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What are the causes of a swollen eyebrow line, just the area above the eyelid? No redness and no pain are experienced

What are the causes of a swollen eyebrow line, just the area above the eyelid? No redness and no pain are experienced

Eyelid swelling: There can be many causes of painless eyelid swelling. Some of those include infection, allergic reactions, inflammation due to secondary causes, or trauma. It is difficult to assess the situation without a thorough examination. Please follow with a doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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My right side corner of my eyebrow is swollen and a little bit on top right side of my eyelid, when I push pressure it hurts what does it mean?

My right side corner of my eyebrow is swollen and a little bit on top right side of my eyelid, when I push pressure it hurts what does it mean?

See physician: These symptoms can be from a variety of causes from simple viral illness, to a stye to a bacterial infection by the brow driving into the lid. I rec you go to your doctor and until then warm soaks ...Read more

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I have a pimple at the end of my eyebrow towards the cornerof my eye, and now my eyelid is swollen because of it. How do I take the swelling down?

I have a pimple at the end of my eyebrow towards the cornerof my eye, and now my eyelid is swollen because of it. How do I take the swelling down?

Warm compresses: We typically recommend RICE (rest, ice, compression & elevation) for injuries & warmth for infections. With pimples, consider applying warm compresses (someone once said that I should warn against burning yourself!) as often as tolerable. Idea is to increase blood flow (ice slows it down) & thus help fight off infection. If no better, gets worse or affects vision, see your doctor immediately ...Read more

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My mom woke up a couple of days ago with a swollen eyelid/eyebrow and this morning there are a couple of scabs on the eyebrow and forehead. Allergies?

My mom woke up a couple of days ago with a swollen eyelid/eyebrow and this morning there are a couple of scabs on the eyebrow and forehead. Allergies?

Shingles: Seek immediate medical evaluation. Shingles can present in this fashion. If in the ophthalmic region, could raise the risk of eye involvement. Shingles in the eye needs close management as it can lead to blindness if left untreated. Seek evaluation today. ...Read more

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Swollen upper eyelid near eyebrow. Burning itchy eye. No redness to eye. Some tearing?

Swollen upper eyelid near eyebrow. Burning itchy eye. No redness to eye. Some tearing?

Swelling: Swelling of the lids can be caused by several things. You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause and institute treatment. ...Read more

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Why are my eyelids swollen and a black ring under my eye in the mornings when I wake up?

Why are my eyelids swollen and a black ring under my eye in the mornings when I wake up?

Alleries: Sounds like some type of allergic response especially with the dark rings under the eyes which usually is associated with sinus congestion and engorgement of veins under your eyes. ...Read more

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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

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

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I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What should I do?

I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What should I do?

Possibly a stye: Try very warm compresses 2-4 times per day for 10' a time followed by gentle massages to the eye lid may help the backed-up oil gland secretions to drain. Usually this technique resolves the swelling and the stye should resolve within a week. However, if the swelling and pain increases, seek help from an eye md. ...Read more

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I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What shoulf I do?

I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What shoulf I do?

Allergies: But have to rule out infection. Use cool compress. Good idea to see a doctor for this. ...Read more

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I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What could this mean?

I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What could this mean?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more

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I woke up saturday & my eyelid was swollen I put ice & a hot rag on my eye but its still swollen what im I suspose to do?

I woke up saturday & my eyelid was swollen I put ice & a hot rag on my eye but its still swollen what im I suspose to do?

Styes: If you have styes, then you likely have have underlying blepharitis (lid inflammation) which is causing your meibomian glands to become occluded and infected (like a pimple). Treatment is usually warm compresses for at least 12 minutes followed by lid massages with possible antibiotic/steroid combination eyedrop. ...Read more

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How can I cure red, itchy, swollen, slightly bumpy eyelids/area around eye?

How can I cure red, itchy, swollen, slightly bumpy eyelids/area around eye?

Eyedrops: Check to see if you are using a new skin product, as this can cause a reaction like this. If this has just popped up spontaneously, you can try using artificial tears 4x/day in both eyes. If that doesn't work, there is a OTC drop: 'Zatidor', which works well. You can also use Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but this will cause drowsiness. If these therapies do not work, consider seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Red swollen eyelid? My eye isn't red just my eyelid and it doesn't itch or hurt

Red swollen eyelid? My eye isn't red just my eyelid and it doesn't itch or hurt

Turn up the heat: It's probably a backed up gland. Try putting a warmed up wet washcloth (don't burn your eye) as often as you can. This should unblock it. If it doesn't unlock in a day or so, please go to a doctor. DO NOT try to pop! ...Read more

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I have eye lid/lash pain around the eye lash area. My eyelids are swollen every day?

