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My daughter (19) has puffy eyelids in the mornings and, lately, pressure headaches. Could they be related? I'm looking for reason not to worry.

My daughter (19) has puffy eyelids in the mornings and, lately, pressure headaches. Could they be related? I'm looking for reason not to worry.

PUFFY EYELIDS: Puffy eyelids has a lot of causes, namely allergy, kidney or thyroid problem, traum, etc. Headache can be sinusitis, visual problem, migraine, stress or any infection. She needs to be seen by md. ...Read more

Puffy Eyelids (Definition)

"puffy eyelids" can refer to swelling of the tissues around the eyes from numerous causes, including allergy, edema (fluid retention), sinus disease, and even infection. Some people will have prolapse of orbital fat herniating into the eyelids causing a continually puffy appearance. Thyroid related orbital disease can ...Read more


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What are these symptoms of? Post nasal drip, sore throat, brown/green mucus with traces of blood, puffy eyelids, headache.

What are these symptoms of? Post nasal drip, sore throat, brown/green mucus with traces of blood, puffy eyelids, headache.

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What could fatigue, headaches, under eye puffiness, high uric acid, weight loss and skin lesions indicate?

What could fatigue, headaches, under eye puffiness, high uric acid, weight loss and skin lesions indicate?

Fatigue wt loss: 33 M asks What could fatigue, headaches, under eye puffiness, high uric acid, weight loss and skin lesions indicate? ANS: This indicates you need to see a Dr. Give your detailed Hx of sex practices, wt loss take pictures of skin lesions, and have a careful exam. Consider: cancer, hyperthyroid, TBC, renal failure, HIV, to mention a few. Happy to do 2nd opinion to help. ...Read more

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What could cause a sudden spasm of my lower eyelid under 1 eye? It's not due to tiredness or stress as far as I know. Also have had daily headaches.

What could cause a sudden spasm of my lower eyelid under 1 eye? It's not due to tiredness or stress as far as I know. Also have had daily headaches.

Myokymia: Most common causes of lid fluttering are stress, fatigue, caffeine intake, rarely eye strain or hyperthyroidism. Usually the problem is self limited and resolves spontaneously. Occasionally it may be a precursor of benign blepharospasm or other disorders that respond to Botox therapy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: puffy eyelids?

What is the definition or description of: puffy eyelids?

Swelling: "puffy eyelids" can refer to swelling of the tissues around the eyes from numerous causes, including allergy, edema (fluid retention), sinus disease, and even infection. Some people will have prolapse of orbital fat herniating into the eyelids causing a continually puffy appearance. Thyroid related orbital disease can also cause lid swelling. ...Read more

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Does blepharitis cause puffy eyelids?

Does blepharitis cause puffy eyelids?

Yes: Yes. Blepharitis is caused by blocked up oil glands which lead to inflammation. Inflammation lead to bleed vessel dilation, fluid accumulation, and secondary puffiness. ...Read more

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What can I do for swollen and puffy eyelids?

What can I do for swollen and puffy eyelids?

Blepharoplasty: If the problem is fat, the blepharoplasty may be the answer. See an oculoplastic specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of my puffy eyelids in the morning?

How do you get rid of my puffy eyelids in the morning?

Less salt at night: Make sure you take less salt the night before. Also, other good eating habits help you to keep your kidneys healthier and that helps as well.
Keeping your head elevated at night helps as well. Use ice pads over your eye after you wake up in the morning will decrease the edema around eyes. ...Read more

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What could be the reason why I wake up with swollen, puffy eyelids?

What could be the reason why I wake up with swollen, puffy eyelids?

Could be allergy: There are several possible reasons. Are your eyelids itchy as well? Could be allergy to something in your sleeping environment such as your pillow, laundry detergent or make up remover you apply as you get ready for bed. ...Read more

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What are puffy eyelids drowsiness post nasel drip wheezy chest symptoms of?

What are puffy eyelids drowsiness post nasel drip wheezy chest symptoms of?

Cold with eye swelli: You have a cold and it involves upper and lower air way. Treat as you would but i'd gets worse or lingersote than a week aw your healthcare professional. ...Read more

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What causes puffy eyelids?

What causes puffy eyelids?

Many factors: I am assuming you mean lower eyelid puffiness? There are many factors to contribute to this- lack of sleep, high salt diet, allergies, and most commonly hereditary anatomy. It is usually the lower eyelid muscle and soft tissue layer loosening over time, allowing the fatty tissue behind it to bulge outward. Surgery can help reduce that, but it will not affect the other factors I mentioned. ...Read more

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I've got puffy eyelids only in the inner corners and around the bridge of my nose but no pain. This happened 10 minutes after a jog and won't go away?

I've got puffy eyelids only in the inner corners and around the bridge of my nose but no pain. This happened 10 minutes after a jog and won't go away?

