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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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Can prednisone treat a puffy uppereyelid?

Can prednisone treat a puffy uppereyelid?

Sometimes: If it is due to an allergic reaction or a bug bite, it can. If it is secondary to an infection, do not use it. ...Read more

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Right upper eyelid is swollen.Eye brow looks swollen too .No injury.No bloodshot eye.Cant see a stye.Please help.Thank you very much.

Right upper eyelid is swollen.Eye brow looks swollen too .No injury.No bloodshot eye.Cant see a stye.Please help.Thank you very much.

See an Eye MD: Might be an atypical stye, but might be something more serious such as an infection of the large tear gland. You should see an eye md as an emergency. ...Read more

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Whats 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?

Whats 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

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How to cure a swollen eyelid caused by an insect bite ?

How to cure a swollen eyelid caused by an insect bite ?

Patience: Most insect bite related swelling on an eyelid will reach a peak within a day or so & gradually disappear whether you do anything or not. A dose of diphengydramine (benedryl) at 1mg/kg every 6 hours may be helpful if there is itching involved. ...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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Can a sunburn cause a swollen eye?

Can a sunburn cause a swollen eye?

Yes: Yes, a sunburn on the eyelid skin can cause it to swell. Sun exposure to the eye over the long term can lead to growths on the eye: pinguecula, pterygium, or other abnormal growths. Sun protection for the eye and around the eye is best. ...Read more

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Red eyelid, sore, maybe a bit swollen, could it be an ingrown lash?

Red eyelid, sore, maybe a bit swollen, could it be an ingrown lash?

Early stye: A small stye or chalazion in the eyelid can cause tenderness. Try hot compresses a few times daily until it goes away, or see an eye doctor! ...Read more

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My eyelid is red, painful, and slightly swollen. It looks like it's drooping. Is this myasthenia gravis or just inflammation of the eyelid?

My eyelid is red, painful, and slightly swollen. It looks like it's drooping. Is this myasthenia gravis or just inflammation of the eyelid?

It is a Sty: Most probably you have an acute hordeolum or sty which causes temporary drooping. Myasthenia gravis (mg) does not have red painful swollen eyelids. Mg may start with occasional drooping of eyelids or with speech problems. See an ophthalmologist for rx of your sty and possible blepharitis. ...Read more

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My left eyelid is swollen and puffy. Is there a home remedy for this?

My left eyelid is swollen and puffy. Is there a home remedy for this?

Allergies : Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. Another cause could be a blocked sweat duct around the eye. In that case patients respond to warm compress. It could also be other problems. ...Read more

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What is a good over-the-counter medication for a stye on the outer upper eyelid ?

Warm compress: Warm compresses to the eye for 15 minutes several times per day is usually all that is required. If this does not drain spontaneously and cure in 2 weeks see your doc. ...Read more

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Have a stye or pink eye in right eye swoll up suddenly unda bottom lid.. Is there a quick home cure to help heal fast?

Have a stye or pink eye in right eye swoll up suddenly unda bottom lid.. Is there a quick home cure to help heal fast?

Warm compresses: Hard to say for sure from your description what exactly is the problem, but certainly could be a stye or chalazion. It is ok to try a washcloth soaked in very warm water as a warm compress a few times a day, for about 5-10 minutes at a time. If there is no improvement within a couple of days, or worsening at any time, you should see an ophthalmologist promptly. ...Read more

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How to treat a red swollen ear from an earring?

How to treat a red swollen ear from an earring?

Red swollen piercing: A pierced ear can get infected easily. It can easily react to the metal of the ear ring. Using hydrogen peroxide or other similar products to clean the site may be all you need. But, sometimes taking out of the earring is necessary to get your skin to get back to normal. ...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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What is a sty on eyelid?

What is a sty on eyelid?

Sty: A sty is a moderately inflamed "sweat duct" in the eyelid. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. If it does not get better in a week or gets worse go to your eye doctor. ...Read more

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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