I have eye lid/lash pain around the eye lash area. My eyelids are swollen every day?

Blepharitis: This is likely due to blepharitis, a non specific inflammation and overinfection of the eyelash margin. Try cleaning you eyelashes and lids with baby shampoo and warm water. If it persists, follow up with eye doctor for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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In the inner corner top eyelid of my eye its red and a little swollen. It hurts a little bit.

Stye: Most likely a stye. Could also be cannalicilitis. Use warm compresss. If it doesn't get better in a few days see your eye doc ...Read more

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Inner corner top eyelid is red and swollen. Is causing eye to look smaller and more closed than the other.

Inner corner top eyelid is red and swollen. Is causing eye to look smaller and more closed than the other.

You may have: A stye or hordeolum. A stye is a cyst-like thing that is fluid filled and completely benign. Warm compresses on top of the eyelid usually will bring it down in 1-2 days, though if it gets infected, you will need antibiotic eyedrops or pills. Get yourself to a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Swollen upper eyelid. Spread to lower & eye overnight. Not painful. Happens occasionally but usually goes away w/in an hour. Lasting 12+ hours.

Possible allergy: Painless swelling of the lids without redness is probably an allergic response to something you have come in contact with. You could try an antihistamine, like claritin (loratadine). If there is redness and/or pain, you need to see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Eye swollen an purple on the top eyelid its hot an buring vision blury! What is this an what can I do to help this? It hurts in my eye like a throbbn

Eye swollen an purple on the top eyelid its hot an buring vision blury! What is this an what can I do to help this? It hurts in my eye like a throbbn

See your doc: If the pain and swelling is only on your upper eyelid, you may have an infected stye (called a hordeolum). You would also notice a lump which hurts to touch. If this is the case, you may need antibiotics, so see your doctor. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! My eyelid is a swollen and my eye aches : (?

Could use your help docs! My eyelid is a swollen and my eye aches : (?

Styes: Your symptoms sound typical of a stye. This is a localized infection of the eyelid skin. A stye causes redness, swelling and pain in the affected area. It usually responds to warm compresses. Occasionally patients will receive a short course of oral antibiotics to help this resolve. ...Read more

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This morning my left eye hurts and my eyelid is swollen. What caused this?

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

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Woke up this morning and my left eye hurts and my eyelid is swollen. What can cause this?

Woke up this morning and my left eye hurts and my eyelid is swollen. What can cause this?

Infection or injury: Infection or injury is the most likely cause. See an ophthalmologist if this does not clear up in a few days. ...Read more

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My lower eyelids swollen, a bit red but hurts and a bump inside the eye, its been 4 days. Any advice?

My lower eyelids swollen, a bit red but hurts and a bump inside the eye, its been 4 days. Any advice?

Stye: If this occurred rather suddenly, it probably is a stye, which is a blocked oil gland of the eyelid. It can become secondarily infected and can spread to adjacent tissues leading to cellulitis. Most of these styes respond to very warm compresses 3-4 times/day for 10' followed by gentle massage with a washcloth containing a small amount of baby shampoo. After a week, the stye should nearly resolve. ...Read more

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I squeezed a stye I have had in my eye for awhile and this morning I woke up with my bottom eyelid very swollen should I be worried?

Treatment of stye: A stye is usually a self-limited localized infection in the eyelid. Squeezing it probably caused the infection to spread to a larger area but usually still not serious. The treatment involves warm compresses regularly and oral antibiotics if the infection is significant. Also, sometimes there is a persistent lump left when the infection is gone. This occasionally needs to be removed. ...Read more

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I had my chalazion removed almost 2 weeks ago on my upper eyelid and it's still swollen and now it's starting to get slowlen under my eye? I

I had my chalazion removed almost 2 weeks ago on my upper eyelid and it's still swollen and now it's starting to get slowlen under my eye? I

Chalazion: Could be there is still scar tissue in that gland or an adjacent gland. There are about 20-25 glands in the upper eyelid & each gland can get clogged/chalazion. See your surgeon about injecting a small amount of steroid (risks: see [email protected] Com) or re-excision which is sometimes needed. ...Read more

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I scratched my inner eyelid I bled one tear then rinsed my eye out with cold water my eye hurts very little and its a little swollen what do I do?

