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I have a white bump in the corner of my eye, towards my nose, that is causing my eye to be blood shot, itchy and uncomfortable...what can I do?

I have a white bump in the corner of my eye, towards my nose, that is causing my eye to be blood shot, itchy and uncomfortable...what can I do?

More information: More information would be helpful. If the lesion is over the sclera (white part of eye), it could be an inflamed pinguecula. Can be caused by extended sun exposure. Treatments vary from artificial tears to anti-inflammatory prescriptions. ...Read more

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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

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I have a white bump in corner of my eye, what is it?

I have a white bump in corner of my eye, what is it?

White bump: White 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

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What to do if I have a bigish bump on the corner of my eye in my eyelid have you ever had one?

What to do if I have a bigish bump on the corner of my eye in my eyelid have you ever had one?

Needs evaluation: The most common bump in this area is termed chalazion which is an end stage of a stye. But at your age there are other possibilities. Best to have an ophthalmologist examine this to be sure there is nothing more serious. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this small white bump in the corner of my eye, what is it?

What to do if I have this small white bump in the corner of my eye, what is it?

White bump: The white bump on your eyelid may either be a chalazion or stye. Either condition is benign but see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump in the corner of my eye, if styes are red, then what can this be? How do I get rid of it? Thank you.

I have a small white bump in the corner of my eye, if styes are red, then what can this be? How do I get rid of it? Thank you.

White bump: A sty is an infection at the base of an eye lash. It is on the eyelid. You can get cystic lesions on the lids looking like white bumps. On the eye itself in that location, the most common white bump would be a benign lesion called pingueculum. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump in the corner of my eye, on the inner lining of my upper eyelid. It's a bit painful and uncomfortable. How do I get rid of it?

I have a small white bump in the corner of my eye, on the inner lining of my upper eyelid. It's a bit painful and uncomfortable. How do I get rid of it?

Stye: This is most likely a stye or infected oil gland in your eye. Usually resolves on its own but you may apply warm compress 3-4 times a day for 10-15 min at a time. See your eye doctor is there's no improvement. ...Read more

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I have little white bumps on the corner of my right eye. It isn't affecting my vision, but is sore and slightly painful to the touch. What could it be?

I have little white bumps on the corner of my right eye. It isn't affecting my vision, but is sore and slightly painful to the touch. What could it be?

Eyeball or lid?: If the little white bumps are on the edge of the lid, it could be blepharitis/meibomian gland dysfunction. Try hot compresses and gentle q-tip scrubs after a shower to try to get rid of these. An ophthalmologist (eye md) can help if this doesn't work. If the bumps are on your eyeball, they may be a pingueculae, which are benign and found at the 3:00 and 9:00 positions next to your cornea. ...Read more

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I have developed some small red bumps in the corners of my eye, not on the eyelid, but in the corner, not inside, but on the outside of the skin?

I have developed some small red bumps in the corners of my eye, not on the eyelid, but in the corner, not inside, but on the outside of the skin?

Eye exam: Without a photo this is not possible to diagnosee. These may been sall benign skin tags or skin growths from some other cause. I suggest an ophthalmolgy evaluation. ...Read more

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I have little raised red bumps around both corners of only my eye left. It's not itchy-just sometimes stings/burns when I wash there. Any ideas?

I have little raised red bumps around both corners of only my eye left. It's not itchy-just sometimes stings/burns when I wash there. Any ideas?

Angular blepharitis: A picture would be very helpful, and length of time. Sudden onset and within the last 5 days would be more concerning. Redness usually indicates inflammation, and in that region probably caused by a low grade, smouldering kind of reaction to a bacteria that normally lives in harmony on our skin. The treatment would be a mild topical antibiotic - steroid combination ...Read more

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How to treat this yellowish bump in the corner of my eye?

How to treat this yellowish bump 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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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

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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

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What could the red bump be in the corner of my eye?

See a doctor: Without examining you in person, it's tough to say what the red bump may be. It could be nothing or something more serious. If you have a suspicious lesion that won't heal, itches, bleeds, or is changing in any way, you should see your dermatologist (if it's on the skin by the eye) or an ophthamologist (if it's in the eye) so it can be properly evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump under my eye close to the inside corner of my eye. Been there for quite some time. Any ideas?

I have a small white bump under my eye close to the inside corner of my eye. Been there for quite some time. Any ideas?

Various causes: This is a common question that really does not have a very specific answer without an exam. Bumps come in many forms, many are benign, & a few are concerning for possible malignancy. It benefits you greatly to have it checked out so that you don't just "wonder" what it is. More importantly, if it is unusual, then treatment can be instituted. ...Read more

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Most mornings when I wake up I have a swollen looking bump in the corner of either both eyes or just one eye, that goes down thru the day. Please help?

Most mornings when I wake up I have a swollen looking bump in the corner of either both eyes or just one eye, that goes down thru the day. Please help?

? Blocked lacrimal?: It is possible this is a blockage of drainage from the lacrimal ducts which produce tears. See an ophthalmologist and get this evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was rubbing the inside corner of my eye bc it itched & heard a pop. Now the bump that was there is flat and my eye is watering! What ruptured?

Clear cyst: The conjunctival lining of the eye is a secretory tissue which makes tears all of the time. Occasionally one of these secretors, gets covered up and a clear cyst results. These usually are small an spontaneously rupture. It seems as if you have accelerated this rupture which in fact does not harm. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a red bump next to the outer corner of my eye, it stung when I touched it. Over the course of about 4 hours it became swol?

Stye most likely: If the vision is normal and the eye is not red, then this is probably a stye. Treat this with hot compresses, frequently throughout the day until is shrinks and disappears which is the usual outcome If it persists, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more