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Swollen upper eyelid near eyebrow. Burning itchy eye. No redness to eye. Some tearing?

Swollen upper eyelid near eyebrow. Burning itchy eye. No redness to eye. Some tearing?

Swelling: Swelling of the lids can be caused by several things. You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause and institute treatment. ...Read more

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Swollen sclera four times in siix months after rubbing eyes that are itchy burning. Also what type of eye dr should I see?

Swollen sclera four times in siix months after rubbing eyes that are itchy burning. Also what type of eye dr should I see?

Allergic Conjunctivi: You most likely have an allergic conjunctivitis that causes the itching. Rubbing the eye may feel good for the second, but it will make the aftermath a lot worse. The mechanical stimulation from itching activates allergic response significantly worse. Do not rub the eyes, use cool compress to feel better and see an ophthalmologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I just woke up noticed that my skin was burning under the right eye. When I looked in the mirror it looks a bit swollen and is peeling. Wasn't earlier?

I just woke up noticed that my skin was burning under the right eye. When I looked in the mirror it looks a bit swollen and is peeling. Wasn't earlier?

See a doctor.: Most likely, your rash is something benign like a contact dermatitis. However, your symptoms could possibly represent a herpes simplex infection outbreak. While this less likely possibility is usually of no major concern for the lips, it could damage the eye and even cause blindness. I would see a dermatologist or ophthalmologist right away. Don't panic, but please do follow-up. ...Read more

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Stinging, burning, swollen watering eye that is sensitive to light?

Stinging, burning, swollen watering eye that is sensitive to light?

Conjunctivitis vs.?: You're symptoms need further evaluation. You may have conjunctivitis with a myriad of causes (allergic, viral, bacterial, chemical, dry-eye related). The sensitivity to light may imply associated inflammation of the cornea. An examination will be useful to establish the
Correct treatment and follow up. ...Read more

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My face is swollen and my lip and nose is alittle moved to the side. My eye keeps watering and burning I don't know what is wrong?

My face is swollen and my lip and nose is alittle moved to the side. My eye keeps watering and burning I don't know what is wrong?

Sounds a lot: Like an allergy problem. If so severe you need to see a doctor soon. To rule out infection. Lubricating eye drops may help the eyes feel better, and may slow down the tearing. ...Read more

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My left face feels swollen but its not, the eye feels teary but no tears although its red. Then my left shoulder has a burning pain. Wjat could it be?

Mutiple symtoms: Your symtoms seem quite complex and would strongly advise a comprehensive physicial examination. You may need additional blood testing to determine the cause of your issues. ...Read more

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Started using new under eye concealer 3 days ago. Burning, itching skin under eyes and under brow line. Swollen and red. Small bumps. No allergies.

Started using new under eye concealer 3 days ago. Burning, itching skin under eyes and under brow line. Swollen and red. Small bumps. No allergies.

Contact allergy: A 3-day lapse in onset is compatible with an allergic contact skin reaction. However one cannot rule out entirely an irritant reaction from repetitive exposure to a mild irritant in the eye concealer. Try OTC hydrocortisone cream for a few days and see if this helps. ...Read more

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The left side of my face became itchy with a burning, tingling sensation. It is isolated on my forehead around eye and cheek. Slightly swollen no rash?

The left side of my face became itchy with a burning, tingling sensation. It is isolated on my forehead around eye and cheek. Slightly swollen no rash?

Hard to say: This may be the early stage of shingles which may itch in the early stage or an contact allergy. You need to see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain back of head right side, going to temple, into eye burning, watery eye and swollen in mornings. Mouth tastes like burning rubber.

Stabbing pain back of head right side, going to temple, into eye burning, watery eye and swollen in mornings. Mouth tastes like burning rubber.

See eye doctor: Your description is not specific for any particular disgnosis. Go see an eye doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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So basically it sounds like pink eye then? I just don't have the red crusty swalloen part! But I do have itchy burning discomfort in my eye!

So basically it sounds like pink eye then? I just don't have the red crusty swalloen part! But I do have itchy burning discomfort in my eye!

Eye problems: Conjunctivitis is a bacterial or viral infection of the the lining around the eye causing redness and sometimes discharge. This can easily be confused with eye irritation from allergies especially in the spring. If you don't get any symptomatic relief from allergy meds or artificial tears then you should see if antibiotics are right for you. ...Read more

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My eyelids are severely swollen. Help?

My eyelids are severely swollen. Help?

Many things: Allergies, eyelid infection (blepharitis or meibomianitis), thyroid disease, or laxity of the connective tissue around the eye that causes the fat pads around the eyeball to "push" forward called dermatochalasis. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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My eyelids are crusty and swollen. What could be wrong?

My eyelids are crusty and swollen. What could be wrong?

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

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Why are my eyelids red, flaky, and burning?

Why are my eyelids red, flaky, and burning?

Blepharitis: You likely have blepharitis, a common inflammation of the eyelids. May also lead to blepharoconjunctivitis (infection). Remedies often involve hot compresses, lid hygiene with a wash cloth and diluted baby shampoo, gentle massage of the eyelids with the warm wash cloth, and occasionally antibiotic ointments or drops like azasite, and if severe, a combination of an antibiotic and steroid. ...Read more

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Are swollen eyelids a symptom of Crohn's disease?

Are swollen eyelids a symptom of Crohn's disease?

No: Crohn's disease is associated with inflammatory eye disease but lid swelling is not likely related to that. ...Read more

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My eyelids get swollen and red. How can I treat them?

My eyelids get swollen and red. How can I treat them?

Red swollen eye: Swelling in the corner of the eye can be due: allergy (apply cold ice packs if itchy especially); virus (is usually very itchy ; is very contagious; bacteria (need antibiotic drops); excessive sun exposure (called a pinguecula/pterygium) foreign body. Consult with us to give you the best Rx to resolve your symptoms. ...Read more