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I have a. Bump on my upper eyelid?

I have a. Bump on my upper eyelid?

See an eye doctor: Upper eyelid bumps can have different causes. They can be infectious or inflammatory, or even arise without a specific reason. Each type of bump is treated differently, so your best chance for a quick recovery is to see your eye doctor. After a thorough examination, he/she can start the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my upper eyelid but it is not a stye. What else could it be?

I have a bump on my upper eyelid but it is not a stye. What else could it be?

A million things: There are a ton of things that manifest as growths on the eye lids. Some are malignant. Some are benign. You should see a specialist and get your answer. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my upper eyelid but it is not a sty. What could it be and what should I do?

I have a bump on my upper eyelid but it is not a sty. What could it be and what should I do?

Chalazion: A chalazion is a small bump in the eyelid caused by a blockage of the inner eyelid oil gland. It is caused by a blocked duct in one of the meibomian glands. These glands are located in the eyelid (oil gland) directly behind the eyelashes that produce a thin, oily fluid that lubricates the eye. If it bothers you, and ophthalmologist can remove it with surgery. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my upper eyelid for the past 2 months at first though it was a pimple but its still there does not hurt just feels like a small bump?

I have a bump on my upper eyelid for the past 2 months at first though it was a pimple but its still there does not hurt just feels like a small bump?

Cyst: A small bump under the skin could represent a cyst. Typically cysts are benign and do not require treatment unless they grow or become sore , etc. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my upper eyelid. I was told it was a stye. Doing compresses and prescribed drops. It's starting to dry out. Do I still do compresses?

I have a bump on my upper eyelid. I was told it was a stye. Doing compresses and prescribed  drops. It's starting to dry out. Do I still do compresses?

Yes: I recommend doing the warm compresses till the redness, swelling & soreness completely resolves. Remember to only use the eye medication for the prescribed amount of time. It's also a good idea to continue performing lid hygiene on a routine basis, especially if you're predisposed to styes. Good luck. ...Read more

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What should a small bump on the rim of the upper eyelid be?

What should a small bump on the rim of the upper eyelid be?

Bumps: These are usually plugged glands. But they can be many other things. Best to have someone look especially if growing or painful and scabbin. ...Read more

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Inside my upper eyelid, I examined it and I saw really small bumps and I'm determined to know what it is. Every time I blink is uncomfortable. ?

Inside my upper eyelid, I examined it and I saw really small bumps and I'm determined to know what it is. Every time I blink is uncomfortable. ?

Papillary change: This is likely to be papillary conjunctivitis; an inflammatory - usually allergic - response of the inside of the upper lid. It can be spontaneous but can also be a reaction to contact lens solutions. You should see an ophthalmologist to get this evaluated and start treatment. ...Read more

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I have a small bump under my upper eyelid, how can I get rid of this?

I have a small bump under my upper eyelid, how can I get rid of this?

Hot compresses: ..Help. If that doesnt work see the eye doctor for antibiotics and/or excision. ...Read more

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Why do I have an itchy bump on my eyelid? Its on my upper eyelid and it doesn't have puss or crusty stuff its just a itchy little bump.

Why do I have an itchy bump on my eyelid? Its on my upper eyelid and it doesn't have puss or crusty stuff its just a itchy little bump.

Bite?: Very often bites can cause swelling and itching for a day or 2 w/o crusting/infection. See what happens in a day or so and see ophthalmologist if no better. ...Read more