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Swollen eye lid?

Swollen eye lid?

Swollen eyelid: Try warm compresses frequently and artificial tears. If no improvement or worsening, go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Kossler
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Hordeolum (Definition)

This is an inflammation of a gland in the lid, analogous to a pimple, in which stagnated secretion becomes infected and sets up a focal inflammation. It is a fancy term for what most ...Read more


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Inner eyelid sore an slightly swollen; a stye maybe?

Inner eyelid sore an slightly swollen; a stye maybe?

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 more

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Swollen lymph gland, tender to the touch?

Swollen lymph gland, tender to the touch?

Lymphadenoapthy: Lymph glands can swell and get inflamed during infectious periods or with other medical conditions. If the swelling does not go down after a few days or with treatment of an infection, get checked out. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sty eye pain?

Sty eye pain?

See ophthalmologist: Often draining a painful stye can provide much reduction in pain as well as quicker healing. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation of your stye. ...Read more

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Pimple under left eyelid, eye very sore....?

Pimple under left eyelid, eye very sore....?

Likely a stye: Use hot compresses as often as possible. If there is no improvement in a few days, see an eye doctor. ...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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Swollen knee warm to touch?

Swollen knee warm to touch?

Be carefull: With two symptoms you have to be careful, it could infection of the joint, or gout or psudogout, acute rheumatoid arthritis. Please check it out. Good luck. Thank you. ...Read more

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Swollen gland near tonsil wall, what is this?

Swollen gland near tonsil wall, what is this?

Swollen gland: Impossible to say without physical examination but could be a jugulodiagastric lymph node. Please follow up with ENT doctor asap. ...Read more

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Cold sore on eye, or stye?

?????: Styes are on the rim of the lid , herpetic lesions are usually on the skin but without seeing it and because herpes can cause problems if it is in the eye go see a dctor. ...Read more

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Throat. Swollen, glands swollen on right side and uvulla swollen?

Throat. Swollen, glands swollen on right side and uvulla swollen?

It is likely virus i: Common clods from viruses are often the cause in which case it should settle down in 1 to 2 weeks. If it does not get better , seek medical attention as it can also be strept throat in which case you may need antibiotics in order to get well. ...Read more

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Huge Swollen lump inside left nostril, entire left nostril swollen, left lymph nodes painful swollen, left jaw and eye in pain, what could this be?

Huge Swollen lump inside left nostril, entire left nostril swollen, left lymph nodes painful swollen, left jaw and eye in pain, what could this be?

Nothing good!!: This could be a bad infection and it is in a very sensitive area that could spread and cause some real trouble so go see a doctor now. i wouldn't wait. ...Read more

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Swollen cheek area very red and swollen under eye what could this be?

Swollen cheek area very red and swollen under eye what could this be?

Dental Infection?: It could be the spread of an infection from a tooth or periodontal (gum) abscess. See a dentist as soon as possible. If it's not dental in origin, your dentist will refer you to a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Red swollen tip of nose is feverish when touched. Painful swollen nostril?

Red swollen tip of nose is feverish when touched. Painful swollen nostril?

Nasal Vestibulitis: When the tip of the nose is painful, red and swollen, it is often due to infection of the tip of nose where the small hairs on the inside of the nose are involved. This is a form of folliculitis or infection of these small nasal hairs. It often requires treatment, but the best form of treatment is a topical antibiotic ointment. You'll need to see your provider for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Swollen gland in my neck.Heat or ice it?

Swollen gland in my neck.Heat or ice it?

Neither: You have to have somebody determine what they are. Swollen lymph nodes are from infections, usually. Muscle hard spots are just that. Swollen salivary glands are another thing. Have it looked at. ...Read more

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Warm to the touch swollen bug bites?

Warm to the touch swollen bug bites?

Normal: If it gets larger, more swollen and redder you may have a secondary infection and need to be seen for treatment. ...Read more

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Eyelid sorta swollen/droopy but it's not stye though. Help?

Eyelid sorta swollen/droopy but it's not stye though. Help?

Eyelid swelling: Has many possible causes. You can try some warm compresses to see if this helps. Often, it will resolve by itself, especially if you're not having any other symptoms. If this persists, then see your eye doctor to evaluate this further. ...Read more

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Eye strain, swollen lid, black spot on eyelid. What could it be?

Eye strain, swollen lid, black spot on eyelid. What could it be?

Anything!: Difficult to diagnose with just a handful of words over the internet. That being said, eyes are critical organs; i would definitely seek immediate medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Red bumps, fever, swollen lymph nodes?

Red bumps, fever, swollen lymph nodes?

Not enough info: Where, when, how long? Submit more information to get a sensible answer. Good luck. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sty (Hordeolum) (Definition)

A red painful lump near the edge of the eyelid that may look like a boil or pimple. ...Read more