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What is the white spot in the corner of the eye?

What is the white spot in the corner of the eye?

Caruncle: If you're referring to the fleshy area in the corner nearest to the nose, it's called the caruncle. ...Read more

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My husband has bumps on both inner corner of the eye. It does bother him. One side of these bumps are bigger than the other. Should I be concerned?

My husband has bumps on both inner corner of the eye. It does bother him. One side of these bumps are bigger than the other. Should I be concerned?

Bumps near eye: If you mean that your husband has little blobs of tissue on his skin near his eye, they are likely blobs of fat made from cholesterol. Please ask him to see his doctor. They are fairly common and do not need to be removed unless they bother the person w/them but the doctor will let you know. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I think my eyes r sunburn but I'm not to sure there red on the bottom of the eye and get itchy in the corner of my eye?

I think my eyes r sunburn but I'm not to sure there red on the bottom of the eye and get itchy in the corner of my eye?

Sounds like a: SUBSCERAL HEMORRAGE!


which is COMPLETELY BENIGN and sometimes due to heavy coughing or lifting!

If that is what it is it should gradually change color (like any bruise)
Hope this helps
Dr Z
PS a picture may help us make a definitive Diagnosis! ...Read more

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What could cause a small painful bump on the bottom outsise corner of the eye. Was hit in the ete by a bug while riding a motorcycle.

Bug bite: The bug that hit you probably had enough time to sting you. This would cause an allergic reaction that may be very painful depending on the toxin. See your family dr. Initially. If the swelling and pain increase significantly may have to go to er. ...Read more

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I have a small irritation on my right eye. It is on the inside corner of the eye. I have noticed a bit of swelling. What could be this? Appreciated

I have a small irritation on my right eye. It is on the inside corner of the eye. I have noticed a bit of swelling. What could be this? Appreciated

Probably: Irritation only that will be improve spontaneously.

But better to check with an ophthalmologist to be safe.

Good luck and all the best. ...Read more

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What will cause the white of your eye to get a yellow film the corner of the eye has a patch of yellow on the white part of the eye it looks like you could wipe it away but you cant

What will cause the white of your eye to get a yellow film the corner of the eye has a patch of yellow on the white part of the eye it looks like you could wipe it away but you cant

This: This is mostly likely a pinqueculum which can occur because of dryness or the effect of uv light from the sun. It is not a reason for concern, but wearing uv protective sunglasses and using tears four times a day should prevent it from worsening. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden loss of vision in the right upper corner of the eye?

What would cause sudden loss of vision in the right upper corner of the eye?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My left eye is very very dry and have this red tick blood line from the corner of my eye to the center of the eye. Eye drop not working?

My left eye is very very dry and have this red tick blood line from the corner of my eye to the center of the eye. Eye drop not working?

See Eye Doctor: Your history of arthritis may need to be evaluated further to see if it may be related to your eye issues too, as it's possible, depending on the type of arthritis you have. It may be why your eye drops don't work well. Also, unilateral dryness may indicate you need your thyroid worked up as well, and have your lid height, lid lag measured for exposure issues causing dryness. Work with your PCP! ...Read more

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I have a small jelly-like white lump in the corner of my eye closest to the nose, on the sclera, it doesn't move with the eye, it stays in the corner?

I have a small jelly-like white lump in the corner of my eye closest to the nose, on the sclera, it doesn't move with the eye, it stays in the corner?

SEE OPHTALMOLOGIST: This is most likely a pterigion. These are caused by uv exposure. I recommend you see an ophtalmologist to have this removed. They can get large and cause problems. Good luck
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For the past 2 days I have had pain in the inner corner of my right eye accompanied by eye watering and headache. I have also had yellow discharge ooze from the corner of my eye when the corner of the eye is pressed upon. I am worried about what could be

For the past 2 days I have had pain in the inner corner of my right eye accompanied by eye watering and headache. I have also had yellow discharge ooze from the corner of my eye when the corner of the eye is pressed upon. I am worried about what could be

Infection must be: Suspected and requires prompt attention and treatment, or it could spread and involve the surrounding structures. Get seen tomorrow, even if u must go to an ER.
Do not hesitate. A hot pack may help tonite. Wet wash rag in microwave, but test on arm first, so it's not too hot. If you get worse tonight, go ahead and go in. Let us know how u do. ...Read more

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I have a red patch on my eyelid that spreads to the corner of my eye it is not scaly but is sore if I apply a cleansing product on the eye area.?

I have a red patch on my eyelid that spreads to the corner of my eye it is not scaly but is sore if I apply a cleansing product on the eye area.?

Blepharitis: Blepharitis low grade infection. Can be treated with ouch less baby shampoo twice daily apply with cotton ball then rinse with water. Alternative see doctor Erythromycin ointment. ...Read more

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I have a white spot on the inside of my upper eyelid. Its not a stye. Looks like the stringy discharge that collects at corner of the eye in morning.

