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I usually have itchy eyes during night and I don't feel to stop itching or rubbing my eyes which makes them red, teary and swollen. What to do?

I usually have itchy eyes during night and I don't feel to stop itching or rubbing my eyes which makes them red, teary and swollen. What to do?

Too dry in room?: Is there alot of heat in your toom that is drying the air out. If so, you want to get a humidifier. If you do not itch during the day, it is probably not allergies. You could also put sterile eyedrops in your eye before bed and see if that helps. ...Read more

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Hayfever : swollen eyes (itching)and swollen face. How to cure. Any medication for it.

Hayfever : swollen eyes (itching)and swollen face. How to cure. Any medication for it.

Antihistamine now!: When you have acute symptoms, take an antihistamine by mouth, such as cetirizine 10mg (Zyrtec) or fexofenadine (Allegra) 180mg, cold compresses to eyelids and face, also eye drops such as ketotifen. If this does not do the job, see a physician. If it happens often, you should see an allergist/immunologist. ...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

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Whole face swollen, eyes closed due to swelling. Had abscess on head for 3 days, needs asvice for my swollen face and my eyes. Thanks a lot?

Whole face swollen, eyes closed due to swelling. Had abscess on head for 3 days, needs asvice for my swollen face and my eyes. Thanks a lot?

Urgent: This can be a facial cellulitis (skin infection) and that is an emergency. You should seek medical care immediately if you have not yet had medical care. If you are not under treatment the infection, if present, can spread to the veins leading to the brain. ...Read more

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Itchy eyes for the past few months. Went to optom and they prescribed fucithalmic ointment. Did help a bit, but after using for a month still itches?

Itchy eyes for the past few months. Went to optom and they prescribed fucithalmic ointment. Did help a bit, but after using for a month still itches?

Allergic?: May be allergic conjunctivitis which is related to hayfever and may respond better to topical or oral antihistamines, or topical cromoglycate or in extreme cases require topical steroid drops and may explain why didn't quite improve with the fucithalmic antibiotic. Worth getting a doctor examination to confirm this diagnosis exclude alternative possibilities and work out best treatment. ...Read more

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Woke up with swollen itches eyes. Have 2 babies and do not want to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Is there something else I can take?

Woke up with swollen itches eyes. Have 2 babies and do not want to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Is there something else I can take?

Other antihistamines: You may try an antihistamine eye drop or take any other kind of antihistamine. They would not do harm to your babies (vs Benadryl (diphenhydramine) which may make you very drowsy and less able to take care of your kids). ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node under chin and left eye lid swollen and very painful. What do I do?

Swollen lymph node under chin and left eye lid swollen and very painful. What do I do?

Could be a sty: It may be an early sty. It should be one eyelid not both that is swollen. If one the use of warm compresses four times a day for 5-10 minutes for a couple of days should help. If both lids are swollen it may be preseptal infection and you should see a doctor as you may need antibiotics. If the swelling doesn't resolve in a 2 days or you are running a fever see a doctor. ...Read more

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I hit my head hard at work and have a large knot and am still dizzy and sleepy feeling 24 hours later. Also revived a black swollen eye from it.?

I hit my head hard at work and have a large knot and am still dizzy and sleepy feeling 24 hours later. Also revived a black swollen eye from it.?

Hello ER!: Those type of symptoms should not be ignored! Head injuries are a very serious problem at times- just ask hillary clinton! All joking aside, I would highly recommend having your head checked in the local er right away! ...Read more

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Eyelid is swollen eye is watery an blurred vision and also sometimes pain in eye an sharp head ache pains on the same side. What could be the cause?

Eyelid is swollen eye is watery an blurred vision and also sometimes pain in eye an sharp head ache pains on the same side. What could be the cause?

Get Eval.: The answer depends upon how long you have had it, how much vision disturbance you have, whether it is strictly one-sided, your age, other health, and other criteria. However, some significant problems can be related. Get ophthalmological evaluation. Depending on what is seen the doctor can refine the possibilities. Consider Cluster HA, SUNCT syndrome, cavernous vein, glaucoma, other. ...Read more

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I had swollen eye for 4days last week now a sore lump on same eyelid not spot/head teeth also hurt with bad breath. Chalzion? And are symptom related??

