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Doctor insights on: Sudden Purple Spot On Eyelid

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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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I've just developed small purple spots on the top and bottom of my eyelid, what does this mean?, will this go away?

I've just developed small purple spots on the top and bottom of my eyelid, what does this mean?, will this go away?

Have it checked by: Your eye doctor under a slit lamp. That would be the best to see what it actually is for diagnosis. Hard to say from this as you need to provide more info and medical and ocular history. How long it's been going on? Which eye or both eyes? What exposure to anything, previous infections? These are all important considerations. Take care. Good luck now. ...Read more

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I noticed a spot under my eye. It is red and appears to be sunken in like a hole with purple spider viens in and around. What could this be?

I noticed a spot under my eye. It is red and appears to be sunken in like a hole with purple spider viens in and around. What could this be?

You really need to: Have this checked out! Your eye doctor can see it iunder a slit lamp microscope and tell you exactly what's going on. Any inflammation will have dilated capillaries surrounding it. The key is to get to it early, and see what else is going on INSIDE the eyeball too! So, don't delay! It may be nothing, and then it may be something! We can't diagnose on this forum, but your doctor can! Call now! ...Read more

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I have a dark purple spot appeared on my skin under my eye, my eye is sore, itchy and weeping and slight blurry vision?

I have a dark purple spot appeared on my skin under my eye, my eye is sore, itchy and weeping and slight blurry vision?

Pigmented lesion: You should see an oculoplastic surgeon for consideration of observation or biopsy of pigmented area. ...Read more

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My friend has a purple spot on the side of his nose, just down from his eye. He won't go to a doctor. Could it be skin cancer?

My friend has a purple spot on the side of his nose, just down from his eye. He won't go to a doctor. Could it be skin cancer?

Lesions: All suspicious lesions that are pigmented - and have changed in appearance (border irregularity) or grown deserve a biopsy to ensure its not a cancer. See your primary physician to be sure. ...Read more

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Are purple spots on my eye dangerous?

Are purple spots on my eye dangerous?

Probably not: While they are probably not dangerous, it is difficult to tell you what they are without seeing them. Probably the best advise would be to see an ophthalmologist who can help you. ...Read more

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I have two light purple spots in the whites of my left eye. Should I be worried?

I have two light purple spots in the whites of my left eye. Should I be worried?

Spots in the eyes: This may just be pigmentation that is visible in your eyes, however, you should have an eye exam and have it looked at to make sure ...Read more

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What do purple squiggly lines beneath my eyelids mean?

What do purple squiggly lines beneath my eyelids mean?

Veins: They are likely superficial veins. Nothing of concern except possibly cosmetic. ...Read more

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How to treat purple eyelid! In a day.?

How to treat purple eyelid! In a day.?

Answer: Sounds like blood under the skin. Clinique makes a Cole Lee to hide it. Will not go away as fast as you want it to. ...Read more

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My sons eyelid is a purple and puffy, is that a shiner?

My sons eyelid is a purple and puffy, is that a shiner?

Sometimes: Depends upon the history. Did he get struck around the eye with a fist, a ball or some blunt object so that he has bruising around the eye? Is there swelling? Was the eye struck and is the vision ok? Or did the purple appear with no outside force which could indicate a blood disorder, or tumor? Have your ophthalmologist see your son and sort this out. ...Read more

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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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My upper eyelids are swollen are purple. Worse in evening. Blepharitis? Haven't worn make-up or contacts in 3 weeks, using ocusoft lid scrubs. Next?

My upper eyelids are swollen are purple. Worse in evening. Blepharitis? Haven't worn make-up or contacts in 3 weeks, using ocusoft lid scrubs. Next?

Typically: Purple coloration is not caused from just blepharitis. Again seeing this would help in diagnosing and treating. You know how to contact the office, # just in case 801-268-6600. ...Read more

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My eyelids are constantly burning and they have turned dark red/purple, what does this mean?

Allergies: Most likely this is related to seasonal allergies. Try some over the counter eye drops, but if you do not feel better in a few days, go see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What would cause an eyelid to go purple colour all over without any blow to the area -either around it?

What would cause an eyelid to go purple colour all over without any blow to the area -either around it?

Eye Shadow??: Usually purplish discoloration implies bloody extravasation probably secondary to trauma. You state there was no trauma. Could you have a blleding diathesis such as a hemophilia or a previously undetected von Willebrand's Disease. You should be seen by a flesh and blood doc, not a computer doc who can get a better history and physical exam from you. ...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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Top eyelid has been swollen for Five days each day seems a little worse. And now it's purple. No trauma?

Top eyelid has been swollen for Five days each day seems a little worse. And now it's purple. No trauma?

Blepharitis: This can be an infection called blepharitis. You can use a warm wet wash cloth on the eyelid.

See this website:
http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1211763-treatment.
Full treatment includes washing your eyelids and getting an antibiotic eye ointment
See your ophthalmologist ...Read more

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I have a 9 month baby, she going for a week with her bottom eyelid reddish kind of purple her top eyelid gets swollen at times. What can it be?

I have a 9 month baby, she going for a week with her bottom eyelid reddish kind of purple her top eyelid gets swollen at times. What can it be?

Allergy: Most probably allergy. She might also be having some runny nose, cough, and other symptoms of allergy. If only eyelid swelling, more when she wakes up in the morning and resolves during evening, see her pediatrician for evaluation. She might need an office urine exam to rule out any kidney issues. ...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?

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

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What is a good home remedy for a swollen and purple eyelid?

What is a good home remedy for a swollen and purple eyelid?

Swollen eyelid: It depends on the cause of the swelling and discoloration. If it is from trauma (being hit) then ice is the best remedy. If it is from an insect bite or something else then you should see your physician. It could be an infection and should be treated immediately. ...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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My boy friend has a reddish purple lump that is swollen and ssomewhat painful on his eyelid right near his lashes?

Stye: Might be a stye - this article may help you figure out what it is. If the redness spreads out onto the skin of the eyelid, more swelling of the eyelid or rapid worsening on pain see an MD asap.

http://www. Webmd. Com/eye-health/tc/styes-and-chalazia-topic-overview ...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