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Any reason why are my eyes so puffy/swolen when i wake up?

Any reason why are my eyes so puffy/swolen when i wake up?

Puffy eye lids: Edema or swelling of eye lids in the morning is probably related to your horizontal position in bed, allergy, thyroid eye disease or hereditary factors. See your local Oculoplastic surgeon for best evaluation. ...Read more

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Can any doc explain why are my eyes so puffy/swolen when i wake up?

Can any doc explain why are my eyes so puffy/swolen when i wake up?

Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. If your treatments are not working then seeing an allergist for definitive treatment should be your next step. ...Read more

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How come I always wake up with puffy / baggy eyes?

How come I always wake up with puffy / baggy eyes?

Lying flat: Typically this is due to lying flat and the fluid in the body collects around the eyes in the soft tissue under the thin peri-orbital eyelid skin. The fluid may be developing due to gravity and lying flat where it builds up in this area. It may also occur because of an allergic response, inflammation, or heart conditions (poor pumping of the heart). ...Read more

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Why do I wake up with puffy eyes?

Why do I wake up with puffy eyes?

Numerous reasons: Could be many things from sinus problems to kidney problems. See your eye doctor first. ...Read more

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8mos old wakes up with cold in his eyes and his eyes are puffy..his eyes are not red..what can this be and is this urgent?

8mos old wakes up with cold in his eyes and his eyes are puffy..his eyes are not red..what can this be and is this urgent?

Watch carefully: probable conjunctivitis. may get better on its own, but could also require antibiotics. he should be seen by his pediatrician within the next day, if symptoms don't improve ...Read more

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Why everyday I wake up with puffy eyes ? what might be the causes and what is the treatment ?

Why everyday I wake up with puffy eyes ? what might be the causes and what is the treatment ?

Puffy Eyes: The common causes are lack of sleep, kidney disease or thyroid dysfunction. Better to check out earliest possible. ...Read more

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I wake up with swollen eyes and puffy eyes?

I wake up with swollen eyes and puffy eyes?

Dependent edema: Often sleeping on your face can cause fluid to build up on the peri orbital area which usually clears in a few hours. Try sleeping on your back with your head elevated by a pillow and see if that helps. ...Read more

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I wake up in the middle of the night sweating and my eyes are all puffy. What could it be?

I wake up in the middle of the night sweating and my eyes are all puffy. What could it be?

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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