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I've had a swollen eyelid days that seems to be getting

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I've had a swollen eyelid for 3 days that seems to be getting worse (and more painful). There is no bump so I do not believe it is a stye. I have been applying a warm compress but it has not helped. What could be the issue/what could I do?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. Davida swollen eyelid can be from a blocked tear ductmore painful means you should see a doctor at the ER or urgent care center.or see your eye doctor for evaluationI would use cold compresses to help reduce might need a course of antibiotic and steroid eye dropslet me know if you have questions.