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Please describe those red itchy bumps under my eye?

Please describe those red itchy bumps under my eye?

A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Itching around nose and mouth. Clear/pink hard bumps around nose and under eyes. Itchy eyes and flaky skin. also mild sore throat for 2 months. HSV ?

Itching around nose and mouth. Clear/pink hard bumps around nose and under eyes. Itchy eyes and flaky skin. also mild sore throat for 2 months. HSV ?

Exam needed.: HSV is unlikely. The redness/itching/flaking is most consistent with seborrheic dermatitis (especially if scalp is also flaky), but that doesn't explain the chronic sore throat. Let your doctor examine you, and perhaps do a throat culture. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps on skin and yellowing in the eyes. What are these possible symptoms of?

Itchy bumps on skin and yellowing in the eyes. What are these possible symptoms of?

Liver involvement: If you have yellowing of the eyes and a rash you need to see your doctor you have a process going on in your liver. The rash is being caused by bilirubin from the liver. ...Read more

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I have about 4 small bumps under my eye around my eye bags they appeared yesterday and were fine but have increased and are itchy ?

  I have about 4 small bumps under my eye around my eye bags they appeared yesterday and were fine but have increased and are itchy ?

Itchy: Itchy bumps may be from insect bites or be hives or be from an allergic reaction to something that comes in contact with your skin under the eyes. For relief try an antihistamine like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or Claritin (loratadine). See your Physician if more appear or redness appears and spreads. ...Read more

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Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?

Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?

Allergies: At this time of year, there are many things floating around in the air that can irritate the eyes. If you do not treat these problems, they can last for months. Try using artificial tears 4x/day in both eyes. You can also use the OTC allergy drop, 'Zatidor' - this is 2x/day. ...Read more

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What are the causes of red itchy bump around the eye?

What are the causes of red itchy bump around the eye?

Chalazion/hordeolum: Most often, this finding would be the result of a blocked and infected gland or hair follicle of the eyelid. Depending on the location, it could be called a chalazion or hordeolum (stye). Treatment with warm compresses will resolve many of these lesions. See an eye md if the bump is not resolved within a few days of using warm compresses, or anytime if it worsens. Some need to be drained with surg. ...Read more

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I got small bump on eye lid and itchy eyes.. bump gone, but eye still itchy, Please advice?

I got small bump on eye lid and itchy eyes.. bump gone, but eye still itchy, Please advice?

Insect bite: You possibly got a small insect bite causing the bump. Now you have residual allergic conjunctivitis. you could benefit from over the counter anti allergy eye drops. If it's not better in a few days or gets worse contact your Ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Two days ago,I woke up and the inner corner of my right eye is redder than the left,slightly swollen and is sometimes itchy.I can feel a bump on it.

Two days ago,I woke up and the inner corner of my right eye is redder than the left,slightly swollen and is sometimes itchy.I can feel a bump on it.

Ophthalmologist: This may be the result of a blockage in a gland duct of the eyelid.. It's best to have an ophthalmologist evaluate and treat you. In the meantime apply warm soaks until you're examined. ...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 just notice 2 clear bumps on my waterline. Not hurt. Not itchy. Does not irritate my eyes. How to treat and what it is?

I just notice 2 clear bumps on my waterline. Not hurt. Not itchy. Does not irritate my eyes. How to treat and what it is?

Not sure: I am sorry but not sure what waterline is. If this is on your eyelid could be a small style or chalazion. With problems like this is always best to see and feel lesion to help make a diagnosis. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. Sorry I cannot be more helpful. Best of luck ...Read more

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My left eye is so itchy so I rubbed it then I woke up with a bump in the left side of my eyeball. A bit swollen too. What to do?

My left eye is so itchy so I rubbed it then I woke up with a bump in the left side of my eyeball. A bit swollen too. What to do?

