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Puffy eyes

Puffy eyes: Introduction

Puffy eyes: Swelling or puffiness around the eyes. See detailed information below for a list of 158 causes of Puffy eyes, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Puffy eyes:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Puffy eyes

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Causes of Types of Puffy eyes:

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Puffy eyes: Symptom Checker

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Puffy eyes Treatments

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Stories from Users for Puffy eyes

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Message Boards for Puffy eyes

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Diagnostic tests for Puffy eyes:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Puffy eyes. Some of these are listed below :

  • Eye examination
    • Examine nature and site of the eye or eyelid puffiness
    • Visual acuity (vision testing of the eye)
    • Inspect the eye noting the nature of any redness, if present
    • Evert the upper eyelid and inspect for a cobblestone appearance (which indicates allergic conjunctivitis) or scarring under the eyelids (which may indicate trachoma)
    • Use fluorescein staining of the cornea to detect any corneal ulceration (if suspect ocular shingles or Rosacea)
    • Eye movements may be restricted in orbital cellulitis
  • more tests...»

Puffy eyes: Animations

Puffy eyes: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Puffy eyes may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Puffy eyes

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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: Puffy eyes. 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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Puffy eyes: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Puffy eyes

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Puffy eyes: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Puffy eyes

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Puffy eyes: Related Rare Diseases

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Puffy eyes: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Puffy eyes:

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

Detailed list of causes of Puffy eyes

The list below shows some of the causes of Puffy eyes mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Puffy eyes?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Puffy eyes. Of the 158 causes of Puffy eyes that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Puffy eyes:

The following list of conditions have 'Puffy eyes' 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 Puffy eyes Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Puffy eyes 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 Puffy eyes?

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

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

    Classifications of Puffy eyes:

    Subtypes of Puffy eyes:

    Eyelid swelling (77 causes), Eye swelling (121 causes), Periorbital oedema (22 causes), Papilloedema (62 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Puffy eyes:

    Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

    Symptoms related to Puffy eyes:

    Swollen eyes, Red eyes (630 causes), Eye pain (475 causes), Droopy eyelid (425 causes), Facial swelling (221 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Eye swelling (121 causes), Eyelid swelling (77 causes), Fluid retention (58 causes), Food allergy (10 causes), Menstruation, Sagging eye skin, Normal aging, Graves's disease, Kidney disorder

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    Medical News summaries about Puffy eyes

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