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Eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Blepharitis. Eye MD.: The most common cause of those symptoms is a blockage of the meibomian glands. Their job, when flowing normally is to create the outermost oily layer of the tear film which retards evaporation of the tears. At least 50% of people have some blockage of those glands. At the worst a chalazion or stye can form. Management consists of eyelash scrubs with q-tip and baby shampoo plus hot compresses. ...Read more

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Opened my eyes in ocean in Malta on vacation two weeks ago. Eyelid rims have been very itchy since. No signs of infection or redness?

Opened my eyes in ocean in Malta on vacation two weeks ago. Eyelid rims have been very itchy since. No signs of infection or redness?

Eye irritation: Hard to determine. This resembles a condition called blepharitis. But may be just irritation from the swim although unlikely after so much time has passed. Remote chance of a conjunctivitis from something in the water. Try a warm compress morning and night and cool OTC artificial tears throughout the day. If the problem persist seek out an Ophthalmologist for an exam. ...Read more

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Natural cures besides baby shampoo for eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Natural cures besides baby shampoo for eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Maybe more: 3 "conditions" maybe causing the problem. The first is allergies: it's been a tough allergy season. The best treatment is allergy meds, both topical and pills. The next is blepharitis- a chronic eyelid infection. Lid scrubs help but sometimes antibiotics are needed. A doctor needs to look to this rule out as rosacea, a disease can also make this worse. It could be an infection. Go to an md! ...Read more

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I am experiencing itchy eyes, sensation of something in eye, shadow over part of vision and eyelid redness.

I am experiencing itchy eyes, sensation of something in eye, shadow over part of vision and eyelid redness.

Eye symptoms: Your symptoms, especially the shadow over part of vision, indicate the need for you to see an opthalmologist ASAP. You MAY have a retinal tear. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Swollen upper eyelid near eyebrow. Burning itchy eye. No redness to eye. Some tearing?

Swollen upper eyelid near eyebrow. Burning itchy eye. No redness to eye. Some tearing?

Swelling: Swelling of the lids can be caused by several things. You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause and institute treatment. ...Read more

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24 hours of a puffy eyelid - no itchiness, redness, or oozing. Took an antihistamine/used cold compresses/OTC eye drops to no avail. What to do?

24 hours of a puffy eyelid - no itchiness, redness, or oozing. Took an antihistamine/used cold compresses/OTC eye drops to no avail. What to do?

Swollen eyelids: We have no pictures to evaluate. It may be an infection, Blepharochalasis, contact dermatitis, trauma etc. Is it one sided or bilateral? What antihistamine did you take and how long ago? You are encouraged to consult through HealthTap prime for a relevant evaluation or seek medical attention locally. ...Read more

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My Son is experiencing itchy eyes, eyelid redness and red or bloodshot eyes (side: one eye only). Am I able to treat him with maxitrol? We were seen at urgent care 2 days ago and I do not want to have to take him back if at all possible.

My Son is experiencing itchy eyes, eyelid redness and red or bloodshot eyes (side: one eye only). Am I able to treat him with maxitrol? We were seen at urgent care 2 days ago and I do not want to have to take him back if at all possible.

Herpes Simplex?: Yes, you can treat him with maxitrol IF he DOES NOT have herpes simplex of the eye. If you do not know this, then take him to the eye doctor before giving him this medicine which contains a steroid.

The very best of wishes for health ...Read more

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My eye lids swell a little bit and there is watery white discharge. Worse when wake up/use PC. No itchiness. No redness. Persisted for 4-5 months. Why?

My eye lids swell a little bit and there is watery white discharge. Worse when wake up/use PC. No itchiness. No redness. Persisted for 4-5 months. Why?

Nado lagrimal duct.: Nado lacrimal duct is in inner corner of eye draining tears from eye to nose. If you cry or have a cold - nose runs. If overnight duct swells, inflames, obstructs or other possible reasons - tears or discharge spills over from eye out. Gentle inner corner massage and eye lavage May help. If more symptoms - see your doc. ...Read more

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Sometimes my eyelids are red itchy and flaky for no apparent reason. How can I prevent or treat this?

