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Swollen Inner Eyelid
I have a bad flu, UTI and an itchy red swollen bottom inner eyelid?!is this some sort of infection?No pain , just itchy.What is it and what should I do?
Viral conjunctivitis: Is the most likely cause of your symptoms. The flu virus got into your eyes. If your vision is not affected then just keep the eyes clean and comfortable with chilled artificial tears (but not "get the red out" drops). Change your pillowcase and towels frequently and wash your hands often since you are contagious until the redness is gone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe..: A common reason for a focal area of swelling and tenderness on the eyelid is acne-like clogging of glands on the lid, causing a stye or a chalazion. You could also have a local allergic reaction (dermatitis) to something that got on your skin. If the swelling is on the inner part of your lower lid between your lid and your nose, you may have a more serious infection (dacryocystitis). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do for my lower eyelid? It's swollen, partially red, hurts to blink, tender to touch, and it's all on the inner corner.
Stye: This sounds like a stye. Treat it with very warm (not hot) washcloths held over the closed lid for 4 minutes at a time every two hours. This usually works but if it persists more than 3-4 days, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Bottom eyelid swollen and red and red on the inner part too- hurts when I blink - what can I do to help? do I need to see a doctor?
Inner corner top eyelid is red and swollen. Is causing eye to look smaller and more closed than the other.
You may have: a stye or hordeolum. A stye is a cyst-like thing that is fluid filled and completely benign. Warm compresses on top of the eyelid usually will bring it down in 1-2 days, though if it gets infected, you will need antibiotic eyedrops or pills. Get yourself to a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Infection.: This is suggestive of a stye. This is an infection of the glands of the upper or lower lid. This may require an antibiotic and is important to see your doctor. Use some warm compresses three times a day until you can see the doctor. If you can not get an appt, go to the local urgent care. Best wishes. ...Read more