I had swollen eye for 4days last week now a sore lump on same eyelid not spot/head teeth also hurt with bad breath. Chalzion? And are symptom related??

Probably not: But the space provided to properly describe your symptoms is limited. You need to see 2 practitioners ASAP. You need to see a Physician, preferably an Ophalmologist, who may in turn request Dental and/or ENT consults. You need to see a Dentist, who may in turn request an ENT consult. ...Read more

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The left corner of my eye is swollen and itches a lot, what can I do for these symptoms?

The left corner of my eye is swollen and itches a lot, what can I do for these symptoms?

Eye irritation: Has many possible causes. Initially, you can try using over the counter artificial tears or allergy drops on a regular basis. If this doesn't help, then you should contact your eye doctor to make sure nothing more significant is taking place. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter or home remedy for a swollen, itchy eye lid? My left eye is swollen and has been for a week. It itches too. Well, my eye lid is itchy not my eye itself. There isn't a knot or anything like that. My eye itself isn't red or

Is there an over-the-counter or home remedy for a swollen, itchy eye lid? My left eye is swollen and has been for a week. It itches too. Well, my eye lid is itchy not my eye itself. There isn't a knot or anything like that. My eye itself isn't red or

This: This is not time for a home remedy, you have already waited too long to get the situation evaluated by your physician. I suggest contacting your physician immediately for an evaluation. You run the ultimate risk of losing eyesight in that eye. ...Read more

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6yrs girl right eye swollen bloodshot lunging lower lid bright red thick yellow discharge itches and stings?

6yrs girl right eye swollen bloodshot lunging lower lid bright red thick yellow discharge itches and stings?

Conjunctivitis: From the symptoms you describe, it sounds like she may have a bacterial eye infection. You should call her doctor and request an appointment as soon as possible. She most likely needs antibiotics and the doctor can assess if there is anything more serious going on with her eye. ...Read more

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My left eye is red and the eyelid swollen, it itches and gets watery easily. Is it pink eye or an infection?

My left eye is red and the eyelid swollen, it itches and gets watery easily. Is it pink eye or an infection?

Could be: Your description could very well be "pink eye, " a.K.A. Viral conjunctivitis. It could also be a bacterial infection or even a contact allergy. I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist to be sure. They each require different treatment. ...Read more

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Eyelid just got over the flu. But now my upper eye lid is red and looks alittle swollen. Its the left eye only. Its not watery. Just itches on and off. Mostly when it start it itch its at the corner the part closed to your nose. Its not really discharging

Eyelid just got over the flu. But now my upper eye lid is red and looks alittle swollen. Its the left eye only. Its not watery. Just itches on and off. Mostly when it start it itch its at the corner the part closed to your nose. Its not really discharging

If: If the lid becomes painful, this likely represents a stye. Start using the lid soaks with a warm wash cloth 2-3 times daily for 2-3 minutes. If the lid continues to swell, I would recommend evaluation by your eye doctor. This could represent many different things. ...Read more

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Have dry burn feeling top nose, some pain in eyes and head, often at temples or pressure feeling. Nose also itches. & lightheaded at times. Any ideas?

Allergies: You could have sinus congestion from nasal allergies, see your doctor and try over the counter allergy medication to see if they help, like Allegra or zyrtec. ...Read more

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My eye hurts and it itches a lot and it gets red kind of blury at the begining it would make my head hurt what is it?

My eye hurts and it itches a lot and it gets red kind of blury at the begining it would make my head hurt what is it?

Several: Possibilities, including dry eyes and viral infections (related to lip blisters)....I recommend getting this examined by an eyemd for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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The left side of my head neck and eye hurt really bad feels like my brain itches and my eye is red! What is this?

The left side of my head neck and eye hurt really bad feels like my brain itches and my eye is red! What is this?

