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Lupus And Legs Swelling And Puffy Swollen Eyes
Could I have lupus? Joint pain, tingling in toes, water retention, leg cramps, swelling around eyes, red face, headaches, fatigue, graves diseas
Only a good eval by-: -a rheumatologist can give you a good answer. You need to see one for hands on eval & lab tests. Some of the symptoms does suggest lupus, but you need an answer, & that is the best way to have the question answered. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Chemosis eyelids: Depending on the cause of swollen eyelids. Lack of sleep, post infection or trauma or surgery. Fluid retention. Each cause has a different prognosis and treatment. If painful swelling post surgery or injury must see an Ophthalmologist to rule out facial cellulitis. So you see. From a benign condition to serious illness it is a wide spectrum. See your Doctor. ...Read more
I played tennis two days ago and got a bad sunburn, woke up yesterday with swollen eyes. What can I do to ease the swelling? Thank you
Whole face swollen, eyes closed due to swelling. Had abscess on head for 3 days, needs asvice for my swollen face and my eyes. Thanks a lot?
I was feeling itchy yesterday and I woke up in the morning with itchy bumps all over my body and swollen eyes and lips and now my fingers are swelling?
Best to see doctor: This is a reaction or allergy to something. It seems severe that even your lips are swollen. Allergy can happen in most parts of your body including your airways and even intestine so it is best to be evaluated and treated as soon as possible to avoid complications or to take away offending factors if known. ...Read more
I had a small cyst removal between my eyebrows doctor never mention swelling would occur. I have swollen eyes with bruises as well, is that normal?
Yes: Surgical trauma to the delicate structures of the face, head, neck will swell (usually at a peak 3-5 days after surgery) and bruise. This is in part due to the fact that there is a hard bony under structure so swelling has only one way to go... out and laterally following the natural tissue planes. Ice, Ice, Ice and Ice some more. ...Read more
Headaches, tingling in head, legs and hands are cold. High uric acid. Floaters in the eye. Swelling in finger. What can be the cause?
I have a swollen eye and I was curious on what all I have to do to get the swelling down as fast as possible. What should I do?
Preseptal cellulitis: Is an infectious condition affecting the tissue around the eye. If not properly treated it can spread around to the eye and other surrounding tissue, causing limitations in eye movement and pain. Treatment starts with oral antibiotics, but may require iv antibiotics. You should be seen right away so proper diagnosis and treatment can be started. Good luck! ...Read more
What causes a recurring swollen eye in an infant. No redness or discharge. Swelling usually goes down the same day and has happened 3 times in 4 weeks?
May be the tear duct: You do not mention what part of the eye. If it is close to the tear duct, sometimes in newborns and slightly older infants, a tear duct occlusion may cause local swelling to the area. ...Read more
My daughter (14) woke up with a swollen eye which is completely shut. She had some irratation from some make up she tried on saturday and washed it off. I am wondering if she got some of it in the eye. She had some swelling on sunday but now her eye is
Your: Your daughter should be evaluated by her physician as soon as possible today. Based on the exam she may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment. Failure to diagnose and manage the problem could result in permanent damage and vision loss. She should not go to school as she might have a contagious condition. ...Read more
This morning I found that my upper right cheek & top eyelid were swollen & warm to the touch. Eye swelling went down bit since morning. Cheek didn't.
Swollen eye lid each morning for a couple mornings. The one he slept on, staying in a hotel. Swelling goes down with benadryl (diphenhydramine) but seems worse each day?
See allergist: If this is getting worse, it is time to consult an allergist. On the other hand, the absence of itching points away from allergies. Has he been placed on any new drug recently? Has he been taking NSAID? We need to know more. ...Read more
What does a swollen eye with sharp pains and excessive mucus mean? Swelling increased tremendously within 20 minutes and is continuing
Swelling,: Swelling, pain, and drainage suggest an inflammatory or infectious process that is related to your periorbital soft tissues/conjunctiva or adjacent sinuses. You should have this looked at by your ophthomologist or referred to an ENT if felt related to a sinus origin. ...Read more
I am experiencing swollen eyelid and eyelid pain. There is a white bump on the inside of my eye. Not visible unless I lift up my eyelid. The following also describe me: Eye pain, Eye swelling, and Sensation of something in eye...
