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My eye is very red, and irritated. I woke up scratching my eye ball and now there is a small white looking bump near my pupil. I do not have impaired vision, i bought some eye drops is this sufficient?

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Dr. Leon Reid
Ophthalmology

In brief: Redness,

Redness, irritation, and a "small white bump near my pupil" suggest a possible infection of the cornea.
This is a very serious condition, and it should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. Over the counter drops are not sufficient for treatment of a corneal ulcer.

In brief: Redness,

Redness, irritation, and a "small white bump near my pupil" suggest a possible infection of the cornea.
This is a very serious condition, and it should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. Over the counter drops are not sufficient for treatment of a corneal ulcer.
Dr. Leon Reid
Dr. Leon Reid
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Dr. Sayed Jovkar
Ophthalmology

In brief: The

The information below is of general medical nature and does not constitute medical advice or treatment for any one particular patient.
It does not create a patient-doctor relationship. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- the description of a red irritated eye with a corneal lesion can be compatible with a corneal ulcer, corneal foreign body, etc. It is very important to see an ophthalmologist immediately (or be seen at the emergency room).

In brief: The

The information below is of general medical nature and does not constitute medical advice or treatment for any one particular patient.
It does not create a patient-doctor relationship. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- the description of a red irritated eye with a corneal lesion can be compatible with a corneal ulcer, corneal foreign body, etc. It is very important to see an ophthalmologist immediately (or be seen at the emergency room).
Dr. Sayed Jovkar
Dr. Sayed Jovkar
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Dr. Mark Golden
Ophthalmology

In brief: There

There is no way to be certain.
Any white spot on the front of the eye is a corneal ulcer (infection) until proven otherwise. I would try to see an ophthalmologist immediately.

In brief: There

There is no way to be certain.
Any white spot on the front of the eye is a corneal ulcer (infection) until proven otherwise. I would try to see an ophthalmologist immediately.
Dr. Mark Golden
Dr. Mark Golden
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