Top
39
Doctor insights on: What Are The Causes Of Red Itchy Bump Around The Eyes

Share
1

1
What are the causes of red itchy bump around the eye?

What are the causes of red itchy bump around the eye?

Chalazion/hordeolum: Most often, this finding would be the result of a blocked and infected gland or hair follicle of the eyelid. Depending on the location, it could be called a chalazion or hordeolum (stye). Treatment with warm compresses will resolve many of these lesions. See an eye md if the bump is not resolved within a few days of using warm compresses, or anytime if it worsens. Some need to be drained with surg. ...Read more

2

2
I got a tiny bump under right eye for over a couple of months. No pain no itchiness, no redness. New one forming under l left eye. Please advice?

I got a tiny bump under right eye for over a couple of months. No pain no itchiness, no redness. New one forming under l left eye. Please advice?

Chalazion: It is most likely a cyst. Use warm compresses on the eye for twenty minutes or longer each day and the cyst will go away. If not it will increase in size and will have to incised and curetted. ...Read more

3

3
Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?

Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?

Allergies: At this time of year, there are many things floating around in the air that can irritate the eyes. If you do not treat these problems, they can last for months. Try using artificial tears 4x/day in both eyes. You can also use the OTC allergy drop, 'Zatidor' - this is 2x/day. ...Read more

4

4
Currently using betaderm cream, I have itchy red skin with small white bumps around nose, mouth, & eyes. Occurs randomly, what is this issue called?

Currently using betaderm cream, I have itchy red skin with small white bumps around nose, mouth, & eyes. Occurs randomly, what is this issue called?

Stop the cream.: First of all, betaderm (which contains betamethasone) is a strong steroid cream that should not be used on the face. Stop using it. Your pimply rash could be due to the cream itself. If it was there before you started applying betaderm, the most common causes are adult acne and rosacea, both easily treatable by a dermatologist, once he or she makes a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

5

5
I have bloodshot, not itchy eyes, and itchy skin on arms/tops of thighs/below waistline. After scratching, small red bumps appear. Tropical illness?

I have bloodshot, not itchy eyes, and itchy skin on arms/tops of thighs/below waistline. After scratching, small red bumps appear. Tropical illness?

Don't know: I am sorry but I do not know what you have. I can recommend an excellent dermatologist named dr michael whitlow. You can google his name and get the phone number and see if he takes your insurance. ...Read more

7

7
Please describe those red itchy bumps under my eye?

Please describe those red itchy bumps under my eye?

A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more

8

8
What most likely is it if I wake up with a swollen eye, it's a little bump on top of my eye and is red and itchy?

What most likely is it if I wake up with a swollen eye, it's a little bump on top of my eye and is red and itchy?

Stye or chalazion: This may be a stopped up oil gland. Try applying warm clean wash rag as a soak for 5-10 minutes three times a day. If it goes down in size great--if not, see an ophthalmologist as these sometimes need to be drained. ...Read more

9

9
I have what I think is a stye on left lower lid, there is a bump on the outside corner but eye itchy and pull down lid it's real red and some spots?

I have what I think is a stye on left lower lid, there is a bump on the outside corner but eye itchy and pull down lid it's real red and some spots?

Stye: If this occurred rather suddenly, it probably is a stye, which is a blocked oil gland of the eyelid. It can become secondarily infected and can spread to adjacent tissues leading to cellulitis. Most of these styes respond to very warm compresses 3-4 times/day for 10' followed by gentle massage with a washcloth containing a small amount of baby shampoo. After a week, the stye should nearly resolve ...Read more

10

10
22 yr. Old male, with a red, swollen bump under his R eye. Appeared 2 days ago. It is not itchy nor painful. Somewhat hard at the head. Can send a pic?

22 yr. Old male, with a red, swollen bump under his R eye. Appeared 2 days ago. It is not itchy nor painful. Somewhat hard at the head. Can send a pic?

Sty?: This could be a sty or a chalazion. Consult me or another local doc on HealthTap Concierge and I would be happy to help. In the mean time, try placing a warm wet compress (wash cloth) over the area to encourage it to open and drain. ...Read more

11

11
Woke up with upper right eyelid swollen, but eye is not red, painful, or itchy. No bumps. I didn't eat anything different.

Woke up with upper right eyelid swollen, but eye is not red, painful, or itchy. No bumps. I didn't eat anything different.

