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Doctor insights on: Eyelid Lashline Swollen

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What causes swollen eyelids?

What causes swollen eyelids?

General Symptom.: It is a general symptom. It can be anything from a mild virus infection, allergies, sinus infection.
It can also be a serious sign of fluid status of the body. If it is bad enough to affect your vision or self-perception then See your doctor for a review. At your age, if the simple mild answers are not obvious, then a more full investigation may be warranted. ...Read more

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How can I treat a swollen eyelid?

How can I treat a swollen eyelid?

Depends: If a sty, then warm compresses 4-6 times/day. You may checkout YouTube videos on eyelid hot compress techniques. If no eyelid redness/pustule but just puffiness, then may need an evaluate to diagnose the condition. ...Read more

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What to do with my swollen eyelid?

What to do with my swollen eyelid?

Sounds like a stye: Do warm compresses using dry heat for at least 10 minutes at least once a day followed by lid massages. Hopefully, it drains on its own. If not, see an eye doctor! ...Read more

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What does a swollen eyelid indicate?

What does a swollen eyelid indicate?

A few things: Which would require more details to narrow down the diagnosis. Could be allergic reaction, infection, growth, blocked gland...If it is red, tense, tender then I would be concerned about infection (cellulitis) and this should be treated immediately. ...Read more

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What are some causes of swollen eyelid?

What are some causes of swollen eyelid?

Many causes: Causes of swollen eye lids include : infectious, allergies, tumors (benign or rarely malignant), vascular formations. ...Read more

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My eyelid is swollen. What should I do?

My eyelid is swollen. What should I do?

Try a warm compress: It could be a variety of conditions, caused by many different things. If it doesn't respond to warm compresses 4 times a day for about 5
minutes each for 2 days, you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How can I get a swollen eyelid to go down?

How can I get a swollen eyelid to go down?

Depends: The answer to that question depends on exactly what is causing the swelling. It is important to see your eye doctor right away to determine the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a swollen eyelid?

What should I do if I have a swollen eyelid?

See Eye MD: You should see an ophthalmologist for evaluation of your swollen lid. ...Read more

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Upper swollen eyelid with crust in morningd?

? infectious: See a dr...It sounds like you may have an eye infection. (conjuctivitis or blepharitis). ...Read more

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What can I do for swollen and puffy eyelids?

What can I do for swollen and puffy eyelids?

Blepharoplasty: If the problem is fat, the blepharoplasty may be the answer. See an oculoplastic specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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My left eyelid all swollen, should I be worried?

My left eyelid all swollen, should I be worried?

Many things!: This could be many things. First comes to mind is a sty which is a clogged oil gland. Try warm compresses for 15 minutes 3 times a day. If it does not start to resolve in the next 24 hours see your eye specialist. Other possibilities could be cellulitis from infection or insect bite, allergic reaction, skin condition such as eczema, etc. ...Read more

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How long does it take for swollen eyelid to heal?

How long does it take for swollen eyelid to heal?

Depends on cause: This can vary with the cause. After surgery it takes 1-3 weeks. Infection or trauma has a similar time frame once treated. ...Read more

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What's best used to take care of a swollen eyelid?

What's best used to take care of a swollen eyelid?

Many things: Allergies, eyelid infection (blepharitis or meibomianitis), thyroid disease, or laxity of the connective tissue around the eye that causes the fat pads around the eyeball to "push" forward called dermatochalasis. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Eyelid is swollen and it hurts. How do I treat this?

Eyelid is swollen and it hurts. How do I treat this?

See your doctor: It could be a hordeolum or "sty" or a soft tissue infection of your eyelid. You should see a doctor to determine the appropriate treatment since they are not the same for both diagnoses. ...Read more

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I woke up with a swollen eyelid. What could it mean?

I woke up with a swollen eyelid. What could it mean?

Many causes: There are many different causes of swollen lids from allergies, to styes to infections. See your eye doctor for a complete examination. ...Read more

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What do I do if my eyelid is swollen after waking up?

What do I do if my eyelid is swollen after waking up?

Cold compresses: Usually benign condition. However, if you are overweight ; a restless sleeper-snorer...You need to be checked for "floppy eyelid syndrome" ; sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Can swollen eyelids really be linked to gastroenteritis?

Can swollen eyelids really be linked to gastroenteritis?

Possibly: There are many causes of swollen eye lids. The most common is heredity. Fluid retention from salt, allergies, and decreased thyroid function, repeated bouts of crying, obesity, infection, eye irritation are among the causes. Repeat vomiting can also be a cause. A consultation with a facial plastic surgeon, plastic surgeon, or oculoplastic surgeon would be helpful in finding the cause. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! My eyelids get swollen and red?

Could use your help docs! My eyelids get swollen and red?

Blepharitis: This is a condition of the edges of your eyelids where the lashes grow. It consists of inflammation, irritation, and redness of the eyelid margins along with crusting at the bases of your lashes. Symptoms are typically worse in the mornings with the lids often mattered shut. Treatment consists of cleaning the eyelid margins and application of antibiotic gel or ointment at bedtime for 1-2 wks. ...Read more

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A swollen on my upper left eyelid, should I be concerned?

A swollen on my upper left eyelid, should I be concerned?

Probable stye: The early symptom of a stye is discomfort on blinking of the affected lid. If the vision is good, and there is no discharge and the conjunctiva looks normal, then it probably is an early stye. Try using moist heat for 5 minutes, 4-5 times per day to get rid of it. If persistent, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more