What medical condition causes puffy eyes?
Medical causes of periorbital edema include:
- allergic reactions.
- skin disorders.
- thyroid diseases.
- periorbital cellulitis.
- Chagas disease.
- nephrotic syndrome.
How do I get rid of fluid pockets under my eyes? Wet a clean washcloth with cool water. While sitting up, apply the damp washcloth to the skin under and around your eyes for a few minutes using light pressure. Cut down on fluids before bedtime and limit salt in your diet. This will reduce the fluid retention that can cause bags under eyes.
What is edema under the eye? Periorbital edema is a term for swelling around the eyes. The area around the eyes is called the eye socket or eye orbit. Sometimes people refer to this condition as periorbital puffiness or puffy eyes. You can have periorbital edema in just one eye or both at the same time.
What drugs cause bags under eyes? Medications that may cause swelling under the eyes include ACE inhibitors, such as benazepril (Lotensin), captopril, enalapril (Vasotec), fosinopril, lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), moexipril, perindopril (Aceon), quinapril (Accupril), ramipril (Altace), and trandolapril (Mavik).