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Pocket of fluid under eye without injury and no known alleries
Without provocation, a pocket of fluid appeared under my left eye just under the lower eyelid.  I was eating a college student's dinner of souerkraut, carrots, and a tuna melt when i noticed a strange feeling when I blinked.  Its about the size of the opening of my eye.  I didnt notice anything getting into my eye or rubbing excessively hard.  Thoughts?
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233488 tn?1310696703
Usually that's chemosis or swelling of the conjunctiva. It's like a hive and can come up suddenly. You can use some cool compresses and artifical tears or OTC Zaditor.

It should be fine tomorrow. If not or if it reoccurs see an Eye MD

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I have huge bags under my eyes (last three days) with fliud in them.  My face from my eyelids to my mouth is  numb.  What would cause this?
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There are many causes of swollen eyelids from allergy to infection to use medications like prednisone. Facial numbness can be a very serious symptom and I would urge you to see your personal physician as soon as possible.

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hi. i had an infection in my left eye and it became very swollen... a year on and i am left wit a circular bulge underneath my eye... which constantly looks like i am recovering from a black eye... is there any way 2 reduce this without surgery????
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Given its over a year warm compresses likely will not help. Do have an Eye MD ophthalmologist check your eyes. You can also try cover-up type of make up.

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Hello I have really dark blueish reddish under my eyes . its only in the corner by my nose. i have very little allergies only in spring and i get plenty of sleep . They never go away at all .what is this and why? HELP!
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