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Small bump under eye the size of a pea im 21 healthy no medical problem, I noticed this little bump a couple of days ago

Small bump under eye the size of a pea im 21 healthy no medical problem, I noticed this little bump a couple of days ago

You: You may have a chalazion. A chalazion is a blocked oil gland. There is a row of oil gland openings on the eyelid at the base of the eyelashes. The oil glands are supposed to secrete oil that perculates over your tears to prevent evaporation of your tears. The opening can get clogged by dead skin cells, environmental debris, and by the oil itself. When the opening becomes clogged, the factory further down the lid still makes the oil, but it cannot get out. So the area enlarges with oil which is trapped. The trapped oil is warm, stagnant, and becomes infected. The body then walls it off to prevent the infection from spreading behind the lid-- which is communiucation with the orbit-- which can communicate with the brain. The walled-off oil becomes hard like a firm pea or lentil. Try using warm compresses, as warm as you can tolerate without burning your skin, for 10 minutes 4 times a day. If it does not change after a week, see your ophthalmologist to get it drained. If it becomes red and swollen, see your ophthalmologist because the infection could be spreading and may require oral antibiotics and drainage. ...Read more

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I have about 4 small bumps under my eye around my eye bags they appeared yesterday and were fine but have increased and are itchy?

I have about 4 small bumps under my eye around my eye bags they appeared yesterday and were fine but have increased and are itchy?

Itchy: Itchy bumps may be from insect bites or be hives or be from an allergic reaction to something that comes in contact with your skin under the eyes. For relief try an antihistamine like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or Claritin (loratadine). See your Physician if more appear or redness appears and spreads. ...Read more

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I found a small bump under my eye on my upper cheek area. It's under the skin which is a bit red, and sore to the touch. Help me please?

I found a small bump under my eye on my upper cheek area. It's under the skin which is a bit red, and sore to the touch. Help me please?

Sore bump: It may be a cyst or chalazion or pimple. See your doctor for treatment. Meanwhile give it warm soaks. It is possible it will need to be incised and drained. ...Read more

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What could this small white bump under left eye be?

What could this small white bump under left eye be?

Lump under left eye: Send a photo or consult with us: could be a stye/chalazion or a cyst. Do you have any history of smoking or cancer? Let us know to help you better. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump under my eye close to the inside corner of my eye. Been there for quite some time. Any ideas?

I have a small white bump under my eye close to the inside corner of my eye. Been there for quite some time. Any ideas?

Various causes: This is a common question that really does not have a very specific answer without an exam. Bumps come in many forms, many are benign, & a few are concerning for possible malignancy. It benefits you greatly to have it checked out so that you don't just "wonder" what it is. More importantly, if it is unusual, then treatment can be instituted. ...Read more

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Small white bumps under (r) eye, serious pain whole (r) eye. Scratched open now have mucus and blurry vision? Zaditor (ketotifen) ok? Soft contact wearer

Small white bumps under (r) eye, serious pain whole (r) eye. Scratched open now have mucus and blurry vision? Zaditor (ketotifen) ok? Soft contact wearer

No it is not ok!: Sounds like you have an infection, and especially being a contact lens wearer. You should stop your contacts immediately and see and eye md for recommended treatment. In certain situations the cause of theses symptoms could lead to blindness. ...Read more

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I'm having a small white bump/dot under my eye. Can I take it off, and what is it?

I'm having a small white bump/dot under my eye. Can I take it off, and what is it?

See ophthalmologist: Your note is not specific enough. A photo might help, but it is best to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist (not an optometrist!). ...Read more

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What is this small, whitish skin bump under my eye? How can I get it removed?

What is this small, whitish skin bump under my eye? How can I get it removed?

See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine you and run some tests to see what's going on. ...Read more

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My child woke 4 days ago with a red small bump on hip, then next day one on neck and then next day with one raised under eye then next above other eye?

My child woke 4 days ago with a red small bump on hip, then next day one on neck and then next day with one raised under eye then next above other eye?

Hard to say: Without examining your child, it's impossible to say what's causing it, as there are many possible reasons. Best to see your child's Dr. For diagnosis and any needed treatment. ...Read more

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Started using new under eye concealer 3 days ago. Burning, itching skin under eyes and under brow line. Swollen and red. Small bumps. No allergies.

Started using new under eye concealer 3 days ago. Burning, itching skin under eyes and under brow line. Swollen and red. Small bumps. No allergies.

Contact allergy: A 3-day lapse in onset is compatible with an allergic contact skin reaction. However one cannot rule out entirely an irritant reaction from repetitive exposure to a mild irritant in the eye concealer. Try OTC hydrocortisone cream for a few days and see if this helps. ...Read more

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Why do I have dark circles with white bumps under eyes?

