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Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Stye: It sounds like a stye.

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A female asked:
Dr. Chi-Wah Yung
36 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Don't pick on the pimple to avoid infection. Leave it alone but keep skin clean. Most of the time it will resolve on its own.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thulja Trikamjee
Specializes in Pediatrics
Inflammation: With all the symptoms together (affecting your eyes, nose and chest), it sounds like you could have allergies. These are all mucosal surfaces in your ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Creating a Scar: Never pop a lesion on your skin. You have created a scar that is not healing. Please see your physician or a skin specialist.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
32 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: It could be a small cyst. If it hurts then get it removed.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Yes: 25 year old lady with upper eyelid bump and eye irritation. It is quite likely a sty or chalazion. You can use a warm compress applied to eye for a fe ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood in eye: Blood in your eye may be a subconjunctival hemorrhage which results from a burst capillary. These are usually not serious,don't affect vision and are ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hordeolum: does seem likely. You can safely wash your eyelids every night and morning with 1/4 strength baby shampoo and apply warm compresses to try to get it ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
SEE OPHTALMOLOGIST: This is most likely a pterigion. These are caused by uv exposure. I recommend you see an ophtalmologist to have this removed. They can get large an ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Irritated hair folli: Usually this is due to friction or shaving. Should heal quickly, especially after the pus drains out. If multiple, see a DR. Sometimes molluscum or ot ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
See you Dr: If you have an opthamologist - you can go directly - but some GPs can handle these things at the 1st level. These can be a fairly common thing and eas ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Splinter?: This is a strange complaint Mariam, and difficult to evaluate without a photo or being able to touch. You may need to consider getting a prime consul ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Certainly this could: be post inflammatory hyper pigmentation, but I would see dermatologist for absolute diagnosis and treatment options
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be scleritis: If the redness is associated with a tender area you should see an ophthalmologist. It is possible that this is scleritis which requires treatment.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Cozzarelli
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Common reasons: Redness is from inflammation. Common reasons for inflamed lid skin in the elderly include blepharitis (a noncontagious allergy-like reaction), dry eye ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Don't try to pop it. Rather, you should use warm/hot compresses several times a day and it will drain on its own.
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not yet: If still spreading in the morning or if any discomfort have your child seen.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Remington
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Various things: Could be a pterygium, dry eyes, or allergies. Try otc artificial tears several times a day and see an ophthalmologist for a more specific diagnosis a ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Rare: Sebaceous cell carcinoma of the periocular tissues of the eye primarily arises from the meibomian glands of the eyelid. It has rarely been reported to ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kamat
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Unsure: A black discolored lesion of the skin, regardless of where on the body, can always raise the suspicion of melanoma, worst-case scenario. I would rec ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
See opthalmologist: You need a correct diagnosis immediately. See your ophthalmologist now. It may be mild and not dangerous but you need to know.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Can be: Cataract causes cloudy vision, usually a slowly progressive constant decline, eventually unable to correct with new lenses, worse at night, can affect ... Read More

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