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I have always had a small yellow looking lump in both my eyes. They are both between my iris and inner eye. No pain, just wondering what they are.

I have always had a small yellow looking lump in both my eyes. They are both between my iris and inner eye. No pain, just wondering what they are.

These yellowish: Discoloration and build-up of tissue is usually consistent with either a pingueculae or uncommonly cholesterol deposition. Both are typically benign. ...Read more

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I have a white/yellow small lump on my eye ball in the white area nearest my nose?

I have a white/yellow small lump on my eye ball in the white area nearest my nose?

Pinguecula: This is a pinguecula, a normal structure which the eye grows to protect itself from wind, dust and uv light. It is normal and will cause no health or vision problem for the eyes. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the bottom of my eye lid and it's itchy and yellow and red it looks sore too can you tell me what u think it is?

I have a lump on the bottom of my eye lid and it's itchy and yellow and red it looks sore too can you tell me what u think it is?

Chalazion: This may be a chalazion or a stye. I would suggest warm compresses and gentle massage of the bump and if there is no improvement in a week or so ( or if it gets worse) then see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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What are these fleshy lumps on my eyelids?

What are these fleshy lumps on my eyelids?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up with lumps on my eyelids every morning? Ps: I have extremely sensitive dry skin

Why do I wake up with lumps on my eyelids every morning? 

Ps: I have extremely sensitive dry skin

All kinds of lumps: Lumps on the eyelids can be just skin tags (easily removed) signs of a cholesterol problem (important to fix) or something else. Usually a family, internal medicine or skin doctor will be able to tell what you have and if it is important to treat. ...Read more

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What to do if I have very small little white or yellow in color bumps on my upper eyelids. What is that?

What to do if I have very small little white or yellow in color bumps on my upper eyelids. What is that?

Milia: Milia, pin-head sized white bumps around the eyes are tiny cysts of clogged oil glands. They can occur for no reason or from ising greasy cream or lotion. Doctors can get ris of them relatively painlessly with a needle to extract the hard white material inside. ...Read more

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Yellow shadow under eyelids?

Yellow shadow under eyelids?

Could be cholesterol: Xanthelasma is a condition in which cholesterol deposits in the eyelids. This may be associated with high levels of cholesterol in the blood. However, many patients with these yellow deposits have normal cholesterol. You should see an eye doctor to confirm the diagnosis and get your cholesterol level checked. ...Read more

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When i pull my eyelid down i see a yellow color?

When i pull my eyelid down i see a yellow color?

Yellowish plaque: Yellowish color on the white of the eye can indicate inflammation, tissue degeneration or cholesterol deposition. If not associated with pain or vision change this can be observed. If there is discomfort then it can be treated. ...Read more

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My friend has yellow dots on the bottom part of eyelid. What are these?

My friend has yellow dots on the bottom part of eyelid. What are these?

Inspissated glands : You're likely describing backed up oil gland secretions at the eyelid margins (meibomian glands). Sometimes a significant block occurs to form a sty. Warm compresses and gentle eyelid massage generally helps. Other bumps below the eyelid margin may be papillomas, milia, sebaceous cysts, xanthelasma, hydrocystomas, chalazion. ...Read more

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Small lumps under armpits for yrs; some slightly protrude. I once nicked one and thick yellow came out. Biggest one is smaller than a pea. No pain.

Small lumps under armpits for yrs; some slightly protrude. I once nicked one and thick yellow came out. Biggest one is smaller than a pea. No pain.

Hidradenitis?: This sounds like hidradenitis suppurativa, a chronic inflammatory condition of unknown cause that often affects the armpits or groin, sometimes other areas. It can be serious and often treatment with antibiotics is needed when the area becomes infected, which is qute common. See a doctor, preferably a dermatologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Recently i've noticed yellow jelly like lumps mixed in with my semen, also during/after ejaculation there is a burning like pain ? I'm 18 and a virgin

This happens: Nobody knows why, but some guys get this and it lasts for some time. I can't address the cause of the burning pain beyond suggesting that these do a little bit of damage to the super-delicate urethral mucosa. I trust you have no symptom to suggest prostatitis. Good luck -- and saving the best for that one special woman on that one special night is a great idea. ...Read more

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Yellow Lumps BehindMy throat.What The Remedy?

Yellow Lumps BehindMy throat.What The Remedy?

Throat lumps?: When you say lumps "behind your throat", what do you mean exactly? ...Read more

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I have little yellow balls inside my lower eyelid!?

I have little yellow balls inside my lower eyelid!?

No big deal.: The yellow balls probably represent trapped glandular secretion and are benign. If they swell and become palpable or symptomatic they can be removed in an office setting. ...Read more

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Had hepatitis a 1985.No laasting problems.Periodically now undernrath eyelids is yellow &face.What is it.

Had hepatitis a 1985.No laasting problems.Periodically  now undernrath eyelids is yellow &face.What is it.

Cannot diagnose: Would need far more information and to examine you. Go and see your pcp. Good luck. ...Read more

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The upper part of my eyelids, just below my eyebrow, is yellow. Why? Its not bothersome, more curiosity. Thanks!