Schedule appointment: Schedule an appointment with an ophthalmologist and/or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Skin on my eyelids has been red and inflamed and feels itchy and achy for unknown reason. This symptom has been showing time after time.

Skin on my eyelids has been red and inflamed and feels itchy and achy for unknown reason. This symptom has been showing time after time.

Skin on eyelids red: May be eczema, psoriasis, rosacea (if elsewhere on face) or blepharitis - eyelid inflammation caused by bacterial/fungal/parasite infection meibomian gland dysfunction. Warms compresses and gentle removal of debris is important. Eye drops like Systane prevent dryness. May need antibiotics. F/u/ w/ optometrist /ophthalmologist.

http://www. Allaboutvision. Com/conditions/blepharitis. Htm ...Read more

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Why do my eyelids randomly get swollen and itchy and red? It stays that way around 3-4 days and when it goes away the skin is dry and flaky.

Why do my eyelids randomly get swollen and itchy and red? It stays that way around 3-4 days and when it goes away the skin is dry and flaky.

Allergy: Could be allergy to enviormental factors or seasonal allergy. Makeup can also be a factor as the amount of metals, especially nickel can vary from one batch to another and can cause the changes in the skin. See an ophthalmologist or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My upper eyelids have been swelling up randomly 1@a time. They aren't itchy or painful but swell and turn red. I've had same brand contacts for years.

My upper eyelids have been swelling up randomly 1@a time. They aren't itchy or painful but swell and turn red. I've had same brand contacts for years.

Sensitivity: Even if you have had the same brand of contacts, you could be developing a sensitivity to them or the solutions you use, or it could be cosmetic sensitivity. Environmental allergies will also cause swollen eyes. ...Read more

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How do I treat a swollen eyelid that is red, itchy, and dry?

How do I treat a swollen eyelid that is red, itchy, and dry?

Lotion and meds: You may be describing an allergic eyelid dermatitis that may respond to cold packs, emollients such as Cera-Ve, and may need anti-allergy or anti-inflammatory prescriptions. If it is due to a bacteria as in an infection then antibiotics can help. ...Read more

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Why are my eyelids red swollen and itchy? This is coming and going since the end of may. Took an oral steroid did not help

Why are my eyelids red swollen and itchy? This is coming and going since the end of may. Took an oral steroid did not help

Blepharitis: Most common cause of your signs and symptoms is blepharitis. The cause of that is closure of glands that secret oil in the eye lashes. The stale oil then becomes toxic and causes these signs. You need to see an eye md for diagnosis and treatment. No need for systemic steroids. ...Read more

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My eyelid just randomly swelled up like I can feel the pulse of it swelling and its red and itchy what can I do at home?

My eyelid just randomly swelled up like I can feel the pulse of it swelling and its red and itchy what can I do at home?

Allergy: The symptoms you describe sound allergic. A cool compress may be helpful. OTC drops: Opcon A, Zaditor (ketotifen) can help ...Read more

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My eyelid looks and feels like I got a sunburn there but I haven't been in the sun. It's ]very red, itchy and kind of swollen. What is this?

My eyelid looks and feels like I got a sunburn there but I haven't been in the sun. It's ]very red, itchy and kind of swollen. What is this?

Blepharitis?: It could be a local inflammation of your eyelid, termed blepharitis. Pl see attached link for additional details. You may also have allergies whch can have eye-related symptoms. I would use Zyrtec (cetirizine) and saline ophthalmic solution to wash the affected eye. If the symptoms persist for 48 hrs, you should see your primary physician. Feel better! ...Read more

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Can allergies cause congestion that last over a month and red itchy eyelids off and on? It is a possible to develop a cat allergy all of a sudden?

Can allergies cause congestion that last over a month and red itchy eyelids off and on? It is a possible to develop a cat allergy all of a sudden?

