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How can I make the eyelid swelling go away fast?

How can I make the eyelid swelling go away fast?

It depends: It depends on what is causing the swelling. Post surgery, cold compresses and head elevation work. If it is from allergies, then anti histamine medication. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What causes eyelid swelling?

What causes eyelid swelling?

Many causes.: There are many causes of eyelid swelling. See an ophthalmologist for help with this. ...Read more

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What to do for eyelid swelling?

See a doctor.: There are many causes of eyelid swelling. An ophthalmologist can determine the cause and treat it. ...Read more

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How do you reduce eyelid swelling?

How do you reduce eyelid swelling?

Cool compresses: Pour ice water on a clean cotton ball or wash cloth. Hold gently against lids until cloth is warm. Reapply as needed, but no sooner than 15 minutes. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of eyelid swelling bad?

Are the symptoms of eyelid swelling bad?

Rarely, but can be: If the swelling is only from a small stye, then usually not a big deal, and hot compresses can help. Rarely, swelling can be a sign of serious infection around the eye. Especially in children, this must be approached as an urgent situation. ...Read more

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Why is my eyelid swelling up so much it hurts?

More info needed: Could be many things. .. Environmental allergy, contact allergy, viral or bacterial infection, a chalazion (stye) would all be common causes of eyelid swelling. Your associated symptoms (itching? Watering? Red eye? Blepharitis?) can help narrow down the cause and suggest the best way to treat it. ...Read more

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What is the best way to reduce eyelid swelling?

What is the best way to reduce eyelid swelling?

A few ideas: More info about the duration, severity and appearance would be needed for specific help, but in general, keeping the head elevated during sleep and applying refrigerated, moist washcloths to the eyes can be helpful. Refrigerated artificial tears may also be beneficial. Decreasing salt intake could also be helpful. ...Read more

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Why is one eyelid swelling during extreme exercise.?

Why is one eyelid swelling during extreme exercise.?

Bulging?: If the eyelid/eye bulges with weightlifting, that could be an abnormality of the blood vessels called an orbital varix. Specifically, you will note the bulging happening when you are holding your breath and straining, such as with weight lifting. If this fits your symptoms, an exam, visual field and possible imaging to confirm the abnormality are in order. ...Read more

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Why is my eyelid swelling up, plus it hurts to blink?

Why is my eyelid swelling up, plus it hurts to blink?

See an eye Dr.: Pain on blinking can be caused by a number of things from infectious to infection to foreign body. These conditions can also cause the lid to swell. Remove contact lenses if you use them. If there is no relief see an eye doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: eyelid swelling?

What is the definition or description of: eyelid swelling?

Edema: Eyelid swelling usually refers to any condition that causes inflammation leading the eye to become "puffy" due to edema that is collected within the eyelid. ...Read more

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Please help, how do I reduce the horrible eyelid swelling?

See a doctor: The are many causes of swelling. Your ophthalmologist can determine the cause and help you with this. ...Read more

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What is it? I have eyelid swelling and eyelid pain.

What is it? I have eyelid swelling and eyelid pain.

? conjunctivitis: Which is inflammation of the inner lining of the eyelids and the cover of the white of the eye, you need to see your doctor asap, for evaluation and probably antibiotic prescriptions, drops or tablets, good luck ...Read more

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What is the treatment for eyelid swelling?

What is the treatment for eyelid swelling?

Depends: If it is due to inflammation, warm compresses with lid scrubs can be helpful. If it is associated with allergy, it usually itches and is treated with cool compresses, artificial tears, and topical mast cell stabilizer/anti-histamine eye drops. ...Read more

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How to cure eyelid swelling, its bad and itchy?

How to cure eyelid swelling, its bad and itchy?

Allergies?: Your description sounds like an allergic reaction. This is treated best with artificial tears, cool compresses to the lids, and topical and/or oral anti-allergy medication. If this does not resolve or worsens, you need to see an eye doctor to ensure proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How do I reduce eyelid swelling from getting sunburn?

Ice: A sunburn causes acute inflammation in the skin. Using ice on the eyes in the first 48 hours can help reduce the swelling. ...Read more

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Should I use hot water or cold water for eyelid swelling?