I scratched my inner eyelid I bled one tear then rinsed my eye out with cold water my eye hurts very little and its a little swollen what do I do?

Trauma: If there is no redness or visual disturbance you could continue cold compresses for another 24 hours and then switch to warm compresses. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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I woke up and my left eyelid is really swollen. I can only open my eye about half way. What could this be? How long should I wait before going to doc?

Blepharitis: It sounds like from your description, you have inflammation of your eye lid, which is often caused by an infection, similar to that in "pink eye" (conjunctivitis). When it comes to your eye, best not to wait, . I would see a dr. Now. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I think I have bloodshot on my left eye at the top of my eye cover by my eyelid, any serious? No pain, hurt or swollen. Will it go away? Any medicine?

I think I have bloodshot on my left eye at the top of my eye cover by my eyelid, any serious? No pain, hurt or swollen. Will it go away? Any medicine?

Bleed: This is a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. As long as the vision is unchanged and there is no pain, everything should be fine. If it is a little irritated, then you can use an artificial tear up to 4 times a day to lubricate. This is due to a blood vessel leaking blood and is usually without cause. Sometimes straining or blood thinner can cause this. If it continues to happen, follow up with eye md. ...Read more

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My eyelids are red & swollen, there are pockets of fluid on each side of nose, and pockets of fluid under each eye. At times they are non stop waterin?

My eyelids are red & swollen, there are pockets of fluid on each side of nose, and pockets of fluid under each eye. At times they are non stop waterin?

Allergy???: Need to see a Dr. To run some tests and exam you to hopefully determine what is going on. Could be some sort of allergic reaction to something but not enough info ...Read more

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I see blurry with my left eye, when I cover it I see fine withmy right one but blurry with the left, and my eyelid feels swollen in the back of my eye?

I see blurry with my left eye, when I cover it I see fine withmy right one but blurry with the left, and my eyelid feels swollen in the back of my eye?

ED: You may have an infection, but if you have a change in vision please see your local ED. They can call an opthalmology consult and perform a complete neurologic exam. ...Read more

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My eyelid is swollen. The outside corner of my eyelid is very red and swollen. This causes my eye to be half shut and also a lot of watering from my e?

Eye problem: If your symptoms are as bad as you describe, please go to the nearest Emergency facility. You may be helped there or the doctors may quickly refer you to the Eye doctor.
Hope all goes well - please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Are tea bags and hot compresses effective in treating eye styes and swollen eyelids?

Yes: Heat helps to open up your oil gland (meibomian gland) on you lid margin. Occluded glands leads to inflammation then to a stye. ...Read more

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My eye hurts and there is a swollen bump inside my lower eyelid. What could be the cause?

My eye hurts and there is a swollen bump inside my lower eyelid. What could be the cause?

Stye: At your age, this is probably a stye. This is a blocked gland in the substance of the lid which will produce a red swelling on the inside of the lid. If advanced it may swell the whole lid. To treat, use very warm washcloths socked from your water tap (not too hot). for about 5 minutes at a time, 5 times per day for several days. This will usually get rid of it. ...Read more

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I have a swollen numbe earlobe and swollen eyelid/bulging eye - both on right side of face.

I have a swollen numbe earlobe and swollen eyelid/bulging eye - both on right side of face.

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

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My lower eyelid (left eye) is slightly swollen and there is like a round white puss on the inside.

Probable chalazion: Sounds like a chalazion, an inflammation of a meibomian (oil) gland. I would suggest treatment with a topical antibiotic and warm moist compresses. If it doesn't go away, it may have to be incised and curretaged. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my eye hurts and there is a swollen bump inside my lower eyelid. What is it?

What do you suggest if my eye hurts and there is a swollen bump inside my lower eyelid. What is it?

Most likely a stye: Most likely it's a chalazion or a stye. They should resolve with warm compresses. If they don't it needs to be drained and at the same time I would. Biopsy it to make sure it's not a malignancy. ...Read more

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Pain above my right eye - around the bone area and in the corner of my right eye, with swollen eyelid, what are the causes?

Several: There are several possible causes including but not limited to a skin infection, cellulitis, dermatitis, abscess, sinusitis, boil, sty, chalazion, blepharitis, insect bite, etc. If persists, you should get an evaluation by a health provider. Best wishes. ...Read more