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What should be done to get rid of the pimple on my eyelid?

What should be done to get rid of the pimple on my eyelid?

Eyelid pimple: Please see an ophthalmologist to make sure your pimple is a pimple. Styes are infections of the eyelash hair follicle and can be treated by ointments, warm compresses and oral antibiotics sometimes. It is important to follow this and make sure it goes away. Very rarely, skin cancer such as basal cell carcinoma, can mimic a stye and the diagnosis can be missed leading to a larger surgery later. ...Read more

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Inside my eyelid, there is aa really small red pimple. How do I get rid of it?

Inside my eyelid, there is aa really small red pimple. How do I get rid of it?

Sty / chalazion : It could be a small sty or accumulation of fatty substance in the eye lid, since it is small, it might resolve spontaneously, you can apply warm compresses several times a day but if it gets bigger or is painful, see your 1ry care physician or an ophthalmologist. Good luck . ...Read more

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How do I get rid of an infected pimple on my bottom eyelid???

How do I get rid of an infected pimple on my bottom eyelid???

You haven't: mentioned what you have tried but use warm compresses until you see your doctor. Acne is unusual on the eyelids and may be a stye or basal cell malignancy. See your doctor this week for confirmation. ...Read more

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I always get small pimples under my eyelids, why is that? Its super annoying and some people call it a stye or something. Is it an infecection?

I always get small pimples under my eyelids, why is that? Its super annoying and some people call it a stye or something. Is it an infecection?

Yes, local infection: A stye is a likely diagnosis and is a local infection caused by a plug sweat gland. You should see an ophthalmologist for further care if it returns. ...Read more

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I have a reddish big pimple inside the upper lid of the right eye. It causes to swallowing and redness of eyelid how to get rid of it please help?

I have a reddish big pimple inside the upper lid of the right eye. It causes to swallowing and redness of eyelid how to get rid of it  please help?

Internal hordeolum: This is a stye. Treat with warm compresses for 15 minutes 4-6 times per day. If this does not resolve in a week or two may need to see your doc for assistance. ...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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Hi I have a white pimple likw bump on the bottom eye lid it will get itchy n sometimes get sore?

Hi I have a white pimple likw bump on the bottom eye lid it will get itchy n sometimes get sore?

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 more

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I have two white pimples inside my lower eye lid. My eye is swollen and watery. How can I get rid of it or what are some home remedy i can try. ?

I have two white pimples inside my lower eye lid. My eye is swollen and watery. How can I get rid of it or what are some home remedy i can try. ?

Styes??: Warm compresses often help, but if there is swelling it's best to get checked to make sure there isn't an associated infection. Keep your hands off the area - as much as you may want to rub etc it only complicates the problem. See your doc to make sure that there isn't a bacterial infection that needs treatment. ...Read more