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Stinging In Eye Lacrimal Caruncle
Why does my lacrimal caruncle hurt? Today everytime I blink my eye it stings. Is it because I recently got new glasses and the constant tear in my eye
15 years old. Lacrimal caruncle on the right eye is a bit swollen, red, have a small dark-red dot (look like blood) and stinging, ithcing. What is it?
Eye red: It may be an infection so seek care from a physician ...Read more
My lacrimal caruncle is itching alot and there is a certain sting in my left eye very time I shut it. I think there is pimple growing inside eyelid.
My lacrimal caruncle in left eye has been discolored (brown-green)for years. However, I just recently noticed that it has grown. Should I be concerned?
Yes: Please consult a board certified ophthalmologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Unknown: There is no actual known function for this universal tissue piece on the nasal side of all eyes. In fact, if it is surgically removed it will grow back, so the eye seems to want it to be there. ...Read more
Why does my lacrimal caruncle burn sometimes? It gets red and painful and it's difficult to open my eye. It only lasts some minutes
What is a yellow bump in left lacrimal caruncle? Been 2 weeks, no pain, slight itch, extremely dry eyes, slight pressure felt.
Lacrimal caruncle in my right eye is red and inflamed for two days. I figured it would go away but it hurts to touch or blink and feels tired. Help!!?
Lacrimal carbuncle: You should see an ophthalmologist pronto! If you have access to an ophthalmological ER that would be the place to be seen. We are talking about your eye here. Don't dawdle! ...Read more
Lacrimal caruncle is red, itchy, stings. (especially when I wake up) along with lower eyelids. I use lubricant drops and drops for the spring allergy?
I was in the shower and suddenly I felt an intense stinging in my lacrimal caruncle! It's really red, what would cause this?
I have a small white lump very similar to a pimple on the lacrimal caruncle of my left eye. No pain, no itch. What could this be? It's been 3 days now
Hard to tell: This is something that needs to be seen in "real time" by your doctor. ...Read more
Mucus & air comes from my left eye when I blow my nose from the back of lacrimal caruncle. It seems to detach from eye a little. What is solution?
I have severe itching of the lacrimal caruncle area and constant tearing. I take zyrtec (cetirizine) and Pataday daily- no relief. Any suggestions?
Ophthalmologist: If you are having continual symptoms of the eyes that is not resolved by your medications, then you should see your primary care physician or an Ophthalmologist (eye specialist). ...Read more
I don't know if it's always been this way, but my left lacrimal caruncle looks bigger & redder than my right. Optometrist next week. Malignancy?
Doubtful!: While cancer can occur anywhere, it is still relatively rare, especially there. You are doing the best thing by getting it checked though, to be sure. Avoid scents and aerosols and use only hypoallergenic skin care products as irritation from scents and aerosols can cause irritation to the eyes, as well as to the linings of the respiratory tract (ears, nose, throat and lungs) and to the skin. ...Read more
My left lacrimal caruncle looks bigger & redder than my right. I have no clue if it's always been this way but I'm very scared of malignancy.?
Lacrimal duct: Infections are far more common and more easily treatable than malignancy, so see a doctor for that or send photos ...Read more
Why do superior + inferior lacrimal punctum and medial canthus and caruncle itch so bad and the eyes are dry?
Can be eye allergy only have itching on caruncle, superior+inferior lacrimal punctum? Will allergy immunotheraphy work if oral+eyedrop meds not work?
Sounds like allergy to preservative in eyedrops as itchiness is in drainage area: sup and inf punctae
stop eye drops and use only oral med antihistaminic. ...Read more
Bad itching in caruncle, superior +inferior lacrimal punctum, n dryeyes. Md said allergy, but no meds work on me, don't use eye makeup, lenses 7months. Help?
Get second opinion: Allergies cause itching ; tearing. Over-the-counter allergy medicine ; eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eyedrop. Blepharitis also causes itching ; this can occur with allergies. It's a minor infection of the eyelids. Crusting ; tearing is common. Warm compress with daily baby shampoo washing of the eyelids helps relieve this. Severe cases are placed on antibiotics by your doctor. ...Read more
Inflammation and redness of/near Lacrimal caruncle. I am using eye drops for dry eyes. Is it due to allergy?
May Be Get Checked: It may be allergy but I will recommend you get it checked by your Opthalmologist ...Read more
I have white spot on my right eye caruncle. What is it? Itch a little, notice just recently. What possible remedy??
Cyst?: This fleshy tissue in the corner of your eye often reveals small yellowishish white "bumps" called oil glands and sweat glands. Sometimes cysts develop in this area. Mostly benign changes, however if something is brand new, irritating, increased redness or discharge, I would recommend an examination to be reassured that it's not serious. For itchiness, you may try Zaditor, an over the counter med ...Read more
My caruncle hurts and I can't tell if it has a little swelling but when I blink it hurts. Could it be the start of pink eye?
Possilble: It could be allergic or infectious Conjunctivits so try using warm compress and if it does not get better in 2 days then try to see a doctor for a correct dignosis. ...Read more
Photo/exam: It is difficult to say without an examination. What you see may be normally occurring sebaceous glands, cysts, hairs, mucous, concretions. Most lesions are benign and rarely malignant. Have a checkup by an Eye MD. ...Read more
If you flush your eyes with water, will you experience sharp pain in the caruncle which would then result in bloodshot eyes?
Not usually.: The water flush could dislodge or move a foreign body item which could be felt or painful (even an eyelash trapped). Otherwise, dry or sensitive corneas could be more symptomatic from the force of the flush or exposed nerves. Lastly, consider if the water wasn't "pure" or had any contamination or acid/base problems involved. ...Read more
In my eye The Caruncle is swollen. It has gotten bigger over the years. I'm 61 now and it sometimes secretes fluid. When I was 8 years old the doct?
See a doctor: My advice go and see a doctor Eye are very precious do not gamble with your sight go and see a doctor please ...Read more
My eye caruncle color is going abnormal day by day and the redness is spreading throughout the eyes, there was and disorder since one year,?
Eye exam: Please see an ophthalmologist for ongoing evaluation and therapy. ...Read more
I had conjunctivitis last week but it went away now my caruncle is swollen and my left eye is dry and it hurts when I try to put eyedrops in.
How should I clean the yellow discharge (about a drop) in the eye (caruncle) and a more translucent goo that appears on my eyeball nightly?
Gently: I use a clean wet q-tip and carefully sweep away or roll away the collected mucus from the corner of the eye. It may require more than one q- tip. You may also use a clean wet washcloth too. ...Read more
My left eye is experiencing some discomfort. No pain just feels weird. From my caruncle to medial limbus, the white part of eye is red and bloodshot?
Red eye: Go see your Optometrist or Ophthalmologist for complete evaluation. You may have an infection, inflammation, glaucoma, foreign body, who knows. Do make sure your vision is ok in each eye separately. And check to make sure you can see in all directions (visual fields) from each eye separately. But in the end, you should still seek in-person examination. ...Read more
My 3 year old son has been diagnosed with an inflamed caruncle (corner of his eye is red no discharge). Is this normal? They want him to take steriods
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