Allergic reaction: This type of allergic response can be caused by many airborne environmental allergens or by direct contact when running eyes. It will usually go away, you can use a cool compress, over the counter allergy drops (such as zaditor) or prescription drops/ointment from an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Weird watery sensation in head, head pressure as well as a cracklings sound from head with occasional pain for a week now. Woke up with puffy eyelids?

Weird watery sensation in head, head pressure as well as a cracklings sound from head with occasional pain for a week now. Woke up with puffy eyelids?

Puffy eyelids: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility without delay. Either they will take care of you (they are usually excellent) or have a specialist see you in the ER. ...Read more

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At night I experience a blocked right nasal and it causes me to mouth breathe. What is going on? When I wake up I have puffy eyelids. I s it related?

At night I experience a blocked right nasal and it causes me to mouth breathe. What is going on? When I wake up I have puffy eyelids. I s it related?

? sinus infection: Sinus infections or upper respiratory infections can cause nasal congestion and puffy eyelids. It could be allergy. Try a nasal decongestant. If no relief check with your primary doctor. ...Read more

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I have been having recurring eye fatigue and severe headache working on my laptop?

I have been having recurring eye fatigue and severe headache working on my laptop?

Overuse: Repetitive eye movements use eye muscles the same as playing tennis for hours would have your arm muscles fatigued. The rapid eye movements, as well as fatigued neck muscles create pain. You may also need special reading glasses to help your eyes accommodate to the reading distance. Eye rest and an eye exam may be in order. ...Read more

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How could I lighten dark circles & treat puffy eyelids/under eye bags that are usually worse in the morning?

How could I lighten dark circles & treat puffy eyelids/under eye bags that are usually worse in the morning?

Puffy Eyes in am: To decrease puffy eyes, sleep with an extra pillow or two to raise your head well above the level of your heart. Also, taking an oral decongestant or using a nasal steroid spray may decrease congestion of blood vessels around the eyes - the cause of the puffiness. ...Read more

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Any tips on getting rid of puffy eyelids after a home extraction for milia was done? I have been doing ice and Benadryl since yesterday

Any tips on getting rid of puffy eyelids after a home extraction for milia was done? I have been doing ice and Benadryl since yesterday

Irritation: This may take a few days or more to subside depending on the degree of irritation from the procedure. Topical hydrocortisone cream for a few days may help reduce the inflammation. ...Read more

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Dry, tired eyes. Headache. Fatigue. Occasional nosebleed. Lubricating eye drops help but only for a short time.

Dry, tired eyes. Headache. Fatigue. Occasional nosebleed. Lubricating eye drops help but only for a short time.

? allergy mediated?: Could be allergy mediated symptoms you are having. Sometimes the type of heat you have (forced air through vents, as opposed to floor radiation, etc) can cause dryness, nose bleeds, etc at this time of year as well. If the over the counter allergy medications and saline nasal spray, with the eye drops are not helping, you would benefit form getting examined by an allergist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am having symptoms similar to hyperthyroid. Could overmedication also cause symptoms of graves disease particularily the puffy eyelids?

I am having symptoms similar to hyperthyroid. Could overmedication also cause symptoms of graves disease particularily the puffy eyelids?

No: Once diagnosed with any thyroid condition, the condition known as "thyroid eye disease" can occur at any time, independent of the thyroid status of the body. So in your case, the puffy eyelids is due to the thyroid condition, not the over-treating or under-treating of the thyroid in the body. ...Read more

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Very stressed at work... Suffering headaches, fatigue, weakness, fuzzy feeling behind eye (sporadic) and have broken out in eczema. I'm 22! pleasehelp!?

Very stressed at work... Suffering headaches, fatigue, weakness, fuzzy feeling behind eye (sporadic) and have broken out in eczema. I'm 22! pleasehelp!?

Mental Health: It sounds like you need to make some decisions. You need to find another job that is less stressful, or you can seek the help of a mental health professional to learn some new ways of coping with stress. There are medications that can help with persistent anxiety, but they don't get at the underlying problem. ...Read more

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Headaches, eye floaters, blurry spots, fatigue and zoning out... What could this be from? Help!

Multiple causes: Eye floaters are normal, however if you are noticing blurry spots in your vision, you should have an ophthalmologist examine your eyes to determine the cause. The other symptoms (depending on what you mean by "zoning out") could be caused by an ophthalmic migraine, but they are not related to the floaters and should be reported to your internist. ...Read more

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While wearing makeup and contacts my eyes become watery and a white pus forms. I wake up with crust around my eyes, puffy eyelids and red eyes. What?

While wearing makeup and contacts my eyes become watery and a white pus forms. I wake up with crust around my eyes, puffy eyelids and red eyes. What?

Contacts: Either you have infected contacts, or an ulcer. DO NOT WEAR THE CONTACTS UNTIL YOU'VE SEEN YOUR OPHTHALMOLOGIST! A CORNEAL ULCER COULD LEAD TO A PERFORATION, THEN INFECTION INSIDE YOUR EYE (ENDOPHTHALMITIS) AND LOSS OF THE EYE. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...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