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Dr. Stephen Khachikian
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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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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Ali Zaidi
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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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Dr. Michael Miller
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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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Dr. Thomas Graber
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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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Dr. Bruce Saran
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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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Dr. Laura Anissian
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Dr. Neil Notaroberto
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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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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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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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