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What is the reason behind sudden swelling of the eyelid?

What is the reason behind sudden swelling of the eyelid?

Swollen eyelid: Another cause could be preseptal cellulitis, whereby an small infection, such as a stye, starts to spread throughout the eyelid. This needs to be treated right away wtih oral antibiotics, since this infection may spread into the orbit and brain. See your local ophthalmologist immediately if you suspect this cause! ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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Excuseme ' can i know what's the tratment reason and tratment of lower eyelid swelling at morning ??

Excuseme ' can i know what's the tratment reason and tratment of lower eyelid swelling at morning ??

Lower lid swelling: Do you have allergies? Nasal congestion? Post nasal drip? When one sleeps , the head is at times extended and drainage from the nose can go retrograde into the soft tissue around the eye.Consider an antihistamines before bed and raising head of bed when sleeping. Please f/u with doctor as persistent swelling can get infected. ...Read more

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I have swelling on the left side of my face under my eye and cheek bone for no reason teeth are fine sinues ate good and i feel fine dosent hurt?

Are you a doctor?: Unfortunately without professional training and the use of x-rays you can't know whether or not you have an infection related to the teeth or gums. Start by seeing a dentist for a consultation. Yes, this might be unrelated to a dental problem, but only by checking that out first will you know. ...Read more

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Sudden appearance of red itchy rash behind my knee, swelling and spreading. I scratched my eyelid and got four bumps there too so its spreading?

Sudden appearance of red itchy rash behind my knee, swelling and spreading. I scratched my eyelid and got four bumps there too so its spreading?

Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. Behind the knees and on the inside part of the elbow too.This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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My arch is swelling and it has sever pain in it . What is the reason behind it ? It can't even stand properly .why?

My arch is swelling and it has sever pain in it . 
What is the reason behind it ? It can't even stand properly .why?

Arch pain treatment: You could have plantar fasciitis, a foot sprain, a stress fracture or a pulled muscle. Try resting, icing, compressing and elevating. You could also try rolling the bottom of your foot on a tennis ball to alleviate pain. You could also try arch supports and decreasing physical activities that cause the pain. NSAIDs can help alleviate the pain and inflammation. ...Read more

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I have knee swelling after 15 days of ligament damage, what can be reason behind it ?

I have knee swelling after 15 days of ligament damage, what can be reason behind it ?

Follow up: Follow up with orthopaedics. It may still be related to the ligaments or you may have other damage, such as to cartilage. It is safer to be non weight bearing and be seen. All the best. ...Read more

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I want to dye my hair, but afraid from swelling face as it happen with my father. Any spceific herbal dye or reason behind swelling face after dye?

I want to dye my hair, but afraid from swelling face as it happen with my father. Any spceific herbal dye or reason behind swelling face after dye?

Chemicals can cause: chemical reaction on scalp which can lead to facial swelling. I would suggest you have your hairstylist try a test spot on just one site of your scalp with the dye he/she is planning to use (in area above ear near hairline. if fine then do whole head ...Read more

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Every 1or 2 months i have swelling and pain in my testicles and reduces when i bathe in hot water.What could be the reason behind it ?

Every 1or 2 months i have swelling and pain in my testicles and reduces when i bathe in hot water.What could be the reason behind it ?

Testicle pain: May be chronic epididymitis- inflammation of the testcile. Consider antibitoics to cover for E coli , chlamydia, ( gonorrhea would be more fulminant), ,mycoplasma, and sometimes gardenella), if after a course of antibiotics ( Rocepgin_+levoquin+ Flagyl ) recurrs, may be autoimmune, or TB or blockage and should f/u/w/ urology. f/u /w/ doc ...Read more

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What could cause major swelling behind the left eye?

What could cause major swelling behind the left eye?

Eye swelling: There are many causes for swelling behind an eye. This should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist who will do special testing to give you the appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I went to get my eye exam and i was told there was swelling behind my eyes. What might it be?

I went to get my eye exam and i was told there was swelling behind my eyes. What might it be?

Swelling: Behind your eyes could mean inflammation of the retina, optic nerves or other structures in the back of your eyes. If you have questions as to the cause of this, you should notify your eye doctor. If he doesn't have the answers, then you should get second opinion from another eye doctor. ...Read more

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I went to get my eye exam and was told there was swelling behind my eyes. I need to see an eye doctor but what could it be?

I went to get my eye exam and was told there was swelling behind my eyes. I need to see an eye doctor but what could it be?

Swelling behind eye: Usually refers to retinal edema and can be associated with diabetes (most often), but also many other systemic diseases like high blood pressure. The retinal specialist can often improve the prognosis of patients with retinal edema with newly available treatments which could include medications and laser. Without treatment, vision can be damaged irreversibly. Please see one of us! ...Read more

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If I have small ventricles in my brain and swelling behind my right eye, its what causes my eye aches and my headaches my insurance won't cover an eye exam right now can you get an eye exam covered by my insurance? I am a patient of yours and you are the

If I have small ventricles in my brain and swelling behind my right eye, its what causes my eye aches and my headaches my insurance won't cover an eye exam right now can you get an eye exam covered by my insurance? I am a patient of yours and you are the

Insurance coverage: Medical insurances often do not cover routine eye exams, but what you are describing would be covered under most medical plans. The diagnosis code would probably be headaches, or the swelling that you are describing. It sounds like you need to be seen by an ophthalmologist, and I would expect no issues with coverage by a medical insurance plan. Schedule the appointment for "headaches". ...Read more

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My ear canal is swelling, pain behind eye and down neck. Ear has spurts of pain and throbbing and it is red no additional detail

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My ear canal is swelling, pain behind eye and down neck.
Ear has spurts of pain and throbbing and it is red no additional detail

See ENT : Recommend see ear doctor as soon as possible. Might be outer ear infection but could be more serious such as mastoid infection or petrous infection. ...Read more

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Upper left tooth abcess slight swelling under eye pain behind left ear that's sharp and come and goes no dental insurance Wat do I do ?

Upper left tooth abcess slight swelling under eye pain behind left ear that's sharp and come and goes no dental insurance Wat do I do ?

Local Dental Options: If there is a nearby dental school, treatment can often be provided by students and/or residents at discounted fees. If finances are a major obstacle, you can try calling the local dental society in your area to see if they have any recommendations or a program where dentists volunteer their services to treat patients with financial hardships. ...Read more

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