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A 24-year-old female asked:

Hi, the end of my left eye inside is red and has a small little white bump on it. its kind of hurts when i blink could it be a popped blood vessel or pink eye?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
This is characteristic of an irritated or inflamed chalazion which is caused by a blocked oil gland in the eyelid or it could be a stye which is an actual infection.. If so, it's best treated to avoid persistence of the lump. See your physician or an ophthalmologist for diagnosis & treatment. In the meantime apply warm wet compresses.

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Last updated Mar 20, 2021

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