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Dr. Liesa Harte
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I have a white bump that's on the inside of my eyelid you have to hold open my upper eyelid to see it and my eye is swollen how is that treatable?

I have a white bump that's on the inside of my eyelid you have to hold open my upper eyelid to see it and my eye is swollen how is that treatable?

Eyelid bump: You didn't say if this bump is new or old. I'm guessing it is new. It could be a foreign body. I recommend you have an examination by a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Manjeet Singh
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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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Dr. Jodi Luchs
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I have a sore white head looking bump on the inside of my upper eyelid, what can it be?

I have a sore white head looking bump on the inside of my upper eyelid, what can it be?

Stye: This sounds like a stye, which is also known as a chalazion or a hordeolum. These arise from a blocked gland in the edge of the eyelid. It sounds like it is already draining, which is good. Warm compresses several times a day will help it resolve. However it is important to see your eye doctor to confirm the diagnosis and prescribe the proper medication, which may or may not include an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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I have white bumps on my upper eyelid. When i wake up in the morning my eye is stuck together?

Blepharitis MGD: White bumps on my upper eyelid are often due to the meibomian glands being clogged (such as an early sty) 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 http://eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com for help on how to treat (how to clean eyes). ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Brand
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
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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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Dr. Douglas Liva
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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What is it when u have a bump under your upper eyelid and it's painful ?

What is it when u have a bump under your upper eyelid and it's painful ?

Chalazion: Inflammatory granuloma of meibomian gland, treat with warm compresses and massage, if no resolution surgically excise. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul First
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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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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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Board Certified, Dermatology
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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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Dr. Michael Ahdoot
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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From 6 months I have a painless hard bump in skin of my upper eyelid. I think it happened when i was applying eyeliner with hard tip pencil. What's it

From 6 months I have a painless hard bump in skin of my upper eyelid. I think it happened when i was applying eyeliner with hard tip pencil. What's it

Stye : Sounds like a chalazion (stye). By 6 months, chances are it's not going to resolve without treatment. See an ophthalmologist. Removing them is a simple office procedure. ...Read more

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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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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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