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What causes a recurring swollen eye in an infant. No redness or discharge. Swelling usually goes down the same day and has happened 3 times in 4 weeks?

What causes a recurring swollen eye in an infant. No redness or discharge. Swelling usually goes down the same day and has happened 3 times in 4 weeks?

May be the tear duct: You do not mention what part of the eye. If it is close to the tear duct, sometimes in newborns and slightly older infants, a tear duct occlusion may cause local swelling to the area. ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

Swollen eyes are a common symptom of allergies, infections, inflammation, or irritation ...Read more


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How can I take care of a swollen eye?

How can I take care of a swollen eye?

Swollen eye: Is the skin red & tender with touch &/or have a fever? If yes, see eyeMD asap; If no, first start with warm compresses on eyelids according to instructions on eyedoc2020@blogspot.com "Lid hygiene"; if does not help see eyeMD as you may been Rx. Or you can connect with me at: www.healthtap.com/cremers Your Concierge Keycode for patients: APKGTA ...Read more

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Is swollen eye a sign of some disease?

Is swollen eye a sign of some disease?

Probably: Swellen tissues around the eye including the eyelids are usually indicative of allergic inflammation, infection and referred swelling sometimes from an adjacent sinus. Rarely it could arise from thyroid disease or a tumor. Your ophthalmologist can sort this out for you. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat a swollen eye?

What can you do to treat a swollen eye?

Depends: There are way too many causes of swollen eyes to list, therefore many different treatments. They are all treated differently. Do not diagnose yourself and chose random over the counter drops. That can be a recipe for disaster. See an ophthalmologist and they will take care of it properly. ...Read more

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How can you make a swollen eye go down?

How can you make a swollen eye go down?

Elevate head @ night: Eye swelling often accompanies allergic reactions or surgery. Other than antihistamines and oral arnica montana (available at health food stores) which may help your body reabsorb the bruising and swelling, gravity is your best friend. Sleep with a sofa cushion under your mattress so that your head is above heart level. Dr. Tholen. ...Read more

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How long does a swollen eye crease heal?

How long does a swollen eye crease heal?

Depends: Depends on the cause! use some cool compresses and may be slight Hydrocortisone cream. If you use the cream more than a few days and it doesn't solve the problem, then you need to see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is it bad to lift weights with swollen eye?

Not really: In general, no, but you need to see your eye doctor to determine the cause of the swollen eye. ...Read more

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I need advice with my ED and a swollen eye?

I need advice with my ED and a swollen eye?

Do you mean RED &...: Swollen eye? Sounds infected if it is unilateral. If on both sides maybe allergy. Especially if it is painful, affecting vision, recent trauma or exposure to another individual with infection, this needs to be taken care of right away. If you have fever, or pain in the eye don't mess around. Get seen as soon as possible, certainly this would be a reason to go to ER. If no fever, get seen w/in 24hr ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a swollen eye?

What is the recovery time for a swollen eye?

Depends: It really depends on why your eye is swollen and actually what part of your eye is swollen. Was this from trauma? ...Read more

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How can I make my puffy, swollen eye go down?

How can I make my puffy, swollen eye go down?

Cold compress: It really depends on the cause. If this is a new problem you really should see an eye md to get the diagnosis and a recommendation for treatment. ...Read more