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Itchy Swollen Eyebrow
Both eyebrows slightly itchy, area under both eyebrows swollen/uncomfortable-no new lotion, makeup, soap-getting worse daily?
Allergy vs demodex: Could be multiple things: Send us a photo to help find right remedy. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com on allergy and demodex ...Read more
Two days ago my left eyebrow felt itchy and so I rub kind of hard and ever since it's swollen and red with no pain no itching?
Local trauma: You likely traumatized the tissue under where you rubbed and there was some bleeding under the skin that is causing the painless swelling now. It should get better on its own soon, but if not, see your health care provider. ...Read more
One side of my face is itchy swollen and red. I have eczema, occasionally get the skin around my eyebrows irratated but nothing close this?
Probably eczema: I'm not sure what your question is. Eczema can develop anywhere on the body at any time. Having it on one side of your face is not unusual. ...Read more
Swelling: Swelling of the lids can be caused by several things. You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause and institute treatment. ...Read more
I have swollen itchy red eyelids (one worse than other and spreading into eyebrows) it's sebhorreic dermititis but now also a yeast infection.?
A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. All can start or affect 1 eye first. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more
A bite or particle: Sudden itching and swelling of one eye is almost always caused by contact with an irritant or allergen. If you see evidence of a bite on the skin, or a particle or insect inside your eye, then you know the cause, but more often than not we cannot figure out the cause. A cool or ice compress should help. Allergens include plant or animal particles on the hands, or even new laundry soap. ...Read more
I woke up because my penis felt itchy. It is swollen at the area below the head. Stopped itching after I washed but still swollen. No recent sex.
Balanitis: Without an examination it is impossible to diagnose. This sounds like afungal infection of the glans (head) penis-usually a pea sized drop of clotirmazole cream will cure this; however, it must be seen. ...Read more
See your eye doctor.: Best to see your eye doctor to determine the cause. It could be from an insect bite, or allergic or infectious. The treatment would be determined by the cause. Generally cold or hot compresses depending on the cause, anti-allergic drops and possibly oral anti-allergic medication (antihistamine) for an allergy or insect bite, antibiotic drops without oral antibiotics for an infection. ...Read more
I have no pain in my eyes just swollen, can see ok I thick it is because I sratched my eye lids which had been itchy?
My inner eye on the bottom waterline is swollen and very painful to the touch. T's a little red too and itchy. What could it be?
Possibly sty: You may have a sty or blocked oil gland of the eyelash (gland of zeiss) that is secondarily inflamed or infected. Try mod. Hot compresses 2-4 times/day for about 10' followed by gentle massage with diluted baby shampoo on a clean washcloth. This should help it resolve in about 7-10 days. If not and persistent or worsening, then an exam is needed to verify the lid lesion. ...Read more
What to do if I do not know how or why I got it but my eye is getting swollen and it's red! And it's itchy. What can I do to make it better?
Eyedrops: Check to see if you are using a new skin product, as this can cause a reaction like this. If this has just popped up spontaneously, you can try using artificial tears 4x/day in the eye. If that doesn't work, there is a OTC drop: 'Zatidor', which works well. You can also use Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but this will cause drowsiness. If these therapies do not work, consider seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more
I had something in my eye Friday I'm not sure if it's came out or not but my eye has gone really swollen, red, itchy, blurry and it hurts help?
Itchy, swollen, hard lump on the right side of the back of my head. There is no scales or liquid. Very itchy only on that swollen spot. What is it?
Sebaceous cyst: I suspect you have an inflamed cyst. This may need to be opened and drained. Please see your trusted doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Bottom eye lid is swollen from lash extension what can I do?? at first it wa my top it went down for the most part but now my bottom lids are a bit swollen and itchy. I have an event Thursday - Sunday. Is there any quick way to relieve this?
