What could cause my eyelid and under eye swelling?

? Allergies. Many issues can cause swelling of eyelids and below the eyes. The most common cause is allergies. Try artificial tears, cool compresses, and oral/topical antihistamines. If no improvement, see an eye doctor.

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What could have caused under eye swelling and how can I get rid of it?

Too many things. There are multiple causes of eyelid swelling, including inflammation, infection, and many others. You would be best served having an evaluation by an eye doctor to determine the cause. Read more...

What could have caused this under eye swelling and how can I get rid of it?

Cool compresses. Depending on the cause of the swelling, cool or cold compresses can help a lot. If an infection is causing the swelling, further treatment may be needed. Blepharitis is a common cause of eyelid swelling, you can get more info: http://www.2020vision.Com/blepharitis.Html another common cause is not swelling, but rather the normal fat pads pressing forward as we age. Surgery can help! Read more...

What could be causing my under eye swelling?

Several things.. The skin around the eyelid is very thin and prone to swelling and fluid retention. It could be swelling from inflammation (e.g., allergy eye, contact lens overwear), or a salty diet causing an accumulation of fluid while you are asleep. It could also be due to undereye tissue loosening or thyroid issues, so it would be a good idea to get this checked out by an eye md (ophthalmologist). Read more...

5 days ago, swelling right side of face. Took keflex, swelling cont. Back to md. Taking levoflaxin & mumps test. Puffing under eye-swelling over ear.

Not normal. Swelling face is not normal or healthy, and should be examined for its cause carefully. It is good that your md is checking why you are having swelling. A visit to a dentist may reveal serious infection from tooth also. If you have not had an exam w/ x-rays in the last 6 mo, it's also wise to return to your dentist as well. E.G., upper canine/premolar infection often causes under-eye puffiness. Read more...
Need more info. Is the physician who is treating you an ear, nose ; throat specialist? If yes then return to him/her because there is more to be done. If not then consult with one. Read more...

How can I know what could be the cause of one eye swelling?

Various. First be sure it is not that the other eye is receding? The causes for one eye protruding include thyroid disease, tumors, vascular lesions and infections (i assume there was no trauma involved which would be an obvious cause). Unilateral swelling needs to be evaluated by your eye doctor especially if the vision is affected, if there is double vision, or pain in the eye or socket. Read more...

What is the most likely causes of facial and eye swelling?

A lot of things. Many things could bring on these swellings, but i think that allergy would be very high on my list; especially if accompanied by itching and red eyes. Read more...