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My lower eyelid is slightly swollen and itchy. What could be causing this? And what can I do to cure it?

My lower eyelid is slightly swollen and itchy. What could be causing this? And what can I do to cure it?

Allergy : The most common cause of itching is allergies. You can try cold compresses and otc zaditor (ketotifen) 2x/day. Your eye md can prescribe even stronger topical anti-histamines if this doesn't work. ...Read more

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What could the blackhead like dot on my lower eyelid be?

What could the blackhead like dot on my lower eyelid be?

Blackhead: You have probably made your own diagnosis. The dot may be a plugged oil gland called an open comedone. It might also be a small mole or freckle like lesion called a lentigo. If it's growing, it needs to be checked by a skin specialist to be sure it's not an early melanoma. ...Read more

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Possible cold sore on lower eyelid, what should I do? Its a small tiny dot starting out.

Possible cold sore on lower eyelid, what should I do? Its a small tiny dot starting out.

Stye: Your description sounds like a stye. I would recommend warm compresses and scrubs. If no improvement, you should go see youreye doctor. ...Read more

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I have a raised but flat circled red dot next to my eye, on my lower eyelid. What could it be?

I have a raised but flat circled red dot next to my eye, on my lower eyelid. What could it be?

Don't know: This type of thing has to be looked at to make a diagnosis. The possibilities include blood under the skin, clogged glands, hemangioma etc, bottom line- have it checked. ...Read more

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I have a small black dot on my lower eyelid that is only visible when I pull the lid down. It is irritating my eye in the corner, what could it be?

I have a small black dot on my lower eyelid that is only visible when I pull the lid down. It is irritating my eye in the corner, what could it be?

A nevi /beauty mark: If it's new, get it checked out by your eye doctor, and have it measured. If it's bothering you and growing and changing shape, it must be looked at by your eye doctor right away to determine what it is, and to look at it under a slit lamp microscope. Try not to touch or play with it, which can irritate it further. Good luck! ...Read more

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My 6 year old boy as got a big red lump on his lower eyelid thats getting bigger but on inside its got a black dot??

My 6 year old boy as got a big red lump on his lower eyelid thats getting bigger but on inside its got a black dot??

Foreign body?: Please have this examined by a physician. It could be a small foreign object be it a small stinger, piece of debris and he is developing an infection of the lower lid. ...Read more

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What can cause a hole on your lower eyelid?

What can cause a hole on your lower eyelid?

Hole Lower Eyelid: Send a photo: could be infection, cancer; unlikely to be stye or chalazia. ...Read more

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What to do about a growth on the lower eyelid?

What to do about a growth on the lower eyelid?

Get checked: Most of these are benign but only an ophthalmologist examining you will be able to say for sure. ...Read more

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What're the problems surrounding a lower eyelid lift?

What're the problems surrounding a lower eyelid lift?

Generally Safe: Main concerns relate to under-correction (not enough fat/skin removed or muscle not tightened adequately) or over-correction (too much fat/skin removed). The result may be less improvement than desired with under-correction versus hollowing, rounding or a pulled-down appearance with over-correction. Much more serious problems such as muscle injury or vision loss are very rare, fortunately. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bump under my lower eyelid, what can it be?

What to do if I have a bump under my lower eyelid, what can it be?

Chalazion cyst: Could be a blocked pore in the skin of the eyelid known as a chalazion cyst. Warm compresses are usually all that is required. No medications needed. If it gets very red and swollen then sometimes oral antibiotics are indicated. ...Read more

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If its advisable to have both upper and lower eyelid lift together?

If its advisable to have both upper and lower eyelid lift together?

Common: If you do not have dry eyes then both upper and lower lids can be treated with surgery at the same time. ...Read more

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I have a redness in my inside lower eyelid and please suggest me possible solution ?

Any mass or lumps?: If so use moist heat, wet cloth., over the area for 10 minutes and repeat 3-4 times a day. If concerned please have this examined by your doctor. ...Read more