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I have swelling around my eyes, please help me

I am, 23 years old male...I have swelling around my eye's.Lot of swelling on right eye and initial at left eye...I have been facing this problem from past one year..i have cleared(negative) thyroid test such as T4,Tsh and normal in blood test as well as serum. I am feeling a bit nervous the things which are happening to me.So please doctor help me to slove my problem.
Fri, 6 May 2011
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Swellings around the eyes can come from many other causes, besides thyroid. Most common is stress,lack of sleep, acidity, hypertension. less common is some kidney problems or some space occupying lesion in the bony orbits, which house our eyes - commonest SOL is "pseudo tumour". Do get your family doctor to rule out all these. If normal, relax, reduce your stress levels and you should be OK. If not, see an eye doctor to rule out Pseudo tumour. This is not a malignant condition and can be treated and cured by medicines.
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hello,
swelling around eye can be dur to many causes. it can be due to kidney problem,stress,insomniaor some real pathology behind the eye.consult a opthalamologist
a clarify all these and follow his advice
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