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Redness Around Eyelids
I've noticed a red growth around my eyelid like the edge of my eyelid is this normal what should I do?
Get it checked out.: The main thing is to make sure no type of skin tumor is there. ...Read more
Last week I had an earache that went away with over the counter drops. Now I woke up with a red eye and pain around eyelid/brow area when touched.???
Blepharitis. Eye MD.: The most common cause of those symptoms is a blockage of the meibomian glands. Their job, when flowing normally is to create the outermost oily layer of the tear film which retards evaporation of the tears. At least 50% of people have some blockage of those glands. At the worst a chalazion or stye can form. Management consists of eyelash scrubs with q-tip and baby shampoo plus hot compresses. ...Read more
I know you have to put on vaseline for your eyelids to get less dry, but what about the redness and itching?
My right eyelid has been puffy for over a year now. Not in any pain. No redness. I've tried everything to make it go down. Nothing seems to work?
Ophthalmologist: Consult an ophthalmologist as there may be a cystic lesion present due to a gland's blocked duct. ...Read more
Eyelid redness: Eyelid redness = erythema of lids/covers of eyes. ...Read more
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
Woke up with a pain in my eyelid, hurts when I you'd hit, I can't see any redness or swelling. What could this be?
If Eyelid swelling: Pain with swollen eyelid most likely due to blocked meibomian gland (stye, chalazion); mass or tumor unlikely unless have other sx). If "eye feels swollen" See an eyemd to see if is due to inflammation in eye (ie iritis, uveitis) See eyedoc2020.Blogspot. Com for at home treatment options for blocked gland of eyelid: most likely cause. ...Read more
Can blepharitis cause pain on your eyelids? I know blepharitis causes redness and irritation, but can it also cause pain? .
It: It is unusual for blepharitis to cause any pain. Usually redness, irritation, grittiness, itching and tearing are part of that problem. Pain is usually caused by a stye forming or if the skin is so inflamed from the blepharitis that it is starting to crack or peel. See your local eye doctor for treatment! More info here:. ...Read more
I have suddenly had swelling and redness under my eyes and itchiness on eyelids. I can’t find an environmental trigger. It’s very noticeable!
My daughter has redness on her eyelids, corner of her eyes, and under her eye, but the eye itself is fine. I’m not sure what’s wrong.?
Allergies infection: Patients with severe allergies get inflammation on the eyelids. This is a skin inflammation called atopic dermatitis. Try switching to hypoallergenic soap and consider an allergy pill like loratidine. This could also be an eyelid infection called angular blepharitis. Topical antibiotic are used in this case. If it does not go away or gets worse, go to your doctor. ...Read more
My daughter has chickenpox she got them on her eyelids and some of the spots have redness around them what should I do?
I woke up this morning and my right side eyelid was a little swollen pain only when I touch no bumps and a little redness?
Cool comresses: Cool compresses may be helpful for these symptoms. If you have a problem called blepharitis, you may need to do eyelid scrubs. More info at http://www.2020vision. Com/blepharitis. Html. ...Read more
No: You are obviously engaging in the time honored activity of adding extra hours of study, staying up later, being sleep deprived and eating poorly. These along with dryness all contribute to a temporary and non-dangerous redness of the eyes. Coffee may help you stay awake but does not add to the eye redness. ...Read more
Constant eyelid redness, almost positive due to poor hygiene in elderly person. Simple remedies anybody?
Baby shampoo: Probably blepharitis. Hot compress first for a couple minutes. Then a few drops of baby shampoo in warm water. Use cotton balls and scrub eyelashes/lids (eyes closed) with the soapy water. Rinse with tap water, repeat every day. More info http://www.2020vision. Com/blepharitis. Html. ...Read more
What are the causes of a swollen eyebrow line, just the area above the eyelid? No redness and no pain are experienced
Eyelid swelling: There can be many causes of painless eyelid swelling. Some of those include infection, allergic reactions, inflammation due to secondary causes, or trauma. It is difficult to assess the situation without a thorough examination. Please follow with a doctor. All the best. ...Read more
I have a blister deep inside the outer corner of my eyelid. No discharge and no redness. Not near the rim of lid. What could it be?
Retention cyst: You should see an opthalmologist if this is bothering you. It could be retention cyst. It could be lanced by an eyecare specialist easily. ...Read more
What do you do for a steam burn to the eyes from the oven? Eyes feel dry and eyelid is sensitive. No redness.
Burn: Try Systane eye drops and lid wipes. That should help ...Read more
What is a good drug store medicine for an allergic reaction? I have redness on my eyelids and a lot of red bumps all over my face.
Benedryl: Benadryl or the generic called "diphenhydramine" is often the drug store's own brand of allergy medicine. It can possibly cause some drowsiness so use caution but it can be your first line choice for an allergic reaction. If it does not help or the reaction gets worse or you start to have any trouble swallowing, go to the er asap for help. ...Read more
I had recurrent right upper eyelid edema and puffiness the left eyelid is normal there is no pain or redness or itching increase especially sleep?
Infection?: Please see y our doctor. You MAY have an infection. Also, eyelids can get weak muscles over time. But since you mention only one eyelid, that is less likely. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Have severe dry eyes. Eyelids glue to eyeballs & in am rips cells from cornea, cause pain/redness daily. Lubricants don't help. Any other suggestions?
Recurrent erosion: Sounds like recurrent erosion syndrome with your sticking and tearing symptoms. Agree with muro ointment. Alternatively, your eyes may be opening at night and drying out. Try sleeping without a ceiling fan on and with a humidifier. Ointment will certainly help. Goggles such as tranquileyes by eyeeco can also help if this is the case. ...Read more
Maybe more: 3 "conditions" maybe causing the problem. The first is allergies: it's been a tough allergy season. The best treatment is allergy meds, both topical and pills. The next is blepharitis- a chronic eyelid infection. Lid scrubs help but sometimes antibiotics are needed. A doctor needs to look to this rule out as rosacea, a disease can also make this worse. It could be an infection. Go to an md! ...Read more
Hordeolum: Warm compresses (wash cloth with hot water and hold it on the stye for 5-10 minutes, reheating as needed), or surgical incision and drainage, or steroid have been the only effective treatments demonstrated get rid of a stye. A stye is due to the orifice of an oil gland (mebomian gland) in the eyelid margin becoming inflamed, and not an infection, so antibiotics are not indicated. ...Read more