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Red Lower Eyelids
I have a red lower left eyelid that has lost eyelashes and red capillary type blotches below that lid. The eyelid is normally swollen after waking up.
Nocturnal eye swell: May have chronic sinusitis or nasal congestion and when you sleep because of gravity it flow into the subcutaneous tissue around the eye. Elevate head of bed, consider antihistamine before bedtime, follow up with ENT ...Read more
I have a red spot in my lower eyelid. Now i see a little white stringy fluid around it. Should i be worried? Should i just let it pass?
Stye or a Chalazion : More often than not the red spot is a stye or a chalazion! they can burst and have yellow stringy stuff come out and it may be infected. My suggestion is start warm compresses to the lids 10 minutes at a time, twice daily and see your ophthalmologist soon. ...Read more
My daughter lower eyelids red and puffy her doctor said that it was just inflamed and told me to putwarm cloth with water 4times a day but it hasent go away and iam worry please help.?
Give it a few days: This is a common therapy for what you describe. I would give it a few days to look better before asking your doctor to reassess the situation. If you begin to notice a crusty discharge from the eyes or the redness begins to extend beyond its initial area call back earlier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Outer corner of my eye has discomfort. I rubbed my left eye and then had a red bump on the lower eyelid but it disappeared but still having discomfort?
Possibilities: The most common cause is a sty (hordeolum); and infection of a meibomian gland in the lid . Treatment is warm compresses and topical antibiotics. Rarely incision and drainage is needed. Mils dicomfort may indicate a continued infection. Have it evaluated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any mass or lumps?: If so use moist heat, wet cloth., over the area for 10 minutes and repeat 3-4 times a day. If concerned please have this examined by your doctor. ...Read more
Sudden onset pain in left lower eyelid. No visible redness or swelling. Hurts to blink and look down. Feels like a bruise, no discoloration?
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I have tenderness on my lower eyelid but no sign of a sty (redness, bump, inflammation). What could it be?
Unclear: It is unclear but may be a small gland infection. I would wait and see as this does not appear to be serious as yet from what you have said. I would not wear makeup until this has settled down as this can sometimes aggravate eye problems. ...Read more
2days ago I woke up with a bump on lower lid and redness on eyelid. Now my under eye is swollen puffy and red. Classic stye progression?
Yes: Given the timing of the symptoms, most likely it is a stye and not a chalazion. Continue using wash compresses as much as possible. It the pain or swelling worsens, then a topical or oral antibiotic may be required. ...Read more
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