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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
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
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
What kind of doctor should I see if I have eyelid swelling and peeling with dry patches on other parts of the face?
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
I am experiencing rash on face, fever, swollen lip, swelling around eyes, rash on back, thigh rash and rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple). The following also describes me: Eyelid swelling. What should I do?
SEE A DR!!!: Preferably a skin specialist. When you go, bring with you any meds, vitamins, herbs, pills of any sort that you have used in the past several weeks. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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?
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
From rubbing: Rubbing can release histamine- that's why mosquito bites get bigger when you scratch them. ...Read more
I'm allergic to my contacts, I wear daily disposables to help but still have issues with eyelid swelling etc. What is the best brand to buy for me?
Maybe...: Certainly a cool cucumber would feel good and likely make the eyelids less red and swollen. ...Read more
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
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
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
See a doctor: The are many causes of swelling. Your ophthalmologist can determine the cause and help you with this. ...Read more
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
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