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Eyelid inflammation for 6 months now everytime I put in my contacts and lasts all day. Been to an eye doc and nothing was found wrong?

Eyelid inflammation for 6 months now everytime I put in my contacts and lasts all day. Been to an eye doc and nothing was found wrong?

See Eye MD: It is likely you have giant papillary conjunctivitis or other inflammatory condition that needs treatment. Don't wear contacts until cleared by the physician. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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Doc says nothing wrong. Just different eyelid levels. But there was severe inflammation What is a next step?

Doc says nothing wrong. Just different eyelid levels. But there was severe inflammation What is a next step?

Lids: inflammation of Meibomian glands can cause one lid to look different. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com for more info on lid hygiene on how to treat/prevent. ...Read more

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Inflammation from your meibomian glands cause eyelid margin thickness. Is thickness from chronic inflammation permanent? Can damaged mg's regenerate?

Meimobianitis: Yes, inflammation of the meibomian glands can result in lid thickening or swelling. Warm compresses, antibiotic / steroid drops, and treatment for dry eye syndrome important. Sometimes, a chalazian may result. See your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Right eyelid pain and inflammation. What could the cause be? No discharge or Vision problems

Right eyelid pain and inflammation. What could the cause be? No discharge or Vision problems

Couple options: You could have a chalazion (stye) in the eyelid, you could have blepharitis (eyelash inflammation) or you could have cellulitis (infection) in the eyelid. See your doctor or urgent care to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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My eyelid was puffy when I woke up this morning, what can I do? When I woke up this morning my upper eyelid was puffy and sore. How can I get the inflammation to go away?

My eyelid was puffy when I woke up this morning, what can I do? When I woke up this morning my upper eyelid was puffy and sore. How can I get the inflammation to go away?

Your: Your symptoms suggest a stye, or blocked eyelid gland. The best treatment is warm compresses with a moist washcloth for several minutes four times daily. This will usually give improvement within one or two days. If your eyelid does not improve, you will need to see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have poison oak on my eyelid. What would you recommend to relieve the inflammation?

I have poison oak on my eyelid. What would you recommend to relieve the inflammation?

Hydro-cortisone: You may try an over the counter ointment with hydro-cortisone.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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My eyelid is red, painful, and slightly swollen. It looks like it's drooping. Is this myasthenia gravis or just inflammation of the eyelid?

My eyelid is red, painful, and slightly swollen. It looks like it's drooping. Is this myasthenia gravis or just inflammation of the eyelid?

It is a Sty: Most probably you have an acute hordeolum or sty which causes temporary drooping. Myasthenia gravis (mg) does not have red painful swollen eyelids. Mg may start with occasional drooping of eyelids or with speech problems. See an ophthalmologist for rx of your sty and possible blepharitis. ...Read more

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Hi, what would be a possible condition for a pain in the outer, top eyelid and eye pain? Considering a duration of a week, and a slight inflammation?

Hi, what would be a possible condition for a pain in the outer, top eyelid and eye pain? Considering a duration of a week, and a slight inflammation?

Need to be checked: It is difficult to tell you what caused it in your case. It needs to be checked y your doctor or an eye doctor.
There may be an infection. Stye or some other condition. It has been there a week and is still there, so get it checked to find the cause and appropriate treatment ...Read more

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I have tenderness on my lower eyelid but no sign of a sty (redness, bump, inflammation). What could it be?

I have tenderness on my lower eyelid but no sign of a sty (redness, bump, inflammation). What could it be?

Unclear: It is unclear but may be a small gland infection. I would wait and see as this does not appear to be serious as yet from what you have said. I would not wear makeup until this has settled down as this can sometimes aggravate eye problems. ...Read more

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Dry eyes n blepharitis. Seen 2 eye doc. Always give FML, (fluorometholone) lubricants. Sick of frequent eye inflammation, use eye drops daily n clean eyelid. Any cure?

Dry eyes n blepharitis. Seen 2 eye doc. Always give FML, (fluorometholone) lubricants. Sick of frequent eye inflammation, use eye drops daily n clean eyelid. Any cure?

The short answer is: Yes, you can treat the blepharitis with a variety of treatments. The American Academy of Ophthalmology advises a variety of treatments depending upon the etiology (cause) of your blepharitis. This can range from eyelid hygiene with OTC lid scrubs or baby shampoo, to topical and even oral antibiotic treatment. Have your ophthalmologist look at the margins to identify the cause. ...Read more

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Xanthomas on eye lids. TC 252, TG 92, HDL 70, LDL 164, CHOL/HDL RATIO 3.6. Good diet & Ex. Can mild elevation cause deposits or inflammation in body?

Xanthomas on eye lids. TC 252, TG 92, HDL 70, LDL 164, CHOL/HDL RATIO 3.6. Good diet & Ex. Can mild elevation cause deposits or inflammation in body?

Xanthomas from lipid: A Xanthoma looks like a yellow bump with well-defined borders that can appear anywhere on the body, and is associated with elevated blood lipids from a variety of causes, including hyperlipidemia, diabetes, pancreatitis, liver problems, certain cancers. Xanthelasma are flat yellow irregular growths on the eyelids which are not necessarily from increased lipids. The growths themselves are harmless. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for eye inflammation?

What is the treatment for eye inflammation?

