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third eyelid inflammation

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
See Eye MD: It is likely you have giant papillary conjunctivitis or other inflammatory condition that needs treatment. Don't wear contacts until cleared by the p ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Some animals: Have this membrane that closes before the lids. Humans do not have these.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Fagman
48 years experience Ophthalmology
Only in animals: The third eyelid is commonly found in canines ( dogs ). There is no similar strucure in the huma eye.
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not in people: Dogs, cats, horses, and many other animals have them - known as a "nictitating membrane" . Humans do not have this structure.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Lids: inflammation of Meibomian glands can cause one lid to look different. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for more info on lid hygiene on how to treat/prevent ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
55 years experience Ophthalmology
Meimobianitis: Yes, inflammation of the meibomian glands can result in lid thickening or swelling. Warm compresses, antibiotic / steroid drops, and treatment for dr ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caridad Santos
64 years experience Ophthalmology
Edema: Edema is swelling usually due to fluid retention.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Hydro-cortisone: You may try an over the counter ointment with hydro-cortisone. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Chalazion: It could be a remnant of stye called chalazion. These could go away with time but if there is concern seeing an Ophthalmologist would be prudent. Goo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Couple options: You could have a chalazion (stye) in the eyelid, you could have blepharitis (eyelash inflammation) or you could have cellulitis (infection) in the eye ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Alma Murphy
46 years experience Ophthalmology
Your : Your symptoms suggest a stye, or blocked eyelid gland. The best treatment is warm compresses with a moist washcloth for several minutes four times da ... Read More

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