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Pimple under left eyelid, eye very sore....?

Pimple under left eyelid, eye very sore....?

Likely a stye: Use hot compresses as often as possible. If there is no improvement in a few days, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy . Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye . It's itchy . Kindly help. ?

Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy . Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye . It's itchy . Kindly help. ?

Eczema : It's possible that you have eczema affecting your brows and corners of your eyelids. This condition can also affect other parts of your body, like behind your ears, elbows, behind your knees, etc. avoid your eyelids, but you may trial hydrocortisone 2.5% cream to the brows 2-3 times per day to see if you respond well enough. The eyelids require prescription grade ophthalmic ointment. ...Read more

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Are the red pustules under my eyes eczema?

Are the red pustules under my eyes eczema?

Not really!: Eczema causes dry, course, rough, darkened skin, but not really postules, unless you get an infection! ...Read more

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Small skin coloured bumps & pimples on forehead. Sometime becomes red, itchy and pus filled. face skin is clear except the forehead area since long.

Small skin coloured bumps & pimples on forehead. Sometime becomes red, itchy and pus filled. face skin is clear except the forehead area since long.

Pimples on forehead: IF YOU WEAR A HAT OR A CAP, STOP IMMEDIATELY. TRY AN ACNE WASH AND APPLY A BENZOYL PEROXIDE LOTION OR CEAM TWICE DAILY. STOP EATING NUTS, CHOCOLATE, AND TOO MANY DAIRY PRODUCTS ...Read more

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Black dry raised spots on under my eye by the cheek bone area?

Black dry raised spots on under my eye by the cheek bone area?

Keratosis: Most likely these are seborrheic keratoses - elevated, rough overgrowth of the epithelium common in aging. If you are young, they more likely are plugged glands in the skin in which the secretions have become dry, and oxidize on the surface turning grey-black. They can be expressed with a comedone extractor. ...Read more

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Little white pimple like dots near my eye?

Little white pimple like dots near my eye?

Milia: Milia are tiny epidermal cysts that typically form around the eyes or nose (or both). They are not dangerous, but they might get larger. A dermatologist can remove them for you if you find them unsightly or bothersome. ...Read more

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Tiny white lumps under the skin on the chin, temples and neck that arenot milia?

Tiny white lumps under the skin on the chin, temples and neck that arenot milia?

Many causes : These can represent a number of benign growths including variants of cysts or hair follicle growths. See a dermatologist who may biopsy a small area to diagnose the lesions and recommend treatment options. ...Read more

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Small pustule under eye, how to remove?

Small pustule under eye, how to remove?

Hot compresses: Depending on the size and cause, frequent hot compresses are a good first step to increase blood flow and encourage drainage. If it doesn't resolve or if symptoms worsen or vision is affected, then recommend seeing your primary care doctor or eye doctor for consideration of the need for antibiotics. ...Read more

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What causes tiny little red spots on skin near my eyes?

What causes tiny little red spots on skin near my eyes?

May be cherry: Angioma. Of no medical consequence, see a dermatologist or oculoplastic surgeon for more details and help. ...Read more

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Small pimples in my left eyelid?

Small pimples in my left eyelid?

Stye: Possibly a chalazion (stye). Try warm compresses. If it doesn't improve, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My eye lids are swollen and flaking. There tiny bumps it burns?

My eye lids are swollen and flaking. There tiny bumps it burns?

Eyelids.: There are several considerations from eborrheic dermatitis to rosceae. Only way tell see physician or eye dr. To make diagnosis. Rosaceae can defect eye function so don't wait, get examined. ...Read more

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How can I clear pores on face, esp. nose & chin? Nose pores are dark, under bottom lip are small white bumps, both make whitish solid when squeezed

How can I clear pores on face, esp. nose & chin? Nose pores are dark, under bottom lip are small white bumps, both make whitish solid when squeezed

Pores: Without a closeup exam I cannot say for certain but the pores are part of the normal anatomy of your skin and they are full of sebum (oil) from below. When it gets to the surface it oxidizes and turns dark. To try to "clean" them you would be as successful as King Canute ordering the tide to hold back at his command. You must know how successful that was unless you are a Republican!! ...Read more

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I have small spots under skin in small patches on my forhead and under my nose?

I have small spots under skin in small patches on my forhead and under my nose?

Spots Under Skin: The spots under your skin could be sebaceous hyperplasia, milia, comedones, cysts or other. Without seeing the spots it is difficult to make a diagnosis. See your local dermatologist. ...Read more

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Small lump under skin near anus. What are these bumps?

Small lump under skin near anus. What are these bumps?

Anal Warts???: That's impossible to answer like this. Go see a doctor. Stds come to mind - warts, secondary shypillis, herpes ... See where this is going? Go see a doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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Thank YOU! I picked at a tiny pimple under eye, and it swelled up. Infection is now gone after antibiotics, but area swells up upon arising each am?

I would recommend: that you go back to your doctor and have them examine you again. You may have a cyst there that may become infected again. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Tried to pop pimple like bump under eye on cheekbone. It instantly swoll my whole cheekbone up to my eye. Very swollen and nervous. What could this be?

Tried to pop pimple like bump under eye on cheekbone. It instantly swoll my whole cheekbone up to my eye. Very swollen and nervous. What could this be?

