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Is it bad to get a small pimple below the eye?

Is it bad to get a small pimple below the eye?

Depends: There are many types of pimples and eyelid or skin lesions. Generally speaking, if no improvement is happening spontaneously or with the use of warm compresses, it would be best to see your ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more


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I have a pimple in my left eye. How can I get it removed?

I have a pimple in my left eye. How can I get it removed?

Hot compresses: This may be a clogged meibomian gland, an oil producing part of the lid. Since this is an oil gland , hot compresses will help make the oil less thick and then drain. Get a moist washcloth heat it in the microwave until hot, place on over eye for 10 minutes. Repeat 3-4 times a day. If no improvement ina month or if getting bigger see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a pimple under my skin between my eyes. Very painful! how can I get rid of it without making it worse/swell more?

I have a pimple under my skin between my eyes. Very painful! how can I get rid of it without making it worse/swell more?

Steroid injection if: If the area is inflammed (red) , a dilute steroid injection will help reduce it quickly. Do not try and squeeze it as you may make it worse. An oral antibiotic is another option if it is under the skin. ...Read more

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I have a red pimple on my eye lid. I've had to for over a year now. How can I get it removed?

I have a red pimple on my eye lid. I've had to for over a year now. How can I get it removed?

Need to see:: Ophthalmologist. A surgical specialist of the eyes, who can diagnose and treat the condition. It sounds like a stye, but hard to say definitively without examination. ...Read more

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I have pimples around my eyes. Help! i need to get rid of them.

I have pimples around my eyes. Help! i need to get rid of them.

Pimples around eyes: Pimples/bump can be due to: meibomian gland dysfunction/styes, molluscum, rosacea, herpes. Check with eyemd prior to starting therapy options if mdg: (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) &artificial tears & move up a "ladder approach" to antibiotic cream, otc artificial tears. More info at: http://eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-ey. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stye or pimple in the eye?

How can I get rid of a stye or pimple in the eye?

Local hot packs: Styes are best managed with frequent applications of very warm (not hot) cloths for 4-5 minutes and about 5 times per day on the affected eyelids. This will usually clear the issue in 2-4 days but if persistent, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I think i have a cystic pimple on my cheek. There is one small hard spot surrounded by swelling up to my eye. How do I get the swelling to go down??

I think i have a cystic pimple on my cheek.  There is one small hard spot surrounded by swelling up to my eye.  How do I get the swelling to go down??

Cystic pimple: Could be a range of reasons: Send photo to diagnose you properly & find right treatment. For now put a hot cuetip or fingertip with out burning the skin and gently push on pimple without popping it. We can show you on video how to do this if questions. Likely oil glands are clogged & causing pimple. ...Read more