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Bump under top eyelid. Should I squeeze it?

Bump under top eyelid. Should I squeeze it?

Naah: Sounds like a chalazion or stye. Apply hot compresses for few days. If no better, see ophthalmologist for drops, steroid injection, or incision. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the top corner of my outer eyelid, it was swollen but it's has gone down. What is it?

I have a bump on the top corner of my outer eyelid, it was swollen but it's has gone down. What is it?

Probably a sty: You probably had a blocked oil gland of the eyelid, either of the eyelash (gland of zeis) or of the inner eyelid gland (gland of meibom). Most stys will resolve themselves with warm compresses and eyelid massage, others may require an incision to drain. ...Read more

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My baby has a red bump on top of his right eyelid?

My baby has a red bump on top of his right eyelid?

Chalazion: This is most likely a stopped up oil gland in the eye lid know as a chalazion---sometimes this must be drained. Have your baby seen by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Itchy bump on top of my eyelid? I have psoriasis, could it be this if so what do I do?

Itchy bump on top of my eyelid? I have psoriasis,  could it be this if so what do I do?

Psoriasis: Your description sounds like a stye but psoriasis can affect the eyelid skin. Warm compresses should help if it is a stye. Psoriasis would look like a flaky relatively flat silvery scaly rash. If this greats worse or does not resolve, you should see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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It's been three months since I had a stye under my top eyelid and there is still a bump? It doesn't hurt but I think it's slowly growing..

 It's been three months since I had a stye under my top eyelid and there is still a bump? It doesn't hurt but I think it's slowly growing..

Chalazion: it is likely due to an obstructed lid gland which now has granulomatous scarring. iT CAN BE REMOVED SURGICALLY IF IT DOES NOT REspOND TO WARM COMPRESSES. ...Read more

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I have a red bump that hurts on my top eyelid how do I get rid of it?

I have a red bump that hurts on my top eyelid how do I get rid of it?

Hot moist packs: It seems like you have developed a sty which is an infection of th meibomian oil producing glands. If it is small you can try daily 10 minute hot moist packs over closed eyelid for 2-3 weeks. If not resolved must see an ophthalmologist. And don't forget every 3 year complete eye exams at your age. ...Read more

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Have a stye. A bump in the middle of my top right eyelid. Doing compresses/ciproflox drops. Bump turning brown color..Does this mean it's healing?

Have a stye. A bump in the middle of my top right eyelid. Doing compresses/ciproflox drops. Bump turning brown color..Does this mean it's healing?

Make sure it's warm: Hi there Gloria make sure the compresses are not too hot for your skin and causing discoloration. I would definitely see your ophthalmologist again to get that checked out. ...Read more

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I have itchy little bumps all over the surface of my eyelids top and bottom. Top eyelids are swollen along lashline almost puss like but not sure.

I have itchy little bumps all over the surface of my eyelids top and bottom. Top eyelids are swollen along lashline almost puss like but not sure.

Go to the Doctor: This is the very description of when one needs to get to the doctor in person and to get on antibiotics. Please get to the doctor today. ...Read more