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My upper eyelids have been swollen for 24 hours and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) doesn't seem to be helping. It started with the left and now the right is equally swollen?
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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Seek your doctor
Swelling of one eye is problematic enough; but when it spreads to the other eye you should call your doctor and have him/her examine your. The causes can be multiple but best not to delay diagnosis and treatment as we only get one pair of eyes!

In brief: Seek your doctor
Swelling of one eye is problematic enough; but when it spreads to the other eye you should call your doctor and have him/her examine your. The causes can be multiple but best not to delay diagnosis and treatment as we only get one pair of eyes!
Dr. Paul Cohen
Dr. Paul Cohen
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: See your eye doctor
Swollen eyelids are never normal.
Allergic swelling should decrease with benadryl, (diphenhydramine) so this may have a different origin, or require different forms of medication. See an eye doctor soon; they can rapidly diagnose the condition and start you on the right treatment regimen.

In brief: See your eye doctor
Swollen eyelids are never normal.
Allergic swelling should decrease with benadryl, (diphenhydramine) so this may have a different origin, or require different forms of medication. See an eye doctor soon; they can rapidly diagnose the condition and start you on the right treatment regimen.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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