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Cyst Under Eye
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Hit by corner under eye. Under eye is swallowing, I see a deep scratch under lower lid/sclera. Ice packs helps. Eye paining when closing eye. Advice.
See your eye doctor: ASAP, meaning oculoplastics surgeon! Eye swelling after being hit can indicate a possible orbital floor fracture & especially if you are seeing a deep scratch. What's behind the scratch is important & u may need orbital xrays or CT scan done to determine the extent of soft tissue/bone injury. If u can't look up, there could be entrapment of fat or eye muscle. May need oral steroids. Don't wait! ...Read more
Hot compresses: Depending on the size and cause, frequent hot compresses are a good first step to increase blood flow and encourage drainage. If it doesn't resolve or if symptoms worsen or vision is affected, then recommend seeing your primary care doctor or eye doctor for consideration of the need for antibiotics. ...Read more
Check with your dr: If truly a sebaceous cyst, it will follow a vicious cycle of filling with sebum, becoming infected, draining, then starting over. If infected now, may require incision and drainage by doctor. Once healed, have sac removed to prevent recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painless invisible bump deep under eyelid, 45deg down from top of socket. Seed bead size, top eyelid skin moves freely over it. On lid not eyeball. ?
Chalazia/stye: Probably a blocked oil gland. Since it's not attached to overlying skin, and painless try using a warm/hot eyelid compress for 5-10 minutes several times a day. If it doesn't go away, or gets worse, see your primary md or ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Tender bump in the crease behind ear lobe, no head. Cyst or boil? Seems to be just under skin surface.
2 yo scratched eye lid. Today the small scratch on lid spread across lower lid by lashes. Looks like red eyeliner under lid. Not bothering him. Help?
That depends: Treatment of the wrinkle in lower eye lids depends on your age and the reason why they have formed. If its loss of volume in the cheek and lower lid, then fat transfer is the best way for treatment. If it smoking, sun exposure and illness without the volume loss, then laser or chemical peels will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fleshy mass under top eye lid (lacrimal gland) i went to the opticians he said it's not a cyst or stye no fluid within it referred me for a biopsy ???
Evaluation : Presumably you saw an optometrist who advised a biopsy of a fleshy mass located in the lacrimal gland or by it. The referral to an ophthalmologist would be the next step, who will be able to advise you on the differential diagnosis of this mass. Sometimes other testing is necessary before considering a biopsy (blood tests, imaging). A tissue biopsy may be advised when definitive treatment required ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO, not likely: There is no connection between these two sites as they are so far apart from each other. ...Read more