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Doctor insights on: How To Treat Swollen Eyelids

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How to treat eyelid redness, swelling?

How to treat eyelid redness, swelling?

Cool compresses: Cool compresses may be helpful for these symptoms. If you have a problem called blepharitis, you may need to do eyelid scrubs. More info at http://www.2020vision.Com/blepharitis.Html. ...Read more

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How to treat red, swollen, itchy eyes?

How to treat red, swollen, itchy eyes?

Allergy drops: If the problem is ocular allergy there are prescription allergy drops that are very effective in controlling eye symptoms. Oral allergy medicine can also help with allergy eye symptoms. Cold compresses will decrease redness swelling, and itching. ...Read more

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How can I treat a swollen eyelid?

How can I treat a swollen eyelid?

Depends : If a sty, then warm compresses 4-6 times/day. You may checkout YouTube videos on eyelid hot compress techniques. If no eyelid redness/pustule but just puffiness, then may need an evaluate to diagnose the condition. ...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

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How can you treat swollen foreskin?

How can you treat swollen foreskin?

See your doctor: You may need antibiotics if the foreskin is infected. Foreskin may be swollen because of phimosis (tight ; will not retract easily) ; irritating smegma underneath. Paraphimosis is where a tight foreskin has been pulled over the glans and can not be pushed back. This would be an emergency ; should be taken care of asap. Temporarily apply Bacitracin ointment, if inflammed, until you see your dr. ...Read more

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How to treat a swollen foreskin?

Swollen foreskin: Does the area itch and is it flaky? If so see a dermatologist or a urologist. Are you able to urinate without problem? I would refrain from having sex until this is better. If you use condoms i wonder if you could be allergic to it? If you do use condoms i would definitely see a dermatologist to find out if you are allergic to the one you were using. ...Read more

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How to treat swelling under my eye ?

How to treat swelling under my eye ?

Depends on the cause: Depends on the cause. The starting treatment is usually warm compresses (clean washcloth and warm water) to the closed eyelids for 5 minutes 4 times daily. If it does not respond quickly, or if it worsens in any way, see an eye doctor asap. ...Read more

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How to treat blocked eyes docts?

How to treat blocked eyes docts?

Office Irrigation: Blocked tear ducts (adult) are identified and most often treated in an office visit by dilation of the puncta opening and irrigation with saline solution. This is done sitting up in the "slit lamp" used by all eye mds. If this is not successful, then a surgical procedure may be needed (called a dcr) if the problem is significant. ...Read more

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How can I quickly treat swollen eyes?

How can I quickly treat swollen eyes?

Depends on the cause: Swollen eyes can be due to allergy which is the most common cause of swollen eyes but it can also be caused by infection and can be a sign of underlying disese of kidneys, hormone related. So treatment depends on cause, you can try cold compresses and an over the counter anthistamine like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or zyrtec, and if no improvement see your doctor. ...Read more

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How to treat swollen sore pimples ?

How to treat swollen sore pimples ?

Don't pick!: The first answer to care of swollen, sore pimples is to not pick or manipulate them in any way. Keep them clean and dry. You may apply an over the counter medicine that contains benzoyl peroxide, 5-10%, and give it time to heal. If you continue to have breakouts with swollen tender acne, see your doctor for evaluation and prescription treatment. ...Read more

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How can I treat swollen eye from allergies?

How can I treat swollen eye from allergies?

Allergies: Try cold compresses daily Try over the counter Radiator drops and use one drop two times a day. If this does not help then seek medical attention ...Read more

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How to treat red eyes fast?

How to treat red eyes fast?

Preservative : Free artificial tears. Stay away from visine , it can cause more problems than help and cause rebound redness. ...Read more

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How to treat chalazion?

How to treat chalazion?

Heat: You can try frequent applications of very warm (not hot) washcloths. If this does not work, then your ophthalmologist can remove it in a simple office procedure. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat chronic swollen eyelids?

What is the best way to treat chronic swollen eyelids?

See a doctor: To treat a disorder, you must first know what is causing the problem. See an ophthalmologist to determine why your eyelids are always swollen. ...Read more

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How to treat styes?

How to treat styes?

Compresses: Place warm, wet compresses for 10 minutes three to six times a day. Don't try to squish or squeeze your stye. ...Read more

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How to treat a swollen knee?

How to treat a swollen knee?

RICE: You should start with rice as a home treatment. After 48-72 hours you may switch to heat (instead of ice). As your pain starts to subside you may add stretching as tolerated, and massage. Once pain is gone, then gently return to activity as your strength and flexibility may need time to recovery after the injury. If these symptoms worsen or persist see your orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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How to treat eye infection?

How to treat eye infection?

Vision is precious: If you truly have eye infection, please contact doc for eval and treatment asap. Some infections such as gonococcal conjunctivitis or herpes heratitis can cause vision loss in relatively short time and so treatment is needed. Since i don't know what you have, i advise seeking care asap, money can't buy vision, but it can preserve it or prevent visual loss. So, consult doc asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I treat an infected swollen eye?

How can I  treat an infected swollen eye?

Warm soaks&antibioti: Infected eye can be treated with warm soaks and you may need antibiotis drops and/or oral antibiotics if needed depending on the type and severity of infection. ...Read more