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Eyelid Bruise Causes
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
2 days ago woke up with unexplained dark purple bruise on eyelid, dime size. Go to Dr? Or wait to see if clears? Not sure what caused it.
Woke up this morning with bruising in corner of lower eyelid, no bites or stye, what could possibly cause this?
I have a dark red bruise that has appeared on my eyelid, what could cause this, I am 38 and have not had any trauma to my eye?
See a doctor: Bruising without trauma needs to be explained. Some medications, for example, aspirin, can cause easy bruising. Some blood disorders can cause easy bruising. Please see your doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more
Woke up yday w/ R upper eyelid feeling bruised. No swelling, redness, pain, pus, visual change etc. Looks normal but is tender. Cause? Treatment?
Eyelid: Send pictures when we do 2nd opinion and can help more. ...Read more
What would cause my bottom eyelid to be numb? I have a little pain when I press on my cheek bone but I have no bruising. Nor have I had an accident?
Prob nothing, but...: One of the symptoms of orbital tumors is numbness of the lower lid. However, chances are, its nothing, but you should definitely get it checked out by an ophthalmologist, just in case... ...Read more
What would cause little white worm like things to appear all over (eyelids, inside nose ans mouth, skin, legs, arms....) causing bruising and tenderness in parts of. Leg and arms, and little red bites?
My eyes are puffy and bruised looking all around my eye. I've been having this problem for quite a while and would like to know what could cause this.
Allergy: Likely an allergic response. Other symptoms runny/stuffy nose, itching nose/eyes, sneezing. Try OTC allergy meds. If it persists, see MD. ...Read more
Trauma: Trauma. If you haven't been hit in the area, best bet is to see your MD for exam. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with a small bruise on the inside of my eye socket just above the tear duct. What could have caused this?
Well....: You may have inadvertently scratched it overnight ...Read more
Top portion of left eye hurts, feels bruised but no physical deformities. When I squint hard or poke at it I feel it. Possible causes?
See your EYE MD:
Hard to tell without and exam! Could be a local condition involving dry eye, exposure keratitis, pterygium. It could also be from increased pressure in the left frontal/ethmoidal/sphenoid sinuses or tension headache. All of these are possible in a 26 year old male.
See your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I got punched in the face around six days ago resulting in a black eye. There is a lump very close to the bruise site. Is this a cause for concern?
Hematoma: You had bleeding around the eye caused by the assault. The blood underneath the skin as it gets absorbed may be forming to a scar, probably that is what you feel. As long as it is getting better every day no need to worry about it. ...Read more
A ceiling fell on me & caused swelling & bruising to the left side of my face 6 mnths later I had problems in my left eye cud it be linked?
Possible: See an ophthalmologist for evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Accident caused severe bruising of the eye/fractured nose. 7 weeks ago, still slight dark line under the eye. Seek medical attention or just patience?
Probably patience: If everything is healing, and they eye is working normally, then allow the healing to continue. Blood pools in soft tissue after trauma and can take quite a while to completely resolve. Give it another 2 weeks unless you are having trouble with your vision, breathing, or sinuses. Take care! ...Read more