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Swollen eyelid - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
User :   Good morning.
User :   Well, my eyelid is swollen from me rubbing it after wearing latex
Doctor :   ok continue
Doctor :   in detail
User :   ok. my right eye is swollen. no color. it hurts when I blink.
User :   it's not obstructing my vision though
User :   it's my bottom eyelid
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   20, male, single, no dependents
Doctor :   I think it is because of the constant rub your eye lid is swollen
Doctor :   You can wash it with copious amounts of cold water
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   and if you have too mcuh pain
Doctor :   you can pop up Tylenol
User :   no benydryl? just water?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   is it itching
Doctor :   too
User :   no itching. just swollen
Doctor :   as you rub the eye lid it gets worse
Doctor :   wash it with water
User :   is it common for your eyelids to swell from friction
Doctor :   dont touch with your naked hands
Doctor :   yes
User :   use a cloth?
Doctor :   You can dip cloth in hot water and squeese
Doctor :   the water and put the dry cloth over lids
User :   cold or hot? im confused
Doctor :   wash with cold water first
Doctor :   and then put the cloth in hot warte squeese to to remove hot water and put the warm cloth ovr the eye
Doctor :   You pop the paracetmol
Doctor :   Do yo uhave discharge
Doctor :   from the eye
Doctor :   or pus
User :   nope. just the swelling
User :   well. thank you soooooo much
User :   i have one last question
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   be fast
Doctor :   I am closing as you r not responding
Doctor :   bye
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