Puffy Eyelids, Swelling And Warm To Touch

Reviewed on 2/28/2022

Puffy eyelids may be seen with allergic reactions or with infections of the eye or the tissues around the eye. Swelling and warmth to the touch are common features of infections or inflammation, such as sinus infections, cellulitis, abscesses, burns, or exposure to poisonous plants. Contact your health care provider if you are concerned about any of your symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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