Sudden eye swelling: Hard to know what is going on from the description here, but sudden eye swelling around the eye could be a sign of bacterial infection, which can spread quickly and compromise your sight. Have this evaluated very quickly. Virtual consults on this site can be used for personalized advice, in this case to better determine urgency. ...Read more

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I got a tiny bump under right eye for over a couple of months. No pain no itchiness, no redness. New one forming under l left eye. Please advice?

 I got a tiny bump under  right eye for over a couple of months. No pain no itchiness, no redness. New one forming under l left eye. Please advice?

Chalazion: It is most likely a cyst. Use warm compresses on the eye for twenty minutes or longer each day and the cyst will go away. If not it will increase in size and will have to incised and curetted. ...Read more

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Around my eyelids started to get itchy the rest of my face got tiny bumps then my eyes are swollen ?

Around  my eyelids  started  to get   itchy the rest   of my face got tiny bumps then my eyes   are  swollen  ?

Allergic reaction: It appears your face has come in contact with something your allergic to or you have eaten something you are allergic to. You should think about what touched your face or what you have eaten. Being in direct sunlight can cause a reaction like you have. If you do not have Glaucoma, you could consider taking a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) caplet and Zantac to help alliviate your problem. See MD as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What most likely is it if i wake up with a swollen eye, it's a little bump on top of my eye and is red and itchy?

What most likely is it if i wake up with a swollen eye, it's a little bump on top of my eye and is red and itchy?

Stye or chalazion: This may be a stopped up oil gland. Try applying warm clean wash rag as a soak for 5-10 minutes three times a day. If it goes down in size great--if not, see an ophthalmologist as these sometimes need to be drained. ...Read more

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I have a hard small bump on my eyeball under my left top eyelid. My eye has been itchy but I'm not sure it's from that. What could it be?

I have a hard small bump on my eyeball under my left top eyelid. My eye has been itchy but I'm not sure it's from that. What could it be?

Impossible to say: A diagnosis may be possible by seeing a picture, but otherwise based on this description it could be anything from simple allergic conjunctival (outer layer of the eye) swelling or perhaps an infection (stye or hordeolum) of the eyelid... A growth on the eyeball itself would be unusual but not impossible. You could take a photo and consult a Healthtap doc, or go in for a visit in-person. ...Read more

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I have what I think is a stye on left lower lid, there is a bump on the outside corner but eye itchy and pull down lid it's real red and some spots?

I have what I think is a stye on left  lower lid, there is a bump on the outside corner but eye itchy and pull down lid it's real red and some spots?

Stye: If this occurred rather suddenly, it probably is a stye, which is a blocked oil gland of the eyelid. It can become secondarily infected and can spread to adjacent tissues leading to cellulitis. Most of these styes respond to very warm compresses 3-4 times/day for 10' followed by gentle massage with a washcloth containing a small amount of baby shampoo. After a week, the stye should nearly resolve ...Read more

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I have these tiny colorless bumps on my forehead (near eyebrows and eyes) it's itchy too. what are those and what treatment should i consider?

I have these tiny colorless bumps on my forehead (near eyebrows and eyes) it's itchy too. what are those and what treatment should i consider?

Epidermal cyst that: may have keratin in it. You're seeing benign bumps also known as epidermal inclusion cysts that has dead skin cells covering a bump, and they are hard to remove by yourself, once you start having them appear. You can also see an oculoplastics surgeon, who will probably use a syringe needle to remove them at their base using local anesthetic. so they don't come back. Try using warm compresses too. ...Read more

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22 yr. old male, with a red, swollen bump under his R eye. appeared 2 days ago. it is not itchy nor painful. somewhat hard at the head.can send a pic?

22 yr. old male, with a red, swollen bump under his R eye. appeared 2 days ago. it is not itchy nor painful. somewhat hard at the head.can send a pic?

Sty?: this could be a sty or a chalazion. Consult me or another local doc on HealthTap Concierge and I would be happy to help. In the mean time, try placing a warm wet compress (wash cloth) over the area to encourage it to open and drain. ...Read more

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I have a raised bump under my eye that is flesh colored and very itchy, I just noticed it not too long ago while I was in the shower. I was playing with my dog before I went to shower not sure if its just from that?

