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I woke up with a swollen eyelid. What could it mean?

I woke up with a swollen eyelid. What could it mean?

Many causes: There are many different causes of swollen lids from allergies, to styes to infections. See your eye doctor for a complete examination. ...Read more

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I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What should I do?

I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What should I do?

Possibly a stye : Try very warm compresses 2-4 times per day for 10' a time followed by gentle massages to the eye lid may help the backed-up oil gland secretions to drain. Usually this technique resolves the swelling and the stye should resolve within a week. However, if the swelling and pain increases, seek help from an eye md. ...Read more

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I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What shoulf i do?

I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What shoulf i do?

Allergies: But have to rule out infection. Use cool compress. Good idea to see a doctor for this. ...Read more

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I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What could this mean?

I woke up with a swollen eyelid and pain on the side of my eye. What could this mean?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more

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Woke up with a swollen upper eyelid. What can I do to relieve this?

Woke up with a swollen upper eyelid. What can I do to relieve this?

Eyelid swelling with: Can be indicative of an allergic reaction. Contact allergy can be responsible and treated with topical ophthalmic anti-inflammatory ointment prescribed from your ophthalmologist. Other common causes could include blepharitis (eyelid margin infection) and variations thereof, eczema and infection. Uncommonly, infection of the eyelid itself can cause swelling and be treated with oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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What's wrong with my sister she woke up with swollen eyelids and face with toothache?

What's wrong with my sister she woke up with swollen eyelids and face with toothache?

Infection: It sounds as if your sister might have an abscessed tooth and the infection has spread into the tissue. This can sometimes happen even overnight and swell the face and eyelid shut. Going to a dentist and being placed on antibiotics needs to be done asap. Depending on the severity of the swelling a course of IV antibiotics may need to be given. ...Read more

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4YO woke up with a red swollen eyelid, was fine at bedtime. Suspect bug bite in the night. What else could it be? Give benedryl? Seems happy otherwise

4YO woke up with a red swollen eyelid, was fine at bedtime. Suspect bug bite in the night. What else could it be? Give benedryl? Seems happy otherwise

Infection or trauma: If your child is otherwise unwell, have them seen. A bug bite should be itchy and resolve in 1-2 days. All the best. ...Read more

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Woke up with swollen eyelids, forehead bridge of my nose and lips. What caused this? Should i go to the doctor.

Woke up with swollen eyelids, forehead bridge of my nose and lips.  What caused this?  Should i go to the doctor.

? Allergic reaction: Your description sounds like an allergic reaction. Try cool compresses, artificial tears, topical and/or oral allergy meds, and frequent changing of pillow cases and sheets. ...Read more