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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 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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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 or allegra. ...Read more

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2days ago I woke up with a bump on lower lid and redness on eyelid. Now my under eye is swollen puffy and red. Classic stye progression?

2days ago I woke up with a bump on lower lid and redness on eyelid. Now my under eye is swollen puffy and red. Classic stye progression?

Yes: Given the timing of the symptoms, most likely it is a stye and not a chalazion. Continue using wash compresses as much as possible. It the pain or swelling worsens, then a topical or oral antibiotic may be required. ...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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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

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I got stung by a wasp yesterday, when i woke up, my eye is swollen shut, lip swollen & my other eye is swollen, should I be checked out by a doc?

I got stung by a wasp yesterday,  when i woke up, my eye is swollen shut, lip swollen & my other eye is swollen, should I be checked out by a doc?

Maybe: Assuming you got stung near the eye, swelling it not unusual. It is very often worse in the morning because of the affect of gravity while you are sleeping. The swelling should get better during the day. If there is increasing redness or pain then you should be promptly checked for an infection. Otherwise, if you are not too uncomfortable and things are improving you can give it a bit more time. ...Read more

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