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Red eyelids

Red eyelids: Introduction

Red eyelids: Redness of one or both eyelids. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Red eyelids, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Red eyelids

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Causes of Types of Red eyelids:

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Red eyelids: Symptom Checker

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

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Red eyelids Treatments

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Stories from Users for Red eyelids

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Message Boards for Red eyelids

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Diagnostic tests for Red eyelids:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Red eyelids. Some of these are listed below :

  • Eye examination
    • Shinglesinspect the eyelids, noting the nature of redness and 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
    • Eye movements may be restricted in orbital cellulitis
    • Palpate the bones overlying the sinuses for tenderness which may indicate orbital cellulitis
  • more tests...»

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Medications or substances causing Red eyelids:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Red eyelids 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
  • Lumigan
  • Travatan
  • Xalatan
  • Rescula
  • more causes...»

Red eyelids: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Red eyelids may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Red eyelids

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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: Red eyelids. 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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Misdiagnosis and Red eyelids

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Red eyelids: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Red eyelids

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Red eyelids: Related Rare Diseases

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Red eyelids: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Red eyelids:

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

Detailed list of causes of Red eyelids

The list below shows some of the causes of Red eyelids mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Red eyelids?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Red eyelids. Of the 9 causes of Red eyelids that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Red eyelids:

The following list of conditions have 'Red eyelids' 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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  • Rosacea ... inflamed eyelids, eyelid infection


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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Red eyelids?

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

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

Classifications of Red eyelids:

Subtypes of Red eyelids:

Eyelid infection (7 causes), Inflamed eyelids (9 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Red eyelids:

Eyelid symptoms (911 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Redness (534 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin color changes (2348 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes)

Symptoms related to Red eyelids:

Eyelid pain (12 causes), Swollen eyelid (77 causes), Itchy eyelid (14 causes), Blepharitis (15 causes), Conjunctivitis (244 causes), Corneal ulcer (45 causes), Scleritis (16 causes), Bacterial conjunctivitis

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Red eyelids

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