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My cat had roundworms. Now I have a lump on my eyelid like a stye but it looks like there is a thin wiggly line coming from it. Could it be roundworm?

My cat had roundworms. Now I have a lump on my eyelid like a stye but it looks like there is a thin wiggly line coming from it. Could it be roundworm?

Doubtfully: I recommend performing hot compresses 3-4 times per day for 10' each, followed by gentle eyelid massage over the bump. If this is a stye, it will ordinarily resolve with this conservative treatment. It's very unlikely that you have a round worm infection of the eyelid. If you are concerned, have an eye md check your eyelid. ...Read more

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I have a large soft lump on my eyelid?

I have a large soft lump on my eyelid?

Stye or fatty tumor: You did not specify where. If it is at the edge of the upper or lower eyelid, it's probably a stye. If it is soft and overlying the eyebrow, it is probably a fatty tumor, which is harmless. To know for sure, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my upper right eyelid. Do chalzions eventually go away on their on with time?

No: They need some treatment. Hot compresses with a moist wash cloth for 10 minutes 4-6 times a day will help it drain. If large however it is best to have it drained by a simple procedure done in the office. The hot compresses will take time for it to resolve, we are talking about a month or more. ...Read more

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I have a painless hard lump in my eyelid that hasn't gone away with antibiotic eye drops, or occasional heat compresses. What could this be?

I have a painless hard lump in my eyelid that hasn't gone away with antibiotic eye drops, or occasional heat compresses. What could this be?

Probable chalazion: a chalazion is caused by inflammation in meibomian glands. Initial treatment consists of warm compresses to the area for 5 minutes 4 times a day,along with lid scrubs.If this doesn't solve the problem,then drops(azasite) can be prescribed.Surgical removal is available if all else fails. ...Read more

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I have a stye or lump in my lower eyelid for almost a year..it comes and goes.what should i do? Please help..

I have a stye or lump in my lower eyelid for almost a year..it comes and goes.what should i do? Please help..

Chronic: This is now considered a chronic hordoleum and it would be warranted to contact an eye specialist to have it evaluated for removal. ...Read more

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I have a small black lump on my lower eyelid. It has been there for a month. Is this something to be concerned about? ? Melanoma

I have a small black lump on my lower eyelid. It has been there for a month. Is this something to be concerned about? ? Melanoma

Get checked: Any black growth can be a melanoma. If it has increased in size recently or has a fleshy nodular feel to it, it requires a medical examination by your doctor. A biopsy may be needed to make the final diagnosis and treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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I can feel a painless lump on my eyelid . what can this be ?

Stye - see an eye Dr: have it checked out by your eye doctor. Meanwhile use warm compresses for 15 mins. 4 times a day, and see if it goes away. If not, let your eye doctor know. ...Read more

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Small, hard lump on my eyelid rim--stye?

Small, hard lump on my eyelid rim--stye?

Probably: Try warm compresses and gentle massage and see if you can make it go away. If not, you may need medication or surgical drainage, or it may be something else altogether. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of a lump on my eyelid without surgery?

Is there a way to get rid of a lump on my eyelid without surgery?

Maybe: It all depends on what the lump is, but if it is solid chances are it would need to be surgically removed. Of course this can be done with relative ease and minimal discomfort, depending on the size of the lump and where it is on the lid... ...Read more

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What can cause a small lump in my eyelid?

What can cause a small lump in my eyelid?

Stye or chalazion: Likely a Stye or chalazion. Send a photo to be sure not more serious. Treat according to "lid hygiene" post at eyedoc2020@blogspot. ...Read more

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Why is there a small white lump on the bottom of my eyelid?

Why is there a small white lump on the bottom of my eyelid?

Could be: a few different types of benign eyelid growths like epidermal inclusion cyst, hidrocystoma, or milia. A picture would be helpful, but best to have this checked out to make sure it doesn't need to be biopsied or removed. Take care. ...Read more

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Lump in left eyelid for 5+ years? What could it be? Help please!

Lump in left eyelid for 5+ years? What could it be? Help please!

Cyst: Lump in the eye lid for 5 yrs not bothering probably a cyst or sometimes hard plaques like lesion happens in patients with high cholesterol. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a lump behind the bottom right eyelid?

What do you recommend if I have a lump behind the bottom right eyelid?

Stye or chalazion: A lump in the eyelid is caused by an infection either in the eyelid skin (stye) or one of the meibomian glands inside the eyelid (chalazion). A stye will tend to resolve in several days, but a chalazion will usually persist. Try using warm compresses to help reduce the size of the lump and the inflammation associated with it. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump on the inside of my bottom eyelid that looks almost like a cut. What is it?

I have a small hard lump on the inside of my bottom eyelid that looks almost like a cut. What is it?

Chalazion: Most likely Stye or Chalazion. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for lid hygiene instructions. Consult with us for Rx for ointment to help it improve faster ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have a lump that is painless on top of my eyelid for almost 3 months now, what to do?

Chalazion: It is likely a chalazion and can be treated by applying warm compresses to the eyelid 2-3 times per day. If this does not cause it to go away, then see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What are these fleshy lumps on my eyelids?

What are these fleshy lumps on my eyelids?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up with lumps on my eyelids every morning? Ps: I have extremely sensitive dry skin

Why do I wake up with lumps on my eyelids every morning? 

Ps: I have extremely sensitive dry skin

All kinds of lumps: Lumps on the eyelids can be just skin tags (easily removed) signs of a cholesterol problem (important to fix) or something else. Usually a family, internal medicine or skin doctor will be able to tell what you have and if it is important to treat. ...Read more