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Should I take ibuprofen to get rid of pain from eye swelling?

Should I take ibuprofen to get rid of pain from eye swelling?

Depends on the cause: Ibuprofen is an excellent NSAID which will help reduce pain and swelling caused by inflammation- but you should first see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause of the pain and because pain relief alone may delay the diagnosis and cause more damage if antibiotics, antihistamines, or steroids are required to correct the underlying problem. ...Read more

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Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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How can I get rid of eye swelling?

How can I get rid of eye swelling?

Cool compresses: Cool compresses and possibly antihistamines if allergic. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of black eye swelling?

How can I get rid of black eye swelling?

Elevate head night: The black eye is caused by ruptured capillaries and bleeding into the soft and thin-skinned tissues of the eyelids. Swelling often accompanies this. Other than oral arnica montana (available at health food stores) which may help your body reabsorb the bruising and swelling, gravity is your best friend. Sleep with a sofa cushion under your mattress so that your head is above heart level. Dr. Tholen. ...Read more

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What could have caused under eye swelling and how can I get rid of it?

What could have caused under eye swelling and how can I get rid of it?

Too many things: There are multiple causes of eyelid swelling, including inflammation, infection, and many others. You would be best served having an evaluation by an eye doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What could have caused this under eye swelling and how can I get rid of it?

What could have caused this under eye swelling and how can I get rid of it?

Cool compresses: Depending on the cause of the swelling, cool or cold compresses can help a lot. If an infection is causing the swelling, further treatment may be needed. Blepharitis is a common cause of eyelid swelling, you can get more info: http://www.2020vision. Com/blepharitis. Html another common cause is not swelling, but rather the normal fat pads pressing forward as we age. Surgery can help! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eye swelling due to sun exposure?

How can I get rid of eye swelling due to sun exposure?

Sun exposed eye swel: It will go away by itself and no treatment is needed, but in future do not overdo in sun to prevent the eyes from swelling. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swelling under my eye?

How can I get rid of swelling under my eye?

Swelling under eyes: Swelling under eyes are often due to: fluid from thin blood vessels under eyes. This can be due to genetics (got it from mom or day), excess rubbing (shiners), allergies, excess salt in those with kidney issues. Cold ice packs might help decrease bags by contracting the vessels. Consult with us to see if a surgical consult is needed. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of eye swelling?

What's the best treatment to get rid of eye swelling?

Cold compresses: In general, you should see you eye doctor if you have swelling in or around the eyes. There are things that need to be ruled out as a cause of recent onset swelling such as infections, thyroid problems and even certain types of tumor. The most common cause of eye lid swelling is acute allergic response for which cold compresses are of benefit. ...Read more

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How to get rid of swelling around eye from itching allergies?

How to get rid of swelling around eye from itching allergies?

Antihistamines: Over the counter medicines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help some, but you may get more relief from anti inflammatory or anti histamine eye drops. Ask a local pharmacist to suggest some that may help (something like ketotifen). ...Read more

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Can there be a way to get rid of swelling from a mosquito bite under the eyes?

Can there be a way to get rid of swelling from a mosquito bite under the eyes?

Try ice: It will go away on its own but ice might make it go away quicker. You could put some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream on it as well. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a weird blister/swelling on my eyeball?

How to get rid of a weird blister/swelling on my eyeball?

See an eye doctor: You need exam, but most likely it can be incised and drained. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my swollen eyes from crying?

How can I get rid of my swollen eyes from crying?

Cool Compress: A cool compress over your eyes will help decrease the swelling. Please seek help if sadness or constant crying are hindering you from daily activities. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swollen eyes?

How can I get rid of swollen eyes?

Rest and avoid salt: A good way to treat swollen eyes is to avoid salty foods and get rest. In addition you can place some tucks (witch hazel) pads in the refrigerator and then use them on your eyes for 45 minutes wih a cold compress on top of the pads. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swollen eyes from crying today?

How can I get rid of swollen eyes from crying today?

Cool compresses: Crying and emotional stress causes excess fluid to accumulate under the skin of the eyelids. Cool compresses (a wet washcloth wrapped around a piece of ice, for example) will constrict the small blood vessels under the skin and stop them from leaking water, allowing the fluid to reabsorb quicker. It will also help not to lie down, so less blood will rush to the face. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swollen eyes every morning?

How can I get rid of swollen eyes every morning?

Challenging problem: Puffy eyelids upon awakening are a challenging problem. Common causes include underlying sinus congestion, sinusitis and allergies. You can experiment with over the counter antihistamines and head elevation. You might want to consider undergoing allergy testing. Often times no underlying cause is found, and an oculoplastic evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of swollen eyes?

What are some ways to get rid of swollen eyes?

Swollen eyes: It is important that you see an eye doctor to find the cause of your swollen eyes. In the meantime apply cold compresses to your eyes to perhaps reduce the swelling. ...Read more

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How to get rid of swollen eyes from crying?

How to get rid of swollen eyes from crying?

Ice: Place someaathing cold over your eyes and the swelling with be decreased. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

Swollen eyes = puffiness or edema/ excess fluid ...Read more