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Eyelid Swelling Fast
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
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
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
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
See a doctor: The are many causes of swelling. Your ophthalmologist can determine the cause and help you with this. ...Read more
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
From rubbing: Rubbing can release histamine- that's why mosquito bites get bigger when you scratch them. ...Read more
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
I'm allergic to my contacts, I wear daily disposables to help but still have issues with eyelid swelling etc. What is the best brand to buy for me?
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
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
Maybe...: Certainly a cool cucumber would feel good and likely make the eyelids less red and swollen. ...Read more
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
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
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
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