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Lake Oswego, OR
A member asked:

Hi! i was curious about a white spot thats in my eye closest to my nose / tear duct. my eye doent hurt but is visibly red in that area with this "pimple like" white bump on the lacrimal caruncle. i have had allergies lately and have had crusting of the ey

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Inflammation: This sounds like an inflamed nasolacrimal duct opening. If it is not itching or hurting, you may just give it a few days. In the meanwhile, try warm compresses with the eyes shut for 15 minutes daily to see if this helps. If the crusts fail to resolve in a few days or become dark yellowish or greenish, it is time to consult your doctor.
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