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A 35-year-old female asked:

small bump on left eye lid can it be removed with surgery tried hot compress didn't work?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Maybe stye : It is due to inflammation ( infection ) the glands under the lid , you tried hot compress , now it is time to get it drained by eye surgeon, a simple operation done in the office.
Dr. Douglas Smith
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Hordeolum (stye): Yes. A stye is a plugged gland that forms a cyst. It is easy to excise if not responding to warm wet compresses.

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Last updated Mar 9, 2015

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