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Could my under eyes be dry and puffy from drinking?

Could my under eyes be dry and puffy from drinking?

Possibly: Dehydration related to alcohol use can make the eyes dry and appear puffy. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

Swollen eyes = puffiness or edema/ excess fluid ...Read more


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I have plenty of sleep and drink plenty of water, and I constantly have dark puffy circles under my eyes. Why are they there and how can I avoid them?

I have plenty of sleep and drink plenty of water, and I constantly have dark puffy circles under my eyes. Why are they there and how can I avoid them?

Nothing: Dark and or puffy lower lids are a natural phenomenon 90% of the time. Only rarely they can have other causes. Top three are: 1. Thyroid disease. 2. Kidney disease and 3. Allergy, or atopic disease. Need to see either your family physician or eye md for testing. Extreme puffiness can be fat herniation and needs cosmetic surgery. ...Read more

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Hi I recently had a lot to drink over a 2 day period after a family death on the second night I vomited quite bad, the morning after my eyes where bloodshot puffy and have a slight yellow tinge do you think I have done myself damage. Many thanks Wayne?

Hi I recently had a lot to drink over a 2 day period after a family death on the second night I vomited quite bad, the morning after my eyes where bloodshot puffy and have a slight yellow tinge do you think I have done myself damage. Many thanks Wayne?

Condolences on loss: Sorry to hear of your loss & how that led you to being so depressed. My guess is that this is not your first time overindulging in this way. Yellow tinged eyes are usually not good things to see in someone your age who's been drinking. I believe you need to acquire help, a good physical checkup & other sorts of attention. Wanna talk about it? Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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What cause puffy eyes?

What cause puffy eyes?

Puffy Eyes: Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors.

Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake.

http://www. Eyehealthweb. Com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more

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What is good for puffy eyes?

What is good for puffy eyes?

Puffy Eyes: Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors.

Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake.

http://www. Eyehealthweb. Com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more

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Can citralopram cause puffy eyes?

Can citralopram cause puffy eyes?

Rare: Only secondarily in rare cases where the drug has caused hypothyroidism. Please follow up with your family doctor for testing and other causes. Best wishes and have a blessed holiday season. ...Read more

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Puffy eyes in the morning. Under eyes. Why?

Puffy eyes in the morning. Under eyes. Why?

Puffy Eyes: Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors.

Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake.

http://www. Eyehealthweb. Com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more

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Every time I have codeine I get puffy eyes?

Every time I have codeine I get puffy eyes?

Possible allergy: People can certainly be allergic to codeine. Puffy eyes could be a sign of a mild allergy in your case. Best to avoid in the future as allergic reactions to medications can get worse with repeated exposure. ...Read more

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What can be done for puffy eyes due to a reaction from mascara?

What can be done for puffy eyes due to a reaction from mascara?

Please listen to: Your body. Any product that causes this type of reaction shouldn't be used. ...Read more

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What's best for baggy puffy eyes? And anything to give face a glow look my skin is dull

What's best for baggy puffy eyes? And anything to give face a glow look my skin is dull

Puffy Eyes: Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors.

Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake.

http://www. Eyehealthweb. Com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more

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Why do I wake up with puffy eyes?

Why do I wake up with puffy eyes?

Puffy Eyes: Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors.

Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake.

http://www. Eyehealthweb. Com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more

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What can cause persistent puffy eyes?

What can cause persistent puffy eyes?

Many possibilities: Allergies, infections, hypothyroidism, liver disease, malnutrition, and congestive heart failure are among the many possible causes of puffy eyes. See an ophthalmologist if you want to discover why yours are puffy. ...Read more

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I have puffy eyes and I need a salutation.?

I have puffy eyes and I need a salutation.?

CUCUMBER: Yes...Officially NOT a treatment rather a TIP f
Slices of cucumber over your eyes\

Try it


Can't hurt! ...Read more

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Can you let me know what you suggest for puffy eyes?

Can you let me know what you suggest for puffy eyes?

Eat less salt: Cool compresses will help reduce puffy eyes. Try using caffeinated tea instead of water too. And in general, you'll be less puffy if you eat less salt. ...Read more

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My son has puffy eyes while he's sick n has feaver?

My son has puffy eyes while he's sick n has feaver?

