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I have a pimple in my eye lid which is long standing (four months now.) The doctor had prescribed antibiotic eye drop but It didn't help.

I have a pimple in my eye lid which is long standing (four months now.) The doctor had prescribed antibiotic eye drop but It didn't help.

Stronger measures: Oral antibiotics or surgical incision may be required to cure this, so consultation with an ophthalmologist would be helpful. ...Read more

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A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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I have a pimple in my left eye, what to do?

I have a pimple in my left eye, what to do?

Pimple?: I'm not sure what you mean. Do you mean your eyelid? Or is it on the white of the eye itself (the conjunctiva)? How long has it been there and what is going on with your symptoms? I'd see you family doctor, and then go from there. ...Read more

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I have a pimple thing on my eye lash what could it be?

I have a pimple thing on my eye lash what could it be?

Can be several thing: The pimple is probably not right on your lash, but next to it. It may be a small inclusion cyst or even a wart. It needs to be seen. ...Read more

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I have a pimple thing on my eye lash. What could it be?

I have a pimple thing on my eye lash. What could it be?

Hordeolum: Infections can occur in the eyelid edge where eyelashes protrude. Typical symptoms could include redness and tenderness, light sensitivity, and tearing. A white pimple will usually appear and this will typically pop and drain. This condition typically resolves without therapy however, warm compresses may help and a topical ointment called Bacitracin might be helpful. See your primary care md first. ...Read more

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I have a pimple in my left eye. How can I get it removed?

I have a pimple in my left eye. How can I get it removed?

Hot compresses: This may be a clogged meibomian gland, an oil producing part of the lid. Since this is an oil gland, hot compresses will help make the oil less thick and then drain. Get a moist washcloth heat it in the microwave until hot, place on over eye for 10 minutes. Repeat 3-4 times a day. If no improvement ina month or if getting bigger see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a red pimple on my eye lid. I've had to for over a year now. How can I get it removed?

I have a red pimple on my eye lid. I've had to for over a year now. How can I get it removed?

Need to see:: Ophthalmologist. A surgical specialist of the eyes, who can diagnose and treat the condition. It sounds like a stye, but hard to say definitively without examination. ...Read more

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I experienced swelling under my eye about 2 weeks ago. Most of the swelling went away after a couple days. Now I seem to have a pimple under my eye.?

I experienced swelling under my eye about 2 weeks ago. Most of the swelling went away after a couple days. Now I seem to have a pimple under my eye.?

Stye: Sounds like you are describing a stye on your eyelid. Warm compresses for 10 minutes 4 times a day to the area can be helpful. For definitive diagnosis and treatment follow up with your regular doctor. ...Read more

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I have two white pimples inside my lower eye lid. My eye is swollen and watery. How can I get rid of it or what are some home remedy I can try.?

I have two white pimples inside my lower eye lid. My eye is swollen and watery. How can I get rid of it or what are some home remedy I can try.?

Styes??: Warm compresses often help, but if there is swelling it's best to get checked to make sure there isn't an associated infection. Keep your hands off the area - as much as you may want to rub etc it only complicates the problem. See your doc to make sure that there isn't a bacterial infection that needs treatment. ...Read more

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I have very small pimple like bumps on my eye lid and on my left palm. What it could be? They are painless and in small clusters. Been there for months

See ophthalmologist: Bumps on the eyelid are usually an infection in a gland of the eyelid and are called a stye or hordeolum which can be external or internal. A chronic form of this is known as a chalazion. Small benign growths such as papillomas or other types of infection can occur in the eyelid. I would see an ophthalmologist to clarify the diagnosis and get treatment. ...Read more

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Little white pimple like dots near my eye?

Little white pimple like dots near my eye?

Milia: Milia are tiny epidermal cysts that typically form around the eyes or nose (or both). They are not dangerous, but they might get larger. A dermatologist can remove them for you if you find them unsightly or bothersome. ...Read more

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I need advice on what to do with this pimple-like thing by my eye?

