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Hi i have problem in upper eyelid which has swollen and no pain. What is the root cause and treatment to cure that. ?

Hi 
i have problem in upper eyelid which has swollen and no pain. What is the root cause and treatment to cure that. ?

Many possibilities: Swelling without pain can be from many causes - tumor, allergic reaction, blocked eyelid gland, inflammation, infection. If it does not go away in a day or two, see an ophthalmologist. ...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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Swollen sac on cheek under eye, cause and treatment?

Swollen sac on cheek under eye, cause and treatment?

Possible infection: A swollen sac on the cheek can represent a number of possible problems. One potential cause is an infection. An examination by a physician is necessary to make a diagnosis. ...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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I have swollen red eye bags, hurts a little when I blink. cant find any sty or the bumps inside nor outisde eye. May i know the cause and treatment tq?

I have swollen red eye bags, hurts a little when I blink. cant find any sty or the bumps inside nor outisde eye. May i know the cause and treatment tq?

Possible cellulitis: Sounds like early orbital cellulitis which requires treatment with antibiotics. Very important. So you will have to go to your doctor or the emergency room.
Cellulitis means infection of the skin, and the skin around the eyes may be vulnerable to this. ...Read more

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I have scabies on my eyelids, groin elbows neck, and hands.. extremely irritating in all areas and swollen eye.. Advice on permanent treatments?

I have scabies on my eyelids, groin elbows neck, and hands.. extremely irritating in all areas and swollen eye.. Advice on permanent  treatments?

Scabies: Scabies are relatively easy to treat, however the symptoms may persist for a prolonged time due to allergic reaction to their waste products long after the mite is killed. You should see your family doctor, pediatric doctor or dermatologist for treatment ...Read more

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What are good treatments for my red, swollen, uncomfortable, half-closed eye?

What are good treatments for my red, swollen, uncomfortable, half-closed eye?

Depends: Your symptoms are very non-specific and there could be numerous etiologies. You need to see you eye md for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best home treatment for my poofy eyelid?

See an EyeMD.: "poofy" eyelids may be from allergies, if so cold compresses are helpful. If due to clogged oil glands (meibomitis), then hot compresses are better. Take a clean sock, fill it with rice, put in microwave for 30-40 seconds and place over closed eyes for 15 minutes 2x/day. If no better see an eye care professional. ...Read more

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Whats a good home treatment for an eye infection. lower eyelid is swollen and part of it has hardened a little..but its not very painful. eye bit red?

See a doctor: I'm afraid that you can't self medicate what you just described, you will need prescription medications after a doctor's evaluation ...Read more

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How to cure a swollen eyelid caused by an insect bite ?

How to cure a swollen eyelid caused by an insect bite ?

Patience: Most insect bite related swelling on an eyelid will reach a peak within a day or so & gradually disappear whether you do anything or not. A dose of diphengydramine (benedryl) at 1mg/kg every 6 hours may be helpful if there is itching involved. ...Read more

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My left eyelid is swollen and puffy. Is there a home remedy for this?

My left eyelid is swollen and puffy. Is there a home remedy for this?

Allergies : Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. Another cause could be a blocked sweat duct around the eye. In that case patients respond to warm compress. It could also be other problems. ...Read more

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My lower eyelid is slightly swollen and itchy. What could be causing this? And what can I do to cure it?

My lower eyelid is slightly swollen and itchy. What could be causing this? And what can I do to cure it?

Allergy : The most common cause of itching is allergies. You can try cold compresses and otc zaditor (ketotifen) 2x/day. Your eye md can prescribe even stronger topical anti-histamines if this doesn't work. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node in vaginal area. Hard, small, and painful. Any at home treatment? Usually go away within 1 week and some days but it hurts too bad.

Swollen lymph node in vaginal area. Hard, small, and painful. Any at home treatment? Usually go away within 1 week and some days but it hurts too bad.

Need for examination: Please see your doctor to determine what is causing the lesions. Do not rely on home treatments. Many venereal disease stop causing symptoms but the infection persists and may cause problems later. ...Read more

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I have gnats in my home they have bitten my eyelids and my top and bottom lid are swollen even part of my face what can I do for the itching ?

I have gnats in my home    they have bitten my eyelids and my top and bottom lid are swollen  even part of my face   what can I do for the itching    ?

Cold packs - plus: Use cold packs for immediate relief, but you can try oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) capsules. These bites may become infected. If te swelling increases or becomes painful or gets red, go to your doctor quickly. ...Read more

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I wear contact's and my top eyelids are swollen. Is this something I should go to the doctor for or is there something i can do at home?

