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How To Get Rid Of A Piple Looking Syte In The Corner Of My Eye
Time: This sounds like a subconjunctival hemorrhage which occurs on the normally white part of the eye and is harmless. It just takes time to resolve like a bruise under your skin - possibly 2 - 3 weeks. Blood thinners including Aspirin can cause these to be more frequent. See your ophthalmologist if you are worried. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Timing?: Depends on the cause of the red spot. If it is a bruise (subconjunctival hemorrhage), it may take about 2 weeks to go away. These are generally benign and self limited, and often a result of minor trauma, such as rubbing your eyes. If it is something else and has persisted for awhile, i'd recommend an exam to reassure that it doesn't require a different treatment. ...Read more
What is the name of the surgery I heard of to get rid of a small, black dot towards the back of my sclera?
See ophthalmologist: I am not sure of the diagnosis that is causing that small black dot. An ophthalmologist can best evaluate, and if necessary operate (surgical procedure) if that should be necessary. Do see an ophthalmologist. Hope that helps. ...Read more
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?
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
Vaseline: Try putting vaseline on it for a week. If this does not make it go away, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Dry: There are a number of reasons for dilation of blood vessels on the conjunctiva (white part of eye). Some of the common reasons are simple conditions such as dryness or blepharitis (inflammation of the eyelids). Other reasons can include growths such as pingueculum or pterygium. Certain inflammatory conditions can also be possible causes, along with thyroid disease among other conditions. ...Read more
One white dot at the top of my eye lid near eye lashes and it hurts what can I do to get rid of it
Warm compresses: What you are describing sounds like a hard secretion stuck in the opening of a meibomian gland on the eyelid margin. A warm compress and mild pressure should be able to remove it. ...Read more
Dark spot on chin: How long has it been there? Has it grown? Is color consistent or mixed? How wide is it? How thick is it? R borders clear & distinct or irregular? See dermatologist for evaluation & treatment options. Use sun protection: sunscreen, broad-brimmed hat, long sleeves & legs. Sunglasses that block both uva & uvb rays. ...Read more
Likely not removable: These are usually permanent.Get a more detailed answer ›
Angular Cheilitis: Treatment depends on the cause. Angular Cheilitis can be caused by dry lips, viral or bacterial infections, poor nutrition (iron deficiency and riboflavin to name a couple) as well as more serious systemic conditions. Suggest treating with something like Abreva® for a short time if this is new issue. If it is recurrent then some lab testing may be helpful to identify nutritional deficiencies, etc. ...Read more
I have a pimple under the skin of my nose and have work in about 12 hours, what is the best way to either get rid of or hide it?
Warm pack: A warm moist pack such as a warm moist towel applied to the nasal area can help open the pimple without traumatizing your nose. ...Read more
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 ?
Don't: The bump is called a pingueculum, something you have in each corner of both eyes. They are the callus of the eye; a protective growth in the middle years against wind, dust and light radiation. Most are very small but a few are cosmetically large and can be reduced. Check with your ophthalmologist if yours bothers you. ...Read more
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