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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
2,497 doctors shared insights

Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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What is this thing in my lower lid of the eye? It looks sort of like a pimple?

What is this thing in my lower lid of the eye?  It looks sort of like a pimple?

Don't be alarmed!: If you are looking at the inner portion of the lower lid, that is near your nose, you have located the lower puntum. This is a structure that is responsible for the drainage of your tears. Thear is also one on the upper lid as well. These can occasionally get inflamed inflamed and can get infected which would require treatment. ...Read more

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Is it bad to get a small pimple below the eye?

Is it bad to get a small pimple below the eye?

Depends: There are many types of pimples and eyelid or skin lesions. Generally speaking, if no improvement is happening spontaneously or with the use of warm compresses, it would be best to see your ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Pimple on the skin under the eye about an inch down. Popped the small one now a bigger one came up. It has been red and contains a white head. ?

Pimple on the skin under the eye about an inch down. Popped the small one now a bigger one came up. It has been red and contains a white head. ?

Acne: It is not a good idea to pop pimples, it causes more scarring that if you leave it alone. See this site for home care for acne.
http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stye or pimple in the eye?

How can I get rid of a stye or pimple in the eye?

Local hot packs: Styes are best managed with frequent applications of very warm (not hot) cloths for 4-5 minutes and about 5 times per day on the affected eyelids. This will usually clear the issue in 2-4 days but if persistent, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Does Mederma works on dark sports, acne , pimples nd darkness underneath the eye?

Does Mederma works on dark sports, acne , pimples  nd darkness underneath the eye?

Maderma: Maderma is a scar ointment, it does not improve pimples, dark circles or acne.
Any ointment which is applied to scar in a massaging fashion will improve the appearance of the scar. Maderma is not the only ointment you can use for scars, but it's readily available. ...Read more

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I have a pimple thing on my eye lash what could it be?

I have a pimple thing on my eye lash what could it be?

Can be several thing: The pimple is probably not right on your lash, but next to it. It may be a small inclusion cyst or even a wart. It needs to be seen. ...Read more

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I have a pimple thing on my eye lash. What could it be?

I have a pimple thing on my eye lash. What could it be?

Hordeolum: Infections can occur in the eyelid edge where eyelashes protrude. Typical symptoms could include redness and tenderness, light sensitivity, and tearing. A white pimple will usually appear and this will typically pop and drain. This condition typically resolves without therapy however, warm compresses may help and a topical ointment called Bacitracin might be helpful. See your primary care md first. ...Read more

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I have a white pimple looking thing on the inside corner of my right eye where it's pink. It's on inside of eye not outside or lid. No pain. Worried.

If no pain, and no: change in size, monitor and watch it and the let your eye doctor know how long it's been there. Without a slit lamp microscopy exan it's impossible to tell what it could be. It may be worth visiting your eye doctor and getting a good eye exam, and dilated exam done, and get his/her opinion on it. ...Read more

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Please tell what would cause a big pimple like thing on the side of my nose next to my eye that's painful and has my eye very swollen also ? I'm 58

Please tell what would cause a big pimple like thing on the side of my nose next to my eye that's painful and has my eye very swollen also ? I'm 58

Focal infection: In this location the most likely thing is a blocked lacrimal drainage system with focal infection of the lacrimal sac termed 'dacryocystitis'. Other soft tissue infections in that location are also possible but less likely. Have your ophthalmologist check this out. You will probably need an acceptable antibiotic and focal heat treatment. ...Read more

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Little white pimple like dots near my eye?

Milia: Milia are tiny epidermal cysts that typically form around the eyes or nose (or both). They are not dangerous, but they might get larger. A dermatologist can remove them for you if you find them unsightly or bothersome. ...Read more

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I have a pimple under my eyeball. it is painful. It's clear. does not look like a stye. not on the outside but painful and even more when I blink?

Get examined: to rule out herpes ophthalmicus ( blisters around your eyes.), Do not squeeze the pimple. You will also need to have a thorough eye exam to make sure infection has not spread into your eyeball. ...Read more

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I rubbed some pimple cream in my eyes by accident. How will I stop it stinging?

I rubbed some pimple cream in my eyes by accident. How will I stop it stinging?

Wash immediately: Dilute with eye wash. If symptoms persist see opthamologist for prescription eye drops. ...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 have a pimple in my left eye, what to do?

I have a pimple in my left eye, what to do?

Pimple?: I'm not sure what you mean. Do you mean your eyelid? Or is it on the white of the eye itself (the conjunctiva)? How long has it been there and what is going on with your symptoms? I'd see you family doctor, and then go from there. ...Read more

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My eye red and small pimple from few days, what to do?

Stye: This is likely a stye.
Apply hot wet compresses with a wash rag as warm as you can tolerate for 10 minutes four times a day to the affected eye ...Read more

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I have a pimple in my left eye. How can I get it removed?

I have a pimple in my left eye. How can I get it removed?

Hot compresses: This may be a clogged meibomian gland, an oil producing part of the lid. Since this is an oil gland , hot compresses will help make the oil less thick and then drain. Get a moist washcloth heat it in the microwave until hot, place on over eye for 10 minutes. Repeat 3-4 times a day. If no improvement ina month or if getting bigger see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a fair skin pimple free.But there are dark circles below my eyes .Plz give me some homely remedy to remove them.

Allergic shiners: The dark circles under your eyes may be due to sllergies. They are caused because if you have astuffy nose your blood stagnates and shines through your fine skin.Speak to your doctor or consult an allergist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Eye Health (Definition)

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