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Red Itchy Swollen Eyelids And Under Eye Area
See a dermatologist: Probably need a calcineurin inhibitor such as tacrolimus ointment. ...Read more
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
I have a really red rash around my left eye. Swollen eye lids and its very itchy. No increase in redness with the 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
Woke up with upper right eyelid swollen, but eye is not red, painful, or itchy. No bumps. I didn't eat anything different.
8 year old daughter had red and swollen eye lid, 24 hours now. NO redness in actual eye, no pus, no itchy/grainy feeling, no pain. What could it be?
Periorbital swelling: While it's reassuring that there is no pain, it is still concerning for periorbital cellulitis - an infection of the tissue around the eye. This needs to be evaluated and likely need antibiotics. Get her into her pediatrician ASAP. If her doc doesn't have weekend hours then go to an urgent care or ED for evaluation. ...Read more
I had a facet block 9 days ago 6 injections today I noticed 1 of the sites is red, swollen, and itchy like a welt and my eye lids of 1 eye swelled too?
My eye is red swollen, itchy, painful and has bumps on the inner eyelid the bumps look like small holes. There is discharge seeping from the bumps?
So my under eyelid is red and swollen, and it's a little itchy, I don't have insurance so I can't go see a doctor I think it's pink eye what can I do?
Hot compresses: Most of the time pink eye causes the eyeball to be red. If this only involves the eyelid, it is either a stye or a mild skin infection. It is more likely a stye if there is a sore spot on the lid. If so, use hot compresses at least 3 times per day. Keep reheating the washcloth so you get 5-10 minutes of heat every time. ...Read more
I am experiencing rash on face, fever, swollen lip, swelling around eyes, rash on back, thigh rash and rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple). The following also describes me: Eyelid swelling. What should I do?
SEE A DR!!!: Preferably a skin specialist. When you go, bring with you any meds, vitamins, herbs, pills of any sort that you have used in the past several weeks. ...Read more
What most likely is it if I wake up with a swollen eye, it's a little bump on top of my eye and is red and itchy?
Stye or chalazion: This may be a stopped up oil gland. Try applying warm clean wash rag as a soak for 5-10 minutes three times a day. If it goes down in size great--if not, see an ophthalmologist as these sometimes need to be drained. ...Read more
My right eye is red, itchy, flaky sometimes slightly swollen in the morning, but then the swelling goes down as the day progresses. What is wrong?
Blepharitis: You should see your eye doctor right away to see if your symptoms are caused by an infection, dermatitis, an inflammation of the skin around the eye, or blepharitis, a condition where you can build up crusting and/or mucous around the eyes due to dysfunctional glands in the eyelids. The condition you have will determine the proper treatment. ...Read more
Conjunctivitis: Red itchy eyes, sometimes with swelling describes conjunctivitis. There are different causes, from allergic, viral, chemical and bacterial. If it is not resolved in a couple of days, and if there is swelling and green yellow discharge from the eye, have your child evaluated by your doc. ...Read more
See a doctor!: Without an examination there is no easy way to determine what is causing your red, swollen, itchy eye and therefore we can't know how to treat it. Make an appointment with your local ophthalmologist to get this issue resolved. ...Read more
Needs diagnosis: There are several possibilities of which an arthropod bite is a common liklihood but it could also be allergic or eczema or dramatic blepharitis. See your ophthalmologist to sort this out. ...Read more
The left eye lid sometimes gets red, swollen, and itchy and there's also a little dry patch too...it comes and goes as well, what could it be?
Blepharitis: Sounds like chronic blepharitis, allergy and possible secondary bacterial infection, meibomian gland disease, oily eye lashes, could be molluscum contagiosum. You need lid hygiene, warm compresses, artificial tears, allergy drops, antibiotic drops and a visit to your local medical eye care specialist/ Ophthalmologist for confirmation and treatment. ...Read more
I'm often feeling itchy at my eyes because of my sinus. Last night, I scratch my eyes so badly. Now it turns so red and swollen like big eye bag.?
Eye pain: If you scratched your eye, you should see an eye doctor as soon as possible to make sure you did not scratched your cornea. Cool compress to the eye till you get it checked out. ...Read more
I've woke up this morning and my left eye is bright red and swollen I tried washing it a couple of times and it's still the same its really itchy?
The bottom lid of my eye is red and slightly swollen and the inside corner is also itchy and red. My eyeball itself is not read and I do not have any?
Eye: Sorry to hear about you problem. Your question is? You note implies you do not have any? ...Read more
Past 2wks my right eye has been really itchy on and off. Its not red or swollen. I don't wear contacts. I haven't been getting much sleep. Causes?
Allergy /blepharitis: There are multiple causes of red eyes. Itching tends to point to a histamine mediated condition - such as allergy. This could be environmental or contact. Other categories would be eyelid margin inflammation such as blepharitis. You can try an over the counter artificial tear or allergy drop (such as Ketotifen - marketed as Zaditor (ketotifen) or Alaway) ...Read more
Eyes: Itchy, red, swollen, tearing (no abnor. Discharge). Worse in right eye. Occurred 1 day last week, went away and is back. Allergic or Pink eye?
My right eye has swollen up red, rims of eyes are itchy. Antihistamine tablets working slowly but I have rough crystallised skin under and side eye?
Allergy: This appears to be an allergic reaction to something that comes in contact with your eye area (? eye glasses, cosmetics, hair spray). Don't apply any cortisone type cream as only special prescription ophthalmic preparations should be used in those areas in case the cream leaks into the eye. It may be best for you to consult an ophthalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
22 yr. Old male, with a red, swollen bump under his R eye. Appeared 2 days ago. It is not itchy nor painful. Somewhat hard at the head. Can send a pic?
Some days I wake up and only my left eye will be really swollen. Nothing new, no new makeup, soap etc. It's very very itchy. Why is this? Not very red
Allergies: It may be simething as simple as seasonal allergies to something in your environment, which you can't control. Consider a visit to your eye doctor if it persists or becomes painful, as this may indicate an infection ...Read more
My left eye lid and below my eye are swollen! It has happened for the last 2 days - when I wake up in the morning, my eye lid and underneath my left eye is swollen. It will tear occasionally. It is not red or itchy. When I wake up in the morning, I hav
I'm currently experiencing itchy red pain and swollen on both eyes. On eye is hurting one that the other. What could cause this?
Red itchy eyes: Red itchy eyes are due to allergies, infection or a foreign body in the eye (like hair), contact lens may also cause this ...Read more
I'm not sure if my eye contact is stuck in my eye but around My eye it is every swollen red and veryyyy itchy!!! What can I do!! I?
Contact lens: You must see an ophthalmologist to evaluate the situation. There are several causes of this situation in contact lens wearers. ...Read more
Eyelid dermatitis is a skin inflammation that occurs on the eyelids. It can create dry, flaky skin on the eyelids or an itchy rash, depending on the exact nature of the inflammation. It can affect eyesight if the eyelid becomes swollen or if the skin flakes off and irritates the eye.
This condition is usually caused by an allergic reaction. Treatment is a topical rx cortisone like Cloderm cream. ...Read more
Allergy?: You might have introduced an allergen into your right eye (e.g. after petting an animal then touching your right eye). If only the lids were involved, then a contact allergen is more likely the cause- in which case the symptoms may not appear until 24-72 hrs after the contact. Nail polish (before completely dried) is one of the more common causes. ...Read more
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