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23 year old son has had swollen eyelids, puffy face and headaches for 4, 5 days, could this be serious, should we see dr.
My top eyelids puffy due to oil gland buildup .Can i put a cream on top eyelid to soften or mayb reduce inflammatory look?
Sounds allergic: What you describe sounds more like a allergic reaction to something you put on your eyelids. I would avoid all make up and try to find out what is causing this. You can use a steroid used for eyelids but this should be prescribed for you after you have been seen by an MD as you cannot just put any steroid on the eyelid. Duct inflammation another possible cause. See MD for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Spent all day crying yestrdy .I woke up today with my lower eyelids puffy swollen and crusty, and a little itchy..Can excess crying cause pink eye?
Eyelid edema: Following intense emotional situations with crying, runny nose, and lots of wiping eyelids and nose secretions, the eyelids often swell, eyes look red, and the ocular surface may be slightly irritated. Mucous is generated by the eye in response to the irritation. Sometimes contamination can be introduced into the eye with all the wiping. Not usually an infection results, but if worse, see eye doc. ...Read more
Get sleep.: Interestingly sleep can actually make lower eyelid swelling worse because fluid accumulates in the head and neck region when the head is down at night. Sleeping with the head of thereby slightly elevated (without kinking or tucking your neck) may help. Manual lymphatic drainage may also help. Lower eyelid peels may help. Retinoids may help. Lasers may help. Eventual surgery may be the best option. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Would spending too much time on technology make my eyelid more puffier? As I spend more time on my phone, my eyelid are more becoming more heavier.
Technology & eyes: Staring at a computer or phone can dry the eyes because we do not move them around the way we would do otherwise. Please see your doc to make sure all is well medically. Then, remember to move your eyes a little rather than staring at the screen. Look at something else completely every 20 minutes or so for a minute or so. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I wake every morning with my top eyelids all puffy. It takes a few hours for them to go down. What could this be. Do I need to see a doctor?
Yes: it is not normal. It gets better during the day because of gravity but there is excessive water in you ...Read more
I've always had puffy lower eyelids in the morning, but now my upper eyelids get puffy too. Is this normal?
Maybe: Puffiness of the lower and upper lids can result from fluid retention, sometimes worse in the morning due to lying horizontally while sleeping. When you stand up, gravity pulls the fluid down. The most common cause of "puffy" lower lids is fat prolapsing forward mimicking swelling. The upper lid skin can stretch and become redundant with age appearing swollen. ...Read more