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What could the red bump be in the corner of my eye

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
Dermatology 20 years experience
See a doctor: Without examining you in person, it's tough to say what the red bump may be. It could be nothing or something more serious. If you have a suspicious... Read More
Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 31 years experience
Pterygium: If it is in the side close to the nose it is a pterygium or pinguecula.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
15 years experience
Which corner: May be infection or non infective process. Need to be seen by doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Stye most likely: If the vision is normal and the eye is not red, then this is probably a stye. Treat this with hot compresses, frequently throughout the day until is ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 49 years experience
More info: If no drainage, may use warm water on a sterile cotton ball and wipe down. Do this several times a day using a new cotton ball each time. If symptom... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cecile Del mundo
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Cold sores: It is most likely a cold sores. If this is the first time you have it , most likely you have been exposed to somebody with it. It is caused by Herpes... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Eyeball bump: A bump on the eyeball itself it is quite rare, and needs to be evaluated. Common bumps on the eyelids are styes. Causes for a bump on the eyeball itse... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Eye bump: A bump on the eye could be many things but without seeing it, there is no way to know what it is. Go see an eye doctor.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Red bump: You may have a stye on your eyelid. Apply hot compresses to the stye until it comes to a head and drains.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
Pediatrics 11 years experience
Skin infection: did you actually see a spider bite you? If not, the bump you describe is likely an abscess. In any event, it should be evaluated by a physician to det... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Infection: This sounds like an infected hordeolum ( stye ) You will need an eye exam and specific Rx antibiotics. You must be examined.
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