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What could the red bump be in the corner of my eye?

What could the red bump be in the corner of my eye?

See a doctor: Without examining you in person, it's tough to say what the red bump may be. It could be nothing or something more serious. If you have a suspicious lesion that won't heal, itches, bleeds, or is changing in any way, you should see your dermatologist (if it's on the skin by the eye) or an ophthamologist (if it's in the eye) so it can be properly evaluated. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a red bump next to the outer corner of my eye, it stung when I touched it. Over the course of about 4 hours it became swol?

I woke up this morning with a red bump next to the outer corner of my eye, it stung when I touched it. Over the course of about 4 hours it became swol?

Stye most likely: If the vision is normal and the eye is not red, then this is probably a stye. Treat this with hot compresses, frequently throughout the day until is shrinks and disappears which is the usual outcome If it persists, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Outer corner of my eye has discomfort. I rubbed my left eye and then had a red bump on the lower eyelid but it disappeared but still having discomfort?

Outer corner of my eye has discomfort. I rubbed my left eye and then had a red bump on the lower eyelid but it disappeared but still having discomfort?

Possibilities: The most common cause is a sty (hordeolum); and infection of a meibomian gland in the lid. Treatment is warm compresses and topical antibiotics. Rarely incision and drainage is needed. Mils dicomfort may indicate a continued infection. Have it evaluated ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my left eye to the right in the corner on my water line. It itches and when I itch it it hurts.

I have a red bump on my left eye to the right in the corner on my water line. It itches and when I itch it it hurts.

Bump on eyelid: I'd have to see to be sure but it sounds like you may have what is called a sty. This is an infection in one of the glands on the edge of the eyelid. I would recommend you visit with your doctor to see if you need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Cold sore or zit? Started as red bump in corner of lips, tried to pop like zit (no white head), crust formed, traces left 2 weeks later

Cold sore or zit? Started as red bump in corner of lips, tried to pop like zit (no white head), crust formed, traces left 2 weeks later

Cold sores: It is most likely a cold sores. If this is the first time you have it, most likely you have been exposed to somebody with it. It is caused by Herpes virus. Sometimes treatment is needed esp if it become recurrent. ...Read more

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Red bump on my eyeball and don't know what it is. Is it blood buildup?

Red bump on my eyeball and don't know what it is. Is it blood buildup?

Eyeball bump: A bump on the eyeball itself it is quite rare, and needs to be evaluated. Common bumps on the eyelids are styes. Causes for a bump on the eyeball itself is chronic irritation of the membrane over the eyeball, which can thicken and/or get some particle stuck in it. Bleeding beneath the membrane (subconjunctival hemorrhage) is common from minor trauma, but flattens out by pressure from the membrane. ...Read more

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A red bump with hardness underneath and red/black head and redness area. Does that sound like a spider bit? Located on thigh

A red bump with hardness underneath and red/black head and redness area. Does that sound like a spider bit? Located on thigh

Skin infection: Did you actually see a spider bite you? If not, the bump you describe is likely an abscess. In any event, it should be evaluated by a physician to determine the appropriate course of treatment (I & D +/- antibiotics). ...Read more

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Red bump under eye on a 5 year old could it be exama?

Possible..: ...But more likely a sty (a small infection). The treatment is different, so you need to have a doctor look at it to confirm what it is before you decide what to do. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this painful red bump on my eye?

How do I get rid of this painful red bump on my eye?

Get it checked: Anything painful on the eye should be seen by an ophthalmologist. If the bump is on the eye itself, it could be an inflammatory nodule such as episcleritis or scleritis, which can be treated medically. If the bump is on the eyelid, it may be a stye or infection. Warm compresses on the closed eye can help a stye to resolve, but tenderness may be a sign of infection and antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more

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For 2 weeks I've had a raised red bump under my eye (where bags under your eyes would be located) and is also puffy/swollen. It's painful?

For 2 weeks I've had a raised red bump under my eye (where bags under your eyes would be located) and is also puffy/swollen. It's painful?

Abscess: You may have an abscess or infected gland. Two weeks is too long! Get seen and get it taken care of this week. Antibiotics and warm packs may be enough, often, to cure this. ...Read more

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Red inflamed inner upper eye lid for 2 week disposable contacts wearer. See red bump and white bump. Possible causes? OTC treatments? Prescription treatments?

Red inflamed inner upper eye lid for 2 week disposable contacts wearer. See red bump and white bump. Possible causes? OTC treatments? Prescription treatments?

Possible stye: It's possible that you have a stye has developed on your eyelid. Try using warm compresses for 15 to 20 min 2-4 times daily and lid scrubs. This may allow the eyelid gland to open and drain. If no improvement you may need antibiotics or possibly steroids to help, which would require an eye exam. I would avoid wearing contact lenses while elevation is still present. Good luck! ...Read more

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I don't know if the skin round my tear duct was a mosquito bite or some bacteria in eye. My eye itched so I itched it and notice a red bump.

I don't know if the skin round my tear duct was a mosquito bite or some bacteria in eye. My eye itched so I itched it and notice a red bump.

Canaliculitis: Could be insect bite or another cause fir allergy. Most viral and Vernal conjunctivitis starts with the inner angle of the eye. If not better in a few days see your Ophthalmologist.. ...Read more