A 34-year-old male asked:
I have a bump on my face just under my eye. thought it was a pimple but it will not come to a head. it is tender to the touch. then thought it could be a bug bite. tried to pop it but it will not pop. then tried to lance it. just some clear fluid. what do
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Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Bump with pain: There are several possibilities, including a stye and an abscess. If t is tender, it may be infected. An abscess needs to be drained by a skilled eye surgeon (ophthalmologist). Do not try to drain it yourself, since it may be located near a tear drainage duct.
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Ophthalmology 40 years experience
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Ophthalmology 50 years experience
Cyst: Th can be anything from a chalazion to a foreign body reaction to a bug bite to just a slow growing benign cyst. You should be seen and evaluated by an ophthalmologist.
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Last updated May 8, 2019
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