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White Sore On My Eye
Eye herpes: The herpes virus can reactivate on the eye. It does not usually cause a fever blister, unless the eyelid itself is involved. On the eye, it can cause redness and a very distinctive corneal infection called herpetic keratitis. It is usually not severely painful, but can cause redness, a scratchy sensation, and blurred vision. Treatment is by an ophthalmologist with antiviral medications. ...Read more
Nothing to fool with: An ulcer on eyelid needs to be evaluated. Herpes simplex, virus that causes cold sores, is not very common on the eyelid but if there can lead to an infection of the cornea called keratitis. You will need prescription medicine, acyclovir, for either. It may be a meiobian cyst [oil gland for lashes] which usually clears with warm packs and sometimes needs antibiotics & followup eyelid scrubs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain sore not swollen around eye last 3 days. Last night I decided to take a look and the corner of the outer white part of my eye has a deep scratch?
I have little white bumps on the corner of my right eye. It isnt affecting my vision, but is sore and slightly painful to the touch. What could it be?
Eyeball or lid?: If the little white bumps are on the edge of the lid, it could be blepharitis/meibomian gland dysfunction. Try hot compresses and gentle q-tip scrubs after a shower to try to get rid of these. An ophthalmologist (eye md) can help if this doesn't work. If the bumps are on your eyeball, they may be a pingueculae, which are benign and found at the 3:00 and 9:00 positions next to your cornea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left eye is completely red the White bit off your eye it's rather sore I was just wondering what causes this
Sub conj heme: Possibly sub conjunctival hemorrhage. Can occur without cause since the conj vessels are superficial and burst on exertion like coughing and sneezing repulsively, or lifting heavy weight. Even exertion on constipation. Pain is usually absent but may feel a sense of heaviness and foreign body sensation. If it just happened apply ice and lubricants. Not Resolve by itself from 5 to ten days. See MD ...Read more
I have a red sore with a white dot in the middle of it in the white part of my eye. It doesn't really hurt but its giving me headaches!!! What is it??
My husband right eye very red inside of the white. look like blood
But he said no pain or sore. He just shocked yesterday of his eye turning very red?
Conjunctival blood: This sounds like a spontaneous subconjunctival hemorrhage, i.e. bleeding under the conjunctiva, the superficial lining over the eye. Typically it is painless and shows up with no apparent injury -- usually the result of rubbing the eye. It's harmless and will clear up on its own. In fact, it can clear amazingly fast -- after a day or two it will suddenly be gone. See MD if it doesn't. ...Read more
I have a lg dark red raised pimple on the white of my eye (inner corner). What is it & does it require urgent medical attention? Eye feels sore.
"pimple on sclera": Typically this is a pingueculum if it does not invade the cornea or a pterygium if it does. They appear usually at the 3 and 9 o'clock position, the area most exposed to sun wind and floating particulate matter in air. No urgency. The become inflamed often and the eye becomes uncomfortable. At times mild steroid drops are needed. With inflammation soreness is common. Sometimes surgery is indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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