I need advice on what to do with this pimple-like thing by my eye?

A cyst on the: Eyelid may be due to inflammation or infection. More than likely you may be describing a chalazion or hordeolum. Both can be treated conservatively with warm compresses and massage. ...Read more

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I rubbed some pimple cream in my eyes by accident. How will I stop it stinging?

I rubbed some pimple cream in my eyes by accident. How will I stop it stinging?

Wash immediately: Dilute with eye wash. If symptoms persist see opthamologist for prescription eye drops. ...Read more

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Is it bad to get a small pimple below the eye?

Is it bad to get a small pimple below the eye?

Depends: There are many types of pimples and eyelid or skin lesions. Generally speaking, if no improvement is happening spontaneously or with the use of warm compresses, it would be best to see your ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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My eye red and small pimple from few days, what to do?

Stye: This is likely a stye.
Apply hot wet compresses with a wash rag as warm as you can tolerate for 10 minutes four times a day to the affected eye ...Read more

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What is this thing in my lower lid of the eye? It looks sort of like a pimple?

What is this thing in my lower lid of the eye? It looks sort of like a pimple?

Don't be alarmed!: If you are looking at the inner portion of the lower lid, that is near your nose, you have located the lower puntum. This is a structure that is responsible for the drainage of your tears. Thear is also one on the upper lid as well. These can occasionally get inflamed inflamed and can get infected which would require treatment. ...Read more

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I have a fair skin pimple free. But there are dark circles below my eyes. Plz give me some homely remedy to remove them.

I have a fair skin pimple free. But there are dark circles below my eyes. Plz give me some homely remedy to remove them.

Allergic shiners: The dark circles under your eyes may be due to sllergies. They are caused because if you have astuffy nose your blood stagnates and shines through your fine skin. Speak to your doctor or consult an allergist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi, I've had these pimples under my eyes for years. They are small, don't hurt at all. What is it and how can I treat it.

Hi, I've had these pimples under my eyes for years. They are small, don't hurt at all. What is it and how can I treat it.

Syringomas?: These are little white totally-benign tumors that pop up often under the eyes. Ask your physician or see if they match internet photos. If they bother you, they can be lasered off. ...Read more

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My two year old eyes are red and it looks likes there's a pimple inside. What's the cause of that, he's not scratching them. Please help.

My two year old eyes are red and it looks likes there's a pimple inside. What's the cause of that, he's not scratching them. Please help.

Need more info: If the white of the eyes is red and there is discharge, it is conjunctivitis, or pink eye, which is a viral or bacterial infection and usually treated with prescription eye drops. If there is redness and swelling of just the eyelid with a pimple, that is consistent with a stye or hordeolum and warm compresses help to resolve. An exam would be very helpful and recommended. ...Read more

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I have a pimple under my eyeball. It is painful. It's clear. Does not look like a stye. Not on the outside but painful and even more when I blink?

Get examined: To rule out herpes ophthalmicus (blisters around your eyes.), Do not squeeze the pimple. You will also need to have a thorough eye exam to make sure infection has not spread into your eyeball. ...Read more

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I have a white pimple looking thing on the inside corner of my right eye where it's pink. It's on inside of eye not outside or lid. No pain. Worried.

If no pain, and no: Change in size, monitor and watch it and the let your eye doctor know how long it's been there. Without a slit lamp microscopy exan it's impossible to tell what it could be. It may be worth visiting your eye doctor and getting a good eye exam, and dilated exam done, and get his/her opinion on it. ...Read more

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I have a little white pimple on the right outer corner of my eye I've had it years but recently it's started to send a warming sensation down my face?

I have a little white pimple on the right outer corner of my eye I've had it years but recently it's started to send a warming sensation down my face?

Milia: Milia are tiny epidermal cysts that typically form around the eyes or nose (or both). They do not cause "warming sensations", however. A dermatologist may be able to help you figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Pimple close to my eye what doctor should I visit?