Not all of a sudden: It has been lurking for some time, your body tolerated the exposure for some time, till at a point it won't take it any more, hence the development of the symptoms, and yes allergies can cause congestion and red ithcy eyes for weeks and months, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist/immunologist in your area, goodluck ...Read more

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Why does my eyelid gets so dry. Red itchy and swollen? I've always wear make up like eyeshadow and never had a problem until now? What cream can I use

Why does my eyelid gets so dry. Red itchy and swollen? I've always wear make up like eyeshadow and never had a problem until now? What cream can I use

Itchy red eyelid: Makeup, because it is reused can harbor organisms, so would get new makeup. Also may just be a new onset allergy to a component of the makeup or new onset eczema, rarely herpes/zoster. Would avoid make up x 1 week. Try systane eye drops, zyrtec (cetirizine) x 1.Would follow up with doctor /urgent may need antibiotics or other prescription medication, with eyelids we are careful as goes into eye. ...Read more

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Recently I see some dry, flaky, red, itchy patches on my eyelid, at first it was just a little spot on one eyelid, but now it's bigger and more, please help?

Recently I see some dry, flaky, red, itchy patches on my eyelid, at first it was just a little spot on one eyelid, but now it's bigger and more, please help?

Eyelid Dermatitis: It sounds like you have some dermatitis on your eyelid. This can be due to a condition called seborrheic dermatitis or could be due to an allergy. Rarely this can be an actinic keratosis which is pre-cancerous lesion. It is best that you have this checked by your dermatologist or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have a patch of red itchy skin on my eyelid. What could it be and how should I treat it?

I have a patch of red itchy skin on my eyelid. What could it be and how should I treat it?

Many causes but: I would review the topical medications or make up you may have applied to the area as well as soap or other creams or lotions. If this gets worse or involves the eye, I would contact your primary care physician. It could also be eczema. ...Read more

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Are there autoimmune disorders that causes red, swollen, inflamed and itchy eyelids and a rash?

Are there autoimmune disorders that causes red, swollen, inflamed and itchy eyelids and a rash?

Atopic Dermatitis: Atopic dermatitis, an immune/allergic disorder, can produce eczema on the skin, as well as red swollen itchy eyelids, and a rash. However, a simple contact allergy, unrelated to an immune disorder can produce similar findings. See your ophthalmologist and perhaps an allergist as well to look into it. ...Read more

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I got a red lump on the inside my eyelid and it has grown on the outside of my eyelid its painful itchy and swollen what do I do?

I got a red lump on the inside my eyelid and it has grown on the outside of my eyelid its painful itchy and swollen what do I do?

Stye: Your description sounds like a stye. I would try warm compresses 3-4 times a day along lid scrubs over-the-counter ocusoft plus. You can also use artificial tears as needed. If worsening or no improvement, you should see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I have a massive spider bite on my eyelid. It's puffy, a little red and very itchy. I'm not positive but I believe a spider bit me.

I have a massive spider bite on my eyelid. It's puffy, a little red and very itchy. I'm not positive but I believe a spider bit me.

Staph Infection: There is a world wide epidemic of Staph Infections. Nearly all patients with this infection claim at first that it is a spider bite. You must urgently get to the doctor and get the appropriate testing and treatment. Do not let this get any worse. ...Read more

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I have a very swallen red itchy and a slightly painful bottem eyelid mainly in the corner (nose side) do you possibly no what this is?

I have a very swallen red itchy and a slightly painful bottem eyelid mainly in the corner (nose side) do you possibly no what this is?

Stye: A style is the most likely explanation. Treat it with heat or warm soaks several times a day but try not to touch it otherwise. Sometimes a topical antibiotic is needed. ...Read more

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One of my upper eyelids has become diffusely itchy, red, & swollen, but no pain. No signs of bites, blisters, bumps or the like. What could this be?

One of my upper eyelids has become diffusely itchy, red, & swollen, but no pain. No signs of bites, blisters, bumps or the like. What could this be?

ITCHY SWOLLEN EYELID: HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN BOTHERING YOU?
IT COULD BE ANY NUMBER OF REASONS:
A CONTACT DERMATITIS
A DRUG (MEDICATION) REACTION
A FOREIGN BODY REACTION
WHY DON'T YOU SEE YOUR PCP OR AN EYE DOCTOR?
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more