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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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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
EmpowHER Guest

its a stye

November 3, 2014 - 3:55pm
EmpowHER Guest

My eye fine it's the lid that swollen and black
And blue and it hurts woke up with it no trauma

July 14, 2014 - 6:54pm
EmpowHER Guest

My eye hurts when rubbed

August 6, 2013 - 2:40pm
EmpowHER Guest

Experiencing the same thing. Everytime I blink, the inner corner of my right eye, towards the bottom, feels sore. It feels as if I had been rubbing my eye all day but I just felt this discomfort today. Everyone at home is sick and I am thinking its just me catching a cold or bacterial infection in my eyes. Hopefully it subsides.

May 6, 2013 - 6:08pm
EmpowHER Guest

my upper eye lid is in pain its a little red but nothing els no lump no nothing! I think it might be and infection but i dont know what its supposed to look like! any help would be great thanks!!

October 16, 2012 - 7:43pm
EmpowHER Guest

I'm not sure if mine is a stye or not as my eyes sore n feels swollen but iv had pain through my cheekbone also because of my lower eyelid been swollen. It hurts for me to blink and to close my eye. I also cant concentrate on anything. I'm not allergic to anything and iv not changed anything I use. Any idea's?

July 26, 2012 - 12:22pm
EmpowHER Guest

My left bottom eyelid is also hurting when I blink. Dx
I have either a cold or the flu so I wasn't sure if this could be related?

February 4, 2012 - 7:14pm
EmpowHER Guest

I'm having the same problem someone please help. Its on my right eye in the corner if my eye its red and swollen and when you life it down there's these whitish bumps and it hurts really bad. Please help and it hurts to blink.

December 12, 2011 - 6:31pm
EmpowHER Guest

i have that same problem right now but it is below the eye it feels like a bruise but i dont know what it is.

October 25, 2011 - 2:55am
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