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Eye swelling

Eye swelling: Introduction

Eye swelling: A swelling located at the eye. See detailed information below for a list of 121 causes of Eye swelling, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Eye swelling:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Eye swelling. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Eye swelling

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Causes of Types of Eye swelling:

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Eye swelling: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Eye swelling, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Eye swelling Treatments

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Stories from Users for Eye swelling

Real-life user stories relating to Eye swelling:

Message Boards for Eye swelling

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Eye swelling or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Eye swelling:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Eye swelling. Some of these are listed below :

  • Eye examination
    • Visual acuity (vision testing of the eye)
    • Inspect the eye noting the nature of redness, if present. This will help delineate episcleritis, scleritis, uveitis and glaucoma
    • A dilated pupil would suggest glaucoma
    • Inspect under the upper eyelid for a cobblestone appearance (which indicates allergic conjunctivitis)
  • more tests...»

Eye swelling: Animations

Medications or substances causing Eye swelling:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Eye swelling as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Dapiprazole Hydrochloride
  • Rev-Eyes
  • Ceporex
  • ASA
  • Alclox Capsules
  • Acne-sol powder
  • more causes...»

Eye swelling: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Eye swelling may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Eye swelling

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Eye swelling. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Eye swelling: Deaths

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Eye swelling: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Eye swelling: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Eye swelling:

The list of organs typically affected by Eye swelling may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Eye swelling

The list below shows some of the causes of Eye swelling mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Eye swelling?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Eye swelling. Of the 121 causes of Eye swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 116 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Eye swelling:

The following list of conditions have 'Eye swelling' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Eye swelling Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Eye swelling based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Eye swelling?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Eye swelling, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Eye swelling:

    Subtypes of Eye swelling:

    Periorbital oedema (22 causes), Papilloedema (62 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Eye swelling:

    Puffy eyes (158 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Eyelid symptoms (911 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Eye swelling:

    Eye pain (475 causes), Eye injury, Blurred vision (982 causes), Vision changes (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Periorbital edema (22 causes), Kidney disease, Facial puffiness, Ocular trauma, Stye (13 causes), Foreign body, Allergic rhinitis (19 causes)

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Eye swelling

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