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My husbands left eye is swollen and im wondering why and what I should do?

My husbands left eye is swollen and im wondering why and what I should do?

Depends: Acute swelling, in the absence of trauma (ask him) can be caused by infection or edema related to vascular dysfunction behind the eye. Does it hurt? Is the vision affected? Is there a history of sinusitis or nasal trauma? An ophthalmologist can sort this out. ...Read more

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My upper left eye is swollen, I take thyrod med. It became swollen after rad.

My upper left eye is swollen, I take thyrod med. It became swollen after rad.

Hordeolum: Sounds like you have a stye - the medical term for that is hordeolum. Warm compresses should help. If it grows or becomes painful, see your physician for salve or eye drops. ...Read more

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My left eye is swollen, light sensitive, feels like there is grit in it and has discharge. What should I do or use?

My left eye is swollen, light sensitive, feels like there is grit in it and has discharge. What should I do or use?

See dr today: It sounds like you have an eye infection called conjunctivitis; your GP should be able to prescribe eye drope to clear it up. Importantly though, it could also be something more serious like glaucoma. See your GP today as you do not want to be taking chances with your eyes. ...Read more

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Went night hiking last night and got bit on my face right under my eye. I figured it was just a mosquito but my left eye is swollen now! What do I do?

Went night hiking last night and got bit on my face right under my eye. I figured it was just a mosquito but my left eye is swollen now! What do I do?

Insect bite: You can apply ice to the swollen area, but it is best for you to get seen by a doctor to determine if you need a strong medication like prednisone to halt the allergic rxn. ...Read more

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My left eye is swollen, red and tender. I think I have pink eye, what should I do?

My left eye is swollen, red and tender. I think I have pink eye, what should I do?

Eye Pain: See your doctor as all these symptoms may just be conjunctivitis, however may be something more serious and you may need to see an Ophthalmologist. Pink eye may also be highly contagious so you should not be going to work or other social events until its cleared ...Read more

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My 3yr old son left eye is swollen. On top of eyelid was red and then swell up after a nap. Been swollen for 2 days now.

My 3yr old son left eye is swollen. On top of eyelid was red and then swell up after a nap. Been swollen for 2 days now.

Mgt: He may have an infection, please see a physician right away. They can then determine the need for hospitalization and antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter or home remedy for a swollen, itchy eye lid? My left eye is swollen and has been for a week. It itches too. Well, my eye lid is itchy not my eye itself. There isn't a knot or anything like that. My eye itself isn't red or

Is there an over-the-counter or home remedy for a swollen, itchy eye lid? My left eye is swollen and has been for a week. It itches too. Well, my eye lid is itchy not my eye itself. There isn't a knot or anything like that. My eye itself isn't red or

This: This is not time for a home remedy, you have already waited too long to get the situation evaluated by your physician. I suggest contacting your physician immediately for an evaluation. You run the ultimate risk of losing eyesight in that eye. ...Read more

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My mother in law is allergic to shrimps, and got swollen eyes coz of it. This time, while her left eye is swollen the whole eye turned bloody red, why?

My mother in law is allergic to shrimps, and got swollen eyes coz of it. This time, while her left eye is swollen the whole eye turned bloody red, why?

Hemorrhage: Subconjunctival hemorrhage - this occurs when there is bleeding under the superficial covering of the eye. This can happen when the eye gets really irritated or poked. ...Read more

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My left eye started feeling irritated and I rubbed it without thinking. Now, the white of my eye is swollen like jelly and watery?

My left eye started feeling irritated and I rubbed it without thinking. Now, the white of my eye is swollen like jelly and watery?

Allergic reaction: Sounds like you are having an allergic reaction to something. Often times this can be from pet dander or pollen. The 'jelly' feeling is created from swelling of the conjunctiva or the thin layer of skin over the top of the eye. I would advise taking an OTC antihistamine, ibuprofen, and using cool compresses over the eye. If no improvement, consider prescription for prednisone or similar medication ...Read more

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The left corner of my eye is swollen and itches a lot, what can I do for these symptoms?

The left corner of my eye is swollen and itches a lot, what can I do for these symptoms?

Eye irritation: Has many possible causes. Initially, you can try using over the counter artificial tears or allergy drops on a regular basis. If this doesn't help, then you should contact your eye doctor to make sure nothing more significant is taking place. ...Read more

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My bro's left eyeball (exactly the eyeball esp. The white part, not the skin nearby the eye) is swollen, red n secreting fluid. What may had happened?

My bro's left eyeball (exactly the eyeball esp. The white part, not the skin nearby the eye) is swollen, red n secreting fluid. What may had happened?

Possible infection: If an eye is swollen, red, and "secreting fluid, " it is very possible that there is an infection or conjunctivitis. If the lid is swollen, pain with eye movement, blurred vision, it is possible that there is an infection in the tissues around the eye or the eye socket. Trauma to the eye can also cause a similar picture. Based on his symptoms as you have described, he should see an eye dr soon. ...Read more

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I am having back teeth pain and my right eye is swollen. I also have pain bellow my left jaw line. Any suggestions on what I may have?

I am having back teeth pain and my right eye is swollen. I also have pain bellow my left jaw line. Any suggestions on what I may have?

See your dentist ASA: Although toothache is something that may be tolerable, the fact that you have a swelling under your eye means that there is an active abscess, that has gone into your fascia (the layer between bone and muscle). For an upper tooth, this infection goes up the angular vein, and can go to your cavernous sinus and can be potentially deadly. U need to see your dentist or an endodontist to treat it fast. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my eye is swollen around the bottom. Help, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my eye is swollen around the bottom. Help, what do you suggest?

See Eye MD: If you are worried about your eye, see an eye doctor. An exam can determine what is going on and provide options for treatment. ...Read more

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Eye is swollen. How do I make it go down?

Eye is swollen. How do I make it go down?

Eye swelling: Try frequent artificial tears, ointment at night, and warm compresses. If no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do if the inner corner of my eye is swollen?

What can I do if the inner corner of my eye is swollen?

Probably allergy: This is probably a reaction to an allergen or to the preservative in an eye drop. Apply cold compress within 24 hours and then warm compresses. ...Read more

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I wake up and my eye is swollen shut what should I do?

I wake up and my eye is swollen shut what should I do?

See your doctor: I would advise seeing your ophthalmologist. I could be an infection ...Read more

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My eye is swollen and hurts when I blink. What's wrong with it?

See Eye MD: There are many causes of a swollen, painful eye. See an ophthalmologist to help you with this. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my eye is swollen and hurts when I blink?

Medical assesment: It sounds like an inflammatory process, although rarely an ingrown lash may be the problem. His can easily assessed at the slit lamp in your eye doctor's office ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and now my eye is swollen what could it be?

I woke up this morning and now my eye is swollen what could it be?

Many things!: There are too many possibilities to list here, including viral or bacterial infection, allergy, or autoimmune problems. Signs of a really serious problem include: the vision in that eye is now worse, or you see double when both eyes are open. If you wear contact lenses, take them out. If the swelling improves today, then monitor it yourself. If no improvement, see an ophthalmologist this week. ...Read more

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Corner of eye is swollen and hurts very badly? What can I do about this?

Corner of eye is swollen and hurts very badly? What can I do about this?

Naphcon A: You could try an anti-histamine eye drop for 1-2 days - Naphcon A or Opcon A. If that doesn't help, see your eye doctor. ...Read more