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Home Remedies For Sore On Eyelid
Sore on eyelid: Sore on eyelid = lesion on lid or cover of eye. ...Read more
So if you have skipped sleeping and your eyes are now sore and red and blood shot what can you do other than eye drops? I'm looking for a home remedy.
Compresses: Ice pack or cool compresses to the eyes for a few minutes may help. You could try vasocon-A ophthalmic drops over the counter for relief. ...Read more
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
Woke up yday w/ R upper eyelid feeling bruised. No swelling, redness, pain, pus, visual change etc. Looks normal but is tender. Cause? Treatment?
Eyelid: Send pictures when we do 2nd opinion and can help more. ...Read more
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
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
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.
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
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
Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck? Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation. Home remedies/treatment?
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
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
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 blocked gland on the inside edge of eyelid; tiny grey sebum like bump. What could be the cause? Any home remedy? What happens if left untreated
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?
10 month old baby eyelid is little swollen. Its been 4 days tried warm compress. But no effect. Do I need to visit a doc or any home remedy will help..
See the doctor: No way around it if its been going on for 4 days. Go see your pediatrician ...Read more
I have a skin tag on my eyelid. I am looking for an effective home remedy. I have tried olive oil and baking soda and now, I am trying tea tree oil.
Unlikely: Unfortunately a home remedy is unlikely to have any effect. Surgical removal by a professional is straightforward and your best bet. ...Read more
What's a good home treatment for an eye infection. Lower eyelid is swollen and part of it has hardened a little. But its not very painful. Eye bit red?
See a doctor: I'm afraid that you can't self medicate what you just described, you will need prescription medications after a doctor's evaluation ...Read more
Lemon balm: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It may half the healing time. ...Read more
Lemon balm: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. ...Read more
Canker sore cocktail: Rinse for 10 seconds with an equal mixture of maalox stomach medicine, liquid benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and chloroseptic sore throat medicine. Then rub orajel on the sore. Next place a small amount of salt on your finger and hold it against the sore for ten seconds. Repeat 3-4 times a day. If you are prone to canker sores, your dentist or doctor can prescribe an anti-viral. ...Read more
Nasal sore: Hello. I guess the best home remedy for a sore inside the nose is a saline spray. Intranasal sores are usually caused by a bacterial infection that best responds to antibiotic therapy. This can be treated with a topical medication. See your doctor if the saline doesn't help. ...Read more