Question: Why is my under-eye swollen?

Swelling under the eye can develop for a wide range of reasons, from mild conditions, such as allergies or blocked tear ducts, to more severe conditions, such as organ failure. If a person with swelling under the eyes also has difficulty breathing or is in severe pain, they should seek immediate medical help.

How long does a swollen under eye last?

When to See a Doctor Eyelid swelling usually goes away on its own within a day or so. If it doesnt get better in 24 to 48 hours, you should call your primary care physician or see your eye doctor. Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and examine your eye and eyelid.

Does heat help a swollen eye?

Warm compress for eye benefits. Warm compresses have been a popular home remedy for many reasons. For the eye, they can improve circulation, soothe inflammation, and unclog swollen eyelids.

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