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What would a bump in my eye next to the iris mean?

What would a bump in my eye next to the iris mean?

Pterygium?: Could be pterygium, which is a benign finding unless it encroaches pupil and affects vision. ...Read more

Iris (Definition)

The iris is a structure within the eye that helps reduce the amount of light that reaches the retina. The iris is known as the colored part of the eye, and can be blue, brown, or any color or combination of colors in between. The iris is the portion of the eye that ...Read more


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3-4 days ago, i noticed a small white bump on top of the edge of my iris. Dr said nothing about it both times i went, just eye is inflamed. Worry?

3-4 days ago, i noticed a small white bump on top of the edge of my iris. Dr said nothing about it both times i went, just eye is inflamed. Worry?

See eye doctor: If you saw an eye doctor and he was not worried then it is probably nothing serious. If it was a general md you might want a second opinion with an eye doctor. It could be anything from an inflamed pterygium (benign growth on eye), inflammatory reaction from blepharitis, corneal scar, infection or contact lens reaction. If it worsens or is associated with pain or vision loss, see your eye doctor! ...Read more

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I have a small white painful bump on my iris close to my pupil. I have redness in the one eye and pain. vision cloudy after OTC redness drops?

Urgent: Any swelling bump inflamed or hurting or tender area on the Iris can be a serious Eye infection or inflamatiory Emergency Seek immediate medical attention from an eye Doctor or Emergency Room ...Read more

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White crescent shaped bump along bottom of iris. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmintosa (not severe). Had shingles in eye within last 6 months.

White crescent shaped bump along bottom of iris. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmintosa (not severe). Had shingles in eye within last 6 months.

Seek exam: This could be so many things, most of them would be nothing to worry about. But, any bump should probably be seen by an ophthalmologist just to be sure. ...Read more

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My left eye the side closest to my nose, it has been red for sometime and now theres a bump near the iris. The redness comes and goes but not now.

My left eye the side closest to my nose, it has been red for sometime and now theres a bump near the iris. The redness comes and goes but not now.

Pingueculae: You may have a pingueculae, an elevation of the conjunctiva that is due to uv exposure, and may be inflammed. You should see an ophthalmologist to make sure thr area is not infected. ...Read more

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A white/yellow bump on left eye, on white part & slightly distorting iris for yrs.Opticians say it's common.No probs so far..Do they grow,cause probs?

A white/yellow bump on left eye, on white part & slightly distorting iris for yrs.Opticians say it's common.No probs so far..Do they grow,cause probs?

Pingueculum : Your eye doc was likely referring to a yellowishish lesion adjacent to the cornea located on the conjunctiva Primarily at 3 & 9 o'clock positions, that represents elastic tissue changes with aging (solar elastosis). Often these small bumps are slightly raised & asymptomatic. They can get irritated. Artificial tears and sunglasses for protection advisabl &. If chronic irritation, may ---pterygium. ...Read more

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My 7 year old son has a raised bump next to his iris on the white part ofhis eye. He was given a gel by the md and now its back in the other eye! ?

My 7 year old son has a raised bump next to his iris on the white part ofhis eye. He was given a gel  by the md and now its back in the other eye! ?

Severe allergies: It sounds like a severe type of allergic response called phlyctenulosis. This needs steroid drops and really must be handled only by an ophthalmologist. Please see one asap. ...Read more

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