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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Probably: 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 ?
Cheekbone: 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?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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