Viral conjunctivitis: You should see your eye doctor for an eye evaluation. He may have viral conjunctivitis or other eye infection that may need treatment. For now use artificial tears and cool compresses to eyes. Remind him to wash his hands frequently as it may be contagious. ...Read more

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What causes puffy eyes when I get up in the morning?

What causes puffy eyes when I get up in the morning?

Puffy Eyes: Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors.

Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake.

http://www. Eyehealthweb. Com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more

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What can I use for puffy eyes after my injury has cleared up?

What can I use for puffy eyes after my injury has cleared up?

Compresses&elevate: I would have to know the specifics of your injury to be certain. However, cool compresses with a cool wash cloth and elevating the head of your bed while sleeping can help improve eyelid edema or swelling. If the swelling persists, further evaluation by an ophthalmologist and more specifically an eyelid specialist or oculoplastic doctor would be of benefit. ...Read more

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I have extremely puffy eyes. What do you recommend I should do?

I have extremely puffy eyes. What do you recommend I should do?

Puffy Eyes: Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors.

Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake.

http://www. Eyehealthweb. Com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more

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Why would I be waking up with puffy eyes just the last couple days?

Why would I be waking up with puffy eyes just the last couple days?

Several reasons: Could depend on your age and health. Puffy eyes may have to do with allergies, viral infections, excessive salt intake, stress, and the weather. The tissue around the eyes is very elastic and allows water (edema) to accumulate easily. Observe and if worse or concern, see your pcp. ...Read more

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Puffy eyes when I get up feel like I have sand no garbage coming out of eyes what can. It be?

Puffy eyes when I get up feel like I have sand no garbage coming out of eyes what can. It be?

Allergies or Dry Eye: You probably have either dry eyes, ocular allergies, or both. I would suggest that you see an eye doctor. After an exam your doctor my suggest artificial tears, allergy drops or possibly a combination of the two. ...Read more

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What is the difference between upper lid puffy eyes and upper lid fat pad? Are they permanent? What are ways to treat them? Please be specific.

What is the difference between upper lid puffy eyes and upper lid fat pad? Are they permanent? What are ways to treat them? Please be specific.

Upper lids: Upper lid puffiness usually comes & goes & can be due to allergies, too much salt intake, genetics; Fat pad migration is usually due to aging and does not go away. ...Read more

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How to get rid of puffy eyes?

How to get rid of puffy eyes?

Puffy Eyes: Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors.

Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake.

http://www. Eyehealthweb. Com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more

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How to get rid of 'puffy eyes'?

How to get rid of 'puffy eyes'?

Reduce salt and: Tomatoes in your diet. You may be experiencing subclinical food allergies too, and should probably be tested for common food items such as soy, corn, potato, wheat allergies. Also, you may need to sleep with a pillow that isn't flat, so gravity can help the lymphatics from your eyelids. ...Read more

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I wake up with swollen eyes and puffy eyes?

I wake up with swollen eyes and puffy eyes?

Dependent edema: Often sleeping on your face can cause fluid to build up on the peri orbital area which usually clears in a few hours. Try sleeping on your back with your head elevated by a pillow and see if that helps. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of puffy eyes?

Puffy eyes: Puffy eyes are not always the result of allergic reactions
thyroid disease, certain forms of muscle disease, chronic obstructive lung disease, wearing CPAP mask for sleep apnea and occasionally some forms of dermatitis can result in puffy eyes
this needs to be checked to differentiate a benign cause from a more serious one. ...Read more

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What type of hormone issues causes puffy eyes?

What type of hormone issues causes puffy eyes?

Many factors: Can cause puffy eyes from heredity, allergy, thyroid eye disease (not just hypothyroid), growths. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of 'puffy eyes'?

Can you tell me how to get rid of 'puffy eyes'?

Allergy: A likely cause is allergy. Itching and swelling are common symptoms of allergy. One might start by identifying and avoiding the offending allergen. Anti-allergy tablets can be helpful. Rinsing out the eyes and nose with water a few times per day can help. Ice packs can help relieve swelling and itching. If these strategies are not effective, one should see a doctor in person. ...Read more

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Does poor eyesight cause puffy eyes/dark circles?

Does poor eyesight cause puffy eyes/dark circles?

No: Puffy lower eye lids are caused by many causes including, not enough rest, genetics, medical conditions or drug side affects. Your level of eye sight should not affect this. ...Read more