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Diagnostic Tests for Eyelid pain

Diagnostic Test list for Eyelid pain:

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Eyelid pain includes:

  • 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
    • Neck lymph nodes may be enlarged in ocular shingles or squamous cell carcinoma
  • Blood tests
  • RAST allergy tests - if suspect allergies.
  • Skin prick allergy tests - if suspect allergies to be the cause.

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Eyelid pain causes:

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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