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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?

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

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On my waterline inside my eye I know we have tear ducts are they white? I have one that's swollen n my other eye it's fine it's tiny

On my waterline inside my eye I know we have tear ducts are they white? I have one that's swollen n my other eye it's fine it's tiny

Eye exam: The tear ducts are located on the inside corner of the eyelids (closer to the nose where the eyelashes stop) on the upper and lower lids. The tear ducts are normally not swollen or white. You may have a tear duct infection (canaliculitus). You also have oil glands along the lid margin. These may get clogged and can result in a white swollen appearance or a stye. See your eye doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why is my eye area swollen?

Why is my eye area swollen?

A few questions: I am guessing your eyelids are swollen (one or both). Possibiiities include infection, trauma, insect bites, allergies and other issues as well. Is the vision impaired? Is the eye red? Is there pain? Check with your ophthalmologist to sort this out. ...Read more

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Why does my eye feel swollen?

Why does my eye feel swollen?

Too many reasons: Can you clarify? Do you have allergies? How long has this been a problem? Do you have associated symptoms of pressure, burning, irritation? Blurry vision? ...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

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What are recommended for swollen eyes?

What are recommended for swollen eyes?

Swollen eyes: Swollen eyes may result from allergies. If your eyes itch, try zaditor (ketotifen) twice a day for a few days. If your eyes are watering profusely, you may have pinkeye. Try artificial tears every few hours for a day. If not better, call your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How do you normalize your swollen eyes?

How do you normalize your swollen eyes?

Correct fat /fluid: Typical age related swelling is due to loosening of overlying skin or it can be from excess fluid in the body. Hence swelling is worst in the morning due to lying flat, fluid just collects in the loose skin and underlying fat while asleep. The stretching and loosening of skin and underlying fat requires blepharoplasty (cosmetic eye lid surgery) however check with md for kidney function. ...Read more

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'i rubbed my eye and now it''s swollen?

You may have had: Some irritating substance on your hands. See your eye care doctor to give you treatment drops for this reaction! ...Read more

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What are some ways to treat swollen eyes?

What are some ways to treat swollen eyes?

Cold compresses: Try cold compresses. Some people find hot compresses more soothing. Swelling will often be worse in the morning so try to sleep with your head elevated and try to avoid sleeping on your face. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat swollen eyes?

What is the best way to treat swollen eyes?

Depends on the cause: If you do not have a fever, and there is not a lot of redness or discharge, or vision changes, you can try cool compresses to decrease swelling. If this does not work, please see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I wake up with swollen eyes and puffy eyes?

I wake up with swollen eyes and puffy eyes?

Dependent edema: Often sleeping on your face can cause fluid to build up on the peri orbital area which usually clears in a few hours. Try sleeping on your back with your head elevated by a pillow and see if that helps. ...Read more

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What are some ways to relieve swollen eyes?

Swollen eyes: Is it from ;lack o fsleep or infection or foregn body? Remedies are different for each one. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes swollen after blepharoplasty?

Why are my eyes swollen after blepharoplasty?

Expected: It is common (and expected) to have swelling after any surgery. The swelling typically is as its maximum by 1-3 days post-operatively but some bruising may remain for up to 2-3 weeks post-operatively. It's also not uncommon to have some mild swelling for up to a month or two after more extensive surgery. In case of severe, sudden, or painful swelling, immediately contact your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Allergic reactions: swollen eyes, what to do?

Allergic reactions: swollen eyes, what to do?

Allergy eyes: Rinse the eyes to wash out the allergen. Consider an over the counter allergy tablet. Prescription allergy eye drops will help. Ice compresses. Try to remove the allergen (vacuum, dust, wash sheets and pillows). Consult an eye MD and an allergist. Severe cases may require steroids and an epi pen. ...Read more

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One eye swollen in the morning from contacts?

One eye swollen in the morning from contacts?

Allergy or infection: If yu sleep with your contact lens then most likely ii could be infection. If you are not light sensitive, no foreign body sensation or pain with vision change then it can be allergic reaction. Please consult your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Why is the skin above and under my eye swollen?

Why is the skin above and under my eye swollen?

Swelling: There are many causes for this problem, some local problems and some systemic problems with this as a secondary finding. A consultation with an ophthalmologist is necessary. ...Read more

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Why might my 9 mo's eyes be watery and swollen?

Why might my 9 mo's eyes be watery and swollen?

Most likely allergy.: Most likely allergy symptoms. But you may want to consult a pediatric ophthalmologist if the symptoms persist. ...Read more