What causes swollen eyes

Many diseases can cause eye swelling, including both inflammatory and non-inflammatory factors.
The former is a local cause, mainly due to inflammation of the eyelid or nearby tissues, and may be accompanied by redness, swelling, increased local skin temperature, and pressure pain, and in severe cases, enlarged lymph nodes, chills, and fever.
The latter is an obstruction of blood or lymphatic fluid return and presents with pale, swollen eyelid skin with or without ocular symptoms.

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