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What does sore, swollen and red eye mean? My left bottom eye lid has been hurting for a few days now, feels kind of like a pimple to the touch and when i blink. I woke up this morning and my eye was swollen on the bottom lid and under my eye, red and sti

What does sore, swollen and red eye mean? My left bottom eye lid has been hurting for a few days now, feels kind of like a pimple to the touch and when i blink.  I woke up this morning and my eye was swollen on the bottom lid and under my eye, red and sti

What : What you describe sounds like a chalazion or commonly known as a stye. Try placing a warm wash cloth on the lid three or four times daily. If the stye does not go away, there are other treatment options and surgical options you may discuss with your ophthalmologist. Styes can also be associated with lid margin disease. Lid margin disease is a common and frequently chronic inflammation of the eyelids. Symptoms include irritation, itching, and, occasionally, a red eye. This condition frequently occurs in people who tend to have oily skin, dandruff, or dry eyes. Bacteria normally reside on the skin, but in some people, they thrive in the skin at the base of the eyelashes. Nearby oil glands may be overactive, causing dandruff-like scales and particles to form along the lashes and eyelid margins, which can cause redness, stinging, or burning. Lid margin disease cannot be cured, but it can be controlled with a few simple, daily hygienic measures, such as the following: at least twice a day, place a warm, wet washcloth over your closed eyelids for a minute. Rewet it as it cools, two or three times. This will soften and loosen scales and debris. More important, it helps liquefy the oily secretions from the eyelids’ oil glands, which helps prevent the development of a chalazion, an inflamed lump in an eyelid oil gland. With your finger covered with a thin, wet washcloth, cotton swab, or commercial lint-free pad, gently scrub the base of the lashes for about 15 seconds per lid. When medications are necessary, they may include: artificial tears (over-the-counter eyedrops) to relieve symptoms of dry eye; antibiotics (oral or topical) to decrease bacteria on the eyelids; and steroids (short-term), to decrease inflammation. Medications alone are not sufficient to control lid margin disease; the application of warmth and detailed cleansing of the lashes daily is the key. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with my eye puffy/swollen and a bit painful to touch.

I woke up this morning with my eye puffy/swollen and a bit painful to touch.

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. It could also be other problems: infection of the eyelid from blocked sweat ducts on the eyelid margin or if there was injury, an infected lid. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and now my eye is swollen what could it be?

I woke up this morning and now my eye is swollen what could it be?

Many things!: There are too many possibilities to list here, including viral or bacterial infection, allergy, or autoimmune problems. Signs of a really serious problem include: the vision in that eye is now worse, or you see double when both eyes are open. If you wear contact lenses, take them out. If the swelling improves today, then monitor it yourself. If no improvement, see an ophthalmologist this week. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with my eye feeing droopy and swollen and when I looked at it in the mirror there was a black and blue on my eye lid. It scared me a little I have to say ?


I woke up this morning with my eye feeing droopy and swollen and when I looked at it in the mirror there was a black and blue on my eye lid. It scared me a little I have to say ?

See a doctor: either post a picture or go live consult on health tap prime or go and see a doctor something like this need to be seen could not call it from a description otherwise new will be guessing ...Read more

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I think I have a pimple by nose and woke up this morning and my eye is swollen and I can't see what do I do it hurts so bad?

I think I have a  pimple by nose and woke up this morning and my eye is swollen and I can't  see what do I do it hurts so bad?

Pimple: Try to apply a warm compress to the area. Of course, if your vision is affected, please seek medical attention as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Last night my cheekbone hurt like it had been bruised. This morning i woke up, there is no bump but the bottom outside corner of my eye is swollen and hurts very very badly. ?

Last night my cheekbone hurt like it had been bruised. This morning i woke up, there is no bump but the bottom outside corner of my eye is swollen and hurts very very badly. ?

Possible sty?: A sty (medical term: hordeolum) develops when an oil gland at the edge of an eyelid becomes infected. That could make your cheekbone hurt. Warm compresses for about 10 minutes at time can help. Have it evaluated if it is not improving or getting worse. ...Read more

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Woke up and my eye is swollen shut it the eye it's self seems fine not pink and is clear?

Woke up and my eye is swollen shut it the eye it's self seems fine not pink and is clear?

See Dr if persists: Swelling of eye lid(s) on just one side, with no evidence of conjunctivitis, may possibly be due to an insect bite on the eyelid? Another possibility might be an allergic reaction or sensitivity to contact lens cleaner or another chemical. If there's no pain or disturbance of vision or photophobia it's less likely serious, but would suggest being a physician to evaluate your condition. ...Read more

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What to do if i just woke up because my foot is super itchy and now my eye is swollen! help!?

What to do if i just woke up because my foot is super itchy and now my eye is swollen! help!?

Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids and other parts of the body from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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I used my mascara when i tried to clean it of around the bottom of my eye was hurting. Woke up the next day, I have a bruise and my eye is swollen?

I used my mascara when i tried to clean it of around the bottom of my eye was hurting. Woke up the next day, I have a bruise and my eye is swollen?

Cosmetics: Many cosmetics can create allergic reactions. Please see a dermatologist to be sure. Choose hypo-allergenic products so that you will be safer. Peace and good health. ...Read more