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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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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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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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Each morning I have yellow crusts on my right eyelid.It's been like this for two years now, it disappears for a few months and comes back.What is it?

Each morning I have yellow crusts on my right eyelid.It's been like this for two years now, it disappears for a few months and comes back.What is it?

Allergies?: This could be due to allergies however i would expect it to be on both eyes. May also be a tear duct issue. See an ophthamologist! ...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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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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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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