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Eyelid abscess with cellulitis for one week. Dr Rx smz-tmp DS and clindamycin 4 days ago. Was ok until bactrim dose today and now very dizzy & nausea.
Bactrim side-effect: Bactrim (TMP/SMX) can cause neurologic side effects - so I would place the blame there. It's extremely important though to notify your doctor - the one who prescribed those antibiotics. Hopefully your infection is well treated enough where you can stop everything. There are plenty of other agents that could be used to fight an infection like that. Stopping before things get worse is important. ...Read more
Eyelid abscess I&D today and now the eye bag area is more red, swollen painful I'm on Doxycycline & Erythromycin ointment Is this swelling normal ?
I have developed an abscess on my eyebrow/eyelid area. This is 4th abscess 4 mos. The first one was MRSA positive.my eye is swelling shut.What to do?
Abscess: Please seek medical promptly.Get a more detailed answer ›
Woke with swelling at parotoid, cyst in jaw and abscess above eye. Had abscess drainedlast night in ER. Now swelling going up forehead and into duct, entire eyelid looks red/bruised. Is it normal after this type of procedure for it to look worse before
NormalOrNot-Go Back!: Don't speculate, ambulate (OK, use your car and drive) back to the ER for a re-check. There are too many variables to consider and sort-out via a short text message. That's a serious area of the body and you don't want any complications so go back and get it looked-at. ...Read more
Treatment Failure: When a treatment fails one contacts their doctor to find out what they want to do next. ...Read more
Abscess: An abscess is a collection of bacteria or fungus often surrounded by a membrane or capsule. An abscess can occur in the eye as part of a fungal infection or bacteria. Immunocompromised patients (ie, have diabetes, hiv, etc) are more susceptible to severe eye infections. It can also occur on the eyelid skin or in skin glands around the eye: can be caused by clogged skin gland from skin bacterial. ...Read more
Warm compresses: Apply a warm wet washcloth to your eyelid four times per day. If this does not cause the stye to resolve, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
The skin under my eye is swollen due to abscess..Day 4 on meds. No other pain just swollen. Need advice?
Be patient: Four days is not long enough for this to be better. See your doctor if it is getting worse or doesn't improve in 7-10 days. ...Read more
I have an upper tooth abscess with pain in my eye is that serious? It comes and goes and jut started.
Yes, seek help. : A tooth abscess can cause radiating pain, however it should be considered an emergency especially when you experience facial swelling, fever, difficulty breathing/swallowing, or swelling of the floor of mouth and neck. Swelling extending to the eye is serious and would require professional attention and necessary treatment. Get an evaluation by a professional as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have something that looks like an abscess in my eye.I can move it around.I wear contacts, have allergies, &was itching my eyes. Should i be concerned?
The I've been on penicillin for two days for an abscess tooth. My face keeps on swollen up, my eye is now swollen what should I do?
Went to urgent care for forehead abscess had an I&d swelling went down around area. But now have some swelling above eye. Is this normal?
I&D done today for a eye abscess with a local anesthetic The procedure was very painful and I'm still pain with numbing in effect No pain meds Normal?
Lid abcess?: I am guessing that you had a stye that had grown to abcess proportions, removed under local. The procedure usually is painless (except for the injection of the anesthetic which if done very slowly usually hardly hurts). After removal there may be some tenderness to the touch but sharp pain is rare. I don't give pain medications because if it hurts afterwards, I want a phone call. Do that. ...Read more
I have an abscess I believe. My face is swollen from my eye to partly down my neck. Can I wait two days to see my dentist? Thanks
Swelling from abscess caused my tooth has reached my eye after 5 days of antibiotics and infection being drained. Please help?
I have dacryocystitis in my eye that has turned into a abscess & a 2nd infection. ER doc said it needs surgery & drainage What kind surgery is this?
Dacryocystorhinostom: The infection will be treated and drained and then a procedure will be done termed a dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR). This creates a new channel from the eyelids into the nose for tear outflow, bypasses the scar and will remove any residual infection. This is commonly done by oculoplastic surgeons although some ENT surgeons also do this. ...Read more