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Yellow Lumps On Eyelids
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?
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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?
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›