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i have a small area on my eye lid that has become discolored a that seems to itch is this calcium

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Several possible: Causes. Need more data like duration of symptoms, severity of itch, whether you use any home remedies. If you want an accurate diagnosis, get it chec ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Need exam: Rashes around the eyes need an exam. As you describe a "bubbly" rash, i would recommend an examination to make sure that this isn't a herpes silmplex ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Chalazion? Sty?: Not shingle. See an opthalmologist . In the mean time apply warm compresses for five to 10 minutes, four times a day, to reduce swelling and promote d ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
This : This is not time for a home remedy, you have already waited too long to get the situation evaluated by your physician. I suggest contacting your phys ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Rauen
14 years experience Ophthalmology
If : If the lid becomes painful, this likely represents a stye. Start using the lid soaks with a warm wash cloth 2-3 times daily for 2-3 minutes. If the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Conjunctivitis: Given the fact eye infection associated with upper respiratory infection, viral conjunctivitis is suspected. However, since ear infection is also fo ... Read More
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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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be: Your description could very well be "pink eye, " a.K.A. Viral conjunctivitis. It could also be a bacterial infection or even a contact allergy. I woul ... 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Kossler
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye: Sounds like you may have a stye. This is a clogged oil gland that can swell and become painful. Apply warm compresses to the eyelids for 10 min at lea ... Read More

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