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How can I get rid of swollen eyes every morning?

How can I get rid of swollen eyes every morning?

Challenging problem: Puffy eyelids upon awakening are a challenging problem. Common causes include underlying sinus congestion, sinusitis and allergies. You can experiment with over the counter antihistamines and head elevation. You might want to consider undergoing allergy testing. Often times no underlying cause is found, and an oculoplastic evaluation is needed. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

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


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Symptoms: swollen eyes every morning, sore throat with white spots, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue...No fever ?

Symptoms: swollen eyes every morning, sore throat with white spots, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue...No fever ?

Many possibilities..: These symptoms are non-specific. They can be due to many causes. Examples of these causes is infectious mononucleosis, post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (kidney disease that occur after strept infection), blood cancer, etc. I think mono is the most likely in your case but you should get evaluated soon.. ...Read more

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Wat could be the reason why i wake up every morning with severely swollen eyes?

Wat could be the reason why i wake up every morning with severely swollen eyes?

Allergies or: Some families have a syndrome called blepharochalsis that involves episodes of swelling. Some patients sleep with a sleep mask to compress during the night. ...Read more

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I woke up with swollen eyes this morning. This has happened before. What could it be?

I woke up with swollen eyes this morning. This has happened before. What could it be?

Allergy: The most common is allergy could also be hypothyroid the amount and persistance of the swelling would indicate the need for medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Cluster of small red bumps and really dry skin on my face and swollen eyes in the morning. What could be wrong?

Cluster of small red bumps and really dry skin on my face and swollen eyes in the morning. What could be wrong?

See a doctor: Any number of issues come to mind and an accurate diagnosis is important prior to treatment. This way you will know if all three problems are related and what can be done for each. ...Read more

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I was feeling itchy yesterday and i woke up in the morning with itchy bumps all over my body and swollen eyes and lips and now my fingers are swelling?

I was feeling itchy yesterday and i woke up in the morning with itchy bumps all over my body and swollen eyes and lips and now my fingers are swelling?

Best to see doctor: This is a reaction or allergy to something. It seems severe that even your lips are swollen. Allergy can happen in most parts of your body including your airways and even intestine so it is best to be evaluated and treated as soon as possible to avoid complications or to take away offending factors if known. ...Read more

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Is their any way to reduce swollen eyes in the morning dt allergies, in the mornings I can't breathe, I sneeze, and eyes are very swollen ?

Is their any way to reduce swollen eyes in the morning dt allergies, in the mornings I can't breathe, I sneeze, and eyes are very swollen ?

Medicine: Are you already using an oral antihistamine? If so, an additional topical antihistamine may help. Cold compresses in the morning and sleeping with your head slightly elevated may also be of some benefit. See your doctor for recommendations of allergy medication is you are not using any. ...Read more

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I wake up with swollen eyes or face a handful of times every month. I have been tested and do not have any remarkable allergies. What could this be?

I wake up with swollen eyes or face a handful of times every month. I have been tested and do not have any remarkable allergies. What could this be?

Something: Allergies to various objects or substances could still be possible. Dust mites? Sheets? Detergents? Soaps? Make up? I would see your doctor for a second consultation since this is persisting. Good luck ...Read more

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My eye doctor told me to use zylet 4 times a day every hours . But the eye drops caused me to have a allergic reaction and blurry swollen eyes ?

My eye doctor told me to use zylet 4 times a day every hours . But the eye drops caused me to have a allergic reaction and blurry swollen eyes ?

Stop and see eye MD: Zylet is a steroid and antibiotic drop. Side effects include burning, stinging, hypersensitivity or allergy. Blurry vision a rare side effect, this could be due to allergy or corneal changes but could also be due to an increase in eye pressure (from the steroid). You should inform your doctor, stop the drop ; have an eye exam to check your eye pressure. Try using artificial tears in the meantime. ...Read more

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Watery swollen eye lids in the morning is it sinus related?

Watery swollen eye lids in the morning is it sinus related?

Swollen eyelids: Hello, your eyelid swelling is probably related to a normal change in the eyelids that occur as we sleep. As we lay down to sleep, we see more blood in our head versus during the day when we are upright. The other issue is the normal changes of aging. If you aren't having any sinus symptoms, it is unlikely that your sinuses are playing any role in the swelling. See your entt doctor. ...Read more

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My daughter went to sleep fine then this morning she woke up With a swollen eye help?

My daughter went to sleep fine then this morning she woke up  With a swollen eye help?

Examine the eye: This is usually one of 3 things.A bug bite to the outer aspect of the eye lids or upper cheek, A foreign body in the eye, or pinkeye. Rarely it can be the first stage of an infection in the soft tissues of the eyelids or eye socket. If you need to see the kids doc to be sure. ...Read more

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3 yr old had a fever in the middle of the night that broke by morning. But she woke up with her bottom eye lid swollen. Eye looks normal. Ideas?

3 yr old had a fever in the middle of the night that broke by morning. But she woke up with her bottom eye lid swollen. Eye looks normal. Ideas?

See a doctor: It could be a variety of things- she could have had an insect bite or sting to the eyelid causing swelling, she could have an infection (the fever makes that possible as well), or she may be having some allergy problems. See your doctor to find out if treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Swollen eye lid each morning for a couple mornings. The one he slept on, staying in a hotel. Swelling goes down with benadryl (diphenhydramine) but seems worse each day?

Swollen eye lid each morning for a couple mornings.  The one he slept on, staying in a hotel.  Swelling goes down with benadryl (diphenhydramine) but seems worse each day?

See allergist: If this is getting worse, it is time to consult an allergist. On the other hand, the absence of itching points away from allergies. Has he been placed on any new drug recently? Has he been taking NSAID? We need to know more. ...Read more

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Why do I have swollen eye lids some mornings?

Why do I have swollen eye lids some mornings?

Variety of reasons: Swelling of the eyelids can be due to a variety of factors such as fluid retention, allergy, etc. Try sleeping with your head elevated on two pillows, etc. which should help. ...Read more

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What works against swollen eyes?

What works against swollen eyes?

Swollen eyes: If your eyes are swollen because of allergies or infection, then treating the source will often help reduce the swelling. A lot of adults have swollen eyes due to aging eyelid changes. If the changes are severe enough, some people have elective surgery to reduce the swelling. ...Read more

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How could i reduce swollen eyes?

How could  i reduce swollen eyes?

Depends on the cause: Swollen eyes can be due to allergy which is the most common cause of swollen eyes but it can also be caused by infection and can be a sign of underlying disese of kidneys, hormone related. So treatment depends on cause, you can try cold compresses and an over the counter anthistamine like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or zyrtec, and if no improvement see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I quickly treat swollen eyes?

How can I quickly treat swollen eyes?

Depends on the cause: Swollen eyes can be due to allergy which is the most common cause of swollen eyes but it can also be caused by infection and can be a sign of underlying disese of kidneys, hormone related. So treatment depends on cause, you can try cold compresses and an over the counter anthistamine like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or zyrtec, and if no improvement see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Eye Swelling (Definition)

Eye swelling is due to buildup of fluid in ...Read more