Shingles?: You may have herpez zoster ophthalmicus and you should see an ophthalmogist as soon as possible.
Antivirals may be needed, however, a seasoned ophthalmologist should be able to diagnose condition. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore and around my mouth itches bad. It is swollen as well. I also have a knot under my chin that hurts. I have a slight fever as well.?

I have a cold sore and around my mouth itches bad. It is swollen as well. I also have a knot under my chin that hurts. I have a slight fever as well.?

Oral herpes: This sounds like a fairly severe oral herpes infection, probably your first one, right? Not a reucrrent cold sore? You should be on an anti-herpes drug by mouth, such as valacyclovir or acyclovir. Discuss with doctor ASAP; treatment must be started early to do any good. Have PCR test for HSV and start Rx even if the diagnosis isn't certain; if not herpes, it won't do any harm. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had a cold sore on my lip put some campho-phenique on it and now I have little red bumps all over my chin lips and they break open and bleed or crust over with pus if I rub it because it is sore and itches woke up today and my lip and chin is swollen?

I had a cold sore on my lip put some campho-phenique on it and now I have little red bumps all over my chin lips and they break open and bleed or crust over with pus if I rub it because it is sore and itches woke up today and my lip and chin is swollen?

Progression of sore: Either there is continued progression of the cold sore, or your skin was burned by the camphor. Now it's best to see your doctor to straighten this out and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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Have swollen itchy skin near head of circumcised penis after masturbation. Have nystatin cream from doctor will this clear up? Itches very bad

Have swollen itchy skin near head of circumcised penis after masturbation. Have nystatin cream from doctor will this clear up? Itches very bad

Penis problem: There are several entities which could cause the swelling of skin after trauma. Some of those are types of hives which result from pressure, however they are transient intend to go away pretty fast without much itching. If you have continued problem with this you're going to have to photograph the skin as it develops its problem and then show that picture to your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I hav itchy eyes often. Much itching at night cause excess eye discharge in morning. Eyelids swell n eyes turn red. Hav few eyelashes than usual. Why?

I hav itchy eyes often. Much itching at night cause excess eye discharge in morning. Eyelids swell n eyes turn red. Hav few eyelashes than usual. Why?

Allergy: Itching usually means allergy
if the discharge is real stringy/stretchy
definitely allergy
loss of lashes indicates a chronic condition. ...Read more

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I have 3 red lumps on my chin2 on bottom lip clear liquid comes out itches feels tight have got sore lump in throat under chin in centre hard 2 swallow?

I have 3 red lumps on my chin2 on bottom lip clear liquid comes out itches feels tight have got sore lump in throat under chin in centre hard 2 swallow?

Sounds infectious: Although it is very hard to determine what a rash is without seeing it, it sounds like you are describing a viral infection. The little lumps with clear fluid are probably blisters, and the lump under the chin is probably an enlarged lymph node from the rash. The most likely virus would be herpes simplex, which is the virus that causes recurrent cold sores. I suggest a visit to be seen for this. ...Read more

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Is cromolyn sodium drops a good and safe OTC med for allergic itchy eyes? Recommendations for any other drops to relieve itching

Is cromolyn sodium drops a good and safe OTC med for allergic itchy eyes? Recommendations for any other drops to relieve itching

Fair to good: Many will do well just using artificial tears to wash out the pollen or other irritants. Zadator is a 2x daily otc product that has helped some. ...Read more

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Woke up with puffy swollen ear, chin to clavicle rash, and puffy swollen eyelids and under eyes? First time this has ever happened. No pain, only itch

Woke up with puffy swollen ear, chin to clavicle rash, and puffy swollen eyelids and under eyes? First time this has ever happened. No pain, only itch

Allergic reaction: You need to see if physician. Because of the swollen ear this may be an early reaction to an infection. It can also be an allergic reaction to medication or perhaps a insect bite. Treatment will probably consist of a steroid cream and even an injection of steroid. In the meantime take an anti-histamine tablet that you can purchase over-the-counter. ...Read more

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