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2,906 Possible Causes for Eye Swelling

  • Hypersensitivity

    Swelling around the eyes Coughing Wheezing Chest tightness Shortness of breath To learn more about how an allergic reaction causes these symptoms, see How Does An Allergic[web.archive.org] Some common symptoms include: an itchy sensation inside the mouth, throat or ears a raised itchy red rash ( urticaria , or "hives") swelling of the face, around the eyes,[nhs.uk] Allergy Hives are a common allergic symptom Specialty Immunology Symptoms Red eyes, itchy rash, runny nose, shortness of breath, swelling, sneezing [1] Types Hay fever, food[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Contact Dermatitis

    […] patches or all over the body) Intermittent dry, scaly patches of skin Blisters that ooze Burning or itching that is usually intense without visible skin sores (lesions) Swelling[my.clevelandclinic.org] , especially in the eyes, face, or groin areas Irritant contact dermatitis Irritant contact dermatitis may cause slightly different symptoms, such as: blistering cracking[healthline.com] […] in the eyes, face, and genital areas (severe cases) Hives Sun sensitivity Darkened, "leathery," and cracked skin Allergic contact dermatitis can be very difficult to distinguish[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Blepharitis

    Signs of inflammation are eye swelling, redness, pain, warmth, and often change in function.[medicinenet.com] Your doctor may also prescribe steroid eye drops to reduce the swelling.[healthdirect.gov.au] Eye Drops Artificial tears or steroid eye drops may reduce redness, swelling and dry eye.[aao.org]

  • Herpes Zoster

    ICE has three main features: Visible changes in the iris, the colored part of the eye Swelling of the cornea Glaucoma ICE is usually present in only one eye.[nei.nih.gov] It can also lead to: serious eye problems, including blindness pneumonia hearing problems swelling of the brain death.[health.gov.au] […] that regulates the amount of light entering the eye; (2) Swelling of the cornea; and (3) The development of glaucoma, a disease that can cause severe vision loss when normal[web.archive.org]

  • Psoriasis

    Reasons to stop a biologic drug are serious infection; severe persistent neurological symptoms such as headache, eye pain, loss of vision in one eye, or numbness; Guillain-Barré[doi.org] […] syndrome; lymph node swelling; unintended weight loss; malaise; easy bruising; bleeding; pallor; or serious allergic reaction such as anaphylaxis or angioedema. 36, 55 Indications[doi.org]

  • Erysipelas

    Some patients have swelling of the eyelids, sometimes so severe that their eyes swell shut.[encyclopedia.com] Repeated infection of the extremities can lead to chronic swelling (lymphangitis).[en.wikipedia.org] Fat tissue and facial areas, typically around the eyes, ears, and cheeks, are most susceptible to infection.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Glomerulonephritis

    The symptoms of this condition are fluid retention with generalized swelling; swelling of the abdomen; swelling of the face or eyes; swelling of the feet, ankles, and arms[unckidneycenter.org] (edema), general swelling, swelling of the abdomen, swelling of the face or eyes, swelling of the feet, ankles, hands Visible blood in the urine Joint pain Joint stiffness[medlineplus.gov] Risk factors include: Strep throat Streptococcal skin infections (such as impetigo ) Symptoms may include any of the following: Decreased urine output Rust-colored urine Swelling[medlineplus.gov]

  • Hordeolum

    It may cause tearing, light sensitivity and the sensation of having something in the eye.[epocny.com] The inflammation causes redness, swelling, heat and eventually pus. Barley infection on the eye.[shutterstock.com] There is pus or very thick drainage from the eye. Pain or tenderness is increasing despite compresses. The swelling is increasing beyond the first 2–3 days.[skinsight.com]

  • Phlegmon

    […] pain floaters disrupted vision flu-like symptoms Mouth floor (a phlegmon here is also called Ludwig’s angina ) dental pain fatigue ear pain confusion swelling of tongue and[healthline.com] […] organ function Some location-specific symptoms may include: Intestinal tract abdominal pain fever nausea vomiting Appendix pain fever vomiting diarrhea intestinal blockage Eye[healthline.com]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    , legs, lips, eyes, tongue, throat, or genitals Swelling of the intestines -- can be severe and lead to abdominal cramping, vomiting, dehydration, diarrhea, pain, and occasionally[nlm.nih.gov] , arms, legs, lips, eyes, tongue, throat, or genitals Swelling of the intestines -- can be severe and lead to abdominal cramping, vomiting, dehydration, diarrhea, pain, and[ufhealth.org] Symptoms include: Airway blockage -- involves throat swelling and sudden hoarseness Repeat episodes of abdominal cramping without obvious cause Swelling in the hands, arms[nlm.nih.gov]

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