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Swollen upper eyelid near eyebrow. Burning itchy eye.no redness to eye. Some tearing?

Swollen upper eyelid near eyebrow. Burning itchy eye.no redness to eye. Some tearing?

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

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My whole upper eyelid is swollen largely and red. Very painful. I don't see a pus head though. More swelling toward the corner. What could it be?

My whole upper eyelid is swollen largely and red. Very painful.  I don't see a pus head though. More swelling toward the corner. What could it be?

Blocked gland: Most common would be a chalazion, which is an eyelid gland that gets blocked and then infected. Use moist heat to try and bring it to a head. If not getting better, go see your eye doctor to get it treated. ...Read more

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I had a stye on my upper eyelid, the swelling went away but now it's just red, can It swell up again?

I had a stye on my upper eyelid, the swelling went away but now it's just red, can It swell up again?

See Eye doctor: You could have a cyst or chalazion which is noninfected but cosmetic .Please see an eye doctor if still swollen. They can help you more in real life once they see how your eyelid is looking. ...Read more

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What could be causing my upper eyelid to be swollen?

What could be causing my upper eyelid to be swollen?

Infection / allergy: Swelling of the upper eyelid could be from an infected oil gland or skin glan, from a blocked oil gland (stye or chalazion), from allergy, from an insect bite or exposure, and from edema related to lying down. Infections are usually painful, tender and diffuse, while a stye is more like a non-tender lump. Allergy usually is associated with itching. Also, blepharitis is a chronic low grade infection. ...Read more

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My upper eyelid is swollen and a bit redish, what could that be and what to do?

My upper eyelid is swollen and a bit redish, what could that be and what to do?

See an eye MD: Although it may be a minimal problems, there are several things that may cause eyelid swelling and redness. It is best to schedule an appointment with an eye care specialist to examine you and determine the cause. ...Read more

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A drop of hot cooking oil splashed on my upper eyelid and now it is swollen , what do I do?? any quick remedies?

A drop of hot cooking oil splashed on my upper eyelid and now it is swollen , what do I do?? any quick remedies?

Cooking oil burns: Splattered hot cooking oil is dangerous and often causes second degree burns. First aid includes covering the source of the oil or backing away from the stove, and putting cold water or a cold pack on the burn. A doctor needs to check the burn if the burn is more than just a few oil droplets. Hydrocortisone cream for a few days can help decrease inflammation. Antibiotic cream may be needed. ...Read more

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I have one swollen, outer, upper eyelid that is minimally pink and itches quite a bit. I 've had this for about 3 days.

I have one swollen, outer, upper eyelid that is minimally pink and itches quite a bit.  I 've had this for about 3 days.

Possible infection: Sounds like a developing blepharitis (eyelid infection.) needs to be treated. Make an appointment with a FL licensed provider Healthtap.com/dr-Willson ...Read more