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I Have Swelling In My Bottom Eyelid What Is It
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Bottom inside eyelid really red. There was a white pimple like dot there but now its only red with slight swelling.
Stye?: If this little eyelid bump is on the margin or slightly inside, it may be a blocked oil gland (stye). These are generally sore to touch and may drain, which if into the eye, may cause redness, mattering & blurry vision. Some result in significant eyelid swelling. Apply warm compresses 2-4 times /day followed by gently massaging the area. Most resolve in 7-10 days. If not or worse, See an Eye MD. ...Read more
The eyelid on the bottom to the left has swelling and in the area is some pain my eyeball itself is fine it's just the lid and area do I get seen?
Probable sty: Likely an infection of one of the glands in the eyelid. Medical term is hordeolum. Warms compresses 4-5 times a day for 10-15 minutes with gentle pressure applied to the area. If not quickly resolved will need topical bacitracin opthalmic ointment which is a prescription. If there is significant swelling and redness involving much of the eye lid oral antibiotics are occasionally needed. ...Read more
My daughters bottom eyelid keeps swelling 1st happened this a.m. there is no crust or running I gave her benadryl (diphenhydramine). Should I give her amoxicillin?
Examination needed: There may be a blocked duct in the lid causing the swelling. Have your physician examine her for diagnosis and the proper treatment. If necessary he/ she may recommend an evaluation by an ophthalmologist. In the meantime try warm water applications. I don't recommend starting amoxicillin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had painful red swelling in the bottom inner eyelid of my left eye for 3 days. I dont think it is a stye. What might it be/what can I do to help?
Eye problem: You MUST see an Eye specialist as soon as possible. If you cannot get in tomorrow I suggest you have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
At the bottom/ water line of my left eye it's swelling up and there is much more blood in the left eye than the right. What is this and what can I do?
Swelling in bottom eye lid, pink near tear duct, hard and sore, what is this because its not pink eye I dont think????
I have an assessed tooth I started meds this morning but it seems to be getting bigger and in my nose and swelling on the bottom of my eye. Do I need to go to the ER?
See DDS ASAP: Need a clear understanding. Did you see the dentist and were given antibiotics in addition to treatment? If not contact the dentist ASAP to avoid further complications. Swelling to the orbit is dangerous and may need IV antibiotics if not treated immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
19day old black eye.Got hit.Got ct facial scan. No fracture. Saw eye doc. The bottom still feels a bit swelling. Should I keep using ice? How long?
No leave it alone: No no need to put ice on it now.You can leave it alone and it will get better with the time.Ice will not help any more ...Read more
Eyelid swelling: Eyelid swelling can be caused by various causes. If it has started recently and is associated with some redness and tenderness, then it may be a stye. Conversely, if the changes are more chronic, this may represent some stretching of the eyelid skin and muscle. In older patients, this can get bad enough to block the vision. If you're concerned, then see your eye doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
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