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Why is my face and one eyelid swelling during intense exercise?

Why is my face and one eyelid swelling during intense exercise?

Urticaria?: One possibility is exercise related urticaria. A sort of "allergy" to exercise. Ask our ophthalmologists so they can rule out other local or systemic disorders. ...Read more

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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Why is my face and one eyelid swelling during heavy exercise?

Why is my face and one eyelid swelling during heavy exercise?

Fluid changes: The tissues around the eyelids swell very easily. Exercise increases blood flow to the face and causes you to strain. This could result in some swelling of the eyelids. ...Read more

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Is my eyelid swelling from surrounding poison ivy on my face serious? My eye does not itch nor hurt.

Is my eyelid swelling from surrounding poison ivy on my face serious? My eye does not itch nor hurt.

Typical ivy: Not serious but very annoying. Water is good for it. Soap or laundry detergent not relevant. Ivy reaction is allergic, not contagious. When you lie flat the eyelid swelling will be more, when you are erect it will subside. Usually on eyelid it does not itch even when severe itch is present elsewhere. Prednisone 20 to 40mg alternate days for 2 or 3 doses is best for face. Clobetasol gel is best oth ...Read more

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Why is one eyelid swelling during extreme exercise.?

Why is one eyelid swelling during extreme exercise.?

Bulging?: If the eyelid/eye bulges with weightlifting, that could be an abnormality of the blood vessels called an orbital varix. Specifically, you will note the bulging happening when you are holding your breath and straining, such as with weight lifting. If this fits your symptoms, an exam, visual field and possible imaging to confirm the abnormality are in order. ...Read more

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Why is my bottom eyelid swelling and itchy all of a sudden in one eye?

Why is my bottom eyelid swelling and itchy all of a sudden in one eye?

Likely allergy: This sounds like a contact allergy. It should resolve within 12-24 hours. You can use a cool compress and an over the counter anti-histamine. If it's particularly bothersome and not improving, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Lower eyelid swelling up a little bit and it hurts. Started while on the train during daily commute - may have picked up infection and touched eye?

Lower eyelid swelling up a little bit and it hurts. Started while on the train during daily commute - may have picked up infection and touched eye?

Sty?: If lid only and the eyeball is not involved, the most common cause of your symptoms is a sty. Hot compresses for ten minutes then squeezing might relieve it. If the eye is involved, discharge is coming form eye, or heat and squeezing fails, you need to see an eye MD ...Read more

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I am experiencing itchy eyes, bloodshot eyes (side: one eye only) and eyelid swelling. Looks like a have viral conjunctivitis. What eye drop I need?

I am experiencing itchy eyes, bloodshot eyes (side: one eye only) and eyelid swelling. Looks like a have viral conjunctivitis. What eye drop I need?

Be careful: Pink eye can be a difficult condition to diagnose or treat. OTC medications may not be adequate to treat ocular inflammation. Please see an eye doctor to be complete ...Read more

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How can I make the eyelid swelling go away fast?

It depends: It depends on what is causing the swelling. Post surgery, cold compresses and head elevation work. If it is from allergies, then anti histamine medication. ...Read more

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How to cure eyelid swelling, its bad and itchy?

How to cure eyelid swelling, its bad and itchy?

Allergies?: Your description sounds like an allergic reaction. This is treated best with artificial tears, cool compresses to the lids, and topical and/or oral anti-allergy medication. If this does not resolve or worsens, you need to see an eye doctor to ensure proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is it? I have eyelid swelling and eyelid pain.

What is it? I have eyelid swelling and eyelid pain.

? conjunctivitis: Which is inflammation of the inner lining of the eyelids and the cover of the white of the eye, you need to see your doctor asap, for evaluation and probably antibiotic prescriptions, drops or tablets, good luck ...Read more

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How do I reduce eyelid swelling from getting sunburn?

How do I reduce eyelid swelling from getting sunburn?

Ice: A sunburn causes acute inflammation in the skin. Using ice on the eyes in the first 48 hours can help reduce the swelling. ...Read more

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Should I use hot water or cold water for eyelid swelling?

Should I use hot water or cold water for eyelid swelling?

Both: Any swelling in the eyelid caused by trauma or surgical intervention should be treated with cold compresses in the first 24 hour period and then after that with warm compresses. ...Read more

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Upper eyelid swelling from rubbing it. Where did it come from?

Upper eyelid swelling from rubbing it. Where did it come from?

From rubbing: Rubbing can release histamine- that's why mosquito bites get bigger when you scratch them. ...Read more

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Eyelid swelling after crying. Will cucumber slices or teabags help?

Maybe...: Certainly a cool cucumber would feel good and likely make the eyelids less red and swollen. ...Read more

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Is ice pack and warm pack both helpful in eyelid swelling?

Depends: This depends upon the cause. If the swelling is acute, especially if due to trauma, then icing the lids can be helpful for two or three days. If the swelling is inflammatory, infectious or has persisted for more than a couple of days, then heat is usually the best strategy. ...Read more

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What causes eyelid swelling?

Many causes.: There are many causes of eyelid swelling. See an ophthalmologist for help with this. ...Read more

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What to do for eyelid swelling?

See a doctor.: There are many causes of eyelid swelling. An ophthalmologist can determine the cause and treat it. ...Read more

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How do you reduce eyelid swelling?

How do you reduce eyelid swelling?

Cool compresses: Pour ice water on a clean cotton ball or wash cloth. Hold gently against lids until cloth is warm. Reapply as needed, but no sooner than 15 minutes. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of eyelid swelling bad?

Are the symptoms of eyelid swelling bad?

Rarely, but can be: If the swelling is only from a small stye, then usually not a big deal, and hot compresses can help. Rarely, swelling can be a sign of serious infection around the eye. Especially in children, this must be approached as an urgent situation. ...Read more

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Why is my eyelid swelling up so much it hurts?

More info needed: Could be many things. .. Environmental allergy, contact allergy, viral or bacterial infection, a chalazion (stye) would all be common causes of eyelid swelling. Your associated symptoms (itching? Watering? Red eye? Blepharitis?) can help narrow down the cause and suggest the best way to treat it. ...Read more

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What is the best way to reduce eyelid swelling?

What is the best way to reduce eyelid swelling?

A few ideas: More info about the duration, severity and appearance would be needed for specific help, but in general, keeping the head elevated during sleep and applying refrigerated, moist washcloths to the eyes can be helpful. Refrigerated artificial tears may also be beneficial. Decreasing salt intake could also be helpful. ...Read more

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Why is my eyelid swelling up, plus it hurts to blink?

Why is my eyelid swelling up, plus it hurts to blink?

See an eye Dr.: Pain on blinking can be caused by a number of things from infectious to infection to foreign body. These conditions can also cause the lid to swell. Remove contact lenses if you use them. If there is no relief see an eye doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: eyelid swelling?

What is the definition or description of: eyelid swelling?

Edema: Eyelid swelling usually refers to any condition that causes inflammation leading the eye to become "puffy" due to edema that is collected within the eyelid. ...Read more

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Please help, how do I reduce the horrible eyelid swelling?

See a doctor: The are many causes of swelling. Your ophthalmologist can determine the cause and help you with this. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


Eyelid Swelling (Definition)

Eyelid swelling usually refers to any condition that causes inflammation leading the eye to become "puffy" due to edema that is ...Read more