Pimple close to my eye what doctor should I visit?

Pimple close to eye: See your eyemd who should be comfortable removing anything near your eye or an oculoplastic eyemd. ...Read more

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What is medicn for under eye brow pimple?

What is medicn for under eye brow pimple?

Complicated pimples: Generally may respond to topical benzyolperioxide or cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) or oral doxycycline ...Read more

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Eye swollen after rubbing them with pimple cream?

Eye swollen after rubbing them with pimple cream?

Rinse and avoid: Examine the contents of the "pimple cream" in the packing. There are many common potentially irritating substances that can even be secretly in cosmetics especially if the bean counters secretly alter theformulations. ...Read more

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Eye swollen after applying pimple cream on them been two days getting worse?

Eye swollen after applying pimple cream on them been two days getting worse?

Allergy: You may have an skin allergy to the pimple cream. If you have inadvertently gotten the cream into your eye, you may have a chemical conjunctivitis. If this is the case, irrigate your eyes. If it is an allergy, you may want to immediately wash your skin with soap and water and take an oral anti-histamine. Either way, you should see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Recent. Pimples very close to BOTH eyes. Exactly right under. What could it be?

Recent. Pimples very close to BOTH eyes. Exactly right under. What could it be?

Papillomas or EIC's: Usually these are either 'inclusion cysts' where small pockets of sebaceous material (fat) or epithelium are trapped beneath the surface of the skin, or papillomas (viral warty growths) that like to live around the eyelids.
Ophthalmologists can easily remove them ...Read more

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Hi my husband have small white spot or pimple in his left eye what it's cause and what he needs to do?

Hi my husband have small white spot or pimple in his left eye what it's cause and what he needs to do?

Possible pinguecula: Without seeing it in person it would be difficult to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a pimple under my skin between my eyes. Very painful! How can I get rid of it without making it worse/swell more?

I have a pimple under my skin between my eyes. Very painful! How can I get rid of it without making it worse/swell more?

Steroid injection if: If the area is inflammed (red), a dilute steroid injection will help reduce it quickly. Do not try and squeeze it as you may make it worse. An oral antibiotic is another option if it is under the skin. ...Read more

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A pimple friday (was popped on same day) has since gotten bigger and swollen. Hard to keep eye open. Very painful red and a bit hard. What could it be?

Eyelid stye: Blocked oil glands (meibomian glands) in the eyelid can become infected and cause swelling and pain. You may need an antibiotic and should see an ophthalmologist if it doesn't get better. A warm compress on the area will help it heal. ...Read more

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I have a pimple like bump on my upper face between my noes and eye. It dosnt hurt or anything it just gets itchy sometimes and it has something like?

I have a pimple like bump on my upper face between my noes and eye. It dosnt hurt or anything it just gets itchy sometimes and it has something like?

Bump: If this is not a recent pustule (pimple), it may be a simple inclusion cyst which doesn't recede and apparently isn't infected. It usually isn't itchy unless mildly irritated. A physician would have to examine this to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a hard painful pimple on my cheek. It gets worse overnight as I sleep. It has spread to the corner of my eye. Http://i50.Tinypic. Com/jzaa8k.Jpg?

Infection.: This is most likely a bacterial infection. I'm guessing that you squeezed a pimple, which we discourage for exactly this reason. It could also have spread by itself, or you could have been stung by an insect. An infection spreading toward your eye is not something to ignore. See your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have pimples around my eyes. Help! I need to get rid of them.

I have pimples around my eyes. Help! I need to get rid of them.

Pimples around eyes: Pimples/bump can be due to: meibomian gland dysfunction/styes, molluscum, rosacea, herpes. Check with eyemd prior to starting therapy options if mdg: (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) &artificial tears & move up a "ladder approach" to antibiotic cream, otc artificial tears. More info at: http://eyedoc2020.Blogspot. Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-ey. ...Read more