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Lump Under Eyelid
I have what i think is a stye, no lump under my eyelid but in between layers of d eyelid.My eyelid is swollen and puffy now. What can I do?
Warm compresses: Warm compresses, or surgical incision and drainage, or steroid have been the only effective treatments demonstrated get rid of a stye. A stye is due to the orifice of an oil gland (mebomian gland) in the eyelid margin becoming inflamed, and not an infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I feel a lump thing under my eyelid which I think is a stye. What can I do to help make it go away?
Stye: Sounds like you have a stye to me, too. Best early treatment is to apply moist heat. Take a hot wet washcloth using got tap water and hold it over that eye for about 5-10 minutes. Do that several times a day to help open the pores. It may take a few days. Don't get it too hot or you could burn the skin of your eye or face. Best of luck. ...Read more
I had tender lump under my upper eyelid, its painless, its not red its almost a month now but i can see it become clearer in the skin. Is this danger?
Probably chalazion: You might have had a stye in the lid (sometimes these occur without any significant symptoms) and in the battle of your body to get rid of it, the stye was surrouded by a cystic structure which quiets down the lid. This is called a chalazion. There is no danger to this but it can be removed if it bothers you in your ophthalmologists' office. ...Read more
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more
Could be: a few different types of benign eyelid growths like epidermal inclusion cyst, hidrocystoma, or milia. A picture would be helpful, but best to have this checked out to make sure it doesn't need to be biopsied or removed. Take care. ...Read more