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Swelling Around the Eye Checker

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Your Swelling Around the Eye May Also be Known as:
Puffy skin around eye
Skin around eye feels puffy
Skin around eye feels swollen
Skin around eye is puffy
Skin around eye is swollen
Swollen skin around eye

Top 2 Swelling Around the Eye Causes

  1. 1.Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid, a butterfly-shaped organ inside the neck, no longer produces adequate levels of hormones. Thyroid hormones are essential for many bodily functions including breathing, heart rate, and metabolism.

    You should visit your primary care physician. Hypothyroidism is a complex condition that is usually treated with hormone replacement therapy.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, depressed mood, difficulty concentrating, weight gain, muscle aches
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.Interstitial Nephritis

    The tissue of the kidneys can become inflamed for many different reasons, ranging from medications to infection to our own immune system

    You should go to your primary care physician(PCP) tomorrow for a sick visit.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, loss of appetite, joint pain, fever, side pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Swelling Around the Eye

  • Q.Is your eye swelling getting better or worse?
  • Q.Is your eye swelling come-and-go?
  • Q.How long has your eye been swollen?
  • Q.How swollen is your eye?

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions, check our swelling around the eye symptom checker.

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Swelling Around the Eye Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced swelling around the eye have also experienced:

    • 8% Swollen Face
    • 8% Eye Itch
    • 8% Feeling of Something in the Eye
  • People who have experienced swelling around the eye had symptoms persist for:

    • 42% Less Than a Week
    • 33% Less Than a Day
    • 11% Over a Month
  • People who have experienced swelling around the eye were most often matched with:

    • 3% Interstitial Nephritis

Swelling Around the Eye Checker

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