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Please tell what would cause a big pimple like thing on the side of my nose next to my eye that's painful and has my eye very swollen also ? I'm 58

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Focal infection

In this location the most likely thing is a blocked lacrimal drainage system with focal infection of the lacrimal sac termed 'dacryocystitis'.
Other soft tissue infections in that location are also possible but less likely. Have your ophthalmologist check this out. You will probably need an acceptable antibiotic and focal heat treatment.

In brief: Focal infection

In this location the most likely thing is a blocked lacrimal drainage system with focal infection of the lacrimal sac termed 'dacryocystitis'.
Other soft tissue infections in that location are also possible but less likely. Have your ophthalmologist check this out. You will probably need an acceptable antibiotic and focal heat treatment.
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