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I have a white bump in corner of my eye, what is it?

I have a white bump in corner of my eye, what is it?

White bump: White 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

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What to do if I have this small white bump in the corner of my eye, what is it?

What to do if I have this small white bump in the corner of my eye, what is it?

White bump: The white bump on your eyelid may either be a chalazion or stye. Either condition is benign but see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Hard, small, white bump in inner corner of eye, no head, will not pop or go away, been there for about 6 weeks, no visible head, what is this?

Hard, small, white bump in inner corner of eye, no head, will not pop or go away, been there for about 6 weeks, no visible head, what is this?

Growth on eye: This small white bump may represent a small cyst or blister. In this case, there is nothing to do about it as long as it's not bothering you. This also may represent a normal structure on your eye. If it persists, have an ophthalmologist evaluate it. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump under my eye close to the inside corner of my eye. Been there for quite some time. Any ideas?

I have a small white bump under my eye close to the inside corner of my eye. Been there for quite some time. Any ideas?

Various causes: This is a common question that really does not have a very specific answer without an exam. Bumps come in many forms, many are benign, & a few are concerning for possible malignancy. It benefits you greatly to have it checked out so that you don't just "wonder" what it is. More importantly, if it is unusual, then treatment can be instituted. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump in the corner of my eye, if styes are red, then what can this be? How do I get rid of it? Thank you.

I have a small white bump in the corner of my eye, if styes are red, then what can this be? How do I get rid of it? Thank you.

White bump: A sty is an infection at the base of an eye lash. It is on the eyelid. You can get cystic lesions on the lids looking like white bumps. On the eye itself in that location, the most common white bump would be a benign lesion called pingueculum. ...Read more

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I've a white bump on the inside corner of my left eye on the pink flesh near to nose for years and no pain. Now seems like it's popping n slight pain?

I've a white bump on the inside corner of my left eye on the pink flesh near to nose for years and no pain. Now seems like it's popping n slight pain?

Inflamed pinguecula: You may have had a pinguecula (a white /tan bump on the white of the eye related to sun exposure /allergies/ and other irritants) that is now inflamed.
If the eye is red and painful you should get an eye exam to determine the exact cause and etiology of your pain ...Read more

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I have a small white bump in my right eye in the corner closest to my nose. It's not painful although a little iratating maybe because I know it there?

I have a small white bump in my right eye in the corner closest to my nose. It's not painful although a little iratating maybe because I know it there?

BLEPHARITIS V STY: Based on symptoms it may be blepharitis vs STYE. Warm compresses will help. But you need to be examined it may require topical and oral antibiotics. If it is a STYE it may need to be injected or removed. ...Read more

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I have a white bump in the corner of my eye, towards my nose, that is causing my eye to be blood shot, itchy and uncomfortable...what can I do?

I have a white bump in the corner of my eye, towards my nose, that is causing my eye to be blood shot, itchy and uncomfortable...what can I do?

More information: More information would be helpful. If the lesion is over the sclera (white part of eye), it could be an inflamed pinguecula. Can be caused by extended sun exposure. Treatments vary from artificial tears to anti-inflammatory prescriptions. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump in the corner of my eye, on the inner lining of my upper eyelid. It's a bit painful and uncomfortable. How do I get rid of it?

I have a small white bump in the corner of my eye, on the inner lining of my upper eyelid. It's a bit painful and uncomfortable. How do I get rid of it?

Stye: This is most likely a stye or infected oil gland in your eye. Usually resolves on its own but you may apply warm compress 3-4 times a day for 10-15 min at a time. See your eye doctor is there's no improvement. ...Read more

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I'm having a small white bump/dot under my eye. Can I take it off, and what is it?

I'm having a small white bump/dot under my eye. Can I take it off, and what is it?

See ophthalmologist: Your note is not specific enough. A photo might help, but it is best to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist (not an optometrist!). ...Read more

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I found a white bump on the outer part of my eyeball about two weeks ago. It is painless but sensitive and causes the area to be bloodshot.

I found a white bump on the outer part of my eyeball about two weeks ago. It is painless but sensitive and causes the area to be bloodshot.

Pinguecula: Sounds like a pinguecula, which is a deposit/build up on the white part of the eye (sclera) due to uv light and dryness of the eyes. You can use artificial tears, and use a cap and/or sunglasses when outdoors. ...Read more

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What could a white bump in upper eye lid be?

What could a white bump in upper eye lid be?

Stye: Your description sounds like a stye or hordeolum. Try warm compresses and see if it resolves. If not, go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I have this red and white bump on my water eye led what is it?

I have this red and white bump on my water eye led what is it?

Need to see it: There could be several possibilities. Does it hurt/itch? Is your vision affected? When did it start and is it growing or changing? Need more info to diagnose properly. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on my eyeball & it's irritating. What could it be?

I have a white bump on my eyeball & it's irritating. What could it be?

Pinguecula: This is most likely a pinguecula, if irritated can use artificial tears or mild steroid drops. You need to protect your eyes from sunlight with sunglasses. ...Read more

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What could this small white bump under left eye be?

Lump under left eye: Send a photo or consult with us: could be a stye/chalazion or a cyst. Do you have any history of smoking or cancer? Let us know to help you better. ...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 havea white bump on the actual eyeball and some tenderness and slight pain. Is there any OTC drops for this?

I havea white bump on the actual eyeball and some tenderness and slight pain. Is there any OTC drops for this?

Have it checked: It's hard to give you a fast diagnosis for a white bump on the eye. Possibilities include a pingueculum, pterygium, foreign body, calcification, malignancy, and other. An exam will help sort these out and appropriate therapy given. You can always try some artificial tears for comfort, but make an appointment. ...Read more

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I have had a white bump or lump about 1.5 CM long over my eye (not on the eye) for about a week. What could this be and will it go away?

I have had a white bump or lump about 1.5 CM long over my eye (not on the eye) for about a week. What could this be and will it go away?

Tear gland: It is most likely your tear gland, which can become swollen or inflamed. If so, that usually recovers although you might need medicine. The next most common cause is protrusion of orbital fat. If so, that might require surgical correction.

You need to see a specialist eye md (ophthalmologist) for special examination. ...Read more

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Dad has a sore red eye with a pimple-like white bump on the white of his eye. What could this be? How could it be treated?

Dad has a sore red eye with a pimple-like white bump on the white of his eye. What could this be? How could it be treated?

Pinguecula: This is a normal structure which the eye makes to defend itself against dust and wind. It is present next to the cornea (the front window) medially and laterally in the open space. It is more prominent during red eye conditions because it has few vessels, and so gets highlighted when the rest of the eye is red as it is paler. It does not need treatment. ...Read more

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Small single white bump in the "wet" part of eyelid, close to my eye. It doesn't hurt, itch or irritate. About 1 millimeter small. Can this be herpes?

Probably not herpes: If this dot is next to the colored part of the eye on the nasal or temporal side, it is probably a normal structure called the pingueculum. It might have a slightly yellowish tint. This is your eyes protection against wind, dust and uv light. ...Read more