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Remedies For Sore On Eyelid
Sore on eyelid: Sore on eyelid = lesion on lid or cover of eye. ...Read more
What is the treatment and recovery time for tracitis? Also the skin on my eye lids are peeling and have sore crispy eyes is that linked?
Trichiasis: Misdirected eyelashes (trichiasis) or eyelashes growing from the wrong place (distichiasis) that invert and rub on the surface of the eye (cornea), are very irritating. The symptoms of scratchiness, tearing and pain are common. Sometimes it can lead to a corneal abrasion, infection and scarring. The lashes can be epilated (pulled). If they recur then electrolysis or minor surgical procedure. ...Read more
Woke up yday w/ R upper eyelid feeling bruised. No swelling, redness, pain, pus, visual change etc. Looks normal but is tender. Cause? Treatment?
Eyelid: Send pictures when we do 2nd opinion and can help more. ...Read more
A swelling (lump)on my left upper eyelid, round hard tender, I had such lumps before 7-8times last summer, wt is it? Chalazion? Treatment n prevention? Dtail
Nothing to fool with: An ulcer on eyelid needs to be evaluated. Herpes simplex, virus that causes cold sores, is not very common on the eyelid but if there can lead to an infection of the cornea called keratitis. You will need prescription medicine, acyclovir, for either. It may be a meiobian cyst [oil gland for lashes] which usually clears with warm packs and sometimes needs antibiotics & followup eyelid scrubs. ...Read more
My left eye has been feeling achy/sore. Cool sensation, nothing terrible. Cheek and forehead around also. How can I remedy this?
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So if you have skipped sleeping and your eyes are now sore and red and blood shot what can you do other than eye drops? I'm looking for a home remedy.
Compresses: Ice pack or cool compresses to the eyes for a few minutes may help. You could try vasocon-A ophthalmic drops over the counter for relief. ...Read more
I had pink eye and was put on ointment treatment until last friday. Have congested nasal passages and drainage. It is sunday evening & have sore throat with a couple of small white spots. No fever.
Possibly viral: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so antibiotic eye drops/ointment are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run it's course in 7-10 days. It can be very contagious, spreading from one eye to the other or to other people. Hand washing is essential. The same viruses that cause pink eye can also cause upper respiratory infections, so your symptoms may be related. ...Read more
I've woken up with a swollen and sore red eye. As far as I'm aware, it's a stye. Any home remedies to fix it?
Warm compresses: A stye is a swelling of one of the small oil glands on the edge of your eyelids. A stye causes redness, swelling and tenderness of the lid margin. The best initial treatment is warm compresse to to the lid margin for about 5 minutes 4 times per day. ...Read more
I'm having a sore throat, eye irritation, leg muscle pain, running nose and I sneeze. I am am travelling as well. Is this common cold? Quick remedies?
A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs for blepharitis or stye. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor to figure this out. ...Read more
Evaluation: Most likely, if there was no history of trauma, this is probably an early stye. Try treating it with frequent applications of heated washcloths from the tap, and if it persists or there is some change in the structure of the lid, see your ophthalmologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Yes: Contact lenses can cause irritation of the conjunctiva, which is the pink skin on the inside of your eyelids. Over time you can develop giant papillary conjunctivitis, which can make the eyelids sore and make wearing lenses difficult. This is treated with a combination of allergy drops, topical steroids and a holiday from lens wear. ...Read more
Hi I have like yellow things growing on my eyelids can you tell me what they are. They where very small but now getin bigger. Not sore like?
Xanthelasmata?: Accumulations of cholesterol under the skin appear yellow and are called xanthelasmata. These are benign but unsightly. They can be removed surgically by an oculoplastics surgeon, but a laboratory work-up for hyperlipidemia is indicated. Other possibilities include viral lesions, molluscum contagiosum, hordeola/chalazia, and so forth. See an ophthalmologist for a diagnosis and possible referral. ...Read more
Bumps: Bumps inside eyelid could be a clogged gland: meibomian or sweat gland. Send photo or consult with us to see what best treatment is for you. ...Read more
That easy...: Your ophthalmologist is likely best equipped to address problems with your eyelids. ...Read more
Cyst: See an ophthalmologist who also specializes in dermatological problems around the eyes ...Read more
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I have a constant symmetrical reddening and swelling around the eyelids corners for 6 months. I have no allergies, no itching or soreness. Any clues?
Thanks for asking!: Best is to check out for immunlogical blood tests. ...Read more
My left bottom eyelid was sore yesterday & now it's swollen. It's a sharp pain when I blink & dull any other time. I wear make sometimes. What to do?
Stye: At your age, this is most likely a beginning of a stye. Treat this with frequent (4-5 times per day) very warm washcloths applied for 4 minutes at a time. This will usually break the cycle. If this is persistent over two weeks, then see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
My eyelid was puffy when I woke up this morning, what can I do? When I woke up this morning my upper eyelid was puffy and sore. How can I get the inflammation to go away?
Your: Your symptoms suggest a stye, or blocked eyelid gland. The best treatment is warm compresses with a moist washcloth for several minutes four times daily. This will usually give improvement within one or two days. If your eyelid does not improve, you will need to see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
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