Doctor insights on:
Is There An Ointment For Itching Of The Eyelid
I have a rash of little blisters, whitish droplets around the bottom of my eye lid that burns and itches what kind of ointment should I put on it?
Need exam: Rashes around the eyes need an exam. As you describe a "bubbly" rash, i would recommend an examination to make sure that this isn't a herpes silmplex virus infection, which can be serious around the eye, ; can affect the ocular surface. Treatment with oral antiviral agents and topical medication may be necessary. ...Read more
Eyes: It is normal. Cool compresses can help. ...Read more
Eyelid itching with: Swelling is usually indicative of an allergic reaction. Contact allergy can be responsible and treated with topical ophthalmic anti-inflammatory ointment prescribed from your ophthalmologist. Other common causes could include blepharitis (eyelid margin infection) and variations thereof, eczema and infection. Have it looked at by your eyecare provider for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
I have one swollen, outer, upper eyelid that is minimally pink and itches quite a bit. I 've had this for about 3 days.
Possible infection: Sounds like a developing blepharitis (eyelid infection.) needs to be treated. Make an appointment with a FL licensed provider Healthtap.com/dr-Willson ...Read more
My left eyelid is swollen, itches and stings. This has persisted for a months, anyone know what it is?
Probably useless: Clotrimazole is an effective anti-skin fungal. Fungal infection of the lids is extremely rare. You might get a little benefit from the cream the clotrimazole is dissolved in. If the lid is dry, first start with any kind of skin cream and see if that helps. If the itching persists you can try over the counter cortisone cream applied very lightly once or twice per day. ...Read more
I have a red bump under my eyelid that hurts, is swollen and itches at times what is it and how do I cure it fast?
Very warm compress: As well, use a washcloth, get very warm under water (not hot, as sensitive area). Use as a compress on the swollen area for about 15-20min couple times a day. ...Read more
I have some red itches of skin on my eyelids that appeared about a month ago. They are sore, looked dry and occasionally peel. Haven't changed soaps. ?
My two year old girl has somethg like boil under her eyelid and her eyes itches her a lot. i ve given her amoxillin but its still same?
Hordeolum: This is likely an inflamed tear gland within the lid. They sometimes self heal with gentle heat but those who persist often have trapped cheesy material within & must be opened & drained by an eye doc. ...Read more
I'll get itches on my eyelids, arms etc when I eat certain seafood. Does that mean I have allergies?
Most likely: Do you develop hives or get choking sensation, swelling in throat, mouth, lips? Avoid those kinds of seafood that bring on symptoms. See an allergist to be tested. Mild cases may respond to antihistamines, but more severe one may require avoidance & carrying an epi-pen for emergency situations. ...Read more
Rash on eyelid oozes water like fluid,which later becomes yellowish and scab falls off before it should-several times.rash itches.how to treat it?
I have what looks like a small wart/pimple on the inside of my eyelid, its the same size as that thin line of skin below the eyelashes. Itches a bit.
My left eye is red and the eyelid swollen, it itches and gets watery easily. Is it pink eye or an infection?
Eyelid just got over the flu. But now my upper eye lid is red and looks alittle swollen. Its the left eye only. Its not watery. Just itches on and off. Mostly when it start it itch its at the corner the part closed to your nose. Its not really discharging
If : If the lid becomes painful, this likely represents a stye. Start using the lid soaks with a warm wash cloth 2-3 times daily for 2-3 minutes. If the lid continues to swell, i would recommend evaluation by your eye doctor. This could represent many different things. ...Read more
My son's eye suddenly swelled up and he complains that it itches but doesn't hurt what could this be?
Allergy: Itching is also suspicious for a chemical release called histamine. The body uses this in response to an allergy challenge. Pollen, dust, outside chemical contamination all may be causes. The eyelids are very thin so some swelling can be present. If white part of eye is reddish may be start of pinkeye. Place cool slice cucumber over eye for 15 minutes to help and see MD soon if continues itching ...Read more
The rigth inner corner of my eye itches really bad its been like that for a week what can it be?and what can i do to make it stop?
Allergies : Itching of the eyeballs often seasonal can be helped by the use of antihistamine eye drops that may be purchased over the counter. Examples are Zaditor ™ and Alaway™. These may be used twice daily. For more serious allergic conditions, an examination to review the eyes will be Necessary. Additionally, if you're aware of what triggers the allergic symptoms, avoidance is best. Good luck. ...Read more
What to do if I have pink under my left eye. Really itches and it is now suddenly getting crusty?
Allergic dermatitis: Itching is classically associated with allergies. Seasonal or contact may result in ocular symptoms. The scaling may be associated with rubbing or may be secondary to the allergy. ...Read more
Itchiness, is not very specific symptom for an eye infection. Most of the time itchy eyes are related to allergies.
Dry eye also can cause itchy eyes.
You need to see your eye doctor to diagnose you with the right cause for itchy eyes. ...Read more
See your doctor: Eyes are sensitive barometers of you and environment you are in , will read your allergens you are exposed , see your doctor to fine the cause to treat you. ...Read more
Allergy or infection: It may be an allergic reaction to food, makeup, soap, insect sting. It also may be an infection of the eye or surrounding skin. Also a nerve infection or irritation may cause itching. Herpes can also cause itching and if it is in the eye needs immediate treatment as that may affect permanent damage to the eyesight. ...Read more
We need more info: What conditions were you treated for and what type of eye drops are you using. ...Read more
Eyelid tenderness: What products do you use on your lashes. Also it you have allergies the eyelids are a common area to notice irritation. Try not to rub the skin and watch what products you use on your hands, eyelid irritation is often due to skin care products used on the hands such as nail polish and artificial nails. ...Read more
He's eyes are blurry and after he is washing his eye it itches. Like he's having sand in the eye.
I have white bumps around the corner of my eye and it hurts really bad to blink and it itches a lot?
Bumps: Without checking you a doctor can't be sure so see your doctor. Hopefully it is only an allergic response. ...Read more
Un diagnosed swelling since 4 years below right eye. Soft Swelling, varies but is persistent. Itches very rarely. Please Help?
Get it checked: Have a healthcare personnel look at the swelling to determine the nature of it. Your primary care provider or a skin doctor will be of great help. ...Read more
The inner corner of my left eye has been red for hours. itches, feels like a grain of sand is in my eye. Eyes not dry & bugs me most with eyes closed ?
Which corner: May be infection or non infective process. Need to be seen by doctor. ...Read more