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My Eyelid Is Irritated
Stye: You most likely have a stye. This is a localized infection of the eyelid skin. This will typically respond to warm compresses several times per day for a few days. If the infection starts to spread beyond the eyelid, then contact your ophthalmologist. Occasionally, oral antibiotics are prescribed to help with this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Stye on my eye my eyelid is slightly swollen also the white of my eye is red/ irritated is that normal? I've been using hot compresses to help
Common symptoms: You are doing the right thing by using warm compresses. Most tend to apply them too infrequently - apply very warm compresses over the involved eye for 4 minutes at a time 5-6 times a day. This will usually melt it away in several days. As long as the vision is normal, this should work. Using compresses 1-2 times per day will not usually work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple causes: Sudden soreness and swelling of the eye or eyelids can have multiple causes. Most common would be a chalazion or a hordeolum (stye). Other infectious and inflammatory causes are possible, including conjunctivitis, iritis, sinusitis, etc. You can try a warm compress (clean washcloth rinsed with very warm tap water) for a day or two, but see an eye md promptly if the symptoms are not resolved soon. ...Read more
My lacrimal punctum is hurting. it itches and it feels a bit sore. underneath the inner corner of my eye I see redness. what could it be? is it a stye
Itching can be a: symptom of an allergic response or inflammation. The associated swelling of the delicate tissue could contribute to the discomfort as well. A chalazion (stye) would present itself on the lid margin or eyelid itself. You may want to consider an OTC allergy drop and if not better in 24 hours see your Ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Several reasons: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
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My grandmothers right eye is extremely swollen, eyelid and underneath eye, eyeball is bloodshot red, and leaking! Please help??
See Eye MD: Take her to an ophthalmologist for management of this problem. ...Read more
My left eye is red and the eyelid swollen, it itches and gets watery easily. Is it pink eye or an infection?
Theres something in my eyelid that oval shape like and swollen and makes my eyelid red and my outer eyelid swollen too, what is it?
Likely stye: A "stye, " a.K.A. Hordeolum, is a plugged oil gland in the eyelid, sort of like a pimple. Most of the time, it can be effectively treated with warm compresses. These loosen the oils and allow them to be expressed from the lid. If persistent, a hordeolum can become a chalazion, which often needs either a steroid injection or surgical excision. See an ophthalmologist to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Contact dermatitis?: Dry desquamation of the eyelid skin is not an uncommon finding in peri-ocular topical dermatitis. The culprit is often a new detergent or soap product, but can be other toxicants. Seborrheic dermatitis is also possible, and a visit to a qualified dermatologist or ophthalmologist should render a diagnosis, and possibly treatment with an ointment. Untreated, pigment changes can ensue. ...Read more
Go see a doctor: A cat scratch can cause bad infection. You need to go see a doctor to get evaluated in person and probably need to get treated with a course of antibiotics. The eye/orbit region has many delicate structures. A spreading infection can cause many complications so don't wait! ...Read more
I scratch my eye and now the pink skin inside the corner (close to my nose)of my eye is protruding. It doesn't hurt but is bothering me.Is it serious?
Canthus: Usually not, but best to have it looked at to be sure. ...Read more
Allergies in the eye: It sounds like you're suffering from allergies in the eye with your symptoms of itching, redness and bumps on the lid. You can try using over-the-counter Zaditor, (ketotifen) artificial tears and cold compresses. If this does not improve then you should see an eye care provider. Also if you do suffer from allergies treating them systemically can help to. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My eyelid is swollenand I have little blisters on top of my eye lid on the eyelid and the eyelashes..what could be the cause?
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