Causes Swelling Under The Eyes And Feel Pain?
I want to ask, some days ago I felt pain in the lower eye area when touched. This is actually swollen. And it hurts more to the touch, my eyes like to move out tears too. But my eyes are not red. How do I treat it ??
Hello Ms. Khairan Nisa, thank you for consulting with us on HealthReplies.com. There are various kinds of conditions that can underlie the complaints that you feel, including:
stinging: is the most common cause, which begins with swelling of the eyelids and followed by the appearance of a lump on the allergic eyelid: usually accompanied by symptoms such as watery eyes, red eyes and itching. This happens because the eyes are exposed to certain substances that cause allergic (allergens) insect stings: toxins released by insects can also cause the eyes to become swollen, one of which is the insect that often emits poison is a bee or wasp. In addition to swelling in the eyes, other symptoms that often appear are difficulty breathing, dizziness, abdominal pain and fainting or called anaphylactic reaction blepharitis: swelling caused by an inflammatory reaction on the eyelids, other symptoms that accompany are watery eyes, itching, pain, easy glare, irritation, redness. Usually caused because the oil glands located near the eyelashes become blocked. eye herpes / keratitis: the initial symptoms are red eye, which is then accompanied by other symptoms such as painful, swollen and itchy eyes and irritation, sensitive to light, runny, unable to open eyes, blurry vision. Given the many possibilities that can occur in your eyes, we recommend that you consult an eye doctor directly, because it is difficult for us to establish the diagnosis without conducting a direct examination on the patient. It's just that we can advise you on the initial handling that you can do at home independently, namely:
maintain eye hygiene by not using cosmetics for a while compress your sick eyes using warm water and clean cotton at least 3-6 times a day avoid using contact lenses for a while avoid rubbing eyes with your hands, because it will aggravate the condition of your eyes because the hands are source of germs if you feel the pain can not be arrested anymore, then you should take pain relievers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen which are sold freely at pharmacies. Thus we can convey, hopefully our information can be useful for you. thanks.