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Swollen Eyelid No Pain
Possibly a stye: Try very warm compresses 2-4 times per day for 10' a time followed by gentle massages to the eye lid may help the backed-up oil gland secretions to drain. Usually this technique resolves the swelling and the stye should resolve within a week. However, if the swelling and pain increases, seek help from an eye md. ...Read more
Allergies: But have to rule out infection. Use cool compress. Good idea to see a doctor for this. ...Read more
Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more
I am experiencing swollen eyelid and eyelid pain. There is a white bump on the inside of my eye. Not visible unless I lift up my eyelid. The following also describe me: Eye pain, Eye swelling, and Sensation of something in eye...
Probably a stye: Difficult to say for sure, especially without a photo, but it sounds like a stye. It occurs when one of the oil glands in your eyelid gets clogged and infected. You should apply warm heat to the eyes at least twice a day with gentle massaging downwards to help the blockage open and drain. Antibiotic/steroid combo drops help too but you'll need to see a eye doctor for the prescription. ...Read more
Is there redness,: fever, ear pain or discharge from the eye? If so, she should definitely be seen by her doctor today. If she doesn't and has no medical contraindication, you could try giving her oral benadryl (diphenhydramine) and if not better, have her seen. It would also make sense to call her doctor and get advice from them, or contact one of us on Prime. ...Read more
Left eyelids swollen. No pain in eye w. Movement. Eyelids/around eye achy. Get slightly better wiht warm compress- but vision is just slightly blurry x 2 days. No eye appt till next week; what is this?
Many reasons: It is difficult to determine the exact cause without examining the eye. Possible causes are inflammation related to irritation or allergy. You may have a developing hordeolum (stye) or chalazion. Simple eyelid swelling should not cause blurry vision unless it is obstructing the vision. Seek care to determine the cause of the blurry vision as soon as possible. ...Read more
I wake up with swollen eyelids, and I have joint pain and faint butterfly rash and fatigue, hot flashes should I be worried that this is a flare, SLE?
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
Could be infection.: Could be inflamed or infected. If the whole eyelid is red, that could be something called blepharitis, and if the eye is likewise red, blepharoconjunctivitis. Regardless, eye drops may help. ...Read more
Infection / allergy: Swelling of the upper eyelid could be from an infected oil gland or skin glan, from a blocked oil gland (stye or chalazion), from allergy, from an insect bite or exposure, and from edema related to lying down. Infections are usually painful, tender and diffuse, while a stye is more like a non-tender lump. Allergy usually is associated with itching. Also, blepharitis is a chronic low grade infection. ...Read more
See Eye MD: You should stop using the eyelash extensions and be evaluated by an eye md. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Could be allergy: There are several possible reasons. Are your eyelids itchy as well? Could be allergy to something in your sleeping environment such as your pillow, laundry detergent or make up remover you apply as you get ready for bed. ...Read more
Eyelid swelling with: Can be indicative of an allergic reaction. Contact allergy can be responsible and treated with topical ophthalmic anti-inflammatory ointment prescribed from your ophthalmologist. Other common causes could include blepharitis (eyelid margin infection) and variations thereof, eczema and infection. Uncommonly, infection of the eyelid itself can cause swelling and be treated with oral antibiotics. ...Read more
Eyelid itching with: Swelling is usually indicative of an allergic reaction. Contact allergy can be responsible and treated with topical ophthalmic anti-inflammatory ointment prescribed from your ophthalmologist. Other common causes could include blepharitis (eyelid margin infection) and variations thereof, eczema and infection. Have it looked at by your eyecare provider for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
Yes: Everyone knows that onion fumes are irritating to the eyes even without contact. More so with contact, however, nothing permanent will happen. ...Read more
I wore sunblock the other day while swimming now my eyelids are itchy and swollen what should I do?
You may have gotten: Some of the sunscreen in your eyes, or you may be having a reaction to another substance in the water or something you've been exposed to since then. Make sure you rinse your eyes well with cool water. You can use an over-the-counter antihistamine such as Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin, Zyrtec or Allegra, as long as you have no medical contraindication to those. If still not better, please see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a bump on the top corner of my outer eyelid, it was swollen but it's has gone down. What is it?
I had a chalazion for a year already but it went away already but now my top eyelid is still swollen what should I do?
Chalazion: If the chalazion went away completely, this may be a new chalazion. If it did not go away cometely, it may be chronic chalazion. The most important thing right now is to make sure you do not have an infection. If you are experiencing swelling, redness, pain or discharge, you should see an ophthalmologist as soon as pissible. ...Read more
Hi, I hve swollen upper eyelid. What will I do, its 5 days from now. Happen quickly I don't know why. Pls help me.?
Clogged gland: If clogged eyelid gland, then will probably have tenderness, redness, swelling, and maybe some mucousy discharge. Sometimes these start out as a diffuse swelling, then turn into a hard spherical lump in the eyelid. These respond well to hot compresses and massage. The key is to try to make sure there is not cellulitis which is an infection that can be dangerous. See a dr if this isn't resolving. ...Read more
I was wondering why his eyelid is really swollen and won't open all the way? Any thing that will help so he doesn't have to miss work?
Skip work: Take him to Doctor to check out the eyelid that will not open. ...Read more