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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
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What are the causes of a swollen eyebrow line , just the area above the eyelid ? No redness and no pain are experienced

Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Board Certified, Family Medicine
13 years in practice
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What are the causes of a swollen eyebrow line , just the area above the eyelid  ? No redness and no pain are experienced

Eyelid swelling: There can be many causes of painless eyelid swelling. Some of those include infection, allergic reactions, inflammation due to secondary causes, or trauma. It is difficult to assess the situation without a thorough examination. Please follow with a doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Pain above my right eye - around the bone area and in the corner of my right eye , with swollen eyelid , what are the causes ?

Dr. John Munshower
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Pain above my right eye - around the bone area and in the corner of my right eye , with swollen eyelid , what are the causes ?

Several: There are several possible causes including but not limited to a skin infection, cellulitis, dermatitis, abscess, sinusitis, boil, sty, chalazion, blepharitis, insect bite, etc. If persists, you should get an evaluation by a health provider. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Jennifer Lee
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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How do you get swollen eyelids?

Dr. Jennifer Lee
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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How do you get swollen eyelids?

Multiple reasons: Fluid accumulates in the eyelids from multiple reasons mainly, inflammation and inflammation. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Devane
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Please help! I have swollen eyelids problem, what should I do?

Dr. Barbara Devane
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
23 years in practice
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Please help! I have swollen eyelids problem, what should I do?

See ophthalmologist : It's impossible to diagnose what is causing your problem without a complete exam. Please see your doctor for an appointment. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What causes swollen eyelids?

Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What causes swollen eyelids?

General Symptom.: It is a general symptom. It can be anything from a mild virus infection, allergies, sinus infection. It can also be a serious sign of fluid status of the body. If it is bad enough to affect your vision or self-perception then See your doctor for a review. At your age, if the simple mild answers are not obvious, then a more full investigation may be warranted. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
29 years in practice
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What is the best way to treat chronic swollen eyelids?

Dr. Tim Conrad
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
29 years in practice
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What is the best way to treat chronic swollen eyelids?

See a doctor: To treat a disorder, you must first know what is causing the problem. See an ophthalmologist to determine why your eyelids are always swollen. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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My eyelids are crusty and swollen. What could be wrong?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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My eyelids are crusty and swollen. What could be wrong?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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I am sick and the symptoms i'm getting include really big, swollen eyelids?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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I am sick and the symptoms i'm getting include really big, swollen eyelids?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
34 years in practice
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I have swollen eyelids both on top and bottom lids?

Dr. Stephen Rothstein
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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I have swollen eyelids both on top and bottom lids?

Eyes: Start with warm compresses and if you think you may have an allergy take an antihistamine but you should see an ophthalmologist ...Read more

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Dr. Bruce Saran
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
28 years in practice
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My eyelids are severely swollen. Help?

Dr. Bruce Saran
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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My eyelids are severely swollen. Help?

Many things: Allergies, eyelid infection (blepharitis or meibomianitis), thyroid disease, or laxity of the connective tissue around the eye that causes the fat pads around the eyeball to "push" forward called dermatochalasis. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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