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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...

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

Dr. David Schleimer
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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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Chalazion surgery 3 weeks ago no more swelling but can feel hard bump with finger under eye is that scar tissue? Its not visible at all. & doesn't hur

Chalazion surgery 3 weeks ago no more swelling but can feel hard bump with finger under eye is that scar tissue? Its not visible at all. & doesn't hur

Residual chalazion: It's either a residual chalazion or scar tissue. Best suggestion is to ask your surgeon about it. If it is a residual chai on it may get bigger over time. ...Read more

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I am experiencing eye swelling. I suffer from cystic acen. Started to develop a pimple near nose under eyebrow, eye is swelling, please advise. No pop?

I am experiencing eye swelling. I suffer from cystic acen. Started to develop a pimple near nose under eyebrow, eye is swelling, please advise. No pop?

Cystic acne: Are you on Accutane/ isotrentoin acid (which I recommend all avoid given risk it will damage Meibomian glands and lead to severe dry eye) or Doxy? Do you eat gluten? Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more

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I had a small cyst removal between my eyebrows doctor never mention swelling would occur. I have swollen eyes with bruises as well, is that normal?

I had a small cyst removal between my eyebrows doctor never mention swelling would occur. I have swollen eyes with bruises as well, is that normal?

Yes: Surgical trauma to the delicate structures of the face, head, neck will swell (usually at a peak 3-5 days after surgery) and bruise. This is in part due to the fact that there is a hard bony under structure so swelling has only one way to go... out and laterally following the natural tissue planes. Ice, Ice, Ice and Ice some more. ...Read more

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I have hard bumps swelling in the back of my head?

I have hard bumps swelling in the back of my head?

Neck Bumps: Without seeing your skin it is almost impossible too make a diagnosis but if you are african anerican you could have acne kelodalis nuchae. Acne keloidalis nuchae (akn) is a condition characterized by follicular-based papules and pustules that form hypertrophic or keloid-like scars. Akn typically occurs on the occipital scalp and posterior neck and develops almost exclusively in young, african-amer. ...Read more

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My 2 yo ran into our bannister last Mon & got a huge bump on his head. Swelling is down but there is a bean size hard lump under skin. Is this normal?

My 2 yo ran into our bannister last Mon & got a huge bump on his head. Swelling is down but there is a bean size hard lump under skin. Is this normal?

Common: This often represents a blood pocket under the scalp, next to the bone. Sometimes it will accumulate some calcium and persist for months. ...Read more

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I was feeling itchy yesterday and I woke up in the morning with itchy bumps all over my body and swollen eyes and lips and now my fingers are swelling?

I was feeling itchy yesterday and I woke up in the morning with itchy bumps all over my body and swollen eyes and lips and now my fingers are swelling?

Best to see doctor: This is a reaction or allergy to something. It seems severe that even your lips are swollen. Allergy can happen in most parts of your body including your airways and even intestine so it is best to be evaluated and treated as soon as possible to avoid complications or to take away offending factors if known. ...Read more

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Head injury with swelling around eyes and at point of lash and swelling spreading. Wat should I apply to the injury?

Head injury with swelling around eyes and at point of lash and swelling spreading. Wat should I apply to the injury?

Ice: Have someone with you for awhile. Ice to reduce bleeding, rest sitting up, unless fuzzy.
If unconscious at all go to er.
What was cause? ...Read more

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I am experiencing red or bloodshot eyes (side: both eyes), watery eyes (side: both eyes), swelling around eyes, eyelid swelling, discharge or mucus in eyes, itchy eyes and eye irritation. The following also describes me: Sensation of something in eye.

I am experiencing red or bloodshot eyes (side: both eyes), watery eyes (side: both eyes), swelling around eyes, eyelid swelling, discharge or mucus in eyes, itchy eyes and eye irritation. The following also describes me: Sensation of something in eye.

C an opthalmologist: Not an optometrist, start with your primary doctor, it can be conjunctivitis or something else that warrants immediate attention and prescription medications, Urgent Care or ER are your options if you can't reach your doctor or an ophthalmologist today, good luck ...Read more

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How do you make eye swelling go down?

Cold compress: Eye swelling is due to fluid accumulating along blood vessels under thin eyelid skin which can be caused by: allergies (shiners), genetics, too much salt intake, blepharochalasis, kidney issues, heart issues (ie, congestive heart failure). Cold ice packs might help marks decrease by contracting the vessels. Otherwise an eyeplasticsmd can tighten excess skin to help decrease appearance. ...Read more

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What is the most likely causes of facial and eye swelling?

What is the most likely causes of facial and eye swelling?

A lot of things: Many things could bring on these swellings, but I think that allergy would be very high on my list; especially if accompanied by itching and red eyes. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me how come it's the white of my eye swelling?

Can someone explain to me how come it's the white of my eye swelling?

