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Doctor insights on: White Itchy Dot Inside Lower Eyelid

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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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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