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Red dot on eyelid is it a broken blood vessel?

Red dot on eyelid is it a broken blood vessel?

Broke blood vessel: Broken blood vessels can cause a bruise that may last a couple of weeks. If it doesn't resolve it may be an angioma (benign blood vessel tumor). ...Read more

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How do you get a red dot on youy eyelid?

How do you get a red dot on youy eyelid?

A variety of skin: Lesions present themselves as a "red dot" on the eyelid. Something as benign (harmless) as a chalazion (stye) to as serious as a basal cell carcinoma. A short list would also include actinic keratosis, cutaneous blastomycosis and nevus. The diagnosis can usually be made easily by history and appearance of the lesion. ...Read more

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Mom,54,woke up with a flat small red dot on her upper eyelid. Dsnt hurt, dsnt look like a stye. Broken blood vessel?I'm anxious. No symptoms.

Mom,54,woke up with a flat small red dot on her upper eyelid. Dsnt hurt, dsnt look like a stye. Broken blood vessel?I'm anxious. No symptoms.

Red dot: Please call an Eye specialist about your mother and I strongly suspect he/she will have her come almost immediately to the specialist!
Hope all goes well — please let me know. ...Read more

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I have a really tiny bright red dot on my upper left eyelid. It's right above my eyekashes, and kind of looks like a little scab or a mole. What is it?

I have a really tiny bright red dot on my upper left eyelid. It's right above my eyekashes, and kind of looks like a little scab or a mole. What is it?

Vascular lesion: Unless you have had trauma to the lid, the most likely diagnosis is a vascular loop just under the skin. These are common, termed angiomas, and are benign spots. The blood vessels are tiny and need the kind of microscope that ophthalmologists use routinely to see. ...Read more

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Bottom inside eyelid really red. There was a white pimple like dot there but now its only red with slight swelling.

Bottom inside eyelid really red. There was a white pimple like dot there but now its only red with slight swelling.

Stye?: If this little eyelid bump is on the margin or slightly inside, it may be a blocked oil gland (stye). These are generally sore to touch and may drain, which is into the eye, may cause redness, mattering & blurry vision. Some result in significant eyelid swelling. Apply warm compresses 2-4 times /day followed by gently massaging the area. Most resolve in 7-10 days. If not or worse, See an Eye MD. ...Read more

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I have a raised but flat circled red dot next to my eye, on my lower eyelid. What could it be?

I have a raised but flat circled red dot next to my eye, on my lower eyelid. What could it be?

Don't know: This type of thing has to be looked at to make a diagnosis. The possibilities include blood under the skin, clogged glands, hemangioma etc, bottom line- have it checked. ...Read more

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My 6 year old boy as got a big red lump on his lower eyelid that's getting bigger but on inside it's got a black dot??

My 6 year old boy as got a big red lump on his lower eyelid that's getting bigger but on inside it's got a black dot??

Foreign body?: Please have this examined by a physician. It could be a small foreign object be it a small stinger, piece of debris and he is developing an infection of the lower lid. ...Read more

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Mom has tiny red flat dot like thing on her upper eyelid. It's not a stye, it doesn't hurt. No symptoms. What could it be?

Red dot: Such a red small lesion may be a hemangioma which is a tiny growth of capillaries(tiny blood vessels) in the skin. However, her physician or dermatologist would have to inspect it for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small white dot on the brown part of my eye, I wear contacts, tearing, feeling of something there, no alergeries, redness, nonsmoker, no history, help?

Small white dot on the brown part of my eye, I wear contacts, tearing, feeling of something there, no alergeries, redness, nonsmoker, no history, help?

Corneal ulcer: The spot is probably on the cornea, the crystal over the brown iris. As you wear contacts and feel something, it most likely is an ulcer. If it is near the edge it is probably not serious but does require treatment to prevent it from getting serious. If it is near the center, it is serious and could affect your vision. Leave your contact out and see an ophthalmologist ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a small white dot on the edge of my iris its irritated with redness in a line from the dot to bottom of my eye. It's been 2 days it itches.

I have a small white dot on the edge of my iris its irritated with redness in a line from the dot to bottom of my eye. It's been 2 days it itches.

Staph Margin Infiltr: A staphylococcal marginal infiltrate is the most likely diagnosis fitting your description, but a phlyctenule is also possible. SMI is associated with eyelash dandruff (blepharitis) so washing your eyelids and lashes might help with natural healing. See an ophthalmologist for a complete eye examination. If inside the eye, an iris cyst is possible, and a visit to an EyeMD will clarify the diagnosis ...Read more

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Swollen eye with white dot inside of the eyelid. Redness and tender under the eye. What shall I do?

Swollen eye with white dot inside of the eyelid. Redness and tender under the eye. What shall I do?

See eye doctor: Whenever you're not sure what to do, see your PCP. They will arrange referral if needed. The eye is an extension of the brain. So don't try to take care of it yourself. Call in the experts! You'll be in great hands! Take care now. ...Read more

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I know you have to put on vaseline for your eyelids to get less dry, but what about the redness and itching?

I know you have to put on vaseline for your eyelids to get less dry, but what about the redness and itching?

Eyes: Redness and itching in the eyes without discharge is most commonly some type of allergies that usually respond with allergy eye drops. If there is pain, blurred vision or discharge you should go see your family physician or urgent care. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Eyelid redness?

What is the definition or description of: Eyelid redness?

Eyelid redness: Eyelid redness = erythema of lids/covers of eyes. ...Read more

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I have a redness in my inside lower eyelid and please suggest me possible solution?

Any mass or lumps?: If so use moist heat, wet cloth., over the area for 10 minutes and repeat 3-4 times a day. If concerned please have this examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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Woke up with a pain in my eyelid, hurts when I you'd hit, I can't see any redness or swelling. What could this be?

Woke up with a pain in my eyelid, hurts when I you'd hit, I can't see any redness or swelling. What could this be?

If Eyelid swelling: Pain with swollen eyelid most likely due to blocked meibomian gland (stye, chalazion); mass or tumor unlikely unless have other sx). If "eye feels swollen" See an eyemd to see if is due to inflammation in eye (ie iritis, uveitis) See eyedoc2020. Blogspot. Com for at home treatment options for blocked gland of eyelid: most likely cause. ...Read more

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Can blepharitis cause pain on your eyelids? I know blepharitis causes redness and irritation, but can it also cause pain? .

Can blepharitis cause pain on your eyelids? I know blepharitis causes redness and irritation, but can it also cause pain?
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It : It is unusual for blepharitis to cause any pain. Usually redness, irritation, grittiness, itching and tearing are part of that problem. Pain is usually caused by a stye forming or if the skin is so inflamed from the blepharitis that it is starting to crack or peel. See your local eye doctor for treatment! More info here:. ...Read more

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Eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Eyelid redness, dryness, itchiness?

Blepharitis. Eye MD.: The most common cause of those symptoms is a blockage of the meibomian glands. Their job, when flowing normally is to create the outermost oily layer of the tear film which retards evaporation of the tears. At least 50% of people have some blockage of those glands. At the worst a chalazion or stye can form. Management consists of eyelash scrubs with q-tip and baby shampoo plus hot compresses. ...Read more