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Dr. Alan Mindlin Dr. Mindlin
Ophthalmology
46 years in practice
University of Michigan Medical School
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Squishy soft spot on eyeball?I had bump on eye so i kept pressing hard on my eye. It is squishier than the other eye.What is it? Is it dangerous?

Squishy soft spot on eyeball?I had bump on eye so i kept pressing hard on my eye. It is squishier than the other eye.What is it? Is it dangerous?

Localized allergy: This can be from internal disease process usually auto immune but is more commonly from airborne surface allergy reaction. See an ophthalmologist first. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Bradley Dr. Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
14 years in practice
Texas Tech University School of Medicine
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My son has small paindul bump on eyeball. What could it be?

My son has small paindul bump on eyeball. What could it be?

Painful eye bump: Your description could be caused by many issues. If your son truly has a painful eye bump, he needs to be seen by an eye doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Carol Jacobs Dr. Jacobs
Pediatrics
years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
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Clear bump on eyeball, looks like a blister. Doesn't hurt or itch but is irritating because I can feel it. ?

Clear bump on eyeball, looks like a blister. Doesn't hurt or itch but is irritating because I can feel it. ?

Surfer's eye?: I found this article that matches your description. I would recommend you make an appointment with an Ophthalmologist to get a diagnosis of your condition. http://www.webmd.com/eye-health/pterygium-surfers-eye ...Read more

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Dr. Rebecca Dale Dr. Dale
Ophthalmology
17 years in practice
University of Minnesota Medical School
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I have bump on my lower eyeball which i cantsee.It started as painful 3 days ago, not painful anymore.I wore contacts that day.What is it, isit dangeros?

I have bump on my lower eyeball which i cantsee.It started as painful 3 days ago, not painful anymore.I wore contacts that day.What is it, isit dangeros?

Hard to say w/o exam: There are many possibilities, but i always have a higher level of concern in contact lens wearers due to higher incidence of bacterial issues. If the bump has not resolved, recommend having an exam, esp before any further contact lens wear. Could be a phlyctenule (inflammatory bump), an infectious ulcer, a deposit or change in cornea related to contacts ... ...Read more

Dr. Dean Dornic Dr. Dornic
Ophthalmology
23 years in practice
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
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Clear bump on my eyeball how to treat?

Could be a cyst: The most likely diagnosis based on your description is a conjunctival cyst. There are other possibilities, some of which may be serious. These rarely go away on their own so see an ophthalmologist and get it checked out. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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I've got small bump on eye what is it ?

I've got small bump on eye what is it ?

Rather than guessing: Recommend anthropological evaluation.

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Dr. Andrew Shatz Dr. Shatz
Ophthalmology
22 years in practice
Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
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I have like this bump on my eye, what can it be?

I have like this bump on my eye, what can it be?

See an eye doctor: Bumps should be evaluated by a doctor. If the bump is on the eyelid, it is treated differently than one that is on the eyeball itself. If on the lid, it can be a stye, but in order to have it properly treated, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Colin McCannel Dr. McCannel
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
26 years in practice
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
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I have a bump on the side of my eye. What is it?

I have a bump on the side of my eye. What is it?

Could be many things: When evaluating bumps on the eye, it is important to know the exact location, color, pain level, age of patient etc. As there are many diagnoses that can be described as bumps. The most common bump on the eyelid is a chalazion or a stye, both can be treated with warm compresses. If the lesion does not improve, make sure you have it evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
Ophthalmology
22 years in practice
Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What can cause fat bumps on the bottom of my eye?

What can cause fat bumps on the bottom of my eye?

See your eye doctor: It depends how your bump occurred or what is actually causing it. Inside or outside of the eye or eyelid? Please give us a complete description how long it's been going on, and it it's itchy, hot, tearing. All of these symptoms mean something specific for a better diagnosis. Please see your eye doctor. ...Read more

Dr. William Goldstein Dr. Goldstein
Ophthalmology
27 years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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Please describe these bumps on the corner of my eye crease?

Please describe these bumps on the corner of my eye crease?

Skin tags: If they are not red and sore, probably just benign growths like skin tags. If they are growing or changing color, have them checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic Dr. Machanic
Neurology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Twitchy top lid of my eye? Didn't even bump it on anything.

Myokymia: Localized muscle twitching over the eyelids is usually benign and self limited, and can be associated with fatique, eye strain, and lack of sleep. Typically, it is intermittent and quite benign. (very rarely, it involves the face on one side, and if this occurs, see a neurologist). ...Read more

Dr. Tod Haller Dr. Haller
Ophthalmology
12 years in practice
Ross University School of Medicine
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What should I do if I have these little bumps under my eye..?

What should I do if I have these little bumps under my eye..?

Depends: It usually depends on what these bumps are. First try warm compresses for half an hour three times a day. If that doesn't help, then go see an ophthalmologist. It can be something simple like a blocked oil gland, or even a skin tag. Some of these do not even need to be treated, but some do. ...Read more

Dr. Glenn Pomerance Dr. Pomerance
Ophthalmology
43 years in practice
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
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A bump on the inside corner of my eye. What are possible causes?

A bump on the inside corner of my eye. What are possible causes?

Many possible causes: Could be a cyst, benign or malignant tumor, etc. Bumps can be nothing at all or trouble. Have it checked by your eyemd. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Jackson Dr. Jackson
Addiction Medicine
26 years in practice
Tulane University School of Medicine
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I have a white bump on my eyeball & it's irritating. What could it be?

I have a white bump on my eyeball & it's irritating. What could it be?

Pinguecula: This is most likely a pinguecula, if irritated can use artificial tears or mild steroid drops. You need to protect your eyes from sunlight with sunglasses. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers Dr. Cremers
Ophthalmology
21 years in practice
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
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I have a bump on the outer corner of my eye. Is this something serious?

I have a bump on the outer corner of my eye. Is this something serious?

Bump: Bumps in the corner of the eye most often is due to a clogged gland: most often a meibomian gland at base of eyelash which causes a sty; or sweat or sebaceous gland). Clogging often due to the normal bacteria of our body getting into the glands (blepharitis). This can also cause the eyelids to get stuck together. See eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com for more info. ...Read more

Dr. Marilyn Huheey Dr. Huheey
Ophthalmology
47 years in practice
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
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I have this bump under my eye. Should I pop it out? Will it hurt my eyes?

I have this bump under my eye. Should I pop it out? Will it hurt my eyes?

Do not pop, see MD: Most bumps are benign, need no special drops or ointments, do not hurt eyes, but it must be evaluated for proper treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What is this small, whitish skin bump under my eye? How can I get it removed?

What is this small, whitish skin bump under my eye? How can I get it removed?

See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine you and run some tests to see what's going on. ...Read more

Dr. John Feola Dr. Feola
Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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I have like this puffy eye and when I touch it in the corner I feel a little bump?

I have like this puffy eye and when I touch it in the corner I feel a little bump?

BLEPHARITIS V STYE: Based on symptoms it may be blepharitis vs STYE . Warm compresses will help. But you need to be examined it may require topical and oral antibiotics. If it is a STYE it may need to be injected or removed. ...Read more