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Itchy, puffy, red under eye. Did something bite me in the middle of the night ?

I am 45 years old. Woke up with an itchy spot under my one eye and it s puffy and red. Put ice on it last night & thought it helped but it s still there today. Now I noticed that the other eye underneath is starting to itch. What could it be? Did something bite me in the middle of the night?
Asked On : Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Welcome to hcm.
It may be due to some allergic reaction after insect bite.
Take some antiallergic drug like cetrizine.
Answered: Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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It's quite possible that it;s due to an insect bite/sting either by bed bugs, mosquitoes, blister beetle. If there are mosquitoes around, be careful and use a Mosquito net. Take a Tablet Cetrizine 10mg if the itching gets worse. If the swelling increases, visit the ER.
Answered: Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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