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Eye Melanoma Skin Eyeball
Which one?: "skin tags" usually refers to papillomas- common growths around the eyes and sometimes on the neck and elsewhere. They are elevated off the skin + look like microscopic cauliflower. They sometimes have a narrow stalk at the base. They are like a wart; caused by virus. Cholesterol deposits occur as yellow slightly raised patches on the inner parts of the upper lid- called xanthelasma. Both benign. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not normal: If you have loose skin close to the corner of your eyes, this means that you may be tearing a lot. If this is not true, then the looseness is due to laxity of loose skin alone. This can easily be examined, and treated by an oculoplastics surgeon. That means a doctor who deals with eyelid and tear duct issues. They are also trained eye doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need Evaluation: Dryness with flaking skin around the eyes could be related to excema or ocular allergies if you are rubbing your eyes frequently. Or a localized dry area could be a sign of an early skin cancer. I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist for a evaluation. Additional be careful with applying any cream too close to the eye as this can cause eye irritation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is cause: Most scratches of the eye have an incident which can be identified as causing it - such as fingernails, branch of a tree, etc. These are generally quite painful but most heal well and quickly with no consequences. If you know the cause and the pain lasts more than 2 days then see an ophthalmologist. If the abrasion occurred spontaneously than you might have it evaluated right away. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can be conjunctivitis make base of eyelashes (skin around eyelashes which near eyecorner) n eyecorner (in eye + skin) itch n dry eye?
Pink Eye: The symptoms of pinkeye differ based on the cause of the inflammation. Symptoms may include: redness in the white of the eye or inner eyelid, increased amount of tears, thick yellow discharge that crusts over the eyelashes, especially after sleep, green or white discharge from the eye, itchy eyes, burning eyes, blurred vision, increased sensitivity to light.The treatment for pinkeye depends on the cause. ...Read more
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?
A bruise: A broken blood vessel would cause a bruise. ...Read more
Bug bite, infection: See your doctor if it doesn't resolve by tomorrow. An infection can spread into the actual orbital capsule of the eye. In the meantime, put a warm compress on the area of puffiness. Is it itchy, painful, or is there a discharge? These are things your doctor will need to know. ...Read more