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bump on the inside of my eyelid, should i stop wearing contacts?

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Dr. Richard Wieder
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
GPC: If you have bumps under your upper eyelids and are having problems with irritation, mucous, and contact lens intolerance, then you may have giant papillary conjunctivitis (gpc). This condition used to be more common before disposable contacts became popular. This still does occur occasionally and responds well to discontinuation of your contact lenses for several weeks or more + steroid drops.

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Is there anything to be concerned about if you have one eyelid that appears to be lower?

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I have a small white bump (cist) that just appeared on the inside of my left eyelid..Is there anything special I should do to treat this?

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Yes: Gentle massage with eye closed with warm compress. Also can let 'no tears' shampoo run through eyes and help clean out glands. Use j&j name brand baby shampoo, some generics burn. If not improving see eye doctor.
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I have a. Bump on my upper eyelid?

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Red bump inside of inner eyelid?

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A 26-year-old member asked:

I have a knot on my lower eyelid n i'm not sure what it is?

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Dr. Aaron Segal
Family Medicine 19 years experience
A stye in your eye: Probably a stye... A bit like a pimple in our on the eyelid. Many can be treated by your family doctor with warm compresses and antibiotic eye drops. Some need to be drained and removed, usually by an ophthalmologist.

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