Why do I have dark circles with white bumps under eyes?

Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. If your treatments are not working then seeing an allergist for definitive treatment should be your next step. ...Read more

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What to do about dark circles with white bumps under eyes?

What to do about dark circles with white bumps under eyes?

Age: Dark circles often reflect thinning of the skin below the eye with surface blood vessels causing increased pigmentation. "White bumbs" can mean almost anything from cystic chnages to an allergic reaction. An exam is needed to determine the definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is having a bump under eye normal after contusion?

Is having a bump under eye normal after contusion?

Bump under eye: Following a contusion, there can be bleeding in the periorbita as we have muscles and fat with many blood vessels, a contusion may cause bleedingm which may form a collection of blood hematoma. It usually absorbs with time. If a lump persists the hematoma may become organized, explaining the lump related to a contusion. The question would be is it related to the contusion? ...Read more

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Hard bump under eye, only visible when eye moves. Slightly red when it moves. About half an inch long in 3 year old kid?

Hard bump under eye, only visible when eye moves. Slightly red when it moves. About half an inch long in 3 year old kid?

See doctor: Hard to tell from description, but 1/2 inch in a three year old eye is large I would have it examined. ...Read more

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How to get rid of milia under eyes? I seem I have turble with these bumps and I want to know how to get rid of them naturally...

How to get rid of milia under eyes? I seem I have turble with these bumps and I want to know how to get rid of them naturally...

Milia: Milia usually disappear on their own in a few weeks. Wash your face with warm water daily. If your skin seems oily, especially around the nose area, you can also use a mild moisturizing soap, such as dove. Make sure to pat dry. ...Read more

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I threw up now I have a bump and swelling under eye that hurts?

I threw up now I have a bump and swelling under eye that hurts?

See your eye doctor: If you had vigorous vomiting, and now you see a bump under your eye, you need to see an eye doctor to determine what that bump is. It could be something benign. However, this can't be determined unless it's examined under a slitlamp microscope to identify exactly what it is, diagnose it, and treated if necessary. Hopefully, it is something easy to treat. Call your doctor now. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice please! I got punched right in my eye! It's swollen almost shut, I have a bump under eye and it's whole red and painful! What shoul I do?

Exam: Get an exam by ophthalmologist. You may have orbital fracture or injury to the globe (eye ball). Use cool compresses to limit swelling. ...Read more

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Red bump under eye on a 5 year old could it be exama?

Red bump under eye on a 5 year old could it be exama?

Possible..: ...But more likely a sty (a small infection). The treatment is different, so you need to have a doctor look at it to confirm what it is before you decide what to do. ...Read more

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My skin below my lower lashes is swollen/red/puffy, worse in mornings. Dry, flaky skin under eyes and eyelids. Bumps on eyelids?

My skin below my lower lashes is swollen/red/puffy, worse in mornings. Dry, flaky skin under eyes and eyelids. Bumps on eyelids?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, however the puffiness under the eyes may be due to excessive intake of salt, try reducing your salt consumption. For dryness use an emollient like Vaseline.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Tried to pop pimple like bump under eye on cheekbone. It instantly swoll my whole cheekbone up to my eye. Very swollen and nervous. What could this be?

Tried to pop pimple like bump under eye on cheekbone. It instantly swoll my whole cheekbone up to my eye. Very swollen and nervous. What could this be?

Worrisome: Popping a pimple in this area can release germs into the surrounding skin. The localized reaction can be huge, and bacteria entering the veins in the area could cause a nasty cellulitis or worse. Go in today and have this evaluated before you get into more trouble. ...Read more

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I have little tiny bumps on my eye lid and under eyes ther not white.! and I have acne.

I have little tiny bumps on my eye lid and under eyes ther not white.! and I have acne.

Apply heat asap: You may have stye developing; apply hot towel without burning your skin to eyelids. If you do this 20-50 times per session (hot towel in hot water over your stye (avoid pushing on eye); re-heating when towel gets cold (like hot towel push ups), it will open the meibomian gland and allow the stye to resolve usually less than 3-4d. See eyemd otherwise. ...Read more

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It seems as though I have a heat rash or heat bumps on my forehead & under eyes, the affected skin is rough, what can I do to get my skin back to norm?

It seems as though I have a heat rash or heat bumps on my forehead & under eyes, the affected skin is rough, what can I do to get my skin back to norm?

Allergies: This is a form of allergy called allergic dermatitis. You can use cold compresses and a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more