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Swollen right eye, twice after taking nsaids. Am I allergic to them? I was not before!

Swollen right eye, twice after taking nsaids. Am I allergic to them? I was not before!

Swollen right eye: Unilateral swelling is not often related to an allergic issue but it is possible. If it persists, you should see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Nsaids (Definition)

Nsaid stands for non steroidal anti inflammatory agent. So the most potent anti inflammatory agents are steroids like prednisone. Nsaids are ...Read more


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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 check out this link http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001872/. ...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 got bit by gnats in my neck and right below my eye now my eye is swollen and hurts and my neck muscles are very sore am i allergic?

I got bit by gnats in my neck and right below my eye now my eye is swollen and hurts and my neck muscles are very sore am i allergic?

No: This sounds more like a toxic reaction or an infection. Are you sure that these bites were from gnats and not from another insect such as spiders. Best to get checked since it involves your eyes. ...Read more

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Severe allergic reaction to poison sumac on eyelid. Eye is swollen shut. Started oral steroids 12 hours ago with no apparent difference. Any advice?

Contact dermatitis: You're on the right track with oral steroids, you can take antihistamines for itch. If you have any vision changes or painful movements of the eye I would recommend seen a physician as soon as possible. If the rash is limited to your periorbital region monitor closely. I would avoid topical steroid creams around eye if possible now that you're on oral steroids. Good luck ...Read more

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I need advice with my ED and a swollen eye?

I need advice with my ED and a swollen eye?

Do you mean RED &...: Swollen eye? Sounds infected if it is unilateral. If on both sides maybe allergy. Especially if it is painful, affecting vision, recent trauma or exposure to another individual with infection, this needs to be taken care of right away. If you have fever, or pain in the eye don't mess around. Get seen as soon as possible, certainly this would be a reason to go to ER. If no fever, get seen w/in 24hr ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a swollen eye?

What is the recovery time for a swollen eye?

Depends: It really depends on why your eye is swollen and actually what part of your eye is swollen. Was this from trauma? ...Read more

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My wife thinks I should see someone for my swollen eye. Should i?

My wife thinks I should see someone for my swollen eye. Should i?

Absolutely: Eye swelling is not a normal condition. It may be a sign of infection, which can be permanently blinding or even life-threatening. Delay of treatment can lead to devastating results. Listen to your wife and get yourself to an eye doctor today. ...Read more

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Can vaccinations cause a swollen eye?

No it will not but: This is not a normal reaction to getting shots, bur very rarely some infants can get an acute allergic reaction which may start with swelling of the eyes and may lead to anaphylaxis.It is written as a side effect but in 48 years of giving shots to babies, children of all ages and adults I have never encoutered that and I do not worry about it when i give vaccine shots to my patients. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a swollen eye fast?

See a doctor: A doctor can determine the cause of the swelling and start you on the appropriate treatment that will get the swelling down the quickest. Over-the-counter treatments seldom work any faster than your body's natural healing response, so don't waste your money on them. See a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat swollen eye from allergies?

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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How do you treat swollen eye caused by shingles?

How do you treat swollen eye caused by shingles?

Seek help if needed: If the swelling bothers you or is severe enough, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

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