The swelling of the: Outer lining of the eye (conjunctiva) is usually a sign of non-specific ocular surface irritation (e.g. Excess rubbing, allergies, etc.). The clear membrane (conjunctiva) covering the white portion of the eye is called the sclera. When the conjunctiva is swollen it gives the appearance you describe. The medical term for this is chemosis. ...Read more

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Can complicated migraines cause eye swelling?

Can complicated migraines cause eye swelling?

Of course, migraine: Is always a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, partial blackout, weakness, dysesthesia, visual disturbances eye swelling, nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes. It is manageable condition. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

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Please describe the white bumps and red swelling on my eye lid?

Please describe the white bumps and red swelling on my eye lid?

Inspissation/stye: You are probably describing little backed up oil gland secretory glands of meibom, and the more red and swollen one is likely a stye. Try warm compresses 2-4 times daily followed by massage with baby shampoo on a clean washcloth. This shod help to relieve the pressure in the stye and also improve the oil gland secretions. You may have to this for a week or so. If no improvement, seek help idoc. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eye swelling?

How can I get rid of eye swelling?

Cool compresses: Cool compresses and possibly antihistamines if allergic. ...Read more

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What are some eye swelling treatments for the home?

What are some eye swelling treatments for the home?

Eye swelling: It is best to determine what the cause of the swelling is - is the eyeball involved or is it just the eyelids? Itchy and reddened eyelids can be soothed by cold compresses. If there is pain, please have yourself be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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How to make pink eye swelling go down so I can go to work?

How to make pink eye swelling go down so I can go to work?

Chill: The inflammation of the conjunctiva (whites of the eye) can be treated with artificial tears that have been chilled in the refrigerator. Ice can be used to help the swelling around the eye to go down. The viruses that cause pink eye have a very high attack rate (this means they are highly contagious). Be very careful not to transmit the virus to your colleagues and family. Therefore, chill! ...Read more

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What are some good treatments to make eye swelling go down?

What are some good treatments to make eye swelling go down?

Elevate head night: A black eye is caused by ruptured capillaries and bleeding into the soft and thin-skinned tissues of the eyelids. Swelling often accompanies this. Other than oral arnica montana (available at health food stores) which may help your body reabsorb the bruising and swelling, gravity is your best friend. Sleep with a sofa cushion under your mattress so that your head is above heart level. Dr. Tholen. ...Read more

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Are there some genetic reasons I get eye swelling off and on?

Are there some genetic reasons I get eye swelling off and on?

Occasionally: Your eye swelling may be from an allergic phenomenon of which antioedema is the most common from a genetic standpoint. There are other causes with genetic underpinnings but eye swelling is sort of a side effect of things like heart failure, kidney disease and other alterations of overall bodily fluid imbalance. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me if eye swelling associated with citalopram?

Can anyone tell me if eye swelling associated with citalopram?

Not common: Not a common side effect of citalopram, but it is always important to talk to your doctor about, especially if something that you have never had before starts to occur when you start taking any medicine. ...Read more

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I threw up now I have a bump and swelling under eye that hurts?

I threw up now I have a bump and swelling under eye that hurts?

See your eye doctor: If you had vigorous vomiting, and now you see a bump under your eye, you need to see an eye doctor to determine what that bump is. It could be something benign. However, this can't be determined unless it's examined under a slitlamp microscope to identify exactly what it is, diagnose it, and treated if necessary. Hopefully, it is something easy to treat. Call your doctor now. ...Read more

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How long will it take for my eye swelling to go down after rhinoplasty?

How long will it take for my eye swelling to go down after rhinoplasty?

Weeks: Usually a week or two if you swell a lot. The nasal swelling takes longer to resolve. It helps to keep your head elevated above your heart while sleeping for a week or two to bring the swelling down. Also you can soak gauze in ice water and lay them on your eyes for the first few days. ...Read more

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After taking medications, will my eye swelling and my proptosis at least go down?

After taking medications, will my eye swelling and my proptosis at least go down?

Maybe: Part of what makes the eyes appear abnormal is that the eyelids are pulled back; this gets better with treatment. Inflammation around the eyes will also generally decrease once the thyroid levels are normal, but if there is a lot of soft tissue buildup behind the eyes, they may continue to bulge out. Surgery can be done, especially if the bulging is causing double vision. ...Read more

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What could cause my eyelid and under eye swelling?

What could cause my eyelid and under eye swelling?

? Allergies: Many issues can cause swelling of eyelids and below the eyes. The most common cause is allergies. Try artificial tears, cool compresses, and oral/topical antihistamines. If no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat eye swelling?

How can I treat eye swelling?

Depends on cause?: Unilateral or bilateral,
rule out allergies, blocked lid glands, trauma, skin allergic reactions, . ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

Swollen eyes = puffiness or edema/ excess fluid ...Read more