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Can a cleaning solution be used to manage swelling and redness on the eyelid with peeling skin?

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Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha

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Posted on Fri, 7 Sep 2018 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: My eyes are swollen, red on the eyelid, eyelid has pealing skin. Been taking claritin No help. Might be a chemical reaction?? Cleaning solution? It's been a week.
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Answered by Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Possibly due to an eye infection.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I have gone carefully through your query and understand your concerns. I have checked the attached images. You possibly have an eye infection. A chemical reaction or a cleaning solution could contribute, but is less likely.

Continue to take Claritin (Loratadine) for the next few days, but you also need to put an antibiotic drop like Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin) drops one drop in each eye four times daily for the next 5 days.

And most importantly, you must consult your local doctor/PCP/GP at the earliest.

Let me know if I could help further.

Regards,
Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha,
General & Family Physician
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