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Doctor insights on: Is There A Way That I Can Get A Bug Bite Puffiness To Go Away On The Eye

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Eye health involves the function and vision of the eye and all ...Read more


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A bug hit me in the eye and I did not see it come out. Is it possible for a bug to go behind the eye ball?

A bug hit me in the eye and I did not see it come out. Is it possible for a bug to go behind the eye ball?

No: A bug or other foreign body can get trapped under the lid but it cannot get behind the eye. It usually is quite painful when this occurs. An ophthalmologist can examine your eye to see if there is a bug trapped. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to get rid of swelling from a mosquito bite under the eyes?

Can there be a way to get rid of swelling from a mosquito bite under the eyes?

Try ice: It will go away on its own but ice might make it go away quicker. You could put some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream on it as well. ...Read more

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I have a lump under the skin on my chin, what can be a cause? Will it go away by itself? And is there any danger to me.

I have a lump under the skin on my chin, what can be a cause? Will it go away by itself? And is there any danger to me.

Difficult to say...: Possible lymph node if under side if chin. Consult with your PCP or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a cyst under my left eye lid and the eye doctor said the only way to get rid of it was to cut it open and clean it out. Is there any other way?

I have a cyst under my left eye lid and the eye doctor said the only way to get rid of it was to cut it open and clean it out. Is there any other way?

Medical Therapy: Depending on the type of cyst, your eye doctor may be correct. However, some lesions on the skin may be improved with warm towels to the area 2 times per day. Additionally, a gentle, topical anti-inflammatory cream my help reduce the size and appearance. This should be prescribed by a medical doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a mosquito bite on your forehead?

Is it possible to get a mosquito bite on your forehead?

Yes: You can get a bite anywhere on your body. Likewise you can get an infection anywhere on your body. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to make swelling go down on my eye?

Is there a good way to make swelling go down on my eye?

Ice is quickest: Ice is the quickest way to make swelling go down. Ice helps most types of swelling, but especially swelling from trauma. For allergies, rinse the eyes with water and take allergy tablets and eye drops. For bags under the eyes, preparation h can actually help for the short term, but getting enough sleep is best. Sometimes blepharoplasty surgery is required. ...Read more

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Got a fever blister what's the quickest way to get rid of it and will it ger in my eyes or eye lids .can u give it someone by kissing them ?

Got a fever blister what's the quickest way to get rid of it and will it ger in my eyes or eye lids .can u give it someone by kissing them ?

Abreva: Abreva is available over the counter and is effective if you catch the cold sore at the very beginning of the outbreak. If it is more progressed you may want to see your doctor or urgent care for oral medications. It is possible to transmit it to another person by kissing them when the cold sore is active. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a lazy/droopy eyelid? Is there a chance that it will automatically go away?

How to get rid of a lazy/droopy eyelid? Is there a chance that it will automatically go away?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is there a way to quickly get rid of the blister in my mouth? Is it better to pop it or leave it as is?

Is there a way to quickly get rid of the blister in my mouth? Is it better to pop it or leave it as is?

Salt water swish: It is probably a benign apthous ulcer which can be relieved by mixing one tablespoon of salt in a glass of warm water and swishing in mouth for 2 minutes and spitting out repeating 3 times a day. ...Read more

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I have a bump next to the ball of the foot on my right foot. Can't see it but you can feel it when you're walking. Is there some way to get rid of it?

I have a bump next to the ball of the foot on my right foot.  Can't see it but you can feel it when you're walking. Is there some way to get rid of it?

Yes. See your local: Orthopedist or a podiatrist (foot doc) who'll exam and diagnose it for you. Surgery can get rid of it or if its like an infection, then antibiotics might be useful. Another possibility would be a thorn prick injury. Seeing them would greatly help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it Possible to get a stye on upper waterline of eye? if so why? how to help cure it?

Is it Possible to get a stye on upper waterline of eye? if so why? how to help cure it?

Yes: To treat a sty: Hot compresses followed by firm squeezing. If that doesn't work, see an eye MD for surgical removal. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a mosquito bite on your eyeball?

Is it possible to get a mosquito bite on your eyeball?

Possible: Insect bites to the eye are possible but mosquitos are not attracted to this location. ...Read more

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Is there anything you can put on a malar rash to make it go away?

Is there anything you can put on a malar rash to make it go away?

See a dermatologist: A malar rash can have several causes including roseacea or even lupus. See a dermatologist before trying home remedies. ...Read more

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What causes vulvar papillae? Is there a way to get rid of it at home? Will it go away on its own? Can it continue to grow?

What causes vulvar papillae? Is there a way to get rid of it at home? Will it go away on its own? Can it continue to grow?

May be normal: It is not clear exactly what you are referring to. True vulvar papillae are simply a description of normal anatomy, which varies tremendously ...Read more

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Is there a good way to make the chigger bite go away sooner?

Is there a good way to make the chigger bite go away sooner?

Get Chiggers off : Your skin asap by rubbing w a cloth or showering in warm water w soap. You can apply Hydrocortisone cream or take oral antihistamines for itching. There are products you can buy specifically to treat chiggers. Chigger bites usually resolve in 1 to 2 weeks w/o treatment. Get medical eval for infection. ...Read more

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I have purple bump that appears to be infected. Is there a home remedy to help the pimple come to a head?

I have purple bump that appears to be infected. Is there a home remedy to help the pimple come to a head?

Help for bump: using a warm compress for 15-20 min several times a day might help it come to a head. You can take an anti inflammatory such as Motrin OTC as well which may help alleviate some of the pain/swelling. If it gets worse, see a doctor since you may need antibiotic or for it to be drained. Good luck! ...Read more

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I want I make the pimple on inner labia come to a head faster? It is confirmed it is NOT an STD. How can I make this pimple come to a head fast?

I want I make the pimple on inner labia come to a head faster? It is confirmed it is NOT an STD. How can I make this pimple come to a head fast?

Warm compress: Warm moist compresses should help this resolve faster and provide some pain relief. Resist the urge to squeeze or poke it, as this could cause infection. ...Read more

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If you have pericironitis behild your wisdom teeth, and it's sort of hurting, is there a way to get rid of it without going to the dentist?

If you have pericironitis behild your wisdom teeth, and it's sort of hurting, is there a way to get rid of it without going to the dentist?

NO: As a physician with this experience as a patient I can tell you that you cannot get rid of it by yourself. One thing you can do it good maintenance of your teeth as much as possible. Floss, use a gum brush between the teeth , you may want to use a water pik to also help flush out debris and buildup , but only a good cleaning can get down far below the gum line to help resolve the periodontitis. ...Read more