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My Left Eye Continues To Swell At Night 6 Days Later
I received 5 bee stings in head area. My left eye continues to swell at night 6 days later. What should I do?
See doctor?: If the eye swelling is obscuring your vision or bothersome to you cosmetically, ask your doctor for a Rx (steroid). Have you tried antihistamine yet? If not, it 's worth a try. If the stings are truly from the bees, I would expect the problem to resolve in another week. The unusual feature is that the lid only swells at night and thus there may be possibly another cause for it. ...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
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 left eye pains a lot (the pain is more on backside of eyeball mainly the optical nerve). the eyeball swells. I wear specs with no. Less than -0.2..
See your eye Doctor!: Optic nerve swelling is nothing to sneeze about, and requires immediate eye care! So if you are feeling this, please have your eyes checked. Most people can't feel their optic nerve, so this is rather unusual, but an eye doctor can do a dilated exam and inspect your nerves, and take your intraocular pressure, and do tests to validate the cause of your eye pain. Don't delay! ...Read more
My left eye pains... Gets watery, swells littlebit, Nerve pain Usually when I don't wear specs for long But my vision is clear (without specs) Help,?
My Mother has been diagnosed with carotid Cavernous sinus fistula in left eye+some tiny spontanous fistula also. Her eye is red & swelled. Plz. Advise?
Serious: She must see a n/s and get admitted to a hosp ...Read more
I've had a pressure/pain behind my left eye for around 5 days. I felt a spam in my l temple area last night and have had pain since there.
Sinuses: Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more
My son tells me that he is seeing a green spot with his left eye. He told me late last night and I have an appointment to see an ophthalmologist in two days. I was a long time girlfriend of Dr. Charles Khouri ophthalmologist in Miami who passed away thr
Green spot: he already has an appointment with the ophthalmologist, but at the mean time avoid all vedeo games & TV, wear sunglasses outdoors. Good luck. ...Read more
Pain on left eye and left side on top of the head, phono and photo sensible also. No fever, no stiff neck, had this pain for 3 days day and night...
Best to be seen by a: Physician to rule out anything unusual, like a stroke. However, it sounds like a migraine. Something else to consider is hemicrania continua (hc), a very specific headache that can be sensitive to treatment with endomethacin. Ask your physician. Many people do not consider hc, but with your age, male, and symptoms, it may be that and a short run of endomethacin can give great relief. ...Read more
I've had a strong, constant pulsing of the veins under my left eye for 2 days after I fell asleep in my contacts one night. Why? Should I worry?
My mother who is 72, has a left eye swollen and part of her left mouth numb what may she have. My mother got the syntoms when she went outside during the night three days ago and I don't know if she got bitten by a mosguito or something else.
4 weeks of pain with left eye movement. Left hand numb 3 days ago, pain in right tooth last night and woke up this morning to cold sweats. 43 year old?
Related?: May all be symptoms of the same problem, or may be unrelated coincidental problems. See both your General Physician and your General Dentist as soon as possible. You have pain of over a month's duration. Please seek professional help. ...Read more
Probably: Pink eye. It will go away in week or so. ...Read more
Could be serious: Please consult with us so we can take a look at your pupils and discuss other symptoms. Or see an eyeMD asap ...Read more
Allergy vs. Pink eye: You may have pink eye especially if there is some redness and mild discomfort (gritty feeling or pain) is present. Allergies are more likely in both eyes, though but can present with similar symptoms. If there is any history of eye injury, you will need to have your eye looked at immediately. Cool compresses may help. Visine eye drops may help allergic and pink eye discomfort. ...Read more
Retro orbit pain: These are difficult to diagnose. In a normal ophthalmogic exam, pain behind the eye may be referred or from an orbital disease process. Sinusitis, neck pain, bruxism, ear pain, upper molar pain, and many others that are facial pain disorders that may arise from neurological conditions like migraine, tic doulereaux. A consult with a neurologist may be helpful if this problem is persisting. ...Read more
Allergies or fatigue: Bags under the eyes at your age group is generally one of two things or a combination of them both. Allergies in the nose will congest the veins that drain into the nose. When these veins get backed up they present as bags under the eyes. When the allergies get treated, the bags go away. You could also be tired which could cause similar findings get some sleep and get some flonase. ...Read more
I have some flickering in my left eye since a few days? What could it possibly be? Anything to worry about?
My left eye has been tearing now for four days, its just constant and really annoying me. What can I do to stop it?
Massage the Corners!: You may have a lash stuck in the lacrimal gland also known as the tear duct. If that is the case, then simple massaging of the duct, located in the corner of your eye may provide relief. If the tearing continues, you may have allergies or infection in the eye known as conjunctivitis or pink eye, and you need to see your doctor right away! ...Read more
I have had a weird pain behind my left eye for three days only that hurts when I blink. If I blink fast enough it doesn't. Please help.?
If the pain is associated with any redness of your eye or change in vision, I would suggest an Opthalmology appointment right away.
If it seems like eyelid pain, there may be a sty, and your primary physician can check for that. ...Read more
It hurts when I blink my left eye. I've put ice for 2 days. The pain had subsidised a little but it's still equally painful. What is this?
Needs exam: If wearing contacts - stop, need an exam to visiualize what is causing the problems. ...Read more
N the last 2 days I have gotten a double lids on my left eye. I don't have double lids. I couldn't find any info online. Wanna know what's wrong?
Double Eyelid: An appearance of a double eyelid can be due to the following: swelling (from allergy, blocked meibomian gland, syte, chalazion, too much salt in diet, mass, tumor), aging (blepharoptosis, dermatochalasis), genetics. See an eyemd to be sure is not serious. Cold ice packs may help if pure swelling. ...Read more
33 f has had a dull on and off pain above left eye for about 10 days no other symptoms doesn't wake me up dr said wait and see what should I do?
Dull pain over eye: It is good that you have been seen by a doctor and he has advised wait and see situation which is totally appropriate. I am sure if your doctor was concerned more than he should have, he may have ordered some tests. I will suggest to f/u with your doctor as advised and not to worry. ...Read more
I have on and off blurring in my left eye especially at night. It also feels like my eyes aren't working properly together when I have this blurring.
Is eyelid twitching?: Trembling of an eyelid, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle). Myokymia starts and stops spontaneously. In the eyelids, it can last a few minutes to a few days. One should see an ophthalmologist (md eye doctor) if such symptoms persist, keep recurring, or are combined with any other symptoms. ...Read more
Allergies: It sounds like an allergy based symptom and may respond well to a trail of over the counter antihistamine eye drop, like Zaditor (ketotifen) ™. You may try some warm compresses to your eyelid with gentle cleaning with diluted baby shampoo on a washcloth. Look up a YouTube™ video on blepharitis treatment for specific details on eyelid hygiene. ...Read more
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