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Posted by: Eyes | 2010/07/07

Puffy eyelids

Hi doc

What causes puffy eyelids. I find it is making me look terrible. I am 25 yrs, female. I wake up with puffy eyelids but just in general everyday life they are puffy. Perhaps that is just how they are but if not what are the causes. I am not tired or anything like that. What can I use to ease it a bit.

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Hallo Eyes
Puffy eyes can be caused by allergies (hayfever), retention of water (caused by kidney problems), or bad lifestyle choices (too little sleep, too much alcohol)
Ask your doctor to check your kidney function, treat you for hayfever if needed. You can use cooled used teabags on your eyes to reduce puffiness.
dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010/07/07

Hallo Eyes
Puffy eyes can be caused by allergies (hayfever), retention of water (caused by kidney problems), or bad lifestyle choices (too little sleep, too much alcohol)
Ask your doctor to check your kidney function, treat you for hayfever if needed. You can use cooled used teabags on your eyes to reduce puffiness.
dr Bets

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