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Occasional swelling on the eyelids, occurs only on lying in bed, does not appear on getting up late. What is the cause?

I have had a problem with my eyelids and the area above them swelling for the past few years. I assume thisight be an allergy symptom. It doesn t happen all the time. Recently I ve connected it to staying in hotels with the air conditioner running. Is it perhaps a reaction to mold in the AC unit? Might it also be the bedding or chemicals used to clean the bedding? It only occurs when I lie down in the bed. If I am up late, the swelling does not happen.
Asked On : Wed, 18 Jul 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
Mould allergy aggarvated by AC units is a good possibility but hotel rooms are notorious to harbour dust mites and dust allergy would be likely.
Skin tests to moulds, dusts, cockroach need to be done to exclude these allergies. If you are using any eye maskara or facial cleaning products, you need to get a patch test in order to exclude a delayed chemical hypersensitivity.
Skin prick tests and patch tests are different, so you need to see an Allergist or a Dermatologist to sort this out.
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