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Swollen Eyelid Toddler
My child is 11 months old and his left eyelid is very swollen and little red today. It started looking puffy yesterday and now it is much worse. ..?
See yourMD first.: I would recommend seeing your pediatrician first.See 2 more doctor answers
My child was poked in the eye today is day3 he won't open it so I can't look at it. The whole outside is swollen and red how do I Know If its infected?
Child got some sort of bug bite yesterday (small red raised bump) on cheek near eye and today it looks much more red & swollen than yesterday. Normal?
Conjunctivitis: Red itchy eyes, sometimes with swelling describes conjunctivitis. There are different causes, from allergic, viral, chemical and bacterial. If it is not resolved in a couple of days, and if there is swelling and green yellow discharge from the eye, have your child evaluated by your doc.See 1 more doctor answer
I had sinus problem since child. From recent 4-5 months, I feel my throats heavy. The vein from eye caruncle to inside of nose feels swollen and itchy?
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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.
Try a warm compress: It could be a variety of conditions, caused by many different things. If it doesn't respond to warm compresses 4 times a day for about 5 minutes each for 2 days, you should see an ophthalmologist.
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.
See Eye MD: You should stop using the eyelash extensions and be evaluated by an eye md.
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.
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.See 1 more doctor answer
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.See 1 more doctor answer
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.
Probably stye: Most likely this is a stye which will respond to frequent applications of a very warm (not hot) washcloth. Try this for several days provided that the vision is not affected and there is no obvious pus. If persistent past 3-4 days then see your ophthalmologist.See 1 more doctor answer