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i have a lump under my eye

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Sibley
44 years experience LASIK Surgery
Use hot compresses: If you mean that the lump is in the eyelid then it may be a common problem called a chalazion...a big name for a ''stye''

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye lid lump: If this is bothersome to you or a cosmetic problem the skin lump can be easily removed.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Calendine
33 years experience Dentistry
Depends on...: Could be several things including ingrown hair, cyst, acne, colorless mole etc.. Rule of thumb is if it grows or changes have it looked at(Dermatologi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Many possibilities: Clogged gland, infected gland, inflammed gland, benign tumor, cancer - the possibilities are many. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Get checked: it is tender ask for antbx if not see also md for possible bx to r/o cancer
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Hidradenitis: This could be a condition called hidradenitis if it looks like an abscess or infection. Another possible cause could be a lymph node. Any lumps that m ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
More info: New or old? Sore or not? Exact location? Changing? Color?
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Options: If it has been there more than 2 weeks or is growing i would suggest seeing a dentist to determine what it is.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph node: More than likely you have an acute infection somewhere on the upper extremity that is seeding a lymph node in your arm pit. The lymph node filters t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs to be seen: In your armpit, its commonly a local skin abcess(infection). Or it could be a lymph node. Either of things should be evaluated.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Chalazion: The most common lump is the end result of a stye battle in the lid which is a cyst called a chalazion. If your lump is firm, not tender, not red and ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Get it checked: Without seeing it, sounds like it should be examined by a dermatologist or your primary care doctor.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Cyst or infection: Many reasons to develop painful lumps in underarm or axilla. Swollen lymph nodes may or may not be painful. Ingrown hairs can be uncomfortable. Cysts ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See a dentist.: Lumps are caused by different things. No way to tell on this website-i can't see the lump. Make an appointment asap to see a dentist and get it looked ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for a lump under your chin, so i would recommend a thorough evaluation by your physician. Possible causes include swoll ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Carey
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Variable: I hate to be so vague but this could be anything from a simple swollen sebaceous gland ( i.E mila, pimple) to a skin cancer. I would start by asking y ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely...: No. First thing that comes to mind would be a simple skin cyst. These are very common. Sometimes they can get infected and become larger and painful. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Infection or sinus: Swelling under the eye is usually from an infection of the eyelids (tenderness and redness also), an allergy type problem of the eye or skin (usually ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Maybe: Have it checked.
A female asked:
Dr. Valena Grbic
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs evaluation: Any new skin change deserve attention and evaluation. Is there any pain, does it itch? Any discharge? What is the size, color, borders? These are all ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Always: Any new lumps, bumps, skin changes in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. Great job doing your breast exam and finding it. Most breast mass ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Vein: Normal
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
That's a lymph node: Whatever injury occurred to the breast is 'known' to your immune system - as evidenced by the 'activation' of the lymph node. That is a garrison of yo ... Read More

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