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Why does my lower eyelid hurt when I blink??

By StephStyle August 27, 2009 - 3:56pm
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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 have the same thing ! My lower lid feels as if I have a bruise ,hurts Everytime I blink! Also my eye feels somewhat sore or kind of a burning feeling ..help?

July 17, 2015 - 6:45pm
EmpowHER Guest

When in doubt, go to you're eye doctor.

June 13, 2015 - 4:19am

Same with my eye. I did some research on it. It said that it could be a result from a lack of sleep. Or, it could be because of allergies. Also, it could just be a stye.

June 6, 2015 - 9:02am
EmpowHER Guest

A stye warm towel should help

June 5, 2015 - 9:35pm
EmpowHER Guest

try sleeping overnight and if it feels better maybe you just needed to rest your eyes but if it does not work consult a doctor andi have one too my father told me maybe its because of staying awake all night

April 30, 2015 - 5:33am
EmpowHER Guest

Yes! I have one right now and it wont go away.

April 24, 2015 - 2:34pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Me too!! it almost feel like a bruise on the inside part of my lower eyelid, near the bottom of it- not a stye.

July 8, 2015 - 11:38pm
EmpowHER Guest

Same here it has something to do with allergies

April 21, 2015 - 4:16pm
EmpowHER Guest

Hey! I have had this before actully I have one right now! This is called a stye. My mom has helped me out with this before, so first get a rag with hot water and put it on your eye for a bit. After a while start getting your cold rag and once you're ready put the cold rag directly on your eye. Hope this helps! Helps me:)))

March 11, 2015 - 9:25pm
EmpowHER Guest

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
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