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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 that's been there for at least month but didn't start to be painful till today. Putting a warm cloth on it?

Painful white spot on inside of upper eyelid that's been there for at least month but didn't 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

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Red dry spot on my right eyelid. My eye feels heavy. Should I see gp?

Red dry spot on my right eyelid. My eye feels heavy. Should I see gp?

Yes: Difficult to make a diagnosis online and with limited information. It could be an early chalazion or even an eyelid cancer. It needs to be assessed on exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've found a little yellow/white spot at the top of my eyelid to the corner close to my nose, how do I get rid of it?

I've found a little yellow/white spot at the top of my eyelid to the corner close to my nose, how do I get rid of it?

Cyst?: It could be a cyst. Are there any other symptoms or signs? If it is a cyst, the are benigh and sometimes go away on their own. But they can be easily removed in the office too. ...Read more

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Have red swollen eyelid for 4 days I get yellow discharge from it every morning but don't have a yellow spot on it and don't know if it's a stye?

Have red swollen eyelid for 4 days I get yellow discharge from it every morning but don't have a yellow spot on it and don't know if it's a stye?

It is infection: You have infection in your eye which will need an antibiotic. You should see your doctor (primary care) or see an eye specilaist whomsoever can see you today or tomorrow. A Red eye will not go away itself without antibiotics. A stye is not associated with yellow discharge, this is more like infection in the eye (Conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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My eyelids hurt until I pull the lash that causes the pain out. It is usually near the skin and it is not trichotillomania the paincomes each month, right in the middle of each eyelid. I always pull so many lashes out that I end up with a huge bald spot.

My eyelids hurt until I pull the lash that causes the pain out. It is usually near the skin and it is not trichotillomania the paincomes each month, right in the middle of each eyelid. I always pull so many lashes out that I end up with a huge bald spot.

Trichiasis: Misdirected eyelashes (trichiasis) or eyelashes growing from the wrong place (distichiasis) that invert and rub on the surface of the eye (cornea), are very irritating. The symptoms of scratchiness, tearing and pain are common. Sometimes it can lead to a corneal abrasion, infection and scarring. The lashes can be epilated (pulled). If they recur then electrolysis or minor surgical procedure. ...Read more

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What could cause temple and eye twitching also I have a white spot that came up on my left eyelid?

What could cause temple and eye twitching also I have a white spot that came up on my left eyelid?

Stress, maybe: Temple & eye twitching, if sparing other facial muscles, is usually seen in stressful situations, caffeine/stimulant use, fatigue, eye strain. Partial seizures or certain disorders of facial nerves could be present. White spots on eyelids are probably unrelated. Do you have red spots/blisters (shingles)?, headaches?, loss of balance? Trouble chewing? Hearing? Double vision? ...Read more

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I have a white spot on the inside of my upper eyelid. Its not a stye. Looks like the stringy discharge that collects at corner of the eye in morning.

I have a white spot on the inside of my upper eyelid. Its not a stye. Looks like the stringy discharge that collects at corner of the eye in morning.

Hordeolum: Does seem likely. You can safely wash your eyelids every night and morning with 1/4 strength baby shampoo and apply warm compresses to try to get it to settle down. (You could sleep with a warmed eye mask on, the type with gel that you get at a drug or discount store). Wash your lashes well with Q tip. See a doc if it doesn't go away soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Eye strain, swollen lid, black spot on eyelid. What could it be?

Eye strain, swollen lid, black spot on eyelid. What could it be?

Anything!: Difficult to diagnose with just a handful of words over the internet. That being said, eyes are critical organs; I would definitely seek immediate medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What could a Bubbly bump on top of my iris with red spot around it creating a stye on inside of my eyelid be? Could I have something stuck in my eye?

What could a Bubbly bump on top of my iris with red spot around it creating a stye on inside of my eyelid be? Could I have something stuck in my eye?

Unlikely: I assume only the eyelid is involved and mention of the iris is only for localizing. Having a stye on the inside of the lid can be quite uncomfortable since it seems to poke the eye. Try applying warm soaks several times a day. Antibiotics are not always necessary. ...Read more