The upper part of my eyelids, just below my eyebrow, is yellow.  Why? Its not bothersome, more curiosity. Thanks!

Xanthalasma: It's possible that the yellowish raised lesions you have are xanthalasmata. Benign and partially a heredity basis, they can be removed and sometimes may be an indication of high levels of blood lipids. They are more common in asians and individuals of mediterranean descent. ...Read more

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Have got small painless lumps on my upper gums top of the canines on both sides.What may be the cause?Have got yellow urine too

Have got small painless lumps on my upper gums top of the canines on both sides.What may be the cause?Have got yellow urine too

Painless bumps: The painless bumps may be normal bone contours or exostosis which are a benign and a variant of normal bone anatomy. Urine is normally yellow but varies in color depending upon what you eat. See your dentist for dental questions and speak to your own physician regarding medical ones. Always best to be safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Hi I have like yellow things growing on my eyelids can you tell me what they are. They where very small but now getin bigger. Not sore like ?

Hi I have like yellow things growing on my eyelids can you tell me what they are. They where very small but now getin bigger. Not sore like ?

Xanthelasmata?: Accumulations of cholesterol under the skin appear yellow and are called xanthelasmata. These are benign but unsightly. They can be removed surgically by an oculoplastics surgeon, but a laboratory work-up for hyperlipidemia is indicated. Other possibilities include viral lesions, molluscum contagiosum, hordeola/chalazia, and so forth. See an ophthalmologist for a diagnosis and possible referral. ...Read more

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I noticed a small indentation on my lower eyelid a few months ago and now when I pull the lid down there is a yellow patch should I be worried ?

I noticed a small indentation on my lower eyelid a few months ago and now when I pull the lid down there is a yellow patch should I be worried ?

Not really: It can be a cyst like sty which is less likely in your case as it is painful and there is a swelling of eye lid. It can be a chalzian cyst. If it is bothering you better to see an eye specialist to be sure. ...Read more

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The top of my eyelids have been noticeably yellow the last few days kind of like a late bruise but I just noticed it! Is it something to worry about?

The top of my eyelids have been noticeably yellow the last few days kind of like a late bruise but I just noticed it! Is it something to worry about?

Not likely: If that is the only part of your skin that is yellowed, I would wonder if you had a bruise on your scalp/forehead area in the last 2 weeks that has allowed some late discoloration to reach your eyelids. Are you using eye shadow that is a new product for you that may leave a discoloration after removal? If the whites of your eyes of other areas become yellow, see a doctor about liver problems. ...Read more

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Are whitish-yellow lumps on the posterior pharynx dangerous? What are they?

Are whitish-yellow lumps on the posterior pharynx dangerous? What are they?

Unusual: It could be an infection(in which case your throat will hurt when you swallow food). Such bumps can be enlarged tonsils whichcan get infection and show yellow spots on the surface. If you are concerned you should show it to your GP or seek and ENT specialist's opinion. I do not think they are dangerous unless there is sore throat in which case it could be strept throat requiring antibiotic treatm ...Read more

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My eyelids have yellow crust every morning lately. How do I get rid of the infection?

My eyelids have yellow crust every morning lately. How do I get rid of the infection?

Antibiotics: Yellow crusting of the eyelids can be caused by allergies or infection. Using warm washcloths to rinse the eyelids can soothe the eyes and remove the crust but you need to see a doctor if you have symptoms for more than a day or two. ...Read more

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My husband has orangy yellow eyelids on both eyes. It comes and goes. What could cause this?

My husband has orangy yellow eyelids on both eyes.  It comes and goes.  What could cause this?

The best way: to diagnose this is by uploading a high-definition photo of his eyes to the Healthatp doctor on call. Also how long has this been observed: months or years? ...Read more

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Very light yellow color on the edges of my sclera(can only c them when i pull down my lower eyelid) - got darker in a week. Smoker since august 2013.

Very light yellow color on the edges of my sclera(can only c them when i pull down my lower eyelid) - got darker in a week. Smoker since august 2013.

Pinguecula: Probably pinguecula. If they are on the sides next tithe cornea that's what they are. They are benign. If you are concerned, a trip to your local eye doctor can clarify things. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have yellow eye lids and dark purple color under your eyes?

What does it mean to have yellow eye lids and dark purple color under your eyes?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Hi I'm on holiday and its 40degrees. Like many women I have a little thigh rubbing but it has caused a few red lumps and dry skin - there is also a yellow liquid that comes from them. It's very painful what can you recommend I do? Thank you !!

Hi I'm on holiday and its 40degrees. Like many women I have a little thigh rubbing but it has caused a few red lumps and dry skin - there is also a yellow liquid that comes from them. It's very painful what can you recommend I do? Thank you !!

Zinc oxide: Chafing or rubbing of the thighs can result in various skin issues including the development of bullae with serous (inflammatory fluid). I would reccomend you apply a form of barrier cream. There are many types but many of them are thick, white and formulated with zinc oxide. The zinc oxide creams with vitamin a and vitamin d will also help healing ...Read more