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I had what I though was a stye on my eye but now it has a couple white spots under the lid and a hard lump, could it be a chalazia?

I had what I though was a stye on my eye but now it has a couple white spots under the lid and a hard lump, could it be a chalazia?

Possible: Try treating it with warm compresses 3-4 times per day. If it does not clear up in 2 weeks, make an appointment with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Have white spots around eyes. They start out small and get bigger in time. Only have them around eyes. What are they and how do I get rid of them?

Have white spots around eyes. They start out small and get bigger in time. Only have them around eyes. What are they and how do I get rid of them?

Check triglycerides: These could be a lot of different things, but you should have your triglycerides checked if they have not been. In patient's with very high triglycerides they can develop something called xanthelasmas. It is at least worth looking into. ...Read more

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I have small lumps/spots under right eye (in the baggy eyes part). I have also had a severe outbreak of coldsores in which I am unsure is related.

I have small lumps/spots under right eye (in the baggy eyes part). I have also had a severe outbreak of coldsores in which I am unsure is related.

Many things: Allergies, eyelid infection (blepharitis or meibomianitis), thyroid disease, or laxity of the connective tissue around the eye that causes the fat pads around the eyeball to "push" forward called dermatochalasis. Bumps could also be the start of a herpes simplex or zoster infection. You should see your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Red eye lids with very small white spots?

Red eye lids with very small white spots?

Blepharitis: It sounds like you have posterior blepharitis that produce the red eyelid margins and whitish oil gland orifices (inspissation) results in irritation & soreness. Very warm compresses x 10' 2-4 times/day, eyelid massages with diluted baby shampoo, artificial tears, fish/flaxseed oil are the usual initial treatment. If more care is needed see eye md for more aggressive help. ...Read more

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I have three small, white spots in my tear duct and my eye is super itchy and watery. What could this be and how can I fix it?

I have three small, white spots in my tear duct and my eye is super itchy and watery. What could this be and how can I fix it?

Tear duct: You MUST see an Eye specialist! .
I have been seeing eye doctors since age 6 (now age 72) and you will have no problem when the doctor prescribes your eye medicine and possibly eye glasses. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lower eye lid, no lumps or spots but very sore to touch and hurts when I blink, mainly in the outer corner. Even my eye lashes hurt, ?

I have a swollen lower eye lid, no lumps or spots but very sore to touch and hurts when I blink, mainly in the outer corner. Even my eye lashes hurt, ?

How Long?: Symtoms most likely a stye in that a " bump" isn't always palpated. They can become quite painful and cause a lot of local inflammation. A key is how long has it been going on? Eye lid cancer usually is something that is apparent on the skin or lid margin but you should have it checked out by a physician. ...Read more

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Do I have oral cancer I have white spots on my tonsills I alway have what looks like little holes and pockets just above the tonsill and lumps on my throat please help very worried

Do I have oral cancer I have white spots on my tonsills I alway have what looks like little holes and pockets just above the tonsill and lumps on my throat please help very worried

Normal anatomy.: It sounds like you are describing tonsillar crypts, which are normal, and the lumps in the back of your throat are also normal anatomy. Take a flashlight and look in a friend's throat. If their bumps look like yours, don't worry. If they don't, go see a doctor and let him look. If he says you're normal, tell your friend to see a physician. ...Read more

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Irritated and red eye on right side of iris to the corner, contact wearer, feels scratchy. No white spots or any ulcer. Worse with contact out?

Irritated and red eye on right side of iris to the corner, contact wearer, feels scratchy. No white spots or any ulcer. Worse with contact out?

Dryness is possible: A common cause of redness and irritation with contacts is dryness. Other issues are contact lens overwear and improper management. Are you removing the lens each night? Are you rinsing it well after cleaning before insertion? Check with the initial fitter of the lens to see if some changes need be made. ...Read more

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I have recently discovered a small round spot or lump on the eyelid of my right hand eye, it sometimes hurts and has just ever so slightly blurred the vision of my right eye. What could this be?

I have recently discovered a small round spot or lump on the eyelid of my right hand eye, it sometimes hurts and has just ever so slightly blurred the vision of my right eye. What could this be?

Lump in lid: Most likely this is a "chalazion". A cyst-like formation resulting from a specialized oil producing gland that has become blocked. It often needs to be excised surgically, but in the early stages may respond and resolve with wam compresses and antibiotic/steroid drops or ointments. Some ophthalmologists may prefer to inject the "lump" with a steroid injection with generally good response. ...Read more

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What does seeing white spots with your eyes closed or in the dark mean?

What does seeing white spots with your eyes closed or in the dark mean?

Floaters: Vitreous floaters can cause that and often do
sparkling or shooting lights is a different story and could be more serious. ...Read more

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White spots by my eyes. Is this glaucoma or something?

White spots by my eyes. Is this glaucoma or something?

