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I have a bump on each inner part of my eyelids and they become irritated and swell everyother day, doctor said there a sinus, what else could it be?

I have a bump on each inner part of my eyelids and they become irritated and swell everyother day, doctor said there  a sinus, what else could it be?

Punctum: Not sure what you're referring to when you say 'inner part of my eyelids', but perhaps you're referring to the nasal aspect of the eyelids where the punctum (puncti?) is located. This is where the tears flow out of your eye, into the canal then into your nasal sinuses. Occasionally you can get infections in this location and sometimes just irritation. I'd let an eyemd make that determination. ...Read more

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For many months, I have had a small hard white cyst on the lateral punctum area of my upper eyelid. It is not irritated or infected. Who should I see?

For many months, I have had a small hard white cyst on the lateral punctum area of my upper eyelid. It is not irritated or infected. Who should I see?

Blocked gland: This is a blocked skin gland. The secretion is a clear mixture of oil and water. If blocked the water is absorbed, leaving a hard lump of white oil. This can be ignored or it can be removed in a simple office procedure with a sterile needle to open the top and cotton tip applicators to squeeze out the oil lump. ...Read more

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What can cause drooping, irritating eyelids?

What can cause drooping, irritating eyelids?

Dry Eye/Allergies: Drooping eyes can be exacerbated by dry eye or allergies (usually associated with itching). Eyelids may also droop on there own for mechanical reasons. The drooping can lead to irritation as well. Have an oculoplastic surgeon evaluate you in order to diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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I just discovered a small white bump on the inside of my upper eyelide, it's irritating and I need to left up eyelid in order to see it?

I just discovered a small white bump on the inside of my upper eyelide, it's irritating and I need to left up eyelid in order to see it?

See your eye special: ist to make sure you don't have an internal stye developing known as a chalazion that is a plugged meibomian gland. You can try to decompress it by using warm compresses for 15 minutes 4 times a day. If that doesn't help, you will need to see your eye doctor, who can drain it, by lancing it carefully to open the gland punta better. See if you can do the compresses now. ...Read more

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Can slk cause my upper eyelid to chronically swell from water, heat or other irritating factors?

Can slk cause my upper eyelid to chronically swell from water, heat or other irritating factors?

SLK problem: Chronically irritating eye condition +/- reddness. Changes in ambiant humidity may exacerbate symptoms. Dee your eye doc, may need steriod drops. ...Read more

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I have Itchy, irritated, and swollen eyelids after using baby shampoo to wash them?

I have Itchy, irritated, and swollen eyelids after using baby shampoo to wash them?

Probable sensitivity: Obviously you want tomatoes this in the future. Oral antihistamines such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as well as topical ophthalmologic steroid ointments or eye drops may also help ...Read more