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A 19-year-old female asked:

Hi, i have a bump underneath my eye, near my tear duct. it hurt to touch and blink. should i go to the doctor if it don't go away?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Yes. Infection need to be excluded. If infected, needs to be treated.
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Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
At age 19, this is probably a chalazion. Apply hot compresses then try to squeeze out the trapped oil. Yes, see an eye MD if it doesn't go away.
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Last updated Sep 23, 2021

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