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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Chalazion: There is no set time for the resolution of your condition. The medical term for heat boil or stye is chalazion. The normal oil duct gets blocked, and ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Boil likely stye: A "boil" in eyelid most l can be due to: meibomian gland dysfunction, styes, or chalazion, molluscum, rosacea, herpes. Check with eyemd. Treatment opt ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hordeolum: This is likely an inflamed tear gland within the lid. They sometimes self heal with gentle heat but those who persist often have trapped cheesy materi ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Probably a stye: A style is a small abscess on the putter or inner eyelid. It is usually a staph infection. Seek medical attention if it persists for a few weeks or ca ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Examination: Blisters are always somewhat worrisome and providing possibilities doesn't help you very much. I advise an examination by an ophthalmologist to correc ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jodi Luchs
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Warm Compresses: A stye is usually caused by a blocked oil gland on the eyelid. Treatment includes warm compresses and lid massage over the bump to encourage the stye ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
See doc: Spreading redness from a scratch on the eyelid sounds like a possible infection, and infections around the eye can be dangerous. I would at least cal ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Multiple causes: Most common is eczema, an atopic skin condition. Next is contact dermatitis or allergy to a medicine or something that has touched the eyelids. Peop ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye: A completely clogged eyelid oil gland is called a chalazion or stye. See your eye md for appropriate treatment.
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely a stye: Use hot compresses as often as possible. If there is no improvement in a few days, see an eye doctor.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Acne can affect any skin, including eyelid skin.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
SUBCONJUNCTIVAL HEMO: Subconjunctival hemorrhage in the left eye. It will go away without treatment.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye/Chalazion: Likely you have a Stye/Chalazion. Consult with us to help get rid of this before it gets worse.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Anything!: Difficult to diagnose with just a handful of words over the internet. That being said, eyes are critical organs; i would definitely seek immediate med ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis: Sounds as if you have blepharitis, a condition where the skin at the base of the eyelash margins is inflamed from a normal skin bacteria called staph ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say.: Milia or xanthelasma if many. Chalazion or hordeolum if on eyelid margin.
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Infection in the lid: A stye is an infection in one of the glands in the eyelid. The treatment is usually warm moist compresses and antibiotic eye drops.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Seborrheic condition: This seems like seborrheic dermatitis which is common on the lash lines and the brows. Also known as blepharitis. See your ophthalmologist for a goo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
Viral: Herpes simplex conjunctivitis may present with blister insde eyelids.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Eye Lid Dermatitis: You have to stop all makeup until the skin heals. Use a cortisone cream like prescription Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion. Then add each compo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye doctor: whenever you're not sure what to do, see your PCP. They will arrange referral if needed. The eye is an extension of the brain. So don't try to take ca ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
?????: Styes are on the rim of the lid , herpetic lesions are usually on the skin but without seeing it and because herpes can cause problems if it is in the ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Infection: Sounds like blepharitis or conjunctivitis. Keep lids clean and apply hot compresses and see ophthalmologist if no better in a week. If you wear contac ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Carey
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Most not serious: Most of the time this is a benign condition.But it can be a sign of eyelid cancer or even a metabolic disease such as thyroid dysfunction. You should ... Read More

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