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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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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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I have a small white bump in my right eye in the corner closest to my nose. It's not painful although a little iratating maybe because I know it there?

I have a small white bump in my right eye in the corner closest to my nose. It's not painful although a little iratating maybe because I know it there?

BLEPHARITIS V STY: Based on symptoms it may be blepharitis vs STYE . Warm compresses will help. But you need to be examined it may require topical and oral antibiotics. If it is a STYE it may need to be injected or removed. ...Read more

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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'm having a small white bump/dot under my eye. Can i take it off, and what is it?

I'm having a small white bump/dot under my eye. Can i take it off, and what is it?

See ophthalmologist : Your note is not specific enough. A photo might help, but it is best to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist (not an optometrist!). ...Read more

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I have this red and white bump on my water eye led what is it?

I have this red and white bump on my water eye led what is it?

Need to see it: There could be several possibilities. Does it hurt/itch? Is your vision affected? When did it start and is it growing or changing? Need more info to diagnose properly. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on my eyeball & it's irritating. What could it be?

I have a white bump on my eyeball & it's irritating. What could it be?

Pinguecula: This is most likely a pinguecula, if irritated can use artificial tears or mild steroid drops. You need to protect your eyes from sunlight with sunglasses. ...Read more

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I have a white bump that's on the inside of my eyelid you have to hold open my upper eyelid to see it and my eye is swollen how is that treatable?

I have a white bump that's on the inside of my eyelid you have to hold open my upper eyelid to see it and my eye is swollen how is that treatable?

Eyelid bump: You didn't say if this bump is new or old. I'm guessing it is new. It could be a foreign body. I recommend you have an examination by a physician. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on the inside of lower eyelid close to the nose. It is causing my eye to swell down to the cheek bone and waking up with that eye matted shut. After a hot shower the eye waters for hours. What could be the cause? And what to do about i

I have a white bump on the inside of lower eyelid close to the nose. It is causing my eye to swell down to the cheek bone and waking up with that eye matted shut. After a hot shower the eye waters for hours. What could be the cause? And what to do about i

Eye: This could be a plugged up eyelid gland, either a sweat gland (sty) or oil gland ( chalazion). The usual treatment for both is hot packs applied to the site. If not better with that in a few days or if there is redness to the eye and/or discharge, you should get it checked by a doctor. ...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?

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 found a white bump on the outer part of my eyeball about two weeks ago. It is painless but sensitive and causes the area to be bloodshot.

I found a white bump on the outer part of my eyeball about two weeks ago. It is painless but sensitive and causes the area to be bloodshot.

Pinguecula: Sounds like a pinguecula, which is a deposit/build up on the white part of the eye (sclera) due to uv light and dryness of the eyes. You can use artificial tears, and use a cap and/or sunglasses when outdoors. ...Read more

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Hard, small, white bump in inner corner of eye, no head, will not pop or go away, been there for about 6 weeks, no visible head, what is this?

Hard, small, white bump in inner corner of eye, no head, will not pop or go away, been there for about 6 weeks, no visible head, what is this?

Growth on eye: This small white bump may represent a small cyst or blister. In this case, there is nothing to do about it as long as it's not bothering you. This also may represent a normal structure on your eye. If it persists, have an ophthalmologist evaluate it. ...Read more