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My right eye is swollen is it an allergic reaction to mascara remover?

My right eye is swollen is it an allergic reaction to mascara remover?

That is possible but: To decide on the cause requires the answers to a few other questions:
how long has it been going on?
Is the lid tender?
Are there bumps or pimples in the area?
How long have you used the mascara?..Etc
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http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001872/. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Swollen eye and mouth, think is an allergic reaction from (kinetic sand)?

Swollen eye and mouth, think is an allergic reaction from (kinetic sand)?

Angioneurotic edema: Swelling of the eyes and mouth is usually caused by an allergy to something taken internally. You should consult her doctor to try to figure out what she is allergic to. It is often difficult to know for sure what causes it. If she has noisy breathing or struggles when taking a breath, she should be taken to the ER. ...Read more

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Got bit by deer fly on head 5 days ago , now I have a head ache my eye is swollen and tender; allergic reaction?

Got bit by deer fly on head 5 days ago , now I have a head ache my eye is swollen and tender;  allergic reaction?

See MD: Please see your MD. Infection versus reaction. You may need steroids/Benadryl and or antibiotics. You definitely need a full history and physical to ensure your safety. ...Read more

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I'm on Lexapro (escitalopram) and klonopin for 2 months and have allergies . I woke up with a swollen eye could it just be my allergies or a reaction to pills?

I'm on Lexapro (escitalopram) and klonopin for 2 months and have allergies . I woke up with a swollen eye could it just be my allergies or a reaction to pills?

Either: While the swelling could be related to allergies it could also represent a reaction to your medicines. I suggest discussing it with the doctor who prescribed the medicine. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for a swollen eye lid?

What are treatment options for a swollen eye lid?

Swollen Eye Lid: Warm compress, lid scrubs, possibly topical or even oral antibiotics. Most importantly, it is important to find out the reason or etiology of this lid swelling. A thorough and complete ophthalmologic exam is warranted asap.If there is any discharge an eye culture would be reccomended .A history of any concomitant infection is important to know. Recent cold or uri. Do not ignore this. See dr asap! ...Read more

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Hit myself in levator labii superioris area under eye 3 days ago. No pain but I wake up eye is swollen, goes down during day. Cause and treatment?

Hit myself in levator labii superioris area under eye 3 days ago. No pain but  I wake up eye is swollen, goes down during day. Cause and treatment?

A Bruise: is a bruise...is a bruise...and swelling may persist when the area is "at rest"...Warm Moist Heat may helps by increasing the circulation and mobilizing the fluid (swelling) as does waking up and "smiling"!!!!!!!!!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Spider bite? Swollen eye pain all that side, treatment?

Spider bite? Swollen eye pain all that side, treatment?

Herpes Zoster?: I have seen many patients present with unilateral eruptions they "thought" were "spider bites" or "poison ivy". I would see your eye doc as this sounds like shingles..Herpes zoster ; rx would be indicated. ...Read more

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What can I take for irritated swollen eyes after allergic reaction?

What can I take for irritated swollen eyes after allergic reaction?

Treatment options: Try an antihistamine like zyrtec or Claritin and add some eye drops. Zaditor (ketotifen) is very good for allergies. It there is discharge, change in vision or pain then see your doctor. ...Read more

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My eye doctor told me to use zylet 4 times a day every hours . But the eye drops caused me to have a allergic reaction and blurry swollen eyes ?

Stop and see eye MD: Zylet is a steroid and antibiotic drop. Side effects include burning, stinging, hypersensitivity or allergy. Blurry vision a rare side effect, this could be due to allergy or corneal changes but could also be due to an increase in eye pressure (from the steroid). You should inform your doctor, stop the drop ; have an eye exam to check your eye pressure. Try using artificial tears in the meantime. ...Read more

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What do you do when your eye is swollen from allergies?

What do you do when your eye is swollen from allergies?

Eye drops: There are anti-allergy eye drops available. These drops typically contain anti-histamine in them which reduces eye-redness. With regards to swelling, ice should help. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can relieve swollen eye from allergies?

Can you tell me how i can relieve swollen eye from allergies?

Allergies: try cool compresses
Also try Zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops one drop two times a day each eye ...Read more

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Can allergies or a swollen eye from allergies increase SED RATE? A week ago my sed rate was 8mm/hr, but after having an allergy attack, it was 13mm/hr

Not significant: The difference is really very small and may just represent the usual fluctuation in ESR and nothing more. Allergy attack is not linked to ESR changes. ...Read more

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How can I treat swollen eye from allergies?

Allergies: Try cold compresses daily
Try over the counter Radiator drops and use one drop two times a day.
If this does not help then seek medical attention ...Read more

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I'm on Lexapro (escitalopram) and klonopin for 2 months... I also have allergies. I woke up with a swollen eye . What could cause this?

I'm on Lexapro (escitalopram) and klonopin for 2 months... I also have allergies. I woke up with a swollen eye . What could cause this?

Swollen eye: If you've been on those 2 meds for 2 months, it'd be strange for it to cause a reaction all of a sudden now. Couple things can cause a swollen eye: allergies, trauma (a scratch), a stye, infection (pink eye or cellulitis). Concerning symptoms include significant discharge, pain, and blurry vision. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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I'm on Lexapro (escitalopram) and klonopin for 2 months... I also have allergies. I woke up with a swollen eye . What could cause this?

I'm on Lexapro (escitalopram) and klonopin for 2 months... I also have allergies. I woke up with a swollen eye . What could cause this?

Many possibilities: This could certainly be part of an allergic reaction, but unlikely related to Lexapro (escitalopram) or klonopin. Most allergic reactions to medication occur very soon after starting the medication. ...Read more

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I'm on Lexapro (escitalopram) and klonopin for 2 months... I also have allergies. I woke up with a swollen eye . What could cause this?

Psychotropic meds: It is doubtful that unilateral eye swelling two months into taking these medications was responsible. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more


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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

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