Should I use hot water or cold water for eyelid swelling?

Both: Any swelling in the eyelid caused by trauma or surgical intervention should be treated with cold compresses in the first 24 hour period and then after that with warm compresses. ...Read more

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Upper eyelid swelling from rubbing it. Where did it come from?

Upper eyelid swelling from rubbing it. Where did it come from?

From rubbing: Rubbing can release histamine- that's why mosquito bites get bigger when you scratch them. ...Read more

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Why is my face and one eyelid swelling during intense exercise?

Why is my face and one eyelid swelling during intense exercise?

Urticaria?: One possibility is exercise related urticaria. A sort of "allergy" to exercise. Ask our ophthalmologists so they can rule out other local or systemic disorders. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for eyelid swelling?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for eyelid swelling?

Depends: Eye lids can swell from bodily fluid accumulation, local trauma or infection, certain types of chemotherapy or Prednisone and internal mass lesions. Your ophthalmolgist can distinguish among these and determine the best course of treatment. ...Read more

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Why is my right lower eyelid swelling?

Why is my right lower eyelid swelling?

Eyelid swells: Swelling under eyelid can be due to the following [most common to least]: swelling from allergy; age issue (blepharoptosis, dermatochalasis), genetic variations; blocked meibomian gland (sty, chalazion); too much salt in diet; heart or kidney problem; mass or tumor). Consult with us to see cause & give Rx if needed. If painful, start warm compress. See eyedoc2020.Blogspot. Com for more info. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of horrible eyelid swelling?

Treat the cause: You need to find out why they are swollen first. An eye doctor is a good starting point. ...Read more

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How do I reduce eyelid swelling and stinging from sunburn?

How do I reduce eyelid swelling and stinging from sunburn?

Eyelid swelling: The best idea is to apply ice or cold compresses to the eyelids and take nsaids meds like ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Why is my face and one eyelid swelling during heavy exercise?

Why is my face and one eyelid swelling during heavy exercise?

Fluid changes: The tissues around the eyelids swell very easily. Exercise increases blood flow to the face and causes you to strain. This could result in some swelling of the eyelids. ...Read more

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Eyelid swelling after crying. Will cucumber slices or teabags help?

Maybe...: Certainly a cool cucumber would feel good and likely make the eyelids less red and swollen. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for eyelid swelling?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for eyelid swelling?

Depends: Eyelid swelling can be indicative of numerous conditions. It could be as benign as a chalazion (stye) or as serious as orbital cellulitis. It is important to seek the care of an ophthalmologist if there is any pain with eye movement, decrease in vision, or persistent swelling that doesn't improve. ...Read more

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What could be wrong if my left upper eyelid swelling! Re occuring! No diagnosis help me?

What could be wrong if my left upper eyelid swelling! Re occuring! No diagnosis help me?

Eyelid swelling: Has many possible causes. This could represent an infection (stye), allergy, or even just aging changes to your eyelid skin. This tends to be worse in the mornings when you first wake up then gets better as you go through the day. If your eyelid swelling is persisting, then you should see your ophthalmologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Excuseme ' can I know what's the tratment reason and tratment of lower eyelid swelling at morning??

Excuseme ' can I know what's the tratment reason and tratment of lower eyelid swelling at morning??

Lower lid swelling: Do you have allergies? Nasal congestion? Post nasal drip? When one sleeps, the head is at times extended and drainage from the nose can go retrograde into the soft tissue around the eye. Consider an antihistamines before bed and raising head of bed when sleeping. Please f/u with doctor as persistent swelling can get infected. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for pills to start working I'm currently taking flurbiprofen to reduce eyelid swelling?

How much time does it take for pills to start working I'm currently taking flurbiprofen to reduce eyelid swelling?

Stye: Eyelid swelling can be from a serious infection of the lid like cellulitis, or you could be getting a stye. If you're currently only self medicating with flurbiprofen, you should be seeking the care of an eye doctor to see if you also need antibiotic eye drops, ointment, or oral antibiotics. Seek treatment right away. ...Read more

Eyelid Swelling (Definition)

Eyelid swelling usually refers to any condition that causes inflammation leading the eye to become "puffy" due to edema that is ...Read more


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