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What Is The Best Way To Bring The Swelling Down On The Eye From A Maschito Bite
Ice: For any inflammation such as from an insect bite, applying local ice can help decrease or minimize swelling. A nice trick for an area as irregular as the eye is to take a bag of frozen peas and hold them against the area. Do not do this for more than 20 minutes as cold can cause injury. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I got elbowed in the eye 6days ago and the swelling has gone down but I can only open my eyes a quarter way. Will it stay like this forever?
Likely not: Unless the blunt trauma caused damage to the muscle of support structures. This type of trauma sounds quite severe and the eye should be examined to make sure no serious eye injury took place. ...Read more
Doubtful: Your "swelling" sounds non specific. Usually, the doctor will direct rx to what is causing it. ...Read more
Several days: With diligent moderately hot compresses to stye followed by gentle massage of the stye will typically resolve it after 7-10 days. There will be redness ; superficial changes in the shin where the stye was for up to a few weeks. As long as the stye has reasonably regressed over this period without pain anymore, you generally will do fine. Sometes the stye has to be lanced, particularly if increased. ...Read more
I have a small irritation on my right eye. It is on the inside corner of the eye. I have noticed a bit of swelling. What could be this? Appreciated
Irritation only that will be improve spontaneously.
But better to check with an ophthalmologist to be safe.
Good luck and all the best. ...Read more
Ice, time: Mosquito bites to the eyelid can be quite itchy and sometimes painful. Since the lid skin is loose (so the lid can move properly), any edema or inflammation can spread over a large area. Use ice to help it. Sometimes you might be helped with an oral antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlorpheneramine. It will go away with time. ...Read more
I have a slight swelling on my right cheekbone below the eye. It started with my skin feeling dry and tight. I can fee my skin a bit rough. Yesterday?
Sorry to hear this. Please set up an appointment with your Primary doctor. She/ he may be able to take care of this or you might be referred to a specialist.
Hope all goes well! ...Read more
Can you're nose get bigger after being punch in the eye/ nose? After the swelling come down. Is there a possibility some part of the nose stay big?
Black eye?: If you are referring to swelling around the eye, then ice or cold will help. If the eye itself is swollen then it could be more serious and needs evaluation and probable medications. ...Read more
I have a swelling in the eye white part. Its in the left of the eye. Could You please tell me as what it is....
Rare: Even when there is inflammation inside the eye (uveitis) rarely does the iris swell. Uveitis, also called iritis, can be related to intestinal and rheumatic conditions as underlying illness. When that occurs the iris can get stuck to the lens inside the eye and cause problems which the ophthalmologist need to treat, - sometimes on an emergency basis. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a boil outside the eye crease which causes the swelling of the whole eye crease?
Botox & Swelling: It is rare to have significant swelling after a Botox inj, but there are a few things to consider. 1) many people have localized swelling after any injection-cool compresses & time may help; 2) rarely in patients w/ very sensitive skin I rec pre-treatment with an antihistamine; 3) allergic reactions are exceedingly rare with Botox but not impossible; 4) the lid area can be quite sensitive in some. ...Read more
My right eye is having a teary eye. There is a little swelling in the little hole in the eye. What is the cause of this?
Many possibilities: Tearing can be caused by blockage of the tear drain, which is probably what you refer to as the hole in the eye. Swelling can be one of the reasons that the hole is blocked. The underlying causes are so many, please get a proper evaluation by an eye care professional. ...Read more
Depends on Cause: In general, you can start with artificial tears eye drops and/or over-the-counter allergy eye drops if there is itchiness. Also, be sure you are not rubbing the eyes. If there is discharge or any change in vision or other symptoms, it would be best to see your eye doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Toothache?: Swelling of the moth and associated pain could be signs of a toothache. If it is not getting better, I would see your dentist and regular doctor to get this issue figured out and to initiate appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My son poked himself in the eye today with a peice of thin sharp plastic wire, no blood or swelling that I can notice, should I be worried?
See an eye doc...: Rarely, a small puncture wound can occur with little or no outward signs of trauma, especially with a small thin object. ...Read more
I have swelling under my left eye. I felt a little pain yesterday in the eye when touched. I. Woke up with swelling in the left eye lid.?
See eye MD: New onset of pain and swelling is an indication to go to the eye MD. You may have something as simple as a sty that will be solved by warm compresses and squeezing a bump. It may also be something more serious or requiring different treatment. It will not be possible to diagnosis with only the history you supply here. ...Read more
Allergic reaction: You may have a type of allergic conjunctivitis o a low grade ocular inflammation. There are very specific eye drops to treat this condition; however, you must be examined and evaluated, since these medications are only available with a prescription. Oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will be helpful. ...Read more
When I was exercising my face was knocked by my knee. It was under the eye and there was a swelling. After a day under that place was black.
My 5 year old son getting frequent eye problems like itchy reddish eye, swelling in the eye lid etc. This is increasing whenever he is having cold.?
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