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Lupus And Swollen Eyelids And Face Every Morning
Anything else I can do when lupus flare makes head feel swollen & I feel confused? Increasing prednisone helps but it is a struggle to work thru this!
I'm photosensitive got lupus. My face now is swollen, red, itchy. And my body have a rash that seems like allergy. Taking med now but still itches.
See details: This cannot be evaluated over the internet. This needs evaluation in person by a dermatologist or the doctor treating your lupus. ...Read more
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
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 ›
Itchy, burning rash on elbows & knees. Diff & infreq urinating. Pain n bk woke up swollen arms-fing, knees- toes&face. Have lupus&fibro any ideas?
Lupus flare: The symptoms you are describing sound pretty severe. The rash on the elbows and knees is consistent with psoriasiform lupus and I am concerned about your back pain which could be related to pancreatitis. Since you know you have an autoimmune disorder, I would make an appointment with your rheumatologist asap. ...Read more
Positive ANA w/1.80h bloodwork ok loosing hair, patches bald, leg tightness, butterfly rash on face, sun reaction, eyelids peeling, no tears, lupus?
Lupus : Lupus affects multiple organs and is a systemic disease. Facial swelling should be analysed in conjuntion with over all clinical picure. It could be due to several reasons based on target organ or system involvement in lupus which include heart, pulmonary atreies, kidneys, small blood vessel inflammation, anemia, skin etc. Fu with a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Strange breakout on right side of face, right eye is puffy, lymph nodes tender and swollen. Should I take a Reactin. I took Motrin this morning?
See your doctor: If you have a strange swelling near eye, I would see your doctor or eye doctor. Cooling clothes can be helpful in the mean time. ...Read more
Red, spotty, swollen face my son woke up with his eye swollen with bright red bumps that are very small. He also had those small, red bumps all around his mouth and chin. I gave him a dose of benedryl allergy this morning and the swelling around his eye
Doctor visit: Would really be a good idea just to have the doctor look at the little guy to make sure it isn't an infection. ...Read more
I have lupus. For 3 months I have had my hands swollen, not a lot but this morning It was more. Is that a sign that kidney are not working properl?
No: More likely joint involvement which you should contact your rheumatologist for advice. ...Read more
Stabbing pain back of head right side, going to temple, into eye burning, watery eye and swollen in mornings. Mouth tastes like burning rubber.
See eye doctor: Your description is not specific for any particular disgnosis. Go see an eye doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I suffer from lupus and a few other auto immune disorders. Would this explain why every so often my upper lip gets a little swollen and sore?
It could explain why: Or totally unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Infection: It sounds as if your sister might have an abscessed tooth and the infection has spread into the tissue. This can sometimes happen even overnight and swell the face and eyelid shut. Going to a dentist and being placed on antibiotics needs to be done asap. Depending on the severity of the swelling a course of IV antibiotics may need to be given. ...Read more
23 year old son has had swollen eyelids, puffy face and headaches for 4, 5 days, could this be serious, should we see dr.
I have gnats in my home they have bitten my eyelids and my top and bottom lid are swollen even part of my face what can I do for the itching?
Swollen eye ,ear lob: Seek medical attention immediately in an ER. Could be infection which on the face affecting the eye is very serious, especially with bulging eye or rarely tumor compressing blood vessels in neck. Thyroid disease can cause bulging eyes but usually no ear lobe issues. Seek immediate attention in ER ...Read more
Get checked.: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more
I woke up with swollen eyelids, and I'm thinking it could've been a new facial cleanser that I used yesterday, but the rest of my face is fine.?
I have swollen eyelids and changed vision after head injury? I hit my head really hard against my bathroom wall cause I couldn't see in the dark
Get attention: Good idea to visit your doctor, as you could have fractured a bone in the orbit which is affecting visual synchrony. An eye specialist may be needed, and X-rays seem indicated. ...Read more
My son had what we thought to be a pimple yesterday but today his face has gotten more and more swollen. It hurts to touch and he has puss that comes out of his eyelid I understand that a sinus passage it right there so the puss may be normal but should I
Seek Help: Pus draining from the eye area could be a very dangerous situation. The person can have a pre-septal cellulitis, septal cellulitis, peri ocular abscess, or sinusitis. Left untreated can have brain abscess. Get this checked immediately, better safe than sorry. Sorry to alarm you but it is important to get evaluated and there is no other way to diagnose but with an in person physical exam. ...Read more
Around my eyelids started to get itchy the rest of my face got tiny bumps then my eyes are swollen?
Allergic reaction: It appears your face has come in contact with something your allergic to or you have eaten something you are allergic to. You should think about what touched your face or what you have eaten. Being in direct sunlight can cause a reaction like you have. If you do not have Glaucoma, you could consider taking a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) caplet and Zantac to help alliviate your problem. See MD as soon as possible. ...Read more
Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen. As a whole, skin on face is irritant. Possibly allergy or eczema?
Get checked: Perhaps your doctor can confirm the eczema or perhaps a very bad allergy or infection. I would recommend a face to face encounter ...Read more
My whole upper eyelid is swollen largely and red. Very painful. I don't see a pus head though. More swelling toward the corner. What could it be?
I popped a stye on my outer lower eyelid after using hot compresses and it came to a head now it is really swollen how do I get the swelling to go dow?
Ice the area: And see your doctor asap. There is a chance it could have gotten infected and you may need to be on antibiotics. ...Read more
Swollen eyelids making difficult to open the eyes and swollen face during summer in UK.itching dark swollen eyes and swollen cheeks.how to cure it?
Allergy: Itching and swelling are common symptoms of allergy. One might start by identifying and avoiding the offending allergen. Anti-allergy tablets can be helpful. Rinsing out the eyes and nose with water a few times per day can help. Ice packs can help relieve swelling and itching. If these strategies are not effective, one should see a doctor in person. ...Read more
My granddaugther's eyelids are swollen and itchy after her mother washed her face which was painted with some toy paint. What can I do?
Puffy/swollen left eyelid for six months my left eyelid has been puffy and swollen for six months. Alleregy meds haven't done a thing for me. I went to dr and it isn't pink eye or anything of that nature. The puffiness is now on my left side of my face too
Many : Many things can cause swollen eyelids (lid edema). Strange that it is just on one side. If has ben going on for six months, it is probably not an infection. It could be an allergic reaction to something. The confusing part is the one-sided-ness. I would see a local specialist to have it looked at and evaluated. ...Read more
Got hit with a crate on side of face near ear cheek bone painful and swollen since Tuesday feel a build up of pressure on my eyelid?
Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as possible. The facility may be able to fully take care of you. If not, that team will call your doctor and discuss problems.
Hope all goes well — please keep me informed. ...Read more
Scratched off what appeared to be a white head zit on my upper eyelid and a few days later my eyelid became very sore and somewhat swollen?
Need to see doctor: Sounds like you caused and infection. Seek immediate help to prevent worsening of the infection. ...Read more
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