye pain behind eyelid comes and goes. Now seeing eyelashes. Why?
Blepharitis?: Inflammation of inner lining of eyelids can cause irritation of the eyeball, leading to redness. It can also cause the eyelashes to be redirected toward the eye so that they enter the field of vision. Your symptoms are suggestive of blepharitis. You should ask about this. Make sure you see an ophthalmologist (someone who treats eye disease), not just an optometrist (who just prescribes lenses). ...Read more
I am experiencing swollen eyelid and eyelid pain. There is a white bump on the inside of my eye. Not visible unless I lift up my eyelid. The following also describe me: Eye pain, Eye swelling, and Sensation of something in eye...
Probably a stye: Difficult to say for sure, especially without a photo, but it sounds like a stye. It occurs when one of the oil glands in your eyelid gets clogged and infected. You should apply warm heat to the eyes at least twice a day with gentle massaging downwards to help the blockage open and drain. Antibiotic/steroid combo drops help too but you'll need to see a eye doctor for the prescription. ...Read more
I am experiencing eye pain, painful red lump on eyelid, eye swelling, eye irritation, eyelid redness and sensation of something in eye. The following also describes me: Eyelid swelling. What should I do?
Conjunctivitis: You may have a style in the lid and you have irritated the conjunctiva by rubbing it. I would see your doctor to get a definitive diagnosis and correct treatment ...Read more
I am experiencing itchy eyes, eye pain (quality: sore or burning, in the eyelid) both eyelids, eyelid pain, eyelid swelling, gritty or scratchy eyes, made worse by exposure to allergen or irritants and eye irritation. Tired of the pain..
Eye iritation: Suggest you see an ophthalmologist to make the correct diagnosis and start you on the appropriate drops. ...Read more
Had severe constant pain on carotid artery for long time. Can't turn neck for months. Bulges more than right side. Occasional skin rash although always leather skin there. Lightheaded. Eyelid twitch, eye pain. Ear pain. Carotid throbs when standing?
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You have symptoms that are usually found in people suffering from a number of different conditions, such as cervical arthritis, carotid dissection, a thin neck, dermatitis and swollen lymph nodes.
Please see a doctor to sort them out into a diagnosis upon which a treatment can be based. ...Read more
Hi! I'm positive ana homogenous pattern and positive rnp. Diagnosed w mctd. Had many symptoms over last 12 days. Eye lids swell and fingers toes hives. Eye pain. Just feel horrible inside. What else can it be?
Abbreviations.: I hope it is just me, but I have absolutely no idea what all the abbreviations that are given in many questions on Healthtap stand for. In medicine in the US we have been prohibited from using many abbreviations we as doctors have used for years. This is due to potential confusion. Now on this site patients are making up abbreviations for medical terms that often make no sense. Mctd? ...Read more
Multiple causes: Sudden soreness and swelling of the eye or eyelids can have multiple causes. Most common would be a chalazion or a hordeolum (stye). Other infectious and inflammatory causes are possible, including conjunctivitis, iritis, sinusitis, etc. You can try a warm compress (clean washcloth rinsed with very warm tap water) for a day or two, but see an eye md promptly if the symptoms are not resolved soon. ...Read more
Infection or injury: Infection or injury is the most likely cause. See an ophthalmologist if this does not clear up in a few days. ...Read more
I scratched my inner eyelid I bled one tear then rinsed my eye out with cold water my eye hurts very little and its a little swollen what do I do?
Stye: At your age, this is probably a stye. This is a blocked gland in the substance of the lid which will produce a red swelling on the inside of the lid. If advanced it may swell the whole lid. To treat, use very warm washcloths socked from your water tap (not too hot). for about 5 minutes at a time, 5 times per day for several days. This will usually get rid of it. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my eye hurts and there is a swollen bump inside my lower eyelid. What is it?
Had what I thought to be a stye on my lower eyelid, although no bump ever appeared. The pain is less there, but now eye hurts to look up and to sides.
Eye Pain: Is never normal and in my opinion always requires an evaluation. Please go see your doctor right away, meaning today for an evaluation. If you wear contacts take them out! ...Read more
Can travatan cause deepening of upper eyelid sulcus giving a sunken eye look. If it can I may opt for slt instead of travatan to control eye pressure?
Yes: All of the prostaglandin analog eye drops have been implicated in orbital fat atrophy which may cause the appearance of deepening of the upper lid sulcus. Laser may be an option for you but you must discuss this with your ophthalmologist to decide on risks/benefits of all treatments. ...Read more
Right eyelid twitching started last Aug. And persisted for more than a month. Later on dry-eye symptoms such as foreign body sensation, grittiness and ocular pain both eyes. The grittiness got worse when I woke up at night, why? It is so irritating.
Common problem: Eyelid twitching (myokymia) is a common and largely unexplained problem. It usually goes away on its own but sometimes this takes 3-4 weeks. Dry eyes are common in middle aged women and sometimes are aggravated by incomplete lid closure at night. Try a bedtime dose of a gel eye drop like Systane Gel. This should help to keep eyes lubricated until AM. ...Read more
Several: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Rare: Eye pain can be a clue to severe illness in other parts of the body that might be deadly - but not many. Eye pain can occur from many causes. You need to be concerned if the eye is red, if it hurts to move the eye, if the vision is diminished, or the eye is light sensitive. If the cause is not obvious and the pain persistent, see your ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more
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