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Welts in the inner corner of the eyes, slightly itchy, how is swelling reduced ?

I suddenly got welts ( patches of swelling ) between the inner corner of my eyes and the bridge of my nose . They aren t terribly itchy, although, yesterday, my eyes were (but there were no welts). I don t know why or how I got them and why they are localized in that area. What can I do to make the swelling go down? I don t know if it was the cheese I ate from London or the essential oil spray in the bathroom, but other than those things, I can t think of anything I did differently. I wore the same make-up and have since removed it using gentle micellar/cleansing water. Thank you for your help!
Asked On : Mon, 19 Mar 2012
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Dear larabed, Thanks for the question. Your case seems to be an acute case of cutaneous allergy along with ocular allergy. You will need to instill anti-allergic eye drops including may be steroid eye drops 3-4 times daily along with oral medication like cetrizine tablets for controlling the allergy. This should take around 2-3 days to clear, otherswise if symptoms worsen you will need to consult your GP.
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