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Sore On Eyelid (Definition)

Sore on eyelid = lesion on lid ...Read more


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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?

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

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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

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

Chalazion : Yes you guessed correctly. Chalazion is a tear duct obstruction. Need hot compresses daily. It may take weeks to resolve. If it persists or recurrences see Optholmology for incision and drainage. ...Read more

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Remedy for a sore in the eye lid?

Remedy for a sore in the eye lid?

Eyelid sore: Several possibilities. Recommend an opthalmologist take a look. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore on my eye lid what's the most effective treatment?

I have a cold sore on my eye lid what's the most effective treatment?

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

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Under eye redness-cause and treatment. Area under left eye red puffy and little sore?

Could be a stye: This might be an obstructed gland in the eyelid. If there only mild swelling or tenderness and no double vision or visual loss, try some warm compresses for a few days. ...Read more

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My left eye has been feeling achy/sore. Cool sensation, nothing terrible. Cheek and forehead around also. How can I remedy this?

My left eye has been feeling achy/sore. Cool sensation, nothing terrible. Cheek and forehead around also. How can I remedy this?

Toe nail growth: Average toenail growth if you find yourself clipping your toenails less frequently than your fingernails, there's a reason--toenails grow a lot slower than fingernails, says kids health. If you lose a toenail, it takes between 12 and 18 months for a new one to grow back out. Toenails grow at a rate of one-third to one-half of the rate of fingernails, or around 1 millimeter each month. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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

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What exactly can be the cause of my sore eyelid?

What exactly can be the cause of my sore eyelid?

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

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What to do if I do not know why my bottom eyelid is sore. Please help!?

What to do if I do not know why my bottom eyelid is sore. Please help!?

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

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What to do if I do not know why my bottom eyelid is sore. please help!!!?

What to do if I do not know why my bottom eyelid is sore. please help!!!?

Stye: The most common spontaneous pain in your eye lid and your age group is a beginning stye which you can treat with 4-5 applications of heat each day. If there is vision change, pus inside or redness of the eye, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Please help with contact lenses, can they cause sore eyelids after a couple of weeks?

Please help with contact lenses, can they cause sore eyelids after a couple of weeks?

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

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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 ?

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

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What could be the cause of sore white hard bump on eyelids?

What could be the cause of sore white hard bump on eyelids?

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

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What dr should I visit for my dry red and sore eyelids?

That easy...: Your ophthalmologist is likely best equipped to address problems with your eyelids. ...Read more