I have a raised bump under my eye that is flesh colored and very itchy, I just noticed it not too long ago while I was in the shower. I was playing with my dog before I went to shower not sure if its just from that?

Stye : A stye is a red and painful lump on the eyelid. It happens when a small gland on the edge of the eyelid gets infected or inflamed. Styes can occur on the upper or lower eyelids. Most styes get better on their own after a few days to a week. A chalazion also causes a lump on the eyelid. A chalazion is not tender or painful, but it often lasts longer than a stye does. Warm compresses can be helpfu
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Lump under eyelid very itchy now small bumps around eye for 5 weeks now?

Lump under eyelid very itchy now small bumps around eye for 5 weeks now?

WOULD HELP TO SEE: UNCLEAR AT THIS TIME, PERHAPS AN INITIAL CHALAZION OR STYE. I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE SYMPTOMS. ...Read more

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Hi I have a white pimple likw bump on the bottom eye lid it will get itchy n sometimes get sore?

Hi I have a white pimple likw bump on the bottom eye lid it will get itchy n sometimes get sore?

Eyelid bump: It may be a stye or chalazion. Do not press it ,use warm compresses 5-8 times a day and it will open on its own. Don't wear makeup while you have this. You can wash your eye with baby shampoos to keep it clean and to avoid getting more. If it does not go away in a few days go to doctor/ urgent care /telemedicine doctor for prescription antibiotics. ...Read more

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Woke up with upper right eyelid swollen, but eye is not red, painful, or itchy. No bumps. I didn't eat anything different.

Woke up with upper right eyelid swollen, but eye is not red, painful, or itchy. No bumps. I didn't eat anything different.

Many causes!: It could be fluid retention if you sleep on that side, it could be mosquito bite, rubbing of eyes.... Try some cool compress on it. If it persists and recurs, consult a local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Irritated my face w wipes and cleanser. Now I have itchy bumps all around eyes and face. Skin coloured little itchy bumps. History of eczema.

Irritated my face w wipes and cleanser. Now I have itchy bumps all around eyes and face. Skin coloured little itchy bumps. History of eczema.

Contact dermatitis: likely from the cleanser and/or facial wipes. You will need to get a doctor to prescribe you some steroid cream to help treat the hypersensitivity reaction. Or a steroid pill or injection if it gets worse on the face especially around the eyes. Try not to use that cleanser or wipe again. And if you have history of eczema, you will need to be very careful of trying anything new in the future. ...Read more

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I woke up to tiny semi itchy/irritating bumps in a 1"round rash shape just under my nose & next to my left eye help? Nothing new but been Stressing.

See dermatologist : From what u have written appears to be a non specific dermatitis. Best wld be to see a dermatologist and get a specific diagnosis. Alternately u can try 1% hydrocortisone cream ( over the counter) which will lessen the itching and may clear the small bumps. If it is does not help or gets worse u shd see the doctor. ...Read more

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Small white bumps appeared on the upper rim of my right eye lid. Its itchy and easily irritated. Are these potential sty if so how can I prevent them?

Small white bumps appeared on the upper rim of my right eye lid. Its itchy and easily irritated. Are these potential sty if so how can I prevent them?

Meibomian: These are meibomian glands which secret the oil to help lubricate the surface of the eye. When these get plugged up then yes it forms a style or chalazion. Get a hot wash cloth wnd hold over the eye for 10 minutes the gently massage the lids. If severe can use Minocin (minocycline) once a day( this is a prescription). ...Read more

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Should i see a doc right away if suspect shingles rash next to eye? It's very itchy .Starting to see a bump

Yes: It may be a higher risk if it was on the nose, but herpes in and around the eye may put you at risk of herpes in the eye itself. Untreated, it can cause significant damage. There are antiviral drops to help limit damage, however. ...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