Quck evaluation: Inflammation can be primary or secondary. The effects can be minor or lead to chronic corneal edema, cataract, glaucoma or combinations. It can cause non recoverable blindness and chronic severe pain. It needs immediate evaluation and focused treatment by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Eye inflammation, what does that diagnosis mean?

Eye inflammation, what does that diagnosis mean?

Red Eye: Eye inflammation can come from many causes: infection, allergy, irritation, physical rubbing, exposure to chemicals in the air like chlorine from a pool, contact solution and the list goes on. You need to see what else is going on. Like itching think allergy, yellow discharge think infection, red only on the exposed part of your eye think irritant or allergy. See a doc to evaluate these. ...Read more

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What can I do about injury related eye inflammation?

What can I do about injury related eye inflammation?

Need specifics: If you have light sensitivity after trauma you may have iritis, other trauma to the eye include delayed cataract, intraocular damage
, you need to see you eye doctor to treat the specific problem you have. ...Read more

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What can cause inflammation in the back of your eye?

What can cause inflammation in the back of your eye?

All sorts of things: Infections like from viruses such as CMV (cytomegalovirus) or herpes viruses, to parasites, fungus and assorted bacteria can cause various forms of retinal inflammation. Also autoimmune processes like vasculitis can create issues such as this too. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat severe eye inflammation?

What is the best way to treat severe eye inflammation?

Depends on the cause: The most effective way to treat inflammation of all kinds is to identify the causative factor and neutralize it. See your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Eye inflammation?

What is the definition or description of: Eye inflammation?

Eye inflammation: Irritation affecting the eyes. Blepharitis = eyelid inflammation. Uveitis = inflammation of uvea. Iritis = inflammation of iris. Etc... ...Read more

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Can an eye inflammation heal on it's own does it have to get treated?

Can an eye inflammation heal on it's own does it have to get treated?

Depends on the cause: Good question. It really depends on what kind of infection is going on. Certain viral infections (eg. Adenovirus) can cause a "pink eye" that will not typically need treatment; others like herpes can cause a vision threatening retinitis that will need immediate treatment. A scratch can rapidly turn into bacterial infection; antibiotic drops may be prescribed to stop the early stages of infection. ...Read more

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No insurance. Student debt. Lousy pay. Long hours. How can I take care of my eye inflammation?

No insurance. Student debt. Lousy pay. Long hours. How can I take care of my eye inflammation?

Health clinic: Dependng on the location of the eye inflammation, it can be potentially blinding if not appropriately treated. If you cannot get financial help from family or friends to see an eye doctor, look for a free medical clinic where you live. The doctors there may be able to diagnose and start a treatment plan. But expect to need to be seen by an eye doctor for your best care. ...Read more

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I have inflammation, tearing and pain in one eye, possibly related to eating one cup of cashews the night before?

I have inflammation, tearing and pain in one eye, possibly related to eating one cup of cashews the night before?

Likely not: Assuming you are not allergic and unless you got something in your eye the nuts are not the issue. It sounds like you may need a doctor to look at it to evaluate for infection or other problems. ...Read more

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Best eye inflammation pain reliever?

Best eye inflammation pain reliever?

OTC or prescription?: Best otc remedy is tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain or Ibuprofen for inflammation and artificial tears for eye irritation. If this is an issue you should see your eye professional. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat dry eye inflammation?

What can I do to treat dry eye inflammation?

Dry Eye Syndrome: Dry eyes can cause chronic eye pain. If you also have a dry mouth & arthritis, ask your eyemd or md to evaluate you for sjogren's syndrome. Deficiency of tear production might mean a process affecting your lacrimal gland.
For more information about dry eye: see eyedoc2020.Blogspot. Com. ...Read more

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I have a severe virus in my eye with so much tears and inflammation?

I have a severe virus in my eye with so much tears and inflammation?

See doctor: See and ophthalmologist, you may have herpetic eye infection, ulcer, uveitis, tumor or other vision threatening condition that needs treatment. If you truly just have a viral conjunctivitis then wash hands frequently and try not to spread to other eye or others. There realy is no good treatment and it will take 7-21 days to clear up. You can use moisture tear drops or possibly a steroid drops. ...Read more

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Is eye inflammation caused by chrons a early warning sign or late symptom?

Is eye inflammation caused by chrons a early warning sign or late symptom?

Both: It can occur at any time in the course of the disease and is often associated with the presence of the hla-b27 antigen. ...Read more

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Which cortisone eye drop is considered very safe compared to other cortisone anti inflammation eye drops?

Which cortisone eye drop is considered very safe compared to other cortisone anti inflammation eye drops?

A Spectrum: There are many steroid containing eyedrops. They vary in potency. Your ophthalmologist will give to you the one with the potency your condition requires. The two side effects of note are cataract formation which happens after years of use and elevation of the eye pressure (glaucoma) which can happen quickly. The less potent steroids will less likely do this. ...Read more

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How many days can you use xibrom for simple eye inflammation. Is there a generic version. Can it be use on one eye only.

How many days can you use xibrom for simple eye inflammation. Is there a generic version. Can it be use on one eye only.

Safety: Branded drugs in this category are much safer than the generics. If you have not noticed any improvement from the xibrom within 3-5 days, you should be re-evaluated by your eye care professional. ...Read more