Many causes!: It could be fluid retention if you sleep on that side, it could be mosquito bite, rubbing of eyes.... Try some cool compress on it. If it persists and recurs, consult a local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

13

13
What kind of doctor do I need to go? Because my itchy red bump in my left eye brow is getting bigger.

What kind of doctor do I need to go? Because my itchy red bump in my left eye brow is getting bigger.

Dermatologist: Start with a dermatologist. That is a doctor who specializes in disorders of the skin. ...Read more

14

14
My eye is red swollen, itchy, painful and has bumps on the inner eyelid the bumps look like small holes. There is discharge seeping from the bumps?

My eye is red swollen, itchy, painful and has bumps on the inner eyelid the bumps look like small holes. There is discharge seeping from the bumps?

Possible stye?: I note you're from the UK. This is a UK based information leaflet.
http://patient. Info/health/stye

I recommend that you seek urgent medical attention however as other serious eye infections need to be rapidly excluded. ...Read more

15

15
I have little raised red bumps around both corners of only my eye left. It's not itchy-just sometimes stings/burns when I wash there. Any ideas?

I have little raised red bumps around both corners of only my eye left. It's not itchy-just sometimes stings/burns when I wash there. Any ideas?

Angular blepharitis: A picture would be very helpful, and length of time. Sudden onset and within the last 5 days would be more concerning. Redness usually indicates inflammation, and in that region probably caused by a low grade, smouldering kind of reaction to a bacteria that normally lives in harmony on our skin. The treatment would be a mild topical antibiotic - steroid combination ...Read more

16

16
I have severe allergies &, in addition to headache/throat, sometimes skin around eyes itches & I get small, itchy bumps that last weeks. Causes? Cures?

I have severe allergies &, in addition to headache/throat, sometimes skin around eyes itches & I get small, itchy bumps that last weeks. Causes? Cures?

Cause:allergies: Cures:you symptoms points to allergies thus you need to see your primarymd to evaluate if you do have allergies and or irritants; what you are allergic to for avoidance, preventive measures, treatment and if you need further work up or a referral to an allergist. ...Read more

17

17
I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat. Cause and medication pls.

I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat. Cause and medication pls.

Allergies: Sounds like you are allergic to something in your environment. This time of year pollen allergies are very common. Avoiding exposure is ideal, but often impractical. Try daily use of otc antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec, Allegra (available generically) and use salt water (saline) nasal spray to clear the passages. If no better, ask your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

18

18
Two days ago, I woke up and the inner corner of my right eye is redder than the left, slightly swollen and is sometimes itchy. I can feel a bump on it.

Two days ago, I woke up and the inner corner of my right eye is redder than the left, slightly swollen and is sometimes itchy. I can feel a bump on it.

Ophthalmologist: This may be the result of a blockage in a gland duct of the eyelid. It's best to have an ophthalmologist evaluate and treat you. In the meantime apply warm soaks until you're examined. ...Read more

19

19
Hello I have no rash no bumps or redness but it is very itchy between my books and under my arms what could cause this?

Hello I have no rash no bumps or redness but it is very itchy between my books and under my arms what could cause this?

Itchy underarms: Could be dry skin, deodorant reaction if new deodorant, reaction to clothing (detergent or wool products) liver issues, rarely lymphoma, kidney issues. F/u with doc ...Read more

20

20
What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.

What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.

Allergic reaction: Usually rashes on the top of your feet are casued by some type of allergic reaction or contact dermatits. With your lower legs involved I would rule out edema/swelling as an issue as well. Your socks or shoes could be creating the rash on your feet more so if they got wet while wearing them or if you have changed soaps or detergents. If the rash persists or returns get examined by a doctor. ...Read more

21

21
What could cause my eyes to be red and itchy?

What could cause my eyes to be red and itchy?

Allergy /Irritation: The eye is commonly involved in allergic reactions. The conjunctiva is the part of the eye most frequently affected. ...Read more

22

22
My eyes are really red and itchy. Causes?

My eyes are really red and itchy. Causes?

Many: Allergy, infecrtion, inflammation are all possible. See an Eye MD for evaluation. ...Read more

23

23
I'm currently experiencing itchy red pain and swollen on both eyes. On eye is hurting one that the other. What could cause this?

I'm currently experiencing itchy red pain and swollen on both eyes. On eye is hurting one that the other. What could cause this?

