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Symptoms of disease - pain in the eyelid

Eyelid (palpebrae) - the bodies that serve to protect the eyes. On the free territory of each eyelid are elastic hair, eyelashes (cilia). In the eyelid, on the back surface of the cartilage or even inside it are acinar or exempting thus gland (on the upper age 25 - 40, on the lower 20 - 30); their output holes lie behind the eyelashes; one of them is bold grease eyelid (sebum palpebrale). Eyelids are equipped with muscles, leading them in motion; in eyelids, is part of a circular muscle eyelid (musculus orbicularis palpebrarum), serving for the circuit orbital slots. At the end of the eyelid lies m. ciliaris, which, however, part of the previous one. To raise the upper age serves m. levator palpebrae superioris. The lower eyelid falls tensile circular muscles. Near the inner corner of the eye conjunctiva forms lunate fold (plica semilunaris), a rudiment of the third eyelid.



Which diseases there is pain in the eyelid

Pain in the eyelid could be for the following diseases:

1. Erysipelatous inflammation of the skin of the eyelids. The disease occurs as a result of minor, sometimes imperceptible damage to the skin, through which in the fabric of the eyelid penetrates haemolytic aureus.
The Clinic. The disease begins suddenly. There are chills, severe pain in the eyelid, redness and swelling of the skin. The affected areas of skin eyelid sharply delineated from healthy raised at the edges in the form of a zigzag line.

2. Herpes zoster. The disease occurs as a consequence of the defeat of herpes virus of the trigeminal nerve or its branches.
The Clinic. The disease starts acutely, accompanied by malaise. Sometimes raises the temperature of the body. In the affected areas of skin (the forehead, eyelids, temple) appear in severe pain, hyperemia, swelling, rashes translucent bubbles, which are not subject to the middle line of the face.

3. Boil eyelid. The Clinic. The disease starts with redness, painful seals eyelid in the form of a cone with purulent top.

4. Barley. The Clinic. On the edge of the eyelid appears inflammatory swelling the size of a pea. There are reddening of the skin, pain in the eyelid.

5. Abscess of the eyelid. The Clinic. The disease begins with seals, edema, redness and omissions of the upper eyelid (abscess often develops on the upper eyelid) and is accompanied by pain in the eyelid and headache.

6. Cellulitis eyelid. The Clinic. There are diffuse erythema, induration and tenderness eyelid, general malaise, increased body temperature, headache. The disease is caused by pyogenic microbes. The cause is more often infected local trauma. Cellulitis may also occur on the background of
barley, boils eyelid, ulcerative blepharitis, inflammation of the paranasal sinuses. Develops within a few days, after the opening of the inflammatory effects subside. But it can be spread to adjacent tissue, venous channel, the brain.

7. Cellulitis lacrimal sac. The Clinic. Appear inflammatory swelling, redness of skin, its seal in the field of lower domestic angle of the palpebral fissure pain. Cellulitis a tear sac develops, as a rule, on the background of chronic inflammation. For the typical localization. At a palpation in
this place there is a sharp pain under his fingers felt oval shape of the seal.

8. Cellulitis of the orbit. The Clinic. The disease begins with swelling and redness of the skin of the eyelids and conjunctiva of the eye, protrusion of the eyeball (exophthalmos). Mobility of the eyeball is limited. Appear diplopia, headache, increased body temperature. The reason are purulent processes in the region of the face (inflammation, boils, purulent dakriotistit, barleys, abscess eyelid, purulent sinusitis, injury orbit with infection, as well as the introduction into the orbit of the infected with foreign bodies). With the rapid deterioration of the state on the background of these diseases should be immediately referred to a hospital.
Prediction is very serious, not only for the body of view, but for the life of the patient, especially for children. The peculiarity of venous channel eyes allows you infection to penetrate in the cavity of the skull.

9. Acute purulent conjunctivitis. The Clinic. The patient complains of pain in the eyes, redness of the conjunctiva, abundant purulent discharge from the eye slits. On the edges of the eyelids and eyelashes are withered crust of pus.

10. Sty (garden). Is a chronic inflammation of the eyelid cartilage around gland.
At the eyelid detected elastic education up to a size of a large hailstones, the skin above them is mobile, on the part of the conjunctiva noted plot hyperemia (redness) and the grayish color in the center. Palpation is painless or slightly painful. Sometimes happens fester, then join the signs of inflammation: pain, redness of the skin of the eyelids, can be spontaneous opening of the allocation of the content (pus) from the conjunctiva.

11. Endophthalmitis. Purulent inflammation of the internal membrane of the eye.
Is the result of eye disease, injury, accompany other purulent processes in neighbouring or distant organs, the infection of which spreads through the blood.
Symptoms and flow. Is characterized by pain in the eye and eyelids. Vision drastically reduced, up to light perception. Eyelids are swollen. Conjunctiva red, as ever, swollen.
It is noted swelling of the cornea. In front of the camera level of pus (hypopyon). The irises of dirty colors, see its advanced vessels. Eye pressure is reduced, eyes soft to the touch. The process of developing acute, acquires sometimes prolonged, chronic course, it is possible to develop panoftalmita.

12. Ulcers of the cornea. Purulent lesion of the cornea. Symptoms and flow. The disease starts acutely, there is a strong pain, pain in the eye, tearing, photophobia, reduced vision. Preceded by the disease microtrauma cornea, conjunctivitis, pain in the centuries, rotate eyelid, dakriotistit.



Which doctor should I contact if there is a pain in the eyelid

  • Ophthalmologist
  • Oncologist


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