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Swollen Painful Red Under Lower Eyelid Itchy
My lower eyelid is slightly swollen and itchy. What could be causing this? And what can I do to cure it?
Swollen, unilateral lower eyelid for ~1 week now. Itchy and some dry skin but no pain, discharge, or change in vision. What should I try?
Warm compresses: If it doesn't help then see you doctor ...Read more
What's a good home treatment for an eye infection. Lower eyelid is swollen and part of it has hardened a little. But its not very painful. Eye bit red?
See a doctor: I'm afraid that you can't self medicate what you just described, you will need prescription medications after a doctor's evaluation ...Read more
I got a red lump on the inside my eyelid and it has grown on the outside of my eyelid its painful itchy and swollen what do I do?
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
Was rubbing my eyelid lightly due to tiredness and fellt a pop now my lower eyelid red and swollen and sore to the touch?
Eye irritation: I am sorry to hear about your eye pain, how long has this been going on? Many times the mucous membranes can make a clicking noise when the wet surfaces of the membrane and the eye are in contact and are rubbed apart. Initially, I would not be too worried about the 'pop' you heard unless your symptoms are not improving. You may try warm or cool eye compresses with a clean washcloth initially. ...Read more
Woke up with upper right eyelid swollen, but eye is not red, painful, or itchy. No bumps. I didn't eat anything different.
My eye is red swollen, itchy, painful and has bumps on the inner eyelid the bumps look like small holes. There is discharge seeping from the bumps?
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
My inner eye on the bottom waterline is swollen and very painful to the touch. T's a little red too and itchy. What could it be?
Possibly sty: You may have a sty or blocked oil gland of the eyelash (gland of zeiss) that is secondarily inflamed or infected. Try mod. Hot compresses 2-4 times/day for about 10' followed by gentle massage with diluted baby shampoo on a clean washcloth. This should help it resolve in about 7-10 days. If not and persistent or worsening, then an exam is needed to verify the lid lesion. ...Read more
I have had a mild stye for 3 days now on my lower eyelid, it had stopped hurting but is itchy now. Does that mean it's healing?
22 yr. Old male, with a red, swollen bump under his R eye. Appeared 2 days ago. It is not itchy nor painful. Somewhat hard at the head. Can send a pic?
I have 3 really tiny white spots located under my lower eyelid (where I put my eyeliner on) and those spots itch like crazy at times. Should I see an eye dr or dermatologist for it or is there something I do myself to stop the itchiness?
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I have a really red rash around my left eye. Swollen eye lids and its very itchy. No increase in redness with the eye...
Both of my eyelids have this line that is swollen on my eyelid like eyeliner its slightly red and itchy but there are no other symptoms?
Blepharitis?: See you at ophthalmologists I think this is Blepharitis ...Read more
My eyelid looks and feels like I got a sunburn there but I haven't been in the sun. It's ]very red, itchy and kind of swollen. What is this?
Blepharitis?: It could be a local inflammation of your eyelid, termed blepharitis. Pl see attached link for additional details. You may also have allergies whch can have eye-related symptoms. I would use Zyrtec (cetirizine) and saline ophthalmic solution to wash the affected eye. If the symptoms persist for 48 hrs, you should see your primary physician. Feel better! ...Read more
Why does my eyelid gets so dry. Red itchy and swollen? I've always wear make up like eyeshadow and never had a problem until now? What cream can I use
Itchy red eyelid: Makeup, because it is reused can harbor organisms, so would get new makeup. Also may just be a new onset allergy to a component of the makeup or new onset eczema, rarely herpes/zoster. Would avoid make up x 1 week. Try systane eye drops, zyrtec (cetirizine) x 1.Would follow up with doctor /urgent may need antibiotics or other prescription medication, with eyelids we are careful as goes into eye. ...Read more
Atopic Dermatitis: Atopic dermatitis, an immune/allergic disorder, can produce eczema on the skin, as well as red swollen itchy eyelids, and a rash. However, a simple contact allergy, unrelated to an immune disorder can produce similar findings. See your ophthalmologist and perhaps an allergist as well to look into it. ...Read more
Why are my eyelids red swollen and itchy? This is coming and going since the end of may. Took an oral steroid did not help
Blepharitis: Most common cause of your signs and symptoms is blepharitis. The cause of that is closure of glands that secret oil in the eye lashes. The stale oil then becomes toxic and causes these signs. You need to see an eye md for diagnosis and treatment. No need for systemic steroids. ...Read more
My eyelids are red swollen, the skin is also flakey. It’s itchy and burns when scratched. I've had it for a month now and it comes and goes.?
One of my upper eyelids has become diffusely itchy, red, & swollen, but no pain. No signs of bites, blisters, bumps or the like. What could this be?
Why do my eyelids randomly get swollen and itchy and red? It stays that way around 3-4 days and when it goes away the skin is dry and flaky.
Eyedrops: Check to see if you are using a new skin product, as this can cause a reaction like this. If this has just popped up spontaneously, you can try using artificial tears 4x/day in both eyes. If that doesn't work, there is a OTC drop: 'Zatidor', which works well. You can also use Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but this will cause drowsiness. If these therapies do not work, consider seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more
Have a red itchy patch sometimes swollen on top of eyelid for months, gets dry and flaky. What could be causing this? Anything to get rid of it?
Slightly swollen, irritated eyelid? A little bit sore, itchy, droopy, and red. What might this be?
Eyelid dermatitis: Without examining, contact dermatitis is likely cause if only external eyelid involved. It may be something you are touching and rubbing your face. Other causes of irritation would need to be ruled out including infection, allergic conjunctivitis or other causes. Recommend seeing physician. ...Read more
How do I reduce swelling in my right eyelid? Been swollen but not red/itchy/watery for 24+ hours, getting over cold, menstruating, very stressed. Help
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 more
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