I wear contact's and my top eyelids are swollen. Is this something I should go to the doctor for or is there something i can do at home?

Test at home: Take the contacts out for several days and see if the swelling goes away. If persistent than there is probably another cause. If the swelling disappears and especially if it comes back when you reinsert the lenses, then check with your ophthalmologist for some correction. ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy for a swollen and purple eyelid?

What is a good home remedy for a swollen and purple eyelid?

Swollen eyelid: It depends on the cause of the swelling and discoloration. If it is from trauma (being hit) then ice is the best remedy. If it is from an insect bite or something else then you should see your physician. It could be an infection and should be treated immediately. ...Read more

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What should I do; a swollen dot of 1cm diameter burns on 2 fingers, after touching a pan. Feels really hot unless in water. Home treatment or doctors?

What should I do; a swollen dot of 1cm diameter burns on 2 fingers, after touching a pan. Feels really hot unless in water. Home treatment or doctors?

Have it evaluated: If your spots are left to demarcate they will eventually declare themselves as to the degree of burn. If you can at least get to an urgent care center the burns can be evaluated for depth of penetration, zone of injury, and potential need for treatment such as debridment ; repair. ...Read more

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How do you treat a swollen, puffy eyelid at home after hitting it?

How do you treat a swollen, puffy eyelid at home after hitting it?

Puffy eyelid: Use ice to decrease circulation and swelling in the 1st 24 hrs. Moist heat after that will increase circulation and hasten resolution of swelling and bruising. ...Read more

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I have a red bump under my eyelid that hurts, is swollen and itches at times what is it and how do I cure it fast?

I have a red bump under my eyelid that hurts, is swollen and itches at times what is it and how do I cure it fast?

Very warm compress: As well, use a washcloth, get very warm under water (not hot, as sensitive area). Use as a compress on the swollen area for about 15-20min couple times a day. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with my right eyelid swollen and causing headaches it looks like a stye but doesn't have any hard tip. What do I do to cure it?

I woke up this morning with my right eyelid swollen and causing headaches it looks like a stye but doesn't have any hard tip. What do I do to cure it?

Warm soaks: Apply a very warm wet washclothe to your eyelid 4-5 times per day. If this does not resolve the swelling within a week, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How can I cure red, itchy, swollen, slightly bumpy eyelids/area around eye?

How can I cure red, itchy, swollen, slightly bumpy eyelids/area around eye?

Eyedrops: Check to see if you are using a new skin product, as this can cause a reaction like this. If this has just popped up spontaneously, you can try using artificial tears 4x/day in both eyes. If that doesn't work, there is a OTC drop: 'Zatidor', which works well. You can also use Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but this will cause drowsiness. If these therapies do not work, consider seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I have repeated swollen eyelid gland that hurts, I bath them in hot water for a few days, this seems to cure it, only to return a week or so later?

I have repeated swollen eyelid gland that hurts, I bath them in hot water for a few days, this seems to cure it, only to return a week or so later?

Hordeolum?: I presume your eyelid is affected by a sty or dysfunctional meibom glands that respond to warm compresses and cleansing, but only to return after you discontinue. It's good that their is response. Continue the warm compresses, lid hygiene with baby shampoo, gentle eyelid massage daily. Consider taking fish oil. Check out a YouTube video on blepharitis treatment. If no help, an exam is very useful. ...Read more

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Red mildy swollen and tender gum around 1st molar. Urgent matter for a dentist or home treatment?

Red mildy swollen and tender  gum around  1st molar.  Urgent matter for a dentist or home treatment?

Inflammation: Probably better to seek professional help. It's always better to catch things early. ...Read more

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There is a huge pimple in the corner of my lip. inside my lip. it hurts and is red and my lip is swollen. i need natural at home treatment? that works

There is a huge pimple in the corner of my lip. inside my lip. it hurts and is red and my lip is swollen. i need natural at home treatment? that works

Red bump: The cause of the red bump could be anything from a simple ulcer due to trauma to a viral source . It is best to check with your dentist and treat accordingly ...Read more

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Swollen eyelids making difficult to open the eyes and swollen face during summer time in UK.itching dark swollen eyes and swollen cheeks.how to cure it?

Swollen eyelids making difficult to open the eyes and swollen face during summer time in UK.itching dark swollen eyes and swollen cheeks.how to cure it?

Allergy: Itching and swelling are common symptoms of allergy. One might start by identifying and avoiding the offending allergen. Anti-allergy tablets can be helpful. Rinsing out the eyes and nose with water a few times per day can help. Ice packs can help relieve swelling and itching. If these strategies are not effective, one should see a doctor in person. ...Read more