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Should I be concerned that I woke up with both eyelids red

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Should I be concerned that I woke up with both eyelids red and puffy?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Chan replied 8 years ago.
lt;p>Hello bellinda 5411,</p><p> </p><p>Is there any discharge or drainage? How is your vision? Do the lids itch?</p>
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
They do itch and burn. Slight dryness and rough texture on one lid.
Several weeks ago I had this trouble with one eye. A med check doc
put me on an antibiotic ...starts with a Cl..and drops..Pataday.
It left and now is back on both eyes.
Expert:  Dr. Chan replied 8 years ago.
lt;p>Hello,</p><p> </p><p>It does sound like you have some sort of allergic reaction. Allergy meds will help. Cool compresses can help with the swelling. A little steroid ointment may also be needed if it is not better in a few days.</p><p> </p><p>Hope this helps and thank you.</p>