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ask: Why does my lower eyelid hurt when I blink??

By StephStyle
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When I woke up yesterday morning I noticed that everytime I blinked my lower eyelid felt sore on my left eye. It feels as though there's a bruise there but on the inside. Today it feels a little worse. The inside of the eyelid looks a little red but nothing major. What is this?

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Just for anyone that hasn't figured out what it is yet and it is the lower eyelid that aches/hurts when blinking - if it is slightly swollen, even a little, and you have ever had a cold sore in your life it could be a cold sore near/in your eye. I have had this problem 4 times in my life, and the chance of getting it once is 1 in 1000. Ignoring that fact, don't freak out, just see a dr who will prescribe medicine. You won't go blind. Hope that helps for anyone still in the dark!

February 26, 2015 - 2:44am
EmpowHER Guest

If it isnt your eye lash poking your eye its somesort of parasite eye worm or infection

February 24, 2015 - 12:37am
EmpowHER Guest

Same!!! It's totally out of no where and I cant figure it out :(

February 23, 2015 - 6:22am
EmpowHER Guest

I'm having the same problem right now but I have pain on my left eyelid and I've seached for answers and my opinion is that it is a style but I don't know how what the treatment is

February 23, 2015 - 5:29am
EmpowHER Guest

i wish i can help you but i have the same probleme and im scared

February 7, 2015 - 3:39pm
EmpowHER Guest

i've a similar problem too, my upper inner eyelid itches me whenever i blink, i feel disturbed, already planing to go see a doc.

January 26, 2015 - 7:44am
EmpowHER Guest

I had the same thing. I just rubbed my lower eyelid with my finger for a while and it felt better. I believe it might just be an eyelid that got trapped underneath the eyelid.

January 7, 2015 - 6:51pm
EmpowHER Guest

I have the same problem I think I have the flu when my nose started getting runny is when my right lower eye lid started to feel soar when ever I blinked

January 6, 2015 - 9:55pm
EmpowHER Guest

Same is happening to me, so I'm always putting cold water on it but I let the cold water do the job but i've been researching about why the outer corner of my eye hurts and specsavers saying if you get some brolene eye drops at a pharmacist if will heal within a few days. However I haven't tried it yet.

December 30, 2014 - 4:59am
EmpowHER Guest

I'm having this kind of thing right now and I've been trying warm cloth place over on top of your eyelids. I feel better

November 13, 2014 - 6:55pm
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