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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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Dr. John Chiu
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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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There is a very small purplish, red bump on the inner side of my eye lid.. What could this be?

There is a very small purplish, red bump on the inner side of my eye lid.. What could this be?

Red bump: You may have a stye on your eyelid. Apply hot compresses to the stye until it comes to a head and drains. ...Read more