Allergy?: Try topical allergy lotion and no extensions of course ...Read more
See a doctor!: Without an examination there is no easy way to determine what is causing your red, swollen, itchy eye and therefore we can't know how to treat it. Make an appointment with your local ophthalmologist to get this issue resolved. ...Read more
Needs diagnosis: There are several possibilities of which an arthropod bite is a common liklihood but it could also be allergic or eczema or dramatic blepharitis. See your ophthalmologist to sort this out. ...Read more
Swollen sclera four times in siix months after rubbing eyes that are itchy burning. Also what type of eye dr should I see?
Allergic Conjunctivi: You most likely have an allergic conjunctivitis that causes the itching. Rubbing the eye may feel good for the second, but it will make the aftermath a lot worse. The mechanical stimulation from itching activates allergic response significantly worse. Do not rub the eyes, use cool compress to feel better and see an ophthalmologist for further evaluation. ...Read more
I'm currently experiencing itchy red pain and swollen on both eyes. On eye is hurting one that the other. What could cause this?
Red itchy eyes: Red itchy eyes are due to allergies, infection or a foreign body in the eye (like hair), contact lens may also cause this ...Read more
I'm not sure if my eye contact is stuck in my eye but around My eye it is every swollen red and veryyyy itchy!!! What can I do!! I?
Contact lens: You must see an ophthalmologist to evaluate the situation. There are several causes of this situation in contact lens wearers. ...Read more
Two days ago, I woke up and the inner corner of my right eye is redder than the left, slightly swollen and is sometimes itchy. I can feel a bump on it.
Ophthalmologist: This may be the result of a blockage in a gland duct of the eyelid. It's best to have an ophthalmologist evaluate and treat you. In the meantime apply warm soaks until you're examined. ...Read more
Rubbed eye felt like something was in it. Next morning tear duct is swollen itchy hurts. Rinsed it&put patch on it. Feels better with patch. What to do?
Tear duct itches: 55 F Rubbed eye felt like something was in it. Next morning tear duct is swollen itchy hurts. Rinsed it&put patch on it. Feels better with patch. What to do? ANS: I would have your health care team look at it. Without examining it and no pictures cannot really help. ...Read more
I've had a few insect bites on my face for a week. Are swollen, not itchy, scabbed at the head and getting bigger but flatter. Headaches and mild pain?
Insect bites: If these are uncomplicated insect bites and not secondarily infected (surrounding redness), they should not cause headaches or pain and should heal in several more days. Have your physician examine you to be sure. ...Read more
My head is swollen and hurting at the back, in a wide channel running from the bottom of my head to the middle of my head. It has gotten worse over a period of 4 days. Paracetamol is not doing much for the pain. It is also a bit itchy and I have a cough.
Sagittarius suture: You don't state your age but your description sounds like your Sagittal suture between your two parietal bones of your scalp never sealed. That usually happens by 12-18 months. You may have other problems with your cranium. You should see a neurosurgeon and a neurologist to help sort things out soon. ...Read more
Eyedrops: Check to see if you are using a new skin product, as this can cause a reaction like this. If this has just popped up spontaneously, you can try using artificial tears 4x/day in both eyes. If that doesn't work, there is a OTC drop: 'Zatidor', which works well. You can also use Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but this will cause drowsiness. If these therapies do not work, consider seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more
Under my left eye is really itchy and when I rub it, it hurts and gets swollen and kinda purple. What is it?
My left eye is so itchy so I rubbed it then I woke up with a bump in the left side of my eyeball. A bit swollen too. What to do?
Sudden eye swelling: Hard to know what is going on from the description here, but sudden eye swelling around the eye could be a sign of bacterial infection, which can spread quickly and compromise your sight. Have this evaluated very quickly. Virtual consults on this site can be used for personalized advice, in this case to better determine urgency. ...Read more
The left eye lid sometimes gets red, swollen, and itchy and there's also a little dry patch too...it comes and goes as well, what could it be?
Blepharitis: Sounds like chronic blepharitis, allergy and possible secondary bacterial infection, meibomian gland disease, oily eye lashes, could be molluscum contagiosum. You need lid hygiene, warm compresses, artificial tears, allergy drops, antibiotic drops and a visit to your local medical eye care specialist/ Ophthalmologist for confirmation and treatment. ...Read more