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Experience:  Urgent Care Physician at Kaiser Permanente
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I am experiencing a burning sensation in my left eylid.

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Hi, i am experiencing a burning sensation in my left eylid. fairly sudden
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is your eyelid swollen at all?
Customer: just happened, doesnt seem to be swolen
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: i wear glasses
Submitted: 21 days ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Mohammad Ashori replied 21 days ago.

Hi, Dr Ashori here. Is the eyeball okay without any pain or discharge?

Expert:  Mohammad Ashori replied 21 days ago.

Sudden pain in the eyelid, burning or any other irritation is usually caused by 2 things: 1) developing stye 2) cold sore outbreak.

A cold sore can happen on the eye, nose and of course the lip.

A stye is benign but means that a gland in the eyelid is plugged.

Best way to treat it is to go in the shower under warm running water and scrub the eyelids really well. Sometimes even with a bit of baby shampoo.

Expert:  Mohammad Ashori replied 21 days ago.

The next best step is to do the scrubbing daily and wait to see if a rash or swelling might develop.

It doesn't appear to be anything serious based on what you have said.

I wanted to throw this in, any chance you touched a spicy substance and then touched the lid? Unlikely, but I thought I should mention it.

Expert:  Mohammad Ashori replied 20 days ago.

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Expert:  Mohammad Ashori replied 17 days ago.

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Expert:  Mohammad Ashori replied 16 days ago.

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Expert:  Mohammad Ashori replied 14 days ago.

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