Bruising Or Discoloration, Eyelid Redness, Pain Or Discomfort And Painful Red Lump On Eyelid

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

This combination of symptoms and signs makes me think of trauma, including raccoon eyes which can indicate a skull or facial fracture with periorbital bruising. Dark circles around both eyes that can look like bruising can also be seen in chronic allergies. It could also be a black eye from eye trauma. Other causes include a sty, blepharitis, chalazion, or an eyelid malignancy (skin cancer). Call your doctor if it was caused by trauma or doesn't go away.

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