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Can You Get A Pimple On Your 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 got a pimple under my bottom eyelid toward the cheek I popped it last night and this morning it is swollen. No pain. What should I do to get rid of?
Tome: Give it 24 hours to heal.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
Hi, I would like to ask if you could help me with my eye, I have had a whitehead ( Or something else that looks white) on my eyelid and it's been there for a while. I'm not sure how to get rid of it. Do you have any advise? Thanks
Sty: A sty is a red, painful lump near the edge of your eyelid that may look like a boil or a pimple. In most cases a sty will begin to disappear on its own in a couple days. In the meantime, relieve the pain or discomfort by applying a warm washcloth to your eyelid. If lesion persists or there is effect on vision see doctor ...Read more
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
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
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