Red itchy eyes: Red itchy eyes are due to allergies, infection or a foreign body in the eye (like hair), contact lens may also cause this ...Read more

24

24
Can eye contacts cause red and itchy eyes with white discharge?

Yes, others can too: While this can signify an infection associated with contact lens overwear, a red, itchy eye with whitish discharge is quite consistent with allergies. Cool compressed, artificial tears, otc allergy drops such as zaditor (ketotifen) or alaway or prescription drops such as Pataday are all effective means of treating this. ...Read more

25

25
Red face, itchy eyes and swollen glands. What is the cause of this?

Red face, itchy eyes and swollen glands. What is the cause of this?

Allergic reaction: Your description sounds like an alllergic reaction. Try taking oral allergy meds. If no improvement or worsening, see a regular doctor. ...Read more

26

26
Itchy eyes, no red face/eyes, no crust/tears/puffiness/swelling, JUST irritation. No known allergies. Cause and solution?

Allergic conjunct.: Sounds like allergic conjunctivitis. you might try otc cromolyn eye drops, but prescription eye drops may work better. ...Read more

29

29
I hav itchy eyes often. Much itching at night cause excess eye discharge in morning. Eyelids swell n eyes turn red. Hav few eyelashes than usual. Why?

I hav itchy eyes often. Much itching at night cause excess eye discharge in morning. Eyelids swell n eyes turn red. Hav few eyelashes than usual. Why?

Allergy: Itching usually means allergy
if the discharge is real stringy/stretchy
definitely allergy
loss of lashes indicates a chronic condition. ...Read more

30

30
Blister rash on forehead, larger on chest & burning feeling. Skin in corners of eyes red & itchy. Is Doxycycline the cause? No UV expose recently.

Blister rash on forehead, larger on chest & burning feeling. Skin in corners of eyes red & itchy. Is Doxycycline the cause? No UV expose recently.

It could be. R U: Taking Doxycycline? U V is Sunlight so if the rash follows sun exposed areas of skin, there is your exposure. Stop the med and contact your perscribing MD. ...Read more

32

32
What causes small red itchy bump rash?

What causes small red itchy bump rash?

Rash: Several causes can trigger your rash, you need to have examined by a doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

33

33
What causes red itchy bumps on a childs genitals?

What causes red itchy bumps on a childs genitals?

Difficult to answer: Attempting to diagnose ; then properly treat rashes "over the phone" or without actually inspecting is usually ill-advised. Nonetheless, based on my experience of nearly 30 years of office-based pediatrics, rashes that most frequent the diaper region tend to be either due to yeast or irritation. If you have already attempted home treatment w/o success perhaps it's best to see your pediatrician. ...Read more

34

34
I just got red, itchy bumps on my upper left arm out of nowhere. What could have caused this?

I just got red, itchy bumps on my upper left arm out of nowhere. What could have caused this?

? Hives: Sounds like you may have hives which would be an allergic reaction. You can try taking some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see if that helps. If the rash persists, spreads, or you develop fever, make sure you get in to see you physician. Good Luck! ...Read more

35

35
I have tiny bumps on my chest for months. They are not red, rarely itchy, and feel like chicken skin. What could cause this? Slowly spreading on chest

I have tiny bumps on my chest for months. They are not red, rarely itchy, and feel like chicken skin. What could cause this? Slowly spreading on chest

Bumps: These could be tiny inclusion cysts or blocked skin pores rather than any other type of pathological eruption. For further concerns consult your physician or a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment suggestions. ...Read more

36

36
What can cause small red itchy bumps on inner thigh?

What can cause small red itchy bumps on inner thigh?

Many possibilities: Hives localized to the inner thighs may be due to multiple causes. The area is warm and one thigh can rub against the other. It can be due to cloth or chemicals in pants, just to give a few examples. Wear non-tight pants; when itchy, apply Sarna with pramoxime. Otherwise, keep dry with cornstarch or talc. Take an antihistamine such as fexofenadine or cetirizine. No help - see your physician. ...Read more

39

39
What could be the cause of red, raised, non itchy bumps on upper torso?

What could be the cause of red, raised, non itchy bumps on upper torso?

Many reasons: Not sure if you are a man or a woman, but a man can have folliculitis on the chest hair, both can have acne there too, and many other reasons can cause raised red bumps. Best is to see your doctor to examine the rash and give you a proper diagnosis. ...Read more