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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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How can I cover up swollen eyes from crying?

How can I  cover up swollen eyes from crying?

See below: 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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Crying (Definition)

Crying in infancy is described as a loud, high-pitched sound made by infants in response to certain situations. Infants have a cry reflex that is a normal response to some stimuli, such as pain or hunger. Older children and adults cry for emotional reasons such as pain, fear, sadness, or frustration. Premature infants may not have a cry reflex, so they must be monitored closely for signs ...Read more


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How can I get rid of swollen eyes from crying today?

How can I get rid of swollen eyes from crying today?

Cool compresses: Crying and emotional stress causes excess fluid to accumulate under the skin of the eyelids. Cool compresses (a wet washcloth wrapped around a piece of ice, for example) will constrict the small blood vessels under the skin and stop them from leaking water, allowing the fluid to reabsorb quicker. It will also help not to lie down, so less blood will rush to the face. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my swollen eyes from crying?

How can I get rid of my swollen eyes from crying?

Swollen eyes: Chilled artificial tears and cool lid compresses should help until the reason for crying passes. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Vendelis
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How to get rid of swollen eyes from crying?

Ice: Place someaathing cold over your eyes and the swelling with be decreased. ...Read more

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Dr. William Goldstein
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What is the best way to treat swollen eyes?

What is the best way to treat swollen eyes?

Depends on the cause: Without more information, it is hard to say what would work. If the swelling is from a stye, hot compresses, but if allergies, cold works better. You need to see an eye doctor to get an idea of the cause before the appropriate treatment can be chosen. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheron Marshall
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What are some ways to treat swollen eyes?

Cold compresses: Try cold compresses. Some people find hot compresses more soothing. Swelling will often be worse in the morning so try to sleep with your head elevated and try to avoid sleeping on your face. ...Read more

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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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, Claritin or zyrtec, and if no improvement see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Ajay Gupta
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How should I treat red, crusty, swollen eyes?

Crusty eyes: There are a number of possible causes for crusty eyes. If due to viral conjunctivitis (commonly called pink eye) or an allergy, cold compresses and artificial tears will help. If due to blepharitis, an inflammation of the eyelids, warm compresses are instead indicated. Lastly a bacterial infection will require antibiotics. The best way to determine the cause and proper treatment is an eye exam. ...Read more

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Eye Swelling (Definition)

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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

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