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Hay fever or allergy: Usually both eyelids (bilateral) being involved is hay feverr or allergies. Ones side sounds more like an allergic contact. Some substance or irritant contacted that site on your face. Try washing your face with hypoallergenic soap. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. Rarely, this can also be a sign of herpes zoster (shingles). ...Read more
My daughter has mono. Fever for 9 days now. Eye lids have been swollen for about 6. Today they are even more swollen. Should i be alarmed?
My 8 yr old has fever for 6 days,dry cough and not sleeping for past 3 days so her eyelids are swollen for 2 days. Is swelling of lids bad I'm worried?
Prolonged fever: It sounds like you need to have your daughter evaluated as soon as possible. Those are all symptoms that require evaluation by a medical professional. ...Read more
Got a fever blister what's the quickest way to get rid of it and will it ger in my eyes or eye lids .can u give it someone by kissing them ?
Abreva: Abreva is available over the counter and is effective if you catch the cold sore at the very beginning of the outbreak. If it is more progressed you may want to see your doctor or urgent care for oral medications. It is possible to transmit it to another person by kissing them when the cold sore is active. ...Read more
3 yr old had a fever in the middle of the night that broke by morning. But she woke up with her bottom eye lid swollen. Eye looks normal. Ideas?
See a doctor: It could be a variety of things- she could have had an insect bite or sting to the eyelid causing swelling, she could have an infection (the fever makes that possible as well), or she may be having some allergy problems. See your doctor to find out if treatment is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been getting fever blisters once a year or so on lip could I all the sudden get one on eye lid or get poison ivy feels like little bump on eye ?
Unlikely: It is unlikely to get fever blisters on your eyelid but if this happens, you need to see an ophthalmologist ASAP to make sure that your cornea is not affected. As for poison ivy, it is also unlikely that you get it only on the eyelid. Consider seeing your eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use thermometer: Sometimes it is difficult to tell if you have a fever (sometimes it is obvious). If a person is unclear, there are many good thermometers available at the drug store that can confirm if a fever is present or not. A fever can be related to a viral or bacterial infection and in rare cases other non-infectious causes. If fever is very high or persistent, seek care to determine next best course. ...Read more
It can be checked: To determine if a person has a fever (above normal body temperature) requires a thermometer. Just touching the forehead is not very predictive. There are various thermometers---some can be place on in the ear, some over the temporal artery, some in the mouth and rectal temperatures. These thermometers are available without a prescription and affordable. ...Read more