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Eyelid Swollen Shut
I woke up with both eyelids swollen shut, which makes me think it's allergies. Do I need to see a doctor? Or start with antihistamines an wait?
My left eyelid is swollen shut, may be a sty. I sometimes getstyes, but not this bad. What should I do?
Since : Since the cause is not known, i suggest you get it checked out. It could be caused by a number of things to include an allergic reaction, a viral infection, a bacterial infection or even sinus problems. It could be a stye gone wild. I think, by your description that there may be some significant swelling. If that is the case, your doctor can make sure you do not have orbital cellulitis. Try not to pick at your eye in the meantime. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For the past 4 years I have been experiencing severely swollen eyelids(almost shut) and body rash even on an overcast day if it outside for 15min?
Severe allergic reaction to poison sumac on eyelid. Eye is swollen shut. Started oral steroids 12 hours ago with no apparent difference. Any advice?
Contact dermatitis: You're on the right track with oral steroids, you can take antihistamines for itch. If you have any vision changes or painful movements of the eye I would recommend seen a physician as soon as possible. If the rash is limited to your periorbital region monitor closely. I would avoid topical steroid creams around eye if possible now that you're on oral steroids. Good luck ...Read more
Bottom eyelid swollen hurts to blink what could it be? I was wearing make up & was inside in the hot and went out to the fresh air could tht cause it
Theres something in my eyelid that oval shape like and swollen and makes my eyelid red and my outer eyelid swollen too, what is it?
Likely stye: A "stye, " a.K.A. Hordeolum, is a plugged oil gland in the eyelid, sort of like a pimple. Most of the time, it can be effectively treated with warm compresses. These loosen the oils and allow them to be expressed from the lid. If persistent, a hordeolum can become a chalazion, which often needs either a steroid injection or surgical excision. See an ophthalmologist to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At night I was inside my house it was really hot so I went outside and when I come back in I notice my left bottom eyelid swollen and it hurts t blink?
My daughter woke up with her left eyelid swollen on friday and its now sunday. It doesn't hurt or itch, just alittle red what do you think it can be?
I woke up this morning with my right eyelid swollen and causing headaches it looks like a stye but doesn't have any hard tip. What do I do to cure it?
Warm soaks: Apply a very warm wet washclothe to your eyelid 4-5 times per day. If this does not resolve the swelling within a week, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Bottom eyelid swollen and red and red on the inner part too- hurts when I blink - what can I do to help? do I need to see a doctor?
Woke up with one eyelid swollen and under both eyes has puffiness. Under eye puffy is worse in the eye that the lid is swollen in ?
Possible stye: Styes are common and usually imply less than perfect eyelid hygiene. Hot compresses are the single best treatment initially along with vigorous lid cleaning using warm water and terry washcloth. Compresses should be as hot as tolerable and at least 3-4x/day. If your eye is also red and draining you may have conjunctivitis; need a topical antibiotic drop. See your Eye Doctor if not better 48hrs ...Read more
Can chia seeds cause eyelid swelling?Took a bite of a friend's chia pudding (seeds w/coconut milk &honey)woke up the next day w/left eyelid swollen.
Stye: If it is an allergic reaction to chia seeds, this would almost always cause swelling of both eyes, not just one eyelid. Unilateral eye swelling is more commonly a stye, or an infection of the lid. But to evaluate this more thoroughly, you should see your eye doctor ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This morning i found that my upper right cheek & top eyelid were swollen & warm to the touch. Eye swelling went down bit since morning. Cheek didn't.
I woke up with my right eyelid swollen and a reddish purple . No sty , no pink eye , and i haven't been hit n it hurts . Please help !
Took a nap woke up with my upper lip and my righ eyelid swollen and partof my body were really itchy. This is not the first time it happens.
I am experiencing swollen eyelid and eyelid pain. There is a white bump on the inside of my eye. Not visible unless I lift up my eyelid. The following also describe me: Eye pain, Eye swelling, and Sensation of something in eye...
Probably a stye: Difficult to say for sure, especially without a photo, but it sounds like a stye. It occurs when one of the oil glands in your eyelid gets clogged and infected. You should apply warm heat to the eyes at least twice a day with gentle massaging downwards to help the blockage open and drain. Antibiotic/steroid combo drops help too but you'll need to see a eye doctor for the prescription. ...Read more