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how to get rid of whiteheads on eyelids

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sty: A sty is a red, painful lump near the edge of your eyelid that may look like a boil or a pimple. In most cases a sty will begin to disappear on its ow ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Try using a warm oist cloth to the area for at least 30 minutes, at least three times daly.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehsan Sadri
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Meds: Eyelid acne is tough to treat to the the proximity to the eyeball. Nevertheless it should be treated via meds that are gentle to the eyelid skin. Cons ... Read More
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Dr. David Voron
50 years experience Dermatology
Benzoyl peroxide: I would start out with an over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide cleanser and gel. If you do not see improvement within two weeks, i would then see a derm ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Warm compresses: The cyst is called a chalazion amd will slowly resolve with warm compresses. Antibiotics are not always effective. It this persists an eye doctor can ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin McCannel
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Warm compresses: Apply warm compresses several times per day, it will heal fairly quickly if it is indeed a "pimple".
A female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
You haven't: mentioned what you have tried but use warm compresses until you see your doctor. Acne is unusual on the eyelids and may be a stye or basal cell malig ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Sty / chalazion : It could be a small sty or accumulation of fatty substance in the eye lid, since it is small, it might resolve spontaneously, you can apply warm com ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Internal hordeolum: This is a stye. Treat with warm compresses for 15 minutes 4-6 times per day. If this does not resolve in a week or two may need to see your doc for ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
See an eye doctor: I would see an eye doctor to have the lesion removed properly.

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