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Doctor insights on: Recurring Eyelid Lump

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I have a large soft lump on my eyelid?

I have a large soft lump on my eyelid?

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

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What can cause a small lump in my eyelid?

What can cause a small lump in my eyelid?

Stye or chalazion: Likely a Stye or chalazion. Send a photo to be sure not more serious. Treat according to "lid hygiene" post at eyedoc2020@blogspot. ...Read more

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Why is there a small white lump on the bottom of my eyelid?

Why is there a small white lump on the bottom of my eyelid?

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

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I can feel a painless lump on my eyelid . what can this be ?

I can feel a painless lump on my eyelid . what can this be ?

Stye - see an eye Dr: have it checked out by your eye doctor. Meanwhile use warm compresses for 15 mins. 4 times a day, and see if it goes away. If not, let your eye doctor know. ...Read more

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Lump in left eyelid for 5+ years? What could it be? Help please!

Lump in left eyelid for 5+ years? What could it be? Help please!

Cyst: Lump in the eye lid for 5 yrs not bothering probably a cyst or sometimes hard plaques like lesion happens in patients with high cholesterol. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a lump behind the bottom right eyelid?

What do you recommend if I have a lump behind the bottom right eyelid?

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

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I have a small hard lump on the inside of my bottom eyelid that looks almost like a cut. What is it?

I have a small hard lump on the inside of my bottom eyelid that looks almost like a cut. What is it?

Chalazion: Most likely Stye or Chalazion. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for lid hygiene instructions. Consult with us for Rx for ointment to help it improve faster ...Read more

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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?

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?

Chalazion: It is likely a chalazion and can be treated by applying warm compresses to the eyelid 2-3 times per day. If this does not cause it to go away, then see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What are these fleshy lumps on my eyelids?

What are these fleshy lumps on my eyelids?

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

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Why do I wake up with lumps on my eyelids every morning? Ps: I have extremely sensitive dry skin

Why do I wake up with lumps on my eyelids every morning? 

Ps: I have extremely sensitive dry skin

All kinds of lumps: Lumps on the eyelids can be just skin tags (easily removed) signs of a cholesterol problem (important to fix) or something else. Usually a family, internal medicine or skin doctor will be able to tell what you have and if it is important to treat. ...Read more

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Have a lump size of small pea under eyelid what could it be it is hard?

Have a lump size of small pea under eyelid what could it be it is hard?

Chalazion: Most likely, if new, is that it is a chalazion which is the end product of the presence of a stye which your body has walled off. There are other very unlikely possibilities so if it worries you see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My daughter has a large lump on the inside of her eyelid--what could this be?

My daughter has a large lump on the inside of her eyelid--what could this be?

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

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I have a lump on my upper right eyelid. Do chalzions eventually go away on their on with time?

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

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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?

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

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Small, hard lump on my eyelid rim--stye?

Small, hard lump on my eyelid rim--stye?

Probably: Try warm compresses and gentle massage and see if you can make it go away. If not, you may need medication or surgical drainage, or it may be something else altogether. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of a lump on an eyelid?

Best way to get rid of a lump on an eyelid?

Surgery: If this has been there a while, only surgical removal will work--if a short time, try warm soaks 5-10 ten minutes at a time 4 times a day for a few days and see if it resolves. ...Read more

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There's a lump in my eyelid how to get rid of it?

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

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I feel a lump thing under my eyelid which I think is a stye. What can I do to help make it go away?

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