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My left inner eye is red and a little white spot near the pupil.. it doesn't hurt, but should i be worried? white thing is looking like a little lump?

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Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
See Eye doctor: Most likely you might have a condition known as pterygium and treatable condition with a minor surgery
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Pterygium?: A common cause of redness and lump of the eyeball is pterygium. Usually no treatment is needed. Further information is available at www.eyeinstitute.co.nz/the-eye/eye-diseases-and-conditions/pterygium-pinguecula.htm See you Dr or Optometrist routienly to confirm diagnosis.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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