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Itchy Swollen Eye Lids
Is there an over-the-counter or home remedy for a swollen, itchy eye lid? My left eye is swollen and has been for a week. It itches too. Well, my eye lid is itchy not my eye itself. There isn't a knot or anything like that. My eye itself isn't red or
Hi i had swollen itchy eye lids 2 weeks ago now my eyes and around my nose feels so dry and itchy..what could this be? Thank you
Allergies...: Allergic rhinitis presents with a variety of symptoms including congestion, running, itching (eyes and nose), and post-nasal drip that can be seasonal or year round. Triggers can be allergic (animal dander, pollen, dust mites) or non-allergic (strong scents/odors, cleaning products, weather changes). See an Allergist for further workup and evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a really red rash around my left eye. Swollen eye lids and its very itchy. No increase in redness with the eye...
I got a mosquito bite on my upper eyelid over night and my eye is swollen, stinging, itchy and sore. I've put a cold cloth on it but it hasn't helped.
See answer: Swelling of an eyelid from a mosquito bite isn't unusual and suggest an allergic type reaction. It should respond to an antihistamine such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Zyrtec. If the condition gets worse check with a physician to be sure no infection is present ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This may by: :Blepharitis or inflammation of the eylid can be allergic or infectious. your Primary Care Provider may be able to treat this. In the meantime warm moist soaks can help. CHAGE YOUR PILLOW CASE DAILY after any drops are prescribed! Hope this helps Dr Z Happy New Year! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left eye lid and below my eye are swollen ! it has happened for the last 2 days - when i wake up in the morning, my eye lid and underneath my left eye is swollen. It will tear occasionally. It is not red or itchy. When i wake up in the morning, i hav
8 year old daughter had red and swollen eye lid, 24 hours now. NO redness in actual eye, no pus, no itchy/grainy feeling, no pain. What could it be?
Periorbital swelling: While it's reassuring that there is no pain, it is still concerning for periorbital cellulitis - an infection of the tissue around the eye. This needs to be evaluated and likely need antibiotics. Get her into her pediatrician ASAP. If her doc doesn't have weekend hours then go to an urgent care or ED for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What most likely is it if i wake up with a swollen eye, it's a little bump on top of my eye and is red and itchy?
Stye or chalazion: This may be a stopped up oil gland. Try applying warm clean wash rag as a soak for 5-10 minutes three times a day. If it goes down in size great--if not, see an ophthalmologist as these sometimes need to be drained. ...Read more
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
Hi. What should I do? i have a problem with my right eye. Under my eye is swollen and very itchy. I put petroleum jelly but it is still swollen and itchy. Please help me. Thanks.
Allergy?: You might have introduced an allergen into your right eye (e.g. after petting an animal then touching your right eye). If only the lids were involved, then a contact allergen is more likely the cause- in which case the symptoms may not appear until 24-72 hrs after the contact. Nail polish (before completely dried) is one of the more common causes. ...Read more
My left eye is swollen and itchy . I tried puting ice and cortizone (hydrocortisone). It seem like allergic reaction.What medication can I take. And what can it be.
Dermatologist: It's impossible to advise someone over the internet as the possibilities are endless. Ask your PCP or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Without seeing a doctor to determine the cause, specific treatments cannot be advised. There are types of lid swelling for which hot compresses are advised and types for which cold compresses are advised. Best bet is to find the cause, then ask. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen eye lids on right eye with pain in the lids when i close them;just a slight slight blurryness no pain when move eye, slightly dry only in right. Clean eye exam 5 months ago.Concerning? Wat 2do
Swollen eyelids: Hello, your eyelid swelling is probably related to a normal change in the eyelids that occur as we sleep. As we lay down to sleep, we see more blood in our head versus during the day when we are upright. The other issue is the normal changes of aging. If you aren't having any sinus symptoms, it is unlikely that your sinuses are playing any role in the swelling. See your entt doctor. ...Read more
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