Worrisome: Popping a pimple in this area can release germs into the surrounding skin.The localized reaction can be huge, and bacteria entering the veins in the area could cause a nasty cellulitis or worse.Go in today and have this evaluated before you get into more trouble. ...Read more

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Are pimples caused by germs and bacteria? I had pimples near my nose and cheek under eye & I used benzoyl peroxide. It seems to be working. Bacteria?

Bacteria: Bacterial growth in the hair follicles results in pimples and benzoyl peroxide is a good medication for it.
Please consult this site for effective home care for acne.
http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment
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I have little tiny bumps on my eye lid and under eyes ther not white .! and I have acne .

I have little tiny bumps on my eye lid and under eyes ther not white .! and I have acne .

Apply heat asap: You may have stye developing; apply hot towel without burning your skin to eyelids. If you do this 20-50 times per session (hot towel in hot water over your stye (avoid pushing on eye); re-heating when towel gets cold (like hot towel push ups), it will open the meibomian gland and allow the stye to resolve usually less than 3-4d. See eyemd otherwise. ...Read more

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What kind of infection do I have? Small white pimple sized bumps on eye-lid?

What kind of infection do I have? Small white pimple sized bumps on eye-lid?

See ophthalmologist: Descriptors are hard to give the clear idea. Photo might help, but best see an ophthalmologist! ...Read more

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Are there any homemade remedies to get rid of acne and dark circles under eyes?

Are there any homemade remedies to get rid of acne and dark circles under eyes?

Home remedies: I do not know of any home remedies for these problems. You can try a good skin cleanser and benzoyl peroxide for the acne and get a nasal steroid for the dark circles under the eyes. The dark circles are the result of allergies the inflammation in the nose causes a back up of the venous drainage in the nose. This backup causes the dark circles in the eyes. (go bucks). Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any homemade remedy's to get rid of acne and dark circles under eyes?

Are there any homemade remedy's to get rid of acne and dark circles under eyes?

Yes, a few: More sleep, eat normally, decrease salt. Acne may be modified by home cures such as gently using cleansers for face for acne. ...Read more

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Im 16 and noticed a pimple like bump under my eye/eyelashes its been there for a while its rlly small it doesnt hurt but what is it?

Im 16 and noticed a pimple like bump under my eye/eyelashes its been there for a while its rlly small it doesnt hurt but what is it?

?: Could be a stye or a chalazion. A stye is painful so I doubt you have one. Have it checked by your primary care doctor who may or may not send you to an ophthalmologist.Good luck. ...Read more

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Pimple on the skin under the eye about an inch down. Popped the small one now a bigger one came up. It has been red and contains a white head. ?

Pimple on the skin under the eye about an inch down. Popped the small one now a bigger one came up. It has been red and contains a white head. ?

Acne: It is not a good idea to pop pimples, it causes more scarring that if you leave it alone. See this site for home care for acne. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more

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How do I treat a pimple under the eyelid.? Have a small pimple under my left eye that doesn't want to go away. The pimple feels like a hump.

How do I treat  a pimple under the eyelid.?  Have  a small  pimple under my left eye that doesn't want to go away.  The pimple  feels like a  hump.

Chalazion: A persistent bump under the skin of the eyelid is usually a chalazion, a cyst which encloses the debris from the battle of your body to overcome what starts as a stye. If small it can be ignored but if it embarrasses or bothers you, see your ophthalmologist who can remove it in a quick office procedure. ...Read more

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I think i have a cystic pimple on my cheek. There is one small hard spot surrounded by swelling up to my eye. How do I get the swelling to go down??

I think i have a cystic pimple on my cheek.  There is one small hard spot surrounded by swelling up to my eye.  How do I get the swelling to go down??

Cystic pimple: Could be a range of reasons: Send photo to diagnose you properly & find right treatment. For now put a hot cuetip or fingertip with out burning the skin and gently push on pimple without popping it. We can show you on video how to do this if questions. Likely oil glands are clogged & causing pimple. ...Read more

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I'm a 20 y.O. Male and I just noticed a tiny bump right below my eye/eyelash. It is not red or painful, just a noticeable bump like pimple. What is it?

I'm a 20 y.O. Male and I just noticed a tiny bump right below my eye/eyelash. It is not red or painful, just a noticeable bump like pimple. What is it?

Several possible: Numerous skin lesions could match your description. Most likely are epithelial inclusion cyst, skin tag, papilloma, lid margin nevus, small chalazion among others. Malignant lesions like basal cell carcinoma are possible, but quite rare at this age. You should be examined by an ophthalmologist for diagnosis and advice, including possible removal or biopsy if the lesion is suspicious or bothering. ...Read more

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I have a small white pimple in the middle of my tear duct of my right eye. What is it and how can I get rid of it ? Thank you

I have a small white pimple in the middle of my tear duct of my right eye. What is it and how can I get rid of it ? Thank you

See MD: Without actually seeing the lesion, it's impossible to tell you exactly what it is or how to treat it ( Docs aren't supposed to do that on HealthTap anyway). Best to talk to your PCP especially if it is painful or red. ...Read more

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My skin looks really horrible I have black eyelids and under eyes red acne marks puffy eyes everyone says I look old im only 18 Dull skin?

My skin looks really horrible I have black eyelids and under eyes red acne marks puffy eyes everyone says I look old im only 18 Dull skin?

Get seen: This sounds like a combination of acne, melasma, and perhaps something else. You need a good history, physical exam, a thyroid check and a dermatology consult. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more