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Itching in the eye, swelling on rubbing. Washed with water. Treatment for swollen eyes?

I was in my garden the other evening and I started to inch My left eye started to inch like something was in it . so yesterday i started to rub the eye, and i washed the eye out with water to make it feel better. than my eye started to swell uo . Now overnight my hole side of my face and eye are closed shut. what should I do.
Asked On : Mon, 23 Jul 2012
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It seems from the history that you have developed allergic lid edema because of exposure to some allergen while moving around in the garden.
The treatment is by cold compress, antiallergic drugs depending on the severity of allergy and using topical vasoconstrictor eye drops.
Since face is also swollen as from your history do visit eye docotor or physician for treatment of allergy.
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