Pingueculae: If these spots are on the white part of the eye, they may be benign growths called pingueculae. If they are on the eyelid, they may be plugged oil glands. ...Read more

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Is seeing white spots when eyes closed normal?

Is seeing white spots when eyes closed normal?

Afterimage: The retina can retain images of bright light experienced as an afterimage of white spots. This is normal. If you have flashes and floaters this can be due to the vitreous gel pulling on your retina. Gots your eye md. ...Read more

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What is it if a child has white spots in thier eyes?

Hard to say: It is hard to say without seeing the child. Take the child into see a pediatric eye doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have white spots behind your eyes?

What does it mean when you have white spots behind your eyes?

Unclear: I'm not sure what white spots behind the eyes means. If you are seeing white spots, there are a number of causes, which an ophthalmologist can help identify. Of concerns is retinal or vitreous detachment, which can cause intermittent white spots in your vision. ...Read more

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I see white spots before my eyes during the day and when I close them at night. Is this normal? What could it be?

I see white spots before my eyes during the day and when I close them at night. Is this normal? What could it be?

No: Could be a type of floater. This could signify an occular migraine or retinal issue. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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"My eyes are losing color....I have crescent shaped grayish/white spots on the tops of both eyes (my eyes are brown).?

"My eyes are losing color....I have crescent shaped grayish/white spots on the tops of both eyes (my eyes are brown).?

Corneal arcus: In many, over the years, lipid seeps out of the blood and collects at the edge of the cornea as an arc. This is totally benign and is a surface change. The iris, which provides the basic color to the eye, is inside the eye and is not affected by this although it is underneath. ...Read more

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14wks preg. Sometimes I get blurred vision, like a light is being shown in my eyes and there are white spots. What is this?

14wks preg. Sometimes I get blurred vision, like a light is being shown in my eyes and there are white spots. What is this?

Call your doctor...: This sounds like scotomata, visual changes that accompany gestational hypertension or preeclampsia. You should call your obstetrician's or midwife's office line to ask what they think you should do without delay. ...Read more

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Hi I've been having non stop head aches and been lighteheaded and have white spots in my eyes and I feel really weak and tired?

See your doc: You need to see a doctor asap for evaluation.
You may be anemic with low blood pressure or other cause for your problem. What do you mean by white spot in your eye? ...Read more

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A friend of mine In Sri Lanka has white spots in the iris of both eyes. The eyes hurt sometimes. What can it be?

A friend of mine In Sri Lanka has white spots in the iris of both eyes. The eyes hurt sometimes. What can it be?

Brushfield spots: The iris in some individuals can manifest white spots where the pigment is less concentrated. These are from birth and have no effect on the vision or health of the eyes. Look else where for a cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Recently white spots in my eyes looks like lace lasts 1 min. 3 or 4x also dizzy spells when lying down. Cataract operation 10 years ago. Serious?

Recently white spots in my eyes looks like lace lasts 1 min. 3 or 4x also dizzy spells when lying down. Cataract operation 10 years ago. Serious?

Check it out!: What you are describing seems more like a blood pressure related item, systemic issue, rather than the eyes. I would start off with the primary care doctor! ...Read more

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What's the white spots/patches that starts around my babys eye and now spreading on her cheek and forehead?

What's the white spots/patches that starts around my babys eye and now spreading on her cheek and forehead?

Milia: Milia or neonatal acne is very common. I attached a picture of what it can look like. Goes away on its in in a few weeks. Not to worry. Enjoy your newborn. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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I have blurred vision in one eye and seeing white spots in both what could it be?

I have blurred vision in one eye and seeing white spots in both what could it be?

Ophthalmologist: Anytime there is a change in visual acuity such as blurring or spots (deficits), an ophthalmologist needs to be seen as soon as possible to treat any reversible conditions. ...Read more

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I have white spots/lumps on the sides, heels and soles of my feet. They are extremley itchy and have only appeared over the past couple days.?

I have white spots/lumps on the sides, heels and soles of my feet. They are extremley itchy and have only appeared over the past couple days.?

Athletes Foot: You have athletes foot, common in teenagers and people who are physically active, use public showers, and/or sweat in their shoegear. Recommend treatment with an over the counter antifungal, like Gold Bonds medicated foot powder/spray, or Tinactin (tolnaftate) powder/spray/cream. This will clear up your problem in 10-14 days if used as directed on the label. ...Read more

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Black spots, white spots, and lumps in my mouth. Not sure what it is. I've been smoking for roughly 4-5 years.?

Black spots, white spots, and lumps in my mouth. Not sure what it is. I've been smoking for roughly 4-5 years.?

Suspicious spots?: Regardless the cause... I would advise you to have the spots and lump in your mouth examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP). Any suspicious lump that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks should be evaluated. In the meantime, quit smoking. ...Read more

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I have a sore eye which is red and inflamed. There is afew white spots below my eye?

Red eye: Please consult with me if you can: need to know if you are light sensitive, pain with eye movement which are signs of more significant, potentially blinding issue. ...Read more