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What happened to my sister's eyelid? It looks all puffy today.

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Dr. Catherine Winslow
Facial Plastic Surgery
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In brief: Possible causes

Eyelid skin commonly swells with too much salt, lack of sleep, too much rubbing, etc.
Occasionally other factors, such as irritation, scratch, sinus infection or trauma can be a cause. Have her apply a cool compress and elevate her head, most swelling goes away quickly, but if it persists > 2days i recommend a physician take a look.

In brief: Possible causes

Eyelid skin commonly swells with too much salt, lack of sleep, too much rubbing, etc.
Occasionally other factors, such as irritation, scratch, sinus infection or trauma can be a cause. Have her apply a cool compress and elevate her head, most swelling goes away quickly, but if it persists > 2days i recommend a physician take a look.
Dr. Catherine Winslow
Dr. Catherine Winslow
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Bug bite

If 1 lid is swollen, with little/no pain, it's usually a bite and will get much better by tomorrow.
Or, she slept too hard on that side.

In brief: Bug bite

If 1 lid is swollen, with little/no pain, it's usually a bite and will get much better by tomorrow.
Or, she slept too hard on that side.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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