Swollen eyes when waking up

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Woke <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> yesterday and both eyes were <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>swollen</span>, my eyelids and big puffy bags under my eyes. I have also been dizzy when I bend over. Very unusual for me. What do you think it could be?
and he wore them to bed the other night <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>waking</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> this morning with his eyes <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>swollen</span> shut and red. He couldnt look at light. His eyes were very irritated. I didnt see any type of puss just that they are swollen and that he is in so much pain.He took the contact out. And there isnt any thing in his eye. Now that he is sleeping i can see his eyes look swollen still. Mainly around the lids. I'm trying to think of anything else... I know when he had me look to see if anything was in his eyes..
For the last couple of months, I've had a weird thing happen in the mornings. When I wake <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span>, like when I open my eyes for the first time in the day (or sometimes at night if I get up to go to the bathroom), I'll see a ring of light, or almost an orb of light, for a second or two, and then it goes away. It's almost like a flash or light, but it's in a circular shape. It seems almost like I'm seeing my eyes open from the wrong end, if that makes any sense.
Again, this has only happened when lying down with my eyes <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>swollen</span>. Also, sometimes after <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>waking</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span>, a small "bright" dot will appear near the center of my vision that goes away on its own. This dot has the same size, shape, and location EVERY time I see it. Am I just being a hypochondriac? I really hate to bother you guys, as you all have much more serious cases you deal with. I have had some "health anxiety" lately (thinking everything can and will go wrong with me).
I am bigger in weight than any of you and that's at the beggining of pregnancy (189) wieght gian loss then gian (194 down to 184 back up to 191) I hate not seeing the little bit of flabby bell below the baby bump my toes my feet my butt was not the greatest to start with but I don't like how it looks now same with my **** which are big but was never perfect looking either I have stretch marks from since before first pregnancy due to rapid weight gain and loss in short amount of times had an
I've been suffering from the exact same symptoms for about 4 years now. Pain on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>waking</span>, excrutiating to turn or move, but when I stand <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> and move around, it's gone! There are too many posts on here about the exact same thing for this to be going undiagnosed. I've been told it's my hip, back, urinary tract, bladder, intestines.........well, I know it's SOMETHING down there. It seems that it would be muscle or joint related because of the way the pain goes away with movement.
we are sure its the chem trails bombarding us with toxins , yes they have proved its chemicals they are spraying look <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> at the skies when you get <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> and do some research they have tested the ground water and the soil ..all true, there are lists of the chemicals...
They appeared after a trip and i noticed them after i turned the air conditioner on during the plane ride back. within two days I was <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>waking</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> with clear mucousy discharge and painfully itchy red eyes. I went to a local opthamologist (well kinda, turns out she wasnt a certified/educated opth, and im in Kuwait) I was put on a weeks worth of broad spectrum antibiotic drops that only made them worse.
I have been <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>waking</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> every day with only my left eye swelling <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span>. The bottom lid primarily. There is no sign of exterior redness, no sign of an infection anywhere, however when I pull the lid down compared to my other eye is is red inside versus being a fleshy color. The tear duct is also overworked I believe because I am able to press down on my right tear duct and create a little crinkly noise, which usually signals to me that its working ok.
I know this is an old posting, but i just began having this problem about 4 days go.. Each morning, I've been <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>waking</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> to a <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>swollen</span> left eye. Just like you, it goes down slightly throughout the day but each morning I awaken, it's big again.. It doesn't really irritate me or anything. At times, my eye is sensitive to light though. I have scheduled an appointment with the Ear Nose & throat Doctor and my eye doctor.. Hopefully, i'll find something out.
I also have pain between both eyes and lots of blurry vision when taking deep breaths in, and I notice my nostles sucking themselves in like a sucking vacuum which makes it difficult to breath. Im still not sure who to beleave because I also get chest pains near the breast bone that doctor thinks is Gerd..My ENT wants to correct the septom and reduce the size of both turbinates..
I have never had this issue in my life, ever. Suddenly I wake <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> with fluid filled bags under my eyes, that don't go away all day....is it thyroid related? My last labs interestingly showed my T3 and T4 levels and just less than 50% of the range, up until this point my levels had steadily increased with a steady increase in medication. This was the first time although she had increased my medication 8 weeks prior, that my levels actually dropped.
Oh my gosh Pam, I had my salivary gland swell <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> and the whole right side of my face was <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>swollen</span> along with my right eye. I have had dry mouth so bad that I cannot talk at times without stopping and taking a drink of water. My tongue will stick to the roof of my mouth at times. I know, GROSS! Anyway, when my salavary gland swelled up the doc put me on 10 days of anti-biotics and said it should be gone in three days. it took two rounds of meds and three weeks to go away.
