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Swelling Under Left Eye
Mild pain at left temple. Mild pain left eye. Left eye seems dry. Discoloration under both eyes, mostly left. ?
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
Multiple causes: Sudden soreness and swelling of the eye or eyelids can have multiple causes. Most common would be a chalazion or a hordeolum (stye). Other infectious and inflammatory causes are possible, including conjunctivitis, iritis, sinusitis, etc. You can try a warm compress (clean washcloth rinsed with very warm tap water) for a day or two, but see an eye md promptly if the symptoms are not resolved soon. ...Read more
See a doctor: Examination will help understand if the 'swelling' is from a mass of from fluids. Without more details of when this started and how it changes with time etc., as well as details of history and family information , my answer is limited. ...Read more
Dull aching pain around right eye, right eye appears smaller and sunken in. right eyelid is heavy.
Throbbing head, face pressure, aching pain around right eye on eyelid under eye and bridge of nose?
Possible lymphnode: We need details like how long it is there, painful or not, skincovering is free or attached to the underlying lump, any blackhead like area -likely a skin cyst - sebacious cyst, to r/o cancer sitting in lymphnodes- irrespective female/male breast cancers(commonest) and distant cancers like lung, thyroid, blood related cancers like lymphoma, leukemia, acute infections like breast abscess, chronic inf. ...Read more
Small bump inside skin forehead left side. tingling left side face, eye hurts, slight pressure on forehead, itchy scalp left side, swelling left brow?
EyeThinkYouNeedADoc: Putting that all together, except the itchy scalp, I'd suggest you get yourself checked for inflammation of a small artery on that side (near the temple). That could be signalling a deeper problem that could affect your eyesight (your eye is already hurting, right?). I may be wrong and I hope I am. But get to your doctor tomorrow for an exam and maybe a blood test or two. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more
Hit by corner under eye. Under eye is swallowing, I see a deep scratch under lower lid/sclera. Ice packs helps. Eye paining when closing eye. Advice.
See your eye doctor: ASAP, meaning oculoplastics surgeon! Eye swelling after being hit can indicate a possible orbital floor fracture & especially if you are seeing a deep scratch. What's behind the scratch is important & u may need orbital xrays or CT scan done to determine the extent of soft tissue/bone injury. If u can't look up, there could be entrapment of fat or eye muscle. May need oral steroids. Don't wait! ...Read more
Swellin and tender to the touch left side right under ribs noticed 4 days ago. Swelling and tender to the touch left side under ribs.?
Sounds like an absce: You could have an infection beginning. You should see your dermatologist and have it evaluated. ...Read more
Swollen lymph node on right side, puffy eyes especially left eye, circles under eyes and exhaustion. What could be wrong?
Pain above right eye and under the eyebrow, headache centralized on right side of forehead and cloudy/burry vision on right eye only?
This could...: Be a number of things including but not limited to vascular headaches, sinus disease, glaucoma, brain tumor, cancer or other tumor in the sinuses, a sinus infection, a periorbital abscess, a tumor of the eye or orbit, to mention a few. I would suggest that you see your physician and have a thorough examination and evaluation. ...Read more
Infection or sinus: Swelling under the eye is usually from an infection of the eyelids (tenderness and redness also), an allergy type problem of the eye or skin (usually itching also), orbital inflammation (pain especially with eye movement), or sinus disease. Sleeping with the head elevated and ice may help reduce the swelling. If it persists, you may need an exam to diagnosis the underlying problem. ...Read more
Dr,my 2 year old has low fever and red swelling under left eye every month and all the symptoms subside by its own the next day and repeats..
Diary: Keep a log of the temperatures (noting time of day) and any associated symptoms in order to best record severity and frequency. This can be used to better evaluate and to consider possible underlying cause. Good luck! ...Read more
Woke up with a swelling under my left eye,it hurts at the waterline when I squeeze it shut or even blink or when I touch it.
Stye: Most likely this is a stye. Treat it by using a hot wet washcloth to the eyelid four times per day. If it does not resolve in a week, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I have some pain and a little swelling under my left eye it only hurts if I blink close my eye or move my eye in the right direction will it go away?
I have mild swelling under my left eye and over my cheek area. Not painful, no injury or illness. It has lasted for a week now.
Red swelling under my left eye. It's getting bigger and redder each day and it's hurts. What can this be?
I have swelling under my left eye. I felt a little pain yesterday in the eye when touched. I. Woke up with swelling in the left eye lid. ?
See eye MD: New onset of pain and swelling is an indication to go to the eye MD. You may have something as simple as a sty that will be solved by warm compresses and squeezing a bump. It may also be something more serious or requiring different treatment. It will not be possible to diagnosis with only the history you supply here. ...Read more
I have swelling under my left eye, it looks like a mosquito bite, it doesn't hurt or itch and sometimes it looks like the skin its a little rough.
See doctor: A persistent lesion with skin change could possibly be an early cancer, so please see your doctor. He or she might recommend a biopsy or dermatologist consultation if the appearance is concerning, or may be able to reassure you if there is nothing to worry about. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I woke up with a smell red swelling under my left eye. It fluctuates in size throughout the day & has not gotten better in the past 48 hours. No pain.
Warm compress: You can use warm compress to reduce the condition that is suggestive of a stye. If there is flaky or mucus buildup on the eyelids, you can apply baby shampoo to clean the lids. If the problems worsens with increased redness, pain or vision loss, please seek evaluation by your eye health professional. ...Read more
What to do if I have mitral valve prolapse and an abscess tooth and swelling under my left eye am i gonna b ok?
Dr ASAP!!: Oh, please see a dentist ASAP--at this point, you may be referred to a hospital to get antibiotics through IV, as the infection from an abscess seems to have spread. The bone between eyes is porous and in the worst case, infection could spread into the brain. Infecting bacteria from the tooth has now entered your facial space as well as going though your entire body via infected blood. Dr ASAP. ...Read more
Swelling and puffy under left eye only. Happens every month or so. Doesn't hurt, only itches. No redness in eye. Occasional swelling in eye?
Swelling and pain under left eye, cannot see head. Stye? Painful lump on jaw in front of ear. Related? Do I need to see a doctor?
Hard to tell: Without seeing it, it's hard to tell what it is and if it is ok to leave the way it is. Take a pic with a cell phone and send it over. ...Read more
I have a swelling in the upper lid of my left eye and alongwiththat, I have a headache. What should I do?
Infection: There are different types of eyelid infections. A common cause is known as a stye or chalazion. There are different types of these lesions with different treatments. Check your local area to see if an eye doctor could see you now so you do not suffer over the easter weekend. Good luck and feel better. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My two year old son has swelling on his left eye. He has been having it since yesterday, his eye is almost shut. What can I do?
Time for viisit: This could be something as simple as a bug bite on the skin near the eye, or as serious as a scratch of his eyeball. If he is not fussy, it is less likely to be serious but ther is no way to find out short of having it looked at. ...Read more
At the bottom/ water line of my left eye it's swelling up and there is much more blood in the left eye than the right. What is this and what can I do?
A few days back there was swelling in my left eye. Today there is a slight swelling on my upper middle lip.why?
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