Probably a stye: Difficult to say for sure, especially without a photo, but it sounds like a stye. It occurs when one of the oil glands in your eyelid gets clogged and infected. You should apply warm heat to the eyes at least twice a day with gentle massaging downwards to help the blockage open and drain. Antibiotic/steroid combo drops help too but you'll need to see a eye doctor for the prescription. ...Read more
Would lupus panniculitis on my thigh and shin cause my groin lymph nodes to swell? (Not big but small almond size swelling). History of discoid lupus
My friend is 32, she has systemic lupus. Could that be causing the swelling of her leg, feet, and ankles?
I wore loosely fitted socks that fit and they caused marks on my legs, ankles, and feet. Could this be swelling or a lupus flare, have SLE?
Lupus flare: Lupus flare is diagnosed based on how you feel, doctor's exam and blood work as well. It is unlikely that what you are describing is a lupus flare. Best wishes ...Read more
I'm swelling so bad in my legs that u can press on it and stays. Sleepy all the time hard time urinating. I have RA lupus fibromyalgia. Is it kidny?
See Dr ASAP!: With those serious conditions and this extreme new symptom, it is very important that you see your doctor ASAP. Of course there's a chance of something involving kidney function, but the important thing is finding a corrective therapy. Don't wait - ask for an urgent appointment or go to urgent care or an ER. Systemic toxins are not good. Nip it in the bud. ...Read more
My mom's lower legs have been swelling. BP 163/80 pulse 49. Hist lupus and overweight. Chances heart failure? Lupus attacking kidneys? Waiting on labs
Rash of hives on limbs, occaisional swollen eye, & acid reflux. Gluten free for 8 days& not helping.
Due to lupus nephritis I had swollen legs that left stretch marks 8 years ago! I'm sick of the appearance and want it gone. Can it be done by surgery?
Have lupus. Been getting what looks like swollen raised large red pore far apart from eachother randomly on legs, abd, arms. Very itchy. Lupus related?
Possible: If you have SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus) then you must know that SLE can affect many different organs and very feequently the skin. The rash of SLE is photosensitive and typically describe as "butterfly rash" on your face, but SLE is known for many other dermatologic manifestations. You should ask your rheumatologist and if in doubt dermatologis can help sometimes with a skin biopsy. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my friend is 32, she has systemic lupus and she was wondering could that be the cause of swollen leg, feet, and ankles?
Yes: See should see her doctor for these problems ...Read more
I have very painful and swollen joints in both wrists and ankles. I occasionally have red marks on my face, arms, chest, and legs. Ra or lupus?
Sounds Like: Possible lupus but check with rhematologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have lupus sle. My eye white part is red swollen looks like a blood clot psinful too is this a flare up from lupus?
Could be: I would see your ophthalmologist as this may very well be associated with the lupus. ...Read more
Recently diagnosed with lupus. Have awful dry eye and light sensitivity with swollen red lids. On restasis and prednisone as well as plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine).
Autoimmune: You almost certainly have dry eyes associated with your lupus, and this can be very difficult to treat. Restasis helps improve tear production, which is shut down in an autoimmune environment. You could consider punctual plugs which will help your tears stay longer in your eyes. You could also consider treating the quality of your tear film, such as by taking omega-3 orally. Good luck. ...Read more
My 16 year old gets severe knee pain with swelling. It is completely random and not due to any injury or activity. Mother and sister have both been diagnosed with lupus. What should I do?
Not lupus!: Many people are diagnosed with lupus with positive anas and joint pain. Your son's presentation is quite atypical for sle. My instincts say he does not have sle, he is male and young, which in and of itself, quite rare. I suspect your son has not been seen by a doctor with rheumatology expertise. This is clearly not systemic lupus erythematosis. ...Read more
Compression socks help ankle swelling? Not sure if due to preg or lupus. Swelling happened overnight but BP norm. Severe joint pain 5 weeks
Here are some. ..: If just happening overnight, one has to concern about DVT (deep vein thrombosis) although it's uncommon for bilaterally simultaneous occurrence. So, watch such swelling closely for potential progress, go to urgent care timely, & don't wait until the last minute. For the time being, wear compression + leg elevation will help, but not knowing its underlying causes. Best wish. .. ...Read more