Well that is finally gone after months, now I am getting the swelling in my eyes in the mornings and my bottom lip has <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>swollen</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span>, this morning I got a raised bump on the side of my chin then my lip on that side swells up. I also have itching on the bottom of my feet and my hands itch sometimes. I take two benadryl for everything and its seeming to help me so far. But Im 52 and have never had these problems before. Never was allergic to anything in my life.
most of the time i will stay awake for <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> to 3days and then sleep 2hrs <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>waking</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> with nightmares .. lets just say it sucks and it seems the more you stress out the worst things seem to get.. stress like shock (when in a accident) is basically like a poison that can affect you in all sorts of ways and i know me saying to you try not to stress is like saying try flying just jump out the window but here it is anyway,, try not to stress to much ..
But then very odd things started happening and still does. When I wake <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> in the morning sometimes not all the time I cannot see out of my right eye. It doesn't last but about 6-10 seconds and full vision returns. Before this about 6 months I had a wierd noise in my ear went to the doctor and was told sometime it was normal. Not to worry! Boy was she wrong?? So as you could imagine waking up not being able to see I rushed to the doctor!!
But sitting in a moving car for that long was tough! Especially on the way back. I really ended <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> feeling nauseated for a little while and was glad when it finally passed. Other that that, the trip was fine. Our meeting went well. I think I'm going to start working from home soon. I've been getting more and more exhausted as each day passes. I woke about 4 times last night between peeing and being kicked by baby! I can't wait till next Mon for my u/s.
There was also some popping and clicking in the middle of my neck and when I swallow it feels/sounds like tiny bubbles are traveling back <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> my throat. Sometimes I have low grade fever which comes and goes but never for very long. Other symptoms include: Pain in the neck which feels like stiff neck (left side) Pain in my chest and back on the left side just below the collar bone through to just below the shoulder blade.
About 4-5 times a day, it starts to water like I'm crying, becomes very painful, and I can't open it for about 1-2 minutes. It seems to happen when I'm exposed to bright sunlight, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>waking</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> in the morning, staring at my computer screen for too long, or if I rub my eye. Last night, the problematic eye looked a bit more swollen than the right and was slightly tender to the touch. I started putting drops in it that I got from a doctor when I had an eye infection a few months ago.
I believe the pressure of the goggles has over the years contributed to my baggy eyes and now I'm <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>waking</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> with incredible puffiness. I have to put cold compresses (I use a cold moistened facecloth) over my face for 10-15 minutes in the morning. I think at some point I will consult a plastic surgeon or derm MD although at 47 I feel I am too young for this. Maybe in a few years....
Now 5 years later I'm feeling all those same dizzy symptoms this time, eyes move with head steady and I feel 'f'd <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span>. So back on the Paxil is what my doctor did. I've been tired, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>waking</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> late, now only 4 days into Paxil, I'm waking up early (6:30 a.m) out the door running my company. I can't wait to get rid of this dizziness since Spring 2009. January 2010 I said that's it, time to go get back on Paxil. 10mg once a day.
I recently got the red bumps around my eyes (in October). My eyes were <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>swollen</span> shut and the bridge of my nose between my eyes was <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>swollen</span> so badly that I looked like a monster (could not wear my eye glasses because my face was too swollen). I was sent to a Endocrinologist and a Rheumotologist. They ran a battery of tests, perscribed a regimne of steroids and powerful antibotics. The swelling and bumps cleared up and all was well until two days ago (its back).
I too have been getting dizzy in my head when I first start to eat. I'm a 27yr old female with no known health problems or anything going on with my ears, although now that I think of it my hearing could be better... It started maybe 3 months ago. It always goes away after the 1st couple bites, but now its happening more and more often so I decided to look it up. I've been thinking its more like a chemical response...
This is why these symptoms are most obvious when you first wake <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> in the morning. It’s also been shown that these same stomach juices can then travel down into the lungs or up into the ears of the sinuses. Pepsin, a digestive enzyme, and H. pylori, a common stomach bacteria, have been found in lung and sinus washings.
We have been to see lots of docs and lots of tests have been done but non of them have got a clue! she now wakes <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> with <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>swollen</span> eyes, lips, cheeks and once she woke up with a swollen forehead :( I have changed all the normal things like washing powder, cleaning products, even changed all of her bedding. We as told to treat it as a allergic reaction and to give her piriton , which we do but once the swelling starts it takes a good few days to go back down with or without piriton.
I confess(obviously) that I am obsessed with everything Twilight and I am probably worse then a teenager when it comes to this, haha. I stay <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> entirely too late.....either I am playing my DS..reading a book or watching Family Guy or Food Network.....then I take naps during the day,l which results in me not getting housework done, which gets me and DH in a fight ...then becase I took a nap during the day I cant sleep at night at the cycle continues, lol.
Maybe it's all sinus related though because I do have facial pain on the left side (same side the knots are) under my eye and this morning when I got <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> my eyes had a little bit of drainage dried on them. Is this wishful thinking?
When I had my m/c the docotor said you could bleed <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span> to 6 weeks afterwards. I would still recommend you calling your OB doc and letting them know what's going on. They may or may not want to see you, they can give advice over the phone. If you plan on getting pregnant again it's important to follow up with your OB doc, even if you're not their biggest fan.
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