1. Allergies
  2. Blepharitis (eyelid inflammation)
  3. Chalazion (a type of cyst on your eyelid)
  4. Cluster headache
  5. Complication of eye surgery
  6. Contact lens problem
  7. Corneal abrasion (scratch): First aid
  8. Corneal herpetic infections (herpes)
  9. Dry eyes (decreased production of tears)
  10. Ectropion (outwardly turned eyelid)
  11. Entropion (inwardly turned eyelid)
  12. Eyelid infection
  13. Foreign object in the eye: First aid
  14. Glaucoma (group of conditions that damage the optic nerve)
  15. Injury, such as from a blunt trauma or burn
  16. Iritis (inflammation of the colored part of the eye)
  17. Keratitis (inflammation of the cornea)
  18. Optic neuritis (inflammation of the optic nerve)
  19. Pink eye (conjunctivitis)
  20. Scleritis (inflammation of the white part of the eye)
  21. Stye (sty) (a red, painful lump near the edge of your eyelid)
  22. Uveitis (inflammation of the middle layer of the eye)

Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.

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March 11, 2021