• question-icon

    What causes uniocular lower eyelid swelling?

Posted on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: Hello doc,

I am a male aged 24. I work in a software company and currently in night shift. For the past two days my right eye has become reddish along with the inner part of the lower lid. It is a bit inflammatory but not unbearable. Yesterday a yellow puss type of thing came from the side where we get tears but today it stopped. I used moisol drops, When I sleep in the woke up in the evening this eye got sticky and not easily openable. I didn't feel this type with my before. Is this a typical case of conjectivitis. Is moisol good to use in this case.? Attached is the pic of my eye. Please suggest any medicine or treatment
Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash 5 hours later
Brief Answer:
uni-ocular lower lid inflammation. Can be chalazion or foreign body.

Detailed Answer:
I have gone through the image uploaded. Must be having less time to sleep. problem is uni-ocular it can be foreign body Chalazion mebomian cyst discharge has been obstructed and stagnation causes swelling,mild pain. Moisol is lubricant and it is not required.Minor surgical procedure of incision and scooping of content is required.It can also be foreign body in lower eyelid.Right eye there is inflammatory condition.Due to inflammatory discharge there is sticking of eye lid. Neosporin eye ointment can be applied in right conjuctival sac.You can apply 0.3% ofloxacin eye drop 6 hourly.Eye can be cleaned with sterile gauze dipped in sterile water.In picture it appears to be inflammation of conjunctiva. Cornea is not involved and it is purulent discharge so bacterial. Get examined by an eye doctor to exclude foreign body and since it is uni-ocular it can be calazion or foreign body.You can take tablet combiflam twice daily after food.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
Answered by
Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash


Practicing since :1969

Answered : 12704 Questions


The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on

Recent questions on  Ofloxacin

doctor1 MD

Hi. About three months ago I was diagnosed with a case of acute bacterial prostatitis. I was put on a four week course of ofloxacin. My urine...

doctor1 MD

I have recently been taken off triple therapy for hep c because I ve developed ascites , for prevention of this becoming infected the Hospial have...

doctor1 MD

I was working today and noticed I had a slight headache and then I felt a sore type feeling in my left eye. I looked in the mirror and saw that...

doctor1 MD

my two year old daughter had fever for two days and a bloated tummy. Doc gave ofloxacin anticipating stomach infection as her elder sister had just...

doctor1 MD

I put Vision in my eyes yesterday and they started stinging and running and my vision has been blurred and foggy ever since. What do I do? I have...

doctor1 MD

I have been leaking a clear liquid from my rectum

doctor1 MD

My son an some kind of infection called Epididymitis . He has taken Ofloxacin which did not rid him of the infection. He does not have health...

Get personalised answers from verified doctor in minutes across 80+ specialties

160 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM Blog Questions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Questions Answered By Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash
  • Q - What causes involuntary eye movements after a vertigo attack?

  • Q - Is Motrin intake safe for viral fever with conjunctivitis?

  • Q - Suggest treatment for trichiasis with cataract in one eye

  • Q - Suggest treatment to cure eye infection

  • Q - What is a green mole in the eye?

  • Q - What causes irritation and itching on eye lids with thread like discharge?

  • Q - Suggest treatment for retinal tear

  • Q - What causes bleeding eye?

  • Q - What causes experiencing a shadow in right eye that twitches right to left?

  • Q - What causes blurred vision of one eye with history of cataract surgery?