The upper eyelid became swollen and reddened
Edema and redness of the upper eyelid
Edema and reddening of the upper eyelid is an inflammatory process that can be caused by various factors and develops in the lower, upper or both eyelids of the eye.
Most often barley originates from such causes:
- abscess of the eyelid;
- Inflammation of the edge of the eyelid (blepharitis).
Barley occurs due to inflammation of sebaceousglands or hair follicles of the eyelash, which causes Staphylococcus aureus. It can be as a single phenomenon (defeat of one site), and multiple.
When barley (meibonite) is characterized by such symptoms:
Swelling of the inflamed area;
- in rare cases - excretion of pus.
Another cause is an abscess - the formation of an abscessdue to infection in the wound formed on the century. It can be a complication of barley. At the same time, there is an increase in the affected area in size, its redness, pain, pus, yellow on the conjunctiva, and when the processes are started - a severe headache.
In case of herpetic skin lesions,antiviral therapy. For this, ointments and creams with acyclovir and other antiviral drugs are used. It also requires compliance with the rules of eye hygiene.
Other symptoms may be signs of otherstypes of edema of the century - demodex, seborrheic. In any case, this pathology requires careful attention and medical intervention. Therefore, when it is identified, it is worthwhile to see a doctor.