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How To Get Rid Of A Skin Tag Near The Corner Of The Eye
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
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
Likely not removable: These are usually permanent.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more
Get examined.: Lots of things can cause bumps...I'm sure they can be very worrisome and so you should get checked out. It could be as simple as an ingrown hair or a clogged duct but at the same time it could also be an infection or even a sign of hpv, which is the virus that can cause cancer. only by figuring out the cause of the bump can we give treatment. Have an ob/gyn teach you more about your body. ...Read more
Vaseline: Try putting vaseline on it for a week. If this does not make it go away, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
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
How to get rid of cracked skin on my nose and how to get rid of a hole on the top of my nose which was cause by a pimple?
Pre or poss skin Ca.: If u were 1 2 have a lot of sun exposure in ur younger yrs. May have a pre cancerous lesion & the whole may b a skin cancer, especially if it just never seems 2 heal. C a dermatologist 4 the answer. His/her exam can tell u, & rec the rx. 2 common types r basil cell & squamous cell. Each has a different mode of treatment. ...Read more
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
Local hot packs: Styes are best managed with frequent applications of very warm (not hot) cloths for 4-5 minutes and about 5 times per day on the affected eyelids. This will usually clear the issue in 2-4 days but if persistent, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
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