White Part of My Eyeball Is Swollen?

Answer

The white part of the eyeball may become swollen as a result of Episcleritis. It is an inflammation of the episclera. The episclera is a thin layer of tissue that covers the white part of the eyeball. The medical industry notes that the root cause is commonly unknown but the condition may occur with disease such as syphilis, herpes zoster, and similar disease. Symptoms of the condition include the aforementioned swelling of the eye as well as pain, tenderness, and sensitivity to light, among others.
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