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Eyelid Is Puffy
Many factors: I am assuming you mean lower eyelid puffiness? There are many factors to contribute to this- lack of sleep, high salt diet, allergies, and most commonly hereditary anatomy. It is usually the lower eyelid muscle and soft tissue layer loosening over time, allowing the fatty tissue behind it to bulge outward. Surgery can help reduce that, but it will not affect the other factors i mentioned. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My grandmothers right eye is extremely swollen, eyelid and underneath eye, eyeball is bloodshot red, and leaking! Please help??
See Eye MD: Take her to an ophthalmologist for management of this problem. ...Read more
My eyelid is red, painful, and slightly swollen. It looks like it's drooping. Is this myasthenia gravis or just inflammation of the eyelid?
It is a Sty: Most probably you have an acute hordeolum or sty which causes temporary drooping. Myasthenia gravis (mg) does not have red painful swollen eyelids. Mg may start with occasional drooping of eyelids or with speech problems. See an ophthalmologist for rx of your sty and possible blepharitis. ...Read more
Woke up with one eyelid swollen and under both eyes has puffiness. Under eye puffy is worse in the eye that the lid is swollen in ?
Possible stye: Styes are common and usually imply less than perfect eyelid hygiene. Hot compresses are the single best treatment initially along with vigorous lid cleaning using warm water and terry washcloth. Compresses should be as hot as tolerable and at least 3-4x/day. If your eye is also red and draining you may have conjunctivitis; need a topical antibiotic drop. See your Eye Doctor if not better 48hrs ...Read more
See below: Infection/inflammation (bacterial/viral /allergic) of the eyelids (blepharo) & transparent membrane (conjunctiva) lining inner part of eyelids & the sclera (white of eye) [see image]. Bacterial may be treated with topical antibiotics or ab/steroid combo. Allergic treated with allergy meds. Viral usually resolves on own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sty: A sty is a moderately inflamed "sweat duct" in the eyelid. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. If it does not get better in a week or gets worse go to your eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Right upper eyelid is swollen.Eye brow looks swollen too .No injury.No bloodshot eye.Cant see a stye.Please help.Thank you very much.
Swollen eyelids: Hello, your eyelid swelling is probably related to a normal change in the eyelids that occur as we sleep. As we lay down to sleep, we see more blood in our head versus during the day when we are upright. The other issue is the normal changes of aging. If you aren't having any sinus symptoms, it is unlikely that your sinuses are playing any role in the swelling. See your entt doctor. ...Read more
Sometimes: Depends upon the history. Did he get struck around the eye with a fist, a ball or some blunt object so that he has bruising around the eye? Is there swelling? Was the eye struck and is the vision ok? Or did the purple appear with no outside force which could indicate a blood disorder, or tumor? Have your ophthalmologist see your son and sort this out. ...Read more
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