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What is the definition or description of: Sore on eyelid?

What is the definition or description of: Sore on eyelid?

Sore on eyelid: Sore on eyelid = lesion on lid or cover of eye. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Lurie
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Sore On Eyelid (Definition)

Sore on eyelid = lesion on lid ...Read more


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What is the treatment and recovery time for tracitis? Also the skin on my eye lids are peeling and have sore crispy eyes is that linked?

What is the treatment and recovery time for tracitis? Also the skin on my eye lids are peeling and have sore crispy eyes is that linked?

Trichiasis: Misdirected eyelashes (trichiasis) or eyelashes growing from the wrong place (distichiasis) that invert and rub on the surface of the eye (cornea), are very irritating. The symptoms of scratchiness, tearing and pain are common. Sometimes it can lead to a corneal abrasion, infection and scarring. The lashes can be epilated (pulled). If they recur then electrolysis or minor surgical procedure. ...Read more

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A swelling (lump)on my left upper eyelid, round hard tender, I had such lumps before 7-8times last summer, wt is it? Chalazion? Treatment n prevention? Dtail

A swelling (lump)on my left upper eyelid, round hard tender, I had such lumps before 7-8times last summer, wt is it? Chalazion? Treatment n prevention? Dtail

Chalazion: Yes you guessed correctly. Chalazion is a tear duct obstruction. Need hot compresses daily. It may take weeks to resolve. If it persists or recurrences see Optholmology for incision and drainage. ...Read more

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Remedy for a sore in the eye lid?

Remedy for a sore in the eye lid?

Eyelid sore: Several possibilities. Recommend an opthalmologist take a look. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore on my eye lid what's the most effective treatment?

I have a cold sore on my eye lid what's the most effective treatment?

Nothing to fool with: An ulcer on eyelid needs to be evaluated. Herpes simplex, virus that causes cold sores, is not very common on the eyelid but if there can lead to an infection of the cornea called keratitis. You will need prescription medicine, acyclovir, for either. It may be a meiobian cyst [oil gland for lashes] which usually clears with warm packs and sometimes needs antibiotics & followup eyelid scrubs. ...Read more

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Under eye redness-cause and treatment. Area under left eye red puffy and little sore?

Could be a stye: This might be an obstructed gland in the eyelid. If there only mild swelling or tenderness and no double vision or visual loss, try some warm compresses for a few days. ...Read more

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My left eye has been feeling achy/sore. Cool sensation, nothing terrible. Cheek and forehead around also. How can I remedy this?

My left eye has been feeling achy/sore. Cool sensation, nothing terrible. Cheek and forehead around also. How can I remedy this?

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I had pink eye and was put on ointment treatment until last friday. Have congested nasal passages and drainage. It is sunday evening & have sore throat with a couple of small white spots. No fever.

I had pink eye and was put on ointment treatment until last friday. Have congested nasal passages and drainage. It is sunday evening & have sore throat with a couple of small white spots. No fever.

Possibly viral: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so antibiotic eye drops/ointment are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run it's course in 7-10 days. It can be very contagious, spreading from one eye to the other or to other people. Hand washing is essential. The same viruses that cause pink eye can also cause upper respiratory infections, so your symptoms may be related. ...Read more

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I've woken up with a swollen and sore red eye. As far as I'm aware, it's a stye. Any home remedies to fix it?

I've woken up with a swollen and sore red eye. As far as I'm aware, it's a stye. Any home remedies to fix it?

Warm compresses: A stye is a swelling of one of the small oil glands on the edge of your eyelids. A stye causes redness, swelling and tenderness of the lid margin. The best initial treatment is warm compresse to to the lid margin for about 5 minutes 4 times per day. ...Read more

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Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck? Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation. Home remedies/treatment?

Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck? Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation. Home remedies/treatment?

Itchy sore throat: Your complaint may be due to a post nasal drip, allergies or sinus problems. However, it is always best to get a throat culture to rule out a strep throat. Home remedies may be salt water rinses. Or saline nose drops depending on cause. ...Read more

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My left eyelid is swollen and puffy. Is there a home remedy for this?

My left eyelid is swollen and puffy. Is there a home remedy for this?

Allergies: Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. Another cause could be a blocked sweat duct around the eye. In that case patients respond to warm compress. It could also be other problems. ...Read more

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What is the best home treatment for my poofy eyelid?

What is the best home treatment for my poofy eyelid?

See an EyeMD.: "poofy" eyelids may be from allergies, if so cold compresses are helpful. If due to clogged oil glands (meibomitis), then hot compresses are better. Take a clean sock, fill it with rice, put in microwave for 30-40 seconds and place over closed eyes for 15 minutes 2x/day. If no better see an eye care professional. ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy for a swollen and purple eyelid?

What is a good home remedy for a swollen and purple eyelid?

Swollen eyelid: It depends on the cause of the swelling and discoloration. If it is from trauma (being hit) then ice is the best remedy. If it is from an insect bite or something else then you should see your physician. It could be an infection and should be treated immediately. ...Read more

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I have a yellow bump inside bottom eyelid. It has a 3mm diameter. Is there a home remedy or will I need surgery? If so will it hurt after surgery?

I have a yellow bump inside bottom eyelid. It has a 3mm diameter. Is there a home remedy or will I need surgery? If so will it hurt after surgery?

No surgery: Assuming the onset is recent it sounds like a stye. Warm soaks will usually resolve it but occasionally antibiotic ointment in the eye is prescribed. ...Read more

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I have a ball in my bottom left eyelid I used the home remedy with a hot cloth for a week now and I still have not seen it decrease., what should I do?

I have a ball in my bottom left eyelid I used the home remedy with a hot cloth for a week now and I still have not seen it decrease., what should I do?

Chalazion: You have a cystic lesion, which sometimes follows a stye, called a chalazion. If small you can ignore it but if it is noticeable or a bother, check with your ophthalmologist who can remove it in a simple office procedure. ...Read more

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