I have a white spot on the inside of my upper eyelid. Its not a stye. Looks like the stringy discharge that collects at corner of the eye in morning.

Hordeolum: Does seem likely. You can safely wash your eyelids every night and morning with 1/4 strength baby shampoo and apply warm compresses to try to get it to settle down. (You could sleep with a warmed eye mask on, the type with gel that you get at a drug or discount store). Wash your lashes well with Q tip. See a doc if it doesn't go away soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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There is a white spot on the corner of my eye but not really on the eye itself. The spot is located above the conjuctiva and looks like a mouth sore?

There is a white spot on the corner of my eye but not really on the eye itself. The spot is located above the conjuctiva and looks like a mouth sore?

See you Dr: If you have an opthamologist - you can go directly - but some GPs can handle these things at the 1st level. These can be a fairly common thing and easily treated - have an exam. Best! ...Read more

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I have a hard small white lesion developed in the inner corner of my eye on the mucous membrane (not on the eye lid). In the middle of the red tissue? See file photo I have sent

I have a hard small white lesion developed in the inner corner of my eye on the mucous membrane (not on the eye lid). In the middle of the red tissue? See file photo I have sent

Pinguecula: I do not know how to find or open your file. It sounds like a pinguecula which is lead you'd degeneration of the conjunctiva caused by exposure yo the environment (sun, wind, dryness, uv light). Wear sun glasses and keep the eye lubricated with artificial tears, and wear a hat. See and ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Bump above my eyebrow. Bruise in the corner of my eye. Looks like a sac of blood. As well as a headache around the eye. No trauma.

Bump above my eyebrow. Bruise in the corner of my eye. Looks like a sac of blood. As well as a headache around the eye. No trauma.

Blood in eye: Blood in your eye may be a subconjunctival hemorrhage which results from a burst capillary. These are usually not serious, don't affect vision and are painless. They clear in a week or so. The eyebrow bump may be a cyst and unrelated. See your physician or ophthalmologist for evaluation as needed. ...Read more

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Hi, I was born with part of cartilage in the corner of my eye. I've went to the eye doctor before and they consider not getting surgery. It bothers me?

Hi, I was born with part of cartilage in the corner of my eye. I've went to the eye doctor before and they consider not getting surgery. It bothers me?

Surgery is an option: Cartilage can be found in congenital choristomas on or around the eye. While there is usually no risk of cancer, they can cause ocular irritation, visual problems, increased growth, and cosmetic problems. A choristoma is a growth where mature tissue elements are found in an abnormal location. Dermoids are an example of this. They can be surgically removed unless removal would risk ocular function. ...Read more

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Itch in corner of one eye?

Itch in corner of one eye?

Itch in eye: There can be several reasons for itchy eye. Most commonly it could be because of allergy. Some times the itching in one eye may because of a misdirected eyelash or a foreign body or may be a begins of an infection. ...Read more

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I have a small white dot in the corner of my eye?

I have a small white dot in the corner of my eye?

Pingueculum: It's probably a pingueculum, particularly if it is painless. These usually occur in the inner and/or outer white part of the eye. May be yellowish and occasionally can become inflamed. Other possibilities could include a cyst, scar, foreign body, calcium, limbal dermoid, tumor and others. If concerned see an eye md. ...Read more

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I have a small white dot on the corner of my eye.?

Possibly a cyst: If the white spot is in the inside corner on the fleshy membrane, it may be a small cyst or blocked gland. If it is on the eye itself, it also might be a conjunctival cyst, or possibly a pingueculum, which is a white or yellowish spot usually to the inside or outside of the colored part of the eye. It is a benign growth which is actually a degeneration of elastic tissue under the conjunctiva. ...Read more

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Is seeing lights in the corner of my eye a concern?

Is seeing lights in the corner of my eye a concern?

Yes: These are called photopsias. They can be due to a retinal problem, including some very serious ones. Call an ophthalmologist today. ...Read more

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I have a white dot on the outer corner of my eye what is it?

I have a white dot on the outer corner of my eye what is it?

Possibly a cyst: If the white dot is on the skin of the lids at the outer corner, it may be a small cyst or other benign growth which are very common. Check with an ophthalmologist to see if it should be removed. If it is on the eye itself, it may be a conjunctival cyst, or a pingueculum, which is a small white or yellow growth of the conjunctiva inside or outside the colored part of the eye. Check to be sure. ...Read more

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What could cause me to see things out of the corner of my eye?

What could cause me to see things out of the corner of my eye?

Could be a floater: Best to have a dilated retinal exam by an eye doctor to make sure there are no serious conditions causing this. ...Read more

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I've got a growth in the inner corner of my eye. What can I do?

I've got a growth in the inner corner of my eye. What can I do?

Pterygium: Likely ptegyium (growth on corner growing onto the cornea) or pinguecula (not on cornea) due to sun, genetics. See eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com for more info on removal if needed ...Read more