Q. Why is my left eyelid swollen, itchy, and painful?

Answered by
Dr. Pooja Pandya
and medically reviewed by Dr. Sneha Kannan
This is a premium question & answer published on May 29, 2020

left eyelid very swollen and itchy with pain. It is also very itchy and painful and also having a white discharge from eye. I have been having the issue for a week and it is not getting any better

Dr. Pooja Pandya

Ophthalmology (Eye Care)
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Hello,

According to picture you have send its likely to be infective in origin. So you have to take antibiotics for the treatment.

  • Tab amoxiclav 625 mg daily twice for 5 days.
  • Topical antibiotic drops moxifloxacine 8 times a day you have to put in your eyes.
  • Carboxymethyal cellulose eye drops 8 times a day.

All these you have to take for 1 weeks. Then you will be fine.


The Probable causes:

Infection

Investigations to be done:

As per now nothing

Differential diagnosis:

? Sty

Probable diagnosis:

Infected lid swelling

Treatment plan:

As mention above

Preventive measures:

Do not rub your eye
Do not touch your eye

Regarding follow up:

After 1 week


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Thank you so much, how to I get the prescription for the medicine?

Dr. Pooja Pandya

Ophthalmology (Eye Care)
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Hello,

As you know this is just a query you have asked me so I can't give you prescription in a format. That's why I have written Medicine in your query. If you want prescription than you have to consult. Thank you


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