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Purple Lump On Eyelid
My boy friend has a reddish purple lump that is swollen and ssomewhat painful on his eyelid right near his lashes?
Might be a stye - this article may help you figure out what it is. If the redness spreads out onto the skin of the eyelid, more swelling of the eyelid or rapid worsening on pain see an MD asap.
http://www. Webmd. Com/eye-health/tc/styes-and-chalazia-topic-overview ...Read more
I've had a very large vein/purple mass on my eyelid since I was young. Today it feels swollen & there is a hard bump - what kind of doctor do I call?
Eye doctor: Your best bet would be seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more
I threw up yesterday and my right eye began to hurt, now I have a bump under my eye, it hurts and looks a faint purple color?
See your eye doctor: Whenever there is vigorous coughing, vomiting or huge increase in intrathoracic pressure, or vasalva maneuver, it's possible to 'pop' a tiny capillary in your eye. You want to have it checked by your eye specialist under a slitlamp microscope, so they can advise you medically. Usually it resolves itself. However a dilated exam may need to be done, and have this documented in your medical records. ...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
Inflamed tear gland: There are glands within the eyelids that generate the tear fluid. Sometimes they can become chronically inflamed. When medication doesn't help the problem settle down, an ophthalmologist may need to open this from the inner surface of the eyelid & remove the inflamed material. ...Read more
No: They need some treatment. Hot compresses with a moist wash cloth for 10 minutes 4-6 times a day will help it drain. If large however it is best to have it drained by a simple procedure done in the office. The hot compresses will take time for it to resolve, we are talking about a month or more. ...Read more
Top eyelid has been swollen for Five days each day seems a little worse. And now it's purple. No trauma?
This can be an infection called blepharitis. You can use a warm wet wash cloth on the eyelid.
See this website:
http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1211763-treatment.
Full treatment includes washing your eyelids and getting an antibiotic eye ointment
See your ophthalmologist ...Read more
There's a lump on my left eyelid, its not painful and not itchy but just there what should I do and what is the cause?
See your eye doctor: It would be best to see your eye doctor for advice whether to have the lump removed or drained, depending on the diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a 9 month baby, she going for a week with her bottom eyelid reddish kind of purple her top eyelid gets swollen at times. What can it be?
Allergy: Most probably allergy. She might also be having some runny nose, cough, and other symptoms of allergy. If only eyelid swelling, more when she wakes up in the morning and resolves during evening, see her pediatrician for evaluation. She might need an office urine exam to rule out any kidney issues. ...Read more
Veins: They are likely superficial veins. Nothing of concern except possibly cosmetic. ...Read more
Stye or fatty tumor:
You did not specify where. If it is at the edge of the upper or lower eyelid, it's probably a stye.
If it is soft and overlying the eyebrow, it is probably a fatty tumor, which is harmless. To know for sure, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Sometimes: Depends upon the history. Did he get struck around the eye with a fist, a ball or some blunt object so that he has bruising around the eye? Is there swelling? Was the eye struck and is the vision ok? Or did the purple appear with no outside force which could indicate a blood disorder, or tumor? Have your ophthalmologist see your son and sort this out. ...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
Stye or chalazion: A lump in the eyelid is caused by an infection either in the eyelid skin (stye) or one of the meibomian glands inside the eyelid (chalazion). A stye will tend to resolve in several days, but a chalazion will usually persist. Try using warm compresses to help reduce the size of the lump and the inflammation associated with it. ...Read more
Probably bruise: Without a photo, I'll be guessing. I suspect a bruise of the upper eyelid may have occurred. Often painless and self limited, usually the result of running the eyelid. Other considerations would be a insect bite, vascular lesion, sty, nevus, dermatological condition to name a few. As I mentioned, lesions, benign or malignant, are best examined by a clinician to provide you with a definitive answer ...Read more
I have a small hard lump on the inside of my bottom eyelid that looks almost like a cut. What is it?
Can you tell me if I have a lump that is painless on top of my eyelid for almost 3 months now, what to do?
I've just developed small purple spots on the top and bottom of my eyelid, what does this mean?, will this go away?
Have it checked by: Your eye doctor under a slit lamp. That would be the best to see what it actually is for diagnosis. Hard to say from this as you need to provide more info and medical and ocular history. How long it's been going on? Which eye or both eyes? What exposure to anything, previous infections? These are all important considerations. Take care. Good luck now. ...Read more
My upper eyelids are swollen are purple. Worse in evening. Blepharitis? Haven't worn make-up or contacts in 3 weeks, using ocusoft lid scrubs. Next?
Typically: Purple coloration is not caused from just blepharitis. Again seeing this would help in diagnosing and treating. You know how to contact the office, # just in case 801-268-6600. ...Read more
Chalazion: A chalazion is a small bump in the eyelid caused by a blockage of the inner eyelid oil gland. It is caused by a blocked duct in one of the meibomian glands. These glands are located in the eyelid (oil gland) directly behind the eyelashes that produce a thin, oily fluid that lubricates the eye. If it bothers you, and ophthalmologist can remove it with surgery. ...Read more
Swollen eyelid: It depends on the cause of the swelling and discoloration. If it is from trauma (being hit) then ice is the best remedy. If it is from an insect bite or something else then you should see your physician. It could be an infection and should be treated immediately. ...Read more