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My left eyelid is drooping. My eyeball feels very dry but

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My left eyelid is drooping. My eyeball feels very dry but doesn't itch. I have been using eyedrops for dry eyes but doesn't seem to help. The eyeball also feel swollen.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is your eyelid swollen at all?
Customer: About a 2 weeks
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I also had botox between my eyes on November 12
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. David replied 6 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 6 months ago.

how old are you?

you could have a mild viral or bacterial eye infection like conjunctivitis.

are you worried that the botox affected nerves to your eyelid?

can you upload a photo of your eyes and eyelid?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I'm 74. I've had Botox before with no ill effects. I'm not able to provide photo.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I'm wondering if I have a sinus infection
Expert:  Dr. David replied 6 months ago.

you could have a bacterial sinus infection.

you would need to see a doctor for a course of antibiotics if you have a bacterial sinus infection which can cause sinus pressure, headaches, dizziness, eye pressure, sinus tenderness, sinus congestion.

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