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White bump on eyelid?

White bump on eyelid?

Hard to say.: Milia or xanthelasma if many. Chalazion or hordeolum if on eyelid margin. ...Read more

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Small bump in my eyelid? I have had this small bump in my right eyelid for about 2-3 months, after my previous stye went away. What should I do?

You : You should see an ophthalmologist. Typical conservative treatment involves warm compresses and antibiotic drops such as Azasite antibiotic drops, which seem to penetrate the lid tissue, may be useful. If there is significant inflamation, oral antibiotics may be useful as well. The bump is probably an chalasion, which is a swelling in the eyelid from a blockage in the meibomian gland, that secretes meibomian fluid as part of the tear solution. If the bump is not going away, a quick surgical procedure in the office can usually resolve the problem. ...Read more

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Stye is all drained out. Eyelid back to regular color but, there is still a small bump?

Stye is all drained out. Eyelid back to regular color but, there is still a small bump?

Be patient: It will slowly get smaller, and sometimes there will be a tiny bump left. If it doesn't affect your vision, or bother you too much just let it go. ...Read more

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A small bump formed in my eyelid after a stye went away a week ago what can it be? I have a small flat bump in my top left eyelid. Its not very visible but i can feel it with my finger and at times when i blink. It immediatly followed the stye i had got r

A small bump formed in my eyelid after a stye went away a week ago what can it be? I have a small flat bump in my top left eyelid. Its not very visible but i can feel it with my finger and at times when i blink. It immediatly followed the stye i had got r

Probably stye: Styes are accumulation of greasy oily material in the eyelids that occur when the eyelid oil glands become plugged up. Why this happens is unknown, but it is a fairly common problem. If the stye is small it will usually respond to application of warm compresses. If it becomes enlarged and swollen then it may require surgical drainage. An eye examination would be prudent. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump in the middle of my right eye... Hi! i am 18 years old and i noticed a small bump on the inside of my eyelid almost in the center of my eye. It only hurts a little when i mash on it. I do not think it it a stye because it is not on the

This : This is most likely a chalazion which is an obstruction of an oil gland in the eyelid. Warm soaks 3-4 times a day can help, but if it does not resolve, you need to see an ophthalmologist for treatment which may be medical or surgical. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump (cist) that just appeared on the inside of my left eyelid..Is there anything special I should do to treat this?

I have a small white bump (cist) that just appeared on the inside of my left eyelid..Is there anything special I should do to treat this?

Yes: Gentle massage with eye closed with warm compress. Also can let 'no tears' shampoo run through eyes and help clean out glands. Use j&j name brand baby shampoo, some generics burn. If not improving see eye doctor. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump on my right upper conner eyelid like closer to my nose .It has been their for awhile .Dosent hurt unless pressure .

I have a small white bump on my right upper  conner  eyelid  like closer to my nose .It has been their for awhile  .Dosent hurt unless pressure .

See your doctor: This type of bump is usually a benign condition, such as a skin tag or blocked oil gland. An eye doctor or dermatologist can evaluate it for you and offer treatment options. ...Read more

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Small single white bump in the "wet" part of eyelid, close to my eye. It doesn't hurt, itch or irritate. About 1 millimeter small. Can this be herpes?

Small single white bump in the "wet" part of eyelid, close to my eye. It doesn't hurt, itch or irritate. About 1 millimeter small. Can this be herpes?

Probably not herpes: If this dot is next to the colored part of the eye on the nasal or temporal side, it is probably a normal structure called the pingueculum. It might have a slightly yellowish tint. This is your eyes protection against wind, dust and uv light. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump in the corner of my eye, on the inner lining of my upper eyelid. It's a bit painful and uncomfortable. How do i get rid of it?

I have a small white bump in the corner of my eye, on the inner lining of my upper eyelid. It's a bit painful and uncomfortable. How do i get rid of it?

Stye: this is most likely a stye or infected oil gland in your eye. Usually resolves on its own but you may apply warm compress 3-4 times a day for 10-15 min at a time. See your eye doctor is there's no improvement. ...Read more

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