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Lump Under Eyebrow
I have a tiny lump under my eyebrow. Started like a zit, and had small drainage. Now just a tiny bump. Should I worry? .
Zit turing into cyst: The hordeolum internum - otherwise called stye can turn into a chronic swelling called -chalazion- a cystic granuloma, a chronic swelling lined by chronic inflammatory cells and tissue, which can present like this. Please consultant ophthalmologist who will do a minor surgical procedure to curette/excise this swelling and get rid of the discharge, swelling and the cosmetic ill effect overall. ...Read more
Not normal: Have a checked out by an eye doctor. You may be referred to an oculoplastic surgeon, to determine what the bump is, and whether it needs to be imaged by MRI or orbital CT. Also they will have to test your muscles, to make sure that your eye muscles are working well together. ...Read more
Get it checked: Without seeing it, sounds like it should be examined by a dermatologist or your primary care doctor. ...Read more
I had a small lump on the end of my eyebrow 2 days ago and now it has enlarged and is very noticeable?
Cyst or infection: This may be a cyst or an infected or obstructed gland, such as an oil gland or a sweat gland. If it is not tender, it is probably not infected. If it is tender, seek help immediately so that the infection doesn't spread into a full blown cellulitis. Oral antibiotics might be needed for this condition. Please do not try to drain the lump on your own. ...Read more
There's a small lump just below my eyebrow. Its under my skin and its hard and its barely 1mm in size, what is it?
Eyelid mass: This can be a trapped hair from tweezing or waxing. Zit can also be from a plugged pore as this skin is thicker. ...Read more
Low thyroid: You are describing the classic symptoms of hypothyroidism. Other symptoms could be constipation, weight gain, dry skin, and fatigue. Autoimmune hypothyroidism, called hashimoto's thyroiditis, is common in women your age. See your doctor for appropriate testing. This is easily treated! ...Read more
Get it evaluated: You should have an oculoplastic surgeon evaluate this lump, if you can't find one then see an ophthalmologist to maybe have it removed if it has a suspicious appearance. ...Read more
I have a cyst like lump just above my left eyebrow. I have had it for about 1 month. How to remove this?
I have a hard lump an inch or less above my eyebrow on each side. Is this normal? It is not noticeable but I can feel it.
Cyst: Most likely simple subcutaneous cysts. If they enlarge, discolor, or become tender they should be evaluated by a dermatologist for excision and possible biopsy. ...Read more
I have these lumps in my eyebrow. 2 in my left brow 1 in the right. One of the ones on the left is swollen Never had issues with them until now?
Infection?: This could be an infection. If it's red and painful see a doctor soon. You don't want this to spread into the orbit of the eye. Orbital cellulitis is an acute infection of the tissues immediately surrounding the eye, including the eyelids, eyebrow, and cheek. ...Read more
I seem to be having the same problem, its a painless small lump right on my eyebrow bone, its been there for a few months now.
I have a lump on my head a little above my eyebrows it's really puffy and red and keeps bleeding with puss in it to and I wanna know what it is?
Possible infection: Sounds like a possible infection. See your doctor. ...Read more
I have painless lumps between eyebrow, like a triangle shape and it's not going away. It's been 4 months. What could this be? It's not a pimple.
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I found a lump pea sized on the left side of my head about a week ago. It's extremely sensitive to the touch or even lifting an eyebrow. Any ideas?
Infective cyst: You will probably need to see your ophthalmologist for resection or biopsy, depending on clinical findings. See someone as early as possible, so you can reduce the chance of complicaitons ...Read more
Born with a painless, movable lump underneath the skin towards right side of my right eyebrow-visible when I raise it. What is it? Can it be removed?
Lump: I is probably a benign fatty cyst, if it is not bothering you leave ut alone, but there is no harm in checking it out. See a surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a reddish bump in the middle of my eyebrows it feels watery but has no head it is a little painful what shouldn't do to reduce the lump and red?
Eyebrow mass: This could be something within the skin or in the tissues below it. See an otolaryngologist (ENT) or a dermatologist for care, as this may get worse with time. ...Read more
I have a lump on my head above the left eyebrow, had it about a week. Looks like a boil but there's no head on it to pop and gives me headaches?
Boiling mad!: It is so irritating when, not only is something wrong, but it is visible! A boil may have no head at first. At the early stages, it may respond to antibiotics and not need to be lanced. Get seen today. ...Read more
I have a small pea sized lump above my eyebrow near the temple. It is painless and has been there 2 yrs. The skin moves over it and it's painless.
Cyst: Sebaceous cysts are painless and mobile. Please post a picture to clarify. ...Read more
I got 1.5cm round, smooth, movable, non tender, normal temp, painless cyst/lump sudden onset for 2day near corner of right eyebrow what is this worried?
I have a lump on the end of my eyebrow under my skin ever since I got back from holidays. It's not sore but when touched is painful and tender. It som?
Lump: Its probably an inflamed inclusion cyst in one of the ducts. Given that it is painful you should probably see someone. ...Read more
Raised round lump above eyebrow with raised pink-red pointy centre. Another lump near nose. Worried. Suddenly developed.
There are many possibilities.
Have your medical doctor or a dermatologist evaluate them. ...Read more
I have a small lump on my forehead above eyebrow that can be felt not seen that's very painful for over a month now. I never got hurt. Any ideas?
Lumpy'lMakeYouGrumpy: Small cysts can form in that area that can hurt due to the pressure that builds up in them. Kinda like a deep zit. Best not to keep fiddling with it-just makes it worse. Leave it alone for two weeks. If still there, then go see a dermatologist to help you figure out what to do next. Go sooner if it's getting worse. ...Read more
Cyst: It could be a inflammed cyst, but could be something else. I would see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
There is a lump or swelling on the eyebrow bone. No physical impact there. How can I reduce the swelling or how can I get rid of it?
I have a lump on the inner part of my eyebrow. Its red you cant really see it but I can feel it. My mom said it is a swollen sinus but idk.
Got a 1.5cm round, smooth, painless, non tender lump, mobile, firm ABOVE lateral end of right eyebrow no pain, no fever fr last 4 days what is it?
Can't id w/o eval.: Accurate diagnosis of the lesion requires evaluation. ...Read more