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Eyelid pain

Eyelid pain: Introduction

Eyelid pain: Sore eyelid or pain affecting the eyelid. See detailed information below for a list of 12 causes of Eyelid pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Eyelid pain:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Eyelid pain

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Causes of Types of Eyelid pain:

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Eyelid pain: Symptom Checker

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

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Eyelid pain Treatments

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Stories from Users for Eyelid pain

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Message Boards for Eyelid pain

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

Diagnostic tests for Eyelid pain:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Eyelid pain. Some of these are listed below :

  • Eye examination
    • Inspect the eyelids, noting any abnormalities
    • Inspect the eye noting the nature of redness, if present. This will help delineate episcleritis, scleritis and iritis which may be caused by ocular shingles
    • Use fluorescein staining of the cornea to detect any corneal ulceration (if suspect ocular shingles or Rosacea)
    • Evert the eyelid to inspect under the upper eyelid
  • Physical examination
  • more tests...»

Eyelid pain: Animations

Medications or substances causing Eyelid pain:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Eyelid pain 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.

Eyelid pain: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Eyelid pain may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Eyelid pain

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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: Eyelid pain. 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.

Create your printable checklist here.

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Eyelid pain: Deaths

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Eyelid pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Eyelid pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Detailed list of causes of Eyelid pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Eyelid pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Eyelid pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Eyelid pain. Of the 12 causes of Eyelid pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 9 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Eyelid pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Eyelid pain' 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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  • Stye ... tender eyelid, painful eyelid

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Eyelid pain?

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

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

Classifications of Eyelid pain:

Subtypes of Eyelid pain:

Eyelid infection (7 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Eyelid pain:

Eyelid symptoms (911 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

Symptoms related to Eyelid pain:

Swollen eyelid (77 causes), Itchy eyelid (14 causes), Red eyelids (9 causes), Blepharitis (15 causes), Stye (13 causes), Chalazion, Ocular Herpes, Allergies

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Eyelid pain

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