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How To Get Rid Of Whiteheads On Eyelids
Hi, I would like to ask if you could help me with my eye, I have had a whitehead (Or something else that looks white) on my eyelid and it's been there for a while. I'm not sure how to get rid of it. Do you have any advise? Thanks
Sty: A sty is a red, painful lump near the edge of your eyelid that may look like a boil or a pimple. In most cases a sty will begin to disappear on its own in a couple days. In the meantime, relieve the pain or discomfort by applying a warm washcloth to your eyelid. If lesion persists or there is effect on vision see doctor ...Read more
See below: Try using a warm oist cloth to the area for at least 30 minutes, at least three times daly. ...Read more
What can I do to get rid of acne on my face, like blackheads, whiteheads, mild scars and a milia under my eye?
Eyelid pimple: Please see an ophthalmologist to make sure your pimple is a pimple. Styes are infections of the eyelash hair follicle and can be treated by ointments, warm compresses and oral antibiotics sometimes. It is important to follow this and make sure it goes away. Very rarely, skin cancer such as basal cell carcinoma, can mimic a stye and the diagnosis can be missed leading to a larger surgery later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sty / chalazion: It could be a small sty or accumulation of fatty substance in the eye lid, since it is small, it might resolve spontaneously, you can apply warm compresses several times a day but if it gets bigger or is painful, see your 1ry care physician or an ophthalmologist. Good luck. ...Read more
I got a pimple under my bottom eyelid toward the cheek I popped it last night and this morning it is swollen. No pain. What should I do to get rid of?
Tome: Give it 24 hours to heal.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?
See an eye doctor: I would see an eye doctor to have the lesion removed properly. ...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
Please clarify: Please clarify what symptoms you got when you got the acanya in your eye. Generally it should not be used near the eyes, but if it gets in your eye will cause some irritation but it is not particularly toxic. ...Read more
There's like a red pimple or scar next to my eye that's really painful. What is it and how can I get rid of it?
See a doctor: If a lesion is painful, you ned to see a doctor to help you. ...Read more
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
I recently found a red dot under my eye bag. It's not a pimple or it's not a bump. It's just under my skin. How can I get rid of it? What is it?
Cherry Tumor: These small benign hemangiomas are normal and of no medical or health concern in general. ...Read more
Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If they are milia, a dermatologist can remove them. Tretinoin gel will help. If they are acne, tretinoin will help. Acne pustules are usually easy to squeeze out. You will hear commands to avoid squeezing. In fact, squeezing the pus/sebum out allows them to heal faster and better. Scars are due to inflamed, deep nodular acne, not to squeezing. If significant acne, best treatment for you is spirono ...Read more