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Swelling Under Left Eye
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
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
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.
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?
Eye swelling: There are many causes for swelling behind an eye. This should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist who will do special testing to give you the appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more
Has to be checked: Is there noticeable eye discharge? Tearing from left eye? Reddness over the eyelid or eyeball? If yes, have your baby checked. ...Read more
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 more
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?
Allergy or: This could be due to allergic response although I would expect it in both eyes. Alternatively it could be due to a local irritation or infection. ...Read more
What could be reason for swelling about 1 inch under outer edges of both eyes on my face. It is bit more under left eye.
Hi dr, I have a dull pain in the outer corner of my left eye, there is no redness or swelling but it hurts more when I blink. There is some discharge?
I have an adees pupil - left eye. Now I have pain in eye and swelling in upper inner lid- burning. What's wrong?
I have just developed a brown mark on the white area of my left eye. There is no pain, no swelling. Is it harmful? Does it have any adverse effect?
I had restayne done today under my eyes and the left eye has severe bruising and swelling is this normal the right eye looks ok
Call your doctor: Call the doctor that did the injection. ...Read more
I am currently experiencing pain in the inner corner of my left eye. No redness, itchiness or visible swelling but it feels bruised. Pain in eyeball?
Had a broken nose about three or for weeks ago, swelling went down on my nose and under eye, but now I have swelling above my left eye, is it normal?
Eye Bone fracture?: That could be a sign of an orbital fracture. Do you have any double vision which is sometimes a sign of an orbital fracture? Nasal fractures are commonly associated with eye bone fracture especially the thin bones of the medial orbital wall which opens into the ethmoid sinus (nose).In any event you should be checked by your ophthalmologist who might decide to refer you to an oculoplastic surgeon. ...Read more
I've had painful red swelling in the bottom inner eyelid of my left eye for 3 days. I don't think it is a stye. What might it be/what can I do to help?
You MUST see an Eye specialist as soon as possible. If you cannot get in tomorrow I suggest you have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Dr said swollen left eye optical nerve caused loss of vision in my lower left eye. After 5 months the swelling is gone and he says the damage is perma?
Ischemic optic nerve: You most likely had ischemic optic neuropathy, a condition in which there is a disturbance in blood flow to the optic nerve which causes the optic disk to become swollen and is associated with loss of peripheral vision. 40% of patients get some improvement in vision as the optic nerve swelling improves/resolves. Common risk factors are hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol/lipids. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin swelling. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Painful skin. It is above my left eye?
Sounds like hives.: Try taking Benadryl as directed on the box. Cool compress will be helpful as well. ...Read more
A ceiling fell on me & caused swelling & bruising to the left side of my face 6 mnths later I had problems in my left eye cud it be linked?
Possible: See an ophthalmologist for evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Have a small swelling on the conjunctiva of the left eye. Looks like stitches. Have irritations. Doc gave me peg400 lubricant eye drop. Will it cure?
Lubrication is good: Swelling of the conjunctiva is often caused my local irritation. Lubricating drops soothe the irritated area or, at least, keep it from getting more irritated. ...Read more
I have a swelling at the corner of my left eye and a swelling below the eye near the the nose. It does hurt. I don't have redness or fever. Any advice?
My mom eye lids are swelling up her left eye started on Monday, closed up on her, we've applying Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to her eye. Now her right eye. What's next?
Pressure on left eye near eye socket without visible swelling although it does feel like it. Feeling lightheaded a day after occurrence? Go to a doc?
Will not hurt: Unclear what is going on. Best to be checked. ...Read more
The swelling within my upper left eye lid has been increasing for the past 4 days. I also have a small mass at the end of my jaw bone beneath my L ear?
Doctor can evaluate: Such symptoms may reflect an infection in the eye area, with germs flowing to the pre-auricular lymph node, which is a lymph node under the skin next to the ear. One's primary care doctor can evaluate to see if medication is needed. ...Read more
Can you be allegeric to cashews and not other peanut products? Child 3 years old ate one cashew, then he started throwing up and his left eye started swelling. I gave him benaryl and now the swelling is going down.
Cashews: Cashews are in the nut family, while peanuts are in the legume family and not the nut family despite its name. Therefore you need to distinguish the two. ...Read more