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Can You Get A Pimple On Your Eye
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
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
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?
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
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
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
There's like a red pimple or scar next to my eye that's really painful. What is it and how can I get rid of it?
See a doctor: If a lesion is painful, you ned to see a doctor to help you. ...Read more
I have a small white pimple in the middle of my tear duct of my right eye. What is it and how can I get rid of it ? Thank you
See MD: Without actually seeing the lesion, it's impossible to tell you exactly what it is or how to treat it ( Docs aren't supposed to do that on HealthTap anyway). Best to talk to your PCP especially if it is painful or red. ...Read more
I recently found a red dot under my eye bag. It's not a pimple or it's not a bump. It's just under my skin. How can I get rid of it? What is it?
Cherry Tumor: These small benign hemangiomas are normal and of no medical or health concern in general. ...Read more
I've been having like pimples inside my eye and they never go, when i eat something to creamy they get swollen , what's happening ? It's only in one
See below: Try using a warm oist cloth to the area for at least 30 minutes, at least three times daly. ...Read more
Eyelid bump: It may be a stye or chalazion. Do not press it ,use warm compresses 5-8 times a day and it will open on its own. Don't wear makeup while you have this. You can wash your eye with baby shampoos to keep it clean and to avoid getting more. If it does not go away in a few days go to doctor/ urgent care /telemedicine doctor for prescription antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I get rid of a dark scar? How can I get rid of a dark scar that i got right between my eyes? It makes me look indian and i want it gone. Its dark and came from screatching a pimple but ended as a scab and left a really dark spot,
ps: I've had it
Hard : Hard to tell without seeing this spot but it sounds like possibly post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This can take time to fade. I would recommend you see a dermatologist who might prescribe a fade cream containing hydroquinone, a good sunscreen like elta md, and perhaps a product like obagi clear. Read more about elta md and obagi at the link below. ...Read more
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