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How can I help my eyelid infection heal faster?

How can I help my eyelid infection heal faster?

Warm compresses: A eye infection or chalazion responds slowly to medication. It is uncomfortable but not dangerous. Antibiotics may help and rarely you amy need opthamologist to remove the area if it does not resolve in several weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Recently my eyelids swell everyday i wake up. Why? I never had this daily swelling before. Also not infection b/c the swelling calms down afternoon.

Recently my eyelids swell everyday i wake up.  Why? I never had this daily swelling before. Also not infection b/c the swelling calms down afternoon.

Nephrotic edema: Most common cause of swelling around the eyes in the morning is due to kidney disease from any causes. Get your self checked for the kidney profile. ...Read more

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Should I throw away my mascara if I have had a staff infection on my eyelid?

Yes and stop using!: The common cause of blepharitis is a malfunction of the oil glands of the lids resulting in inflammation and irritation of the eyelid  margins. Other causes include acne rosacea,  seborrheic blepharitis, and infection of the lash base by staphylococcal bacteria. Limiting or stopping the use eye make-up when treating blepharitis is often recommended as it will make it easy to maintain lid hygiene. ...Read more

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My left eyelid is swollen. I have no pain nor do I see an infection around the area.

My left eyelid is swollen.  I have no pain nor do I see an infection around the area.

Angioedema: If there is no pain, no itching, no redness in the eye and only swelling of one eyelid it may be due to angioedema which can bw caused by an insect bite other cause may be a chalazion which usually is a little painful but at times nan be without pain and stye which is usually painfull. ...Read more

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I have sn infection on a open cut on eyelid and its spreading what should I do I used neosporin made it worse.

See a doctor: you might want to apply ophthalmic antibiotic cream but the requires a prescription so it is safer to go and see a doctor do not ignore it infection around the eye could turn serious good luck ...Read more

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Is crusting of eyelids common with repiratory infection?

Secondary Infection: Conjunctivitis and blepharitis are commonly associated with respiratory infections. ...Read more

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Eyes tear constantly. Eyes get some sort of infection from the eyelids ?

Eyes tear constantly.  Eyes get some sort of infection from the eyelids ?

Please check it: With an ophtalmologist. Could be a local issue but could be a more severe condition of the eye considering your age. ...Read more

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