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What does it mean eye swollen a concern with MRSA will i loose my eye sight it's like a peanut shape bump in my nasal pain?

What does it mean eye swollen a concern with MRSA will i loose my eye sight it's like a peanut shape bump in my nasal pain?

See a doctor: As you're describing, you are concerned about an infection around your eye that is causing pain and deformation (a bump). This could be potentially serious, and can't be diagnosed correctly here. You should see a doctor immediately. ...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?

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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What could a Bubbly bump on top of my iris with red spot around it creating a stye on inside of my eyelid be? Could i have something stuck in my eye?

What could a Bubbly bump on top of my iris with red spot around it creating a stye on inside of my eyelid be? Could i have something stuck in my eye?

Unlikely: I assume only the eyelid is involved and mention of the iris is only for localizing. Having a stye on the inside of the lid can be quite uncomfortable since it seems to poke the eye. Try applying warm soaks several times a day. Antibiotics are not always necessary. ...Read more

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How to remove this bump in my eye pupil?

How to remove this bump in my eye pupil?

Unknown: The pupil is a circular opening in the center of the iris, the colored (blue or brown) diaphragmatic tissue behind the clear cornea of the eyeball. A "bump" in this space is unlikely, but possible. I suggest you see an ophthalmologist for a formal opinion. ...Read more

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One day my eye lid was itching and i itched it and than a few days later i realized i had a bump in my eye and now it's messing with my eye shape?

One day my eye lid was itching and i itched it and than a few days later i realized i had a bump in my eye and now it's messing with my eye shape?

Stye: Sounds like you may have a stye. This is a clogged oil gland that can swell and become painful. Apply warm compresses to the eyelids for 10 min at least 4-6 times a day to open up the oil glands and clean your eyelids and lashes with diluted baby shampoo twice a day. If it does not resolve in one week see your eye doctor for further treatment. ...Read more

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I have a bump in my eye lid, what's a way to get rid of it fast?

I have a bump in my eye lid, what's a way to get rid of it fast?

Stye - Warm compress: I would start with a warm compress, but see your md if not getting better. ...Read more

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Please describe these bumps on the corner of my eye crease?

Please describe these bumps on the corner of my eye crease?

Skin tags: If they are not red and sore, probably just benign growths like skin tags. If they are growing or changing color, have them checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have these little bumps under my eye..?

Depends: It usually depends on what these bumps are. First try warm compresses for half an hour three times a day. If that doesn't help, then go see an ophthalmologist. It can be something simple like a blocked oil gland, or even a skin tag. Some of these do not even need to be treated, but some do. ...Read more

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A bump on the inside corner of my eye. What are possible causes?

Many possible causes: Could be a cyst, benign or malignant tumor, etc. Bumps can be nothing at all or trouble. Have it checked by your eyemd. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the outer corner of my eye. Is this something serious?

I have a bump on the outer corner of my eye. Is this something serious?

Bump: Bumps in the corner of the eye most often is due to a clogged gland: most often a meibomian gland at base of eyelash which causes a sty; or sweat or sebaceous gland). Clogging often due to the normal bacteria of our body getting into the glands (blepharitis). This can also cause the eyelids to get stuck together. See eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com for more info. ...Read more