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Blister On Sclera
I have a fluid-filled "blister" on my sclera (off to the side of cornea). Not painful. Arose after putting in contacts. Should I seek med. Attention?
Viral: If it looks like a clear blister, you may have a viral infection if it is tender, or contact allergy if it itches. ...Read more
How long...: Are we talking about? Are the blisters on one side or both? Upper and lower lid? Pain that accompanies the blisters? New skincare products? Sun exposure? Are they really blisters or solid bumps like skin tags? The most worrisome thing would be Shingles and you are the correct age for that. If these are new, on one side and accompanied and preceeded by tingling or burning pain see MD right away. ...Read more
White blisters: Clear blisters on the whites of the eye may simply be cysts. See an ophthalmologist to confirm. ...Read more
Conjunctival cysts: Blisters on the whites of your eyes, in the absence of any redness or other symptoms, are called conjunctival cysts. They typically occur spontaneously and often resolve on their own. Sometimes if they do cause some eye irritation, then they can be treated by an ophthalmologist in his office. If you have multiple cysts, then you should be evaluated. ...Read more
Examination: Blisters are always somewhat worrisome and providing possibilities doesn't help you very much. I advise an examination by an ophthalmologist to correctly diagnose and treat. Concerns would be herpetic lesions, particularly if painful. ...Read more
Sometimes: If you are describing a conjunctival cyst, they sometimes need to be removed surgically. ...Read more
Blisters of the skin: Under the eye could be a serious viral infection. I recommend that you be seen within 24-48 hours from when they started. ...Read more
My daughter has clustered blisters around her eye. They are very painful for her. What may this be?
I have swelling under and over rt eye it looks like a huge water blister eventually during the day it goes down some but never completely?
Evaluation: Many things could be happening. You need to see ophthalmologist. Do not delay. ...Read more
I Have a red blister or bubble that has developed in the crease below my eye about two days ago. It is getting larger. Should I try to pop it?
NEVER "POP" a potential infected cyst.
In the drug store you can purchase an EYE CUP
Use PLAIN warm water and SOAK as often as you can until you can see your OPTHAMOLOGIST!!!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Hi I had my strabis mus surgery done last week it does not seem to be aligned yet and there is swelling and blister inside of eye I am worried?
I have pigmentation around my eyes and I got a pretty bad sunburn on the weekend and now my eye is puffed up and I have what looks like blisters on my?
AllRelatedToSunburn: All your symptoms are related to sunburn.In future use a sun screen. Don't sit in the sun till it clears up. Topical anesthetics are sometimes prescribed to relieve the pain and burning and non steroidal meds like naproxen sodium or ibuprofen also sometimes help. Do not puncture the blisters as it can get infected, Cool baths or showers may help. Oral steroids shorten the course. Consult your doctor ...Read more
Reddish eye lesion: If sudden and abrupt, then a vessel may have broken and caused a "subconjunctival" (under the clear portion but above the white of the eye) hemorrhage. This is self-limiting in most cases. If it has arisen over time then it can be indicative of an inflammatory process or vascular abnormality. If there is pain or vision change then see your provider immediately. ...Read more
I have like a blister type thing on the top of my eye lid and one in te inner can I pop with a sterilized needle?
Not recommended: You need to have a health care provider examine the lesions to determine the diagnosis and the proper treatment, which may or may not involve an excisional procedure, or i;d etc. Not to mention, any such procedure should be done by a trained professional to assure the best outcomes. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a tiny clear bump that looks like a water blister. It's on the water line of my eye and frequently comes and goes with swelling.
Could be chemosis..: If it's on the white of your eye, it's likely chemosis of the conjunctiva, which is when clear fluid builds up blister-like under the conjunctiva in response to allergy. It goes away when the underlying eye allergy is fully treated. If it's on the eyelid, it may be blepharitis or sty. In either case, you may need some more prescription drops from the ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I have a small white blister between my eye and nose, at the end of my eyebrow and bottem of my chin. Very painfull w/ fluid in them. What could it be
See an eye doctor: Allergic conjunctivitis (allergens, dust, smoke, sun, bug bite) can cause blisters on the eye but you should see an eye doctor to rule out other causes. If you haven't tried OTC eye drops yet try one that is for allergies. Try to avoid things that may irritate your eye-rubbing, smoke, bright sunlight until you follow up with a doctor. ...Read more
Possibly: Warm compresses can speed reabsorption of the blood. Causes such as hypertension, blood thinning meds; aspirin, ibuprophen, and other nsaids must be adjusted to lowest effective dose to prevent rebleeds. Allergies and dry eye need to be controlled and treated to prevent eye rubbing. ...Read more