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How can I treat a swollen eyelid?

How can I treat a swollen eyelid?

Depends : If a sty, then warm compresses 4-6 times/day. You may checkout YouTube videos on eyelid hot compress techniques. If no eyelid redness/pustule but just puffiness, then may need an evaluate to diagnose the condition. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat chronic swollen eyelids?

What is the best way to treat chronic swollen eyelids?

See a doctor: To treat a disorder, you must first know what is causing the problem. See an ophthalmologist to determine why your eyelids are always swollen. ...Read more

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How do I treat a swollen eyelid that is red, itchy, and dry?

How do I treat a swollen eyelid that is red, itchy, and dry?

Lotion and meds: You may be describing an allergic eyelid dermatitis that may respond to cold packs, emollients such as Cera-Ve, and may need anti-allergy or anti-inflammatory prescriptions. If it is due to a bacteria as in an infection then antibiotics can help. ...Read more

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How do you treat a swollen, puffy eyelid at home after hitting it?

How do you treat a swollen, puffy eyelid at home after hitting it?

Puffy eyelid: Use ice to decrease circulation and swelling in the 1st 24 hrs. Moist heat after that will increase circulation and hasten resolution of swelling and bruising. ...Read more

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I have a white bump that's on the inside of my eyelid you have to hold open my upper eyelid to see it and my eye is swollen how is that treatable?

I have a white bump that's on the inside of my eyelid you have to hold open my upper eyelid to see it and my eye is swollen how is that treatable?

Eyelid bump: You didn't say if this bump is new or old. I'm guessing it is new. It could be a foreign body. I recommend you have an examination by a physician. ...Read more

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Eyelid is swollen and it hurts. How do I treat this?

Eyelid is swollen and it hurts. How do I treat this?

See your doctor: It could be a hordeolum or "sty" or a soft tissue infection of your eyelid. You should see a doctor to determine the appropriate treatment since they are not the same for both diagnoses. ...Read more

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I just woke up from a nap and my bottom left eye lid is swollen. There is also pressure on my cheek and small pain. How should I treat this?

I just woke up from a nap and my bottom left eye lid is swollen. There is also pressure on my cheek and small pain. How should I treat this?

Ice: Treatment depends on the underlying diagnosis. This swelling could be an inflammation, allergy, or early infection. Try ice packs first to try to reduce the swelling. If this doesn't help at all and continues to worsen, see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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My eyelids are severely swollen. Help?

My eyelids are severely swollen. Help?

Many things: Allergies, eyelid infection (blepharitis or meibomianitis), thyroid disease, or laxity of the connective tissue around the eye that causes the fat pads around the eyeball to "push" forward called dermatochalasis. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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My eyelids are crusty and swollen. What could be wrong?

My eyelids are crusty and swollen. What could be wrong?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What to do with my swollen eyelid?

What to do with my swollen eyelid?

Warm compresses!: Sty! you can use warm compresses - a washcloth with warm water and hold it to the closed eye for 5-10 minutes 3 times a day. You can massage it with your fingers after the compress, but do not aggravate it. You are trying to get it to drain on its own. You may need it incised and drained if this does not work. See and ophthalmologist. A sty is not and infection, so antibiotics do not help. ...Read more

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