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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

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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


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Exercise (Definition)

Exercise is physical activity, such as walking, running, swimming, biking, ...Read more