Swollen and red and itchy upper eye lid.?

Needs diagnosis. There are several possibilities of which an arthropod bite is a common liklihood but it could also be allergic or eczema or dramatic blepharitis. See your ophthalmologist to sort this out.

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8 year old daughter had red and swollen eye lid, 24 hours now. NO redness in actual eye, no pus, no itchy/grainy feeling, no pain. What could it be?

Could be many things. See your eye doctor urgently! If it's swollen for no reason that's not normal. You want to make sure there is no cellulitis developing or worse. Just because there's no itching or pain means it's not an allergy response, but doesn't exclude other causes. Don't delay! We only have 2 eyes. Want to make sure her intraocular pressure is safe too. She needs an eye exam! Read more...
Periorbital swelling. While it's reassuring that there is no pain, it is still concerning for periorbital cellulitis - an infection of the tissue around the eye. This needs to be evaluated and likely need antibiotics. Get her into her pediatrician ASAP. If her doc doesn't have weekend hours then go to an urgent care or ED for evaluation. Read more...

The left eye lid sometimes gets red, swollen, and itchy and there's also a little dry patch too...it comes and goes as well, what could it be?

Blepharitis. Sounds like chronic blepharitis, allergy and possible secondary bacterial infection, meibomian gland disease, oily eye lashes, could be molluscum contagiosum. You need lid hygiene, warm compresses, artificial tears, allergy drops, antibiotic drops and a visit to your local medical eye care specialist/ Ophthalmologist for confirmation and treatment. Read more...

My left eye lid and below my eye are swollen! It has happened for the last 2 days - when I wake up in the morning, my eye lid and underneath my left eye is swollen. It will tear occasionally. It is not red or itchy. When I wake up in the morning, I hav

Do . Do your eyes itch? Do you have seasonal allergies? Eye rubbing in your sleep can cause the skin around your eyes to swell. Seasonal allergies can cause similar symptoms too. You should have an eye exam because some systemic illnesses, such as thyroid problems, may cause swelling of the tissues around the eyes too. Read more...
Stye treatment. Warm compresses and ocusoft plus lid scrubs, artificial tears, and possible antibiotic/steroid eye medication. If no improvement, intralesional steroid injection and/or excision and drainage. Read more...

Woke up with upper right eyelid swollen, but eye is not red, painful, or itchy. No bumps. I didn't eat anything different.

Many causes! It could be fluid retention if you sleep on that side, it could be mosquito bite, rubbing of eyes.... Try some cool compress on it. If it persists and recurs, consult a local ophthalmologist. Read more...

My eye is red swollen, itchy, painful and has bumps on the inner eyelid the bumps look like small holes. There is discharge seeping from the bumps?

Possible stye? I note you're from the UK. This is a UK based information leaflet. http://patient.info/health/stye I recommend that you seek urgent medical attention however as other serious eye infections need to be rapidly excluded. Read more...
Stye/Chalazion. Likely you have a Stye/Chalazion. Consult with us to help get rid of this before it gets worse & you need surgical excision. . Read more...

So my under eyelid is red and swollen, and it's a little itchy, I don't have insurance so I can't go see a doctor I think it's pink eye what can I do?

Hot compresses. Most of the time pink eye causes the eyeball to be red. If this only involves the eyelid, it is either a stye or a mild skin infection. It is more likely a stye if there is a sore spot on the lid. If so, use hot compresses at least 3 times per day. Keep reheating the washcloth so you get 5-10 minutes of heat every time. Read more...
Warm compresses! Sty! you can use warm compresses - a washcloth with warm water and hold it to the closed eye for 5-10 minutes 3 times a day. You can massage it with your fingers after the compress, but do not aggravate it. You are trying to get it to drain on its own. You may need it incised and drained if this does not work. See and ophthalmologist. A sty is not and infection, so antibiotics do not help. Read more...