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I have a very small blackish-brown spot on upper eyelid. I just noticed it. What could it be? Worried!

I have a very small blackish-brown spot on upper eyelid. I just noticed it. What could it be? Worried!

Not likely!: Pigmented spots are always a concern in regards to their malignant potential. These. Spots are more frequent in darker skinned people, but more concerning in light colored people. Take a good, high quality, well lite photo and if you feel the lesion is growing have it evaluated! ...Read more

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I woke up with a light purple spot under my upper right eyelid, what could cause this?

I woke up with a light purple spot under my upper right eyelid, what could cause this?

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

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Painful white spot on inside of upper eyelid thats been there for at least month but didnt start to be painful till today. Putting a warm cloth on it ?

Painful white spot on inside of upper eyelid thats been there for at least month but didnt start to be painful till today. Putting a warm cloth on it ?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination, however, your description suggests a chalazion and you should see an eye doctor. You may consult this site for information on this topic: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001006.htm ...Read more

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I have this red spot in the corner of my eyelid and it hurts what is wrong with it ?

I have this red spot in the corner of my eyelid and it hurts what is wrong with it ?

Eyelid red spot: Your description is most commonly related to a stye but other issues (such as blocked lacrimal system, blepharitis, cellulitis, and other lid lesions) can also cause this. I would go see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had a white spot on the rim of my lower eyelid for the last 2 months. It is small but noticeable and it doesn't hurt. What is this & how to treat?

I've had a white spot on the rim of my lower eyelid for the last 2 months. It is small but noticeable and it doesn't hurt. What is this & how to treat?

Inclusion cyst: What u describe ads being painless fits a skin inclusion cyst. It can be easily needled out by your ophthalmologist. It could also be an inflamed meibomian gland but that it has a little pain and is yellowish. ...Read more

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I have this red spot on the inside of my lower eyelid?

I have this red spot on the inside of my lower eyelid?

Could be a stye: See your ophthalmologist to evaluate this and make sure it is nothing more serious. ...Read more

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I have a spot on my eyelid that looks like a dry skin patch. It is slightly raised. Should I be concerned?

I have a spot on my eyelid that looks like a dry skin patch. It is slightly raised. Should I be concerned?

Steroid cream: I would try spot treatment for a week or so with otc Hydrocortisone cream. If it doesn't go away then you should definitely have it checked. ...Read more

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Black spot on lower inner eyelid.It is only visible when i pull the lower eyelid down. What could it be? No pain or irritation.

Black spot on lower inner eyelid.It is only visible when i pull the lower eyelid down. What could it be? No pain or irritation.

Have it checked: While many pigment spots on the eyelid or inner conjunctiva tissue can be benign or safe, some, just like changes anywhere on the skin, can be serious and need treatment. Best to have it examined by an eye MD & get some photos so the area can be compared over time if that's necessary too. Also, protect the eyes from ultraviolet damage & risks by using quality UV protection sunglasses. ...Read more

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I have a light brown spot on my eyelid, above the lashes. Very light and easy to miss, but present. Pigment or cause for concern?

I have a light brown spot on my eyelid, above the lashes. Very light and easy to miss, but present. Pigment or cause for concern?

Probably normal: Many people develop pigmented lesions on eyelids. The overwhelming number are benign skin lesions called a nevus or similar issues. You should have your primary care doctor take a look. ...Read more

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Black spot on lower inner eyelid. It is only visable when i pull the lower eyelid down. What could it be? Going to opthamologist asap

Black spot on lower inner eyelid. It is only visable when i pull the lower eyelid down. What could it be? Going to opthamologist asap

Plugged Duct: If the black spot is located in the corner of your eye near your nose it could be a blocked lacrimal duct. Put warm compress (not hot) over eye and see if it improves while you wait for your ophthalmologist appt. ...Read more

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I have a red spot in my lower eyelid. Now i see a little white stringy fluid around it. Should i be worried? Should i just let it pass?

I have a red spot in my lower eyelid. Now i  see a little white stringy fluid around it. Should i be worried? Should i just let it pass?

Stye or a Chalazion : More often than not the red spot is a stye or a chalazion! they can burst and have yellow stringy stuff come out and it may be infected. My suggestion is start warm compresses to the lids 10 minutes at a time, twice daily and see your ophthalmologist soon. ...Read more

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Recently i see some dry, flaky, red, itchy patches on my eyelid, at first it was just a little spot on one eyelid, but now it's bigger and more, please help?

Recently i see some dry, flaky, red, itchy patches on my eyelid, at first it was just a little spot on one eyelid, but now it's bigger and more, please help?

Eyelid Dermatitis: It sounds like you have some dermatitis on your eyelid. This can be due to a condition called seborrheic dermatitis or could be due to an allergy. Rarely this can be an actinic keratosis which is pre-cancerous lesion. It is best that you have this checked by your dermatologist or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Strange blood spot rash on inside lower eyelid..What could this be?

Strange blood spot rash on inside lower eyelid..What could this be?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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A white tiny spot has just appeared on the inside and in the middle of my upper eyelid. My eyes've been itchy and gooyee for few days. What do i do?

A white tiny spot has just appeared on the inside and in the middle of my upper eyelid. My eyes've been itchy and gooyee for few days. What do i do?

Might be infected: You might have conjunctivitis. You need to be seen by your primary care provider or an opthamologist so they can do a full examination and determine if you have any damage to your conjunctiva or foreign body irritating it. ...Read more

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If I touch my brow area at the right spot, there's a minor pain (a nerve?), which makes my eyelid fold not fold properly What is this? My eye is fine.

If I touch my brow area at the right spot, there's a minor pain (a nerve?), which makes my eyelid fold not fold properly What is this? My eye is fine.

Could just be from a : Low brow position that's normal for you. You may be pressing on an area in the brow this very close to the supraorbital nerve complex. By doing so you may be displacing your eyelid fold. This should be no problem. Just don't touch the sensitive area, if it's causing you pain, and making your eyes feel droopy when it's normal.. ...Read more