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I have a small white bump (cist) that just appeared on the inside of my left eyelid..Is there anything special I should do to treat this?
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Gentle massage with eye closed with warm compress.
Also can let 'no tears' shampoo run through eyes and help clean out glands. Use j&j name brand baby shampoo, some generics burn. If not improving see eye doctor.

In brief: Yes
Gentle massage with eye closed with warm compress.
Also can let 'no tears' shampoo run through eyes and help clean out glands. Use j&j name brand baby shampoo, some generics burn. If not improving see eye doctor.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Depends where it is
If it is at the edge of the lid near the base of the lashes, and there is no redness, it may be a cyst or an ingrown eyelash.
If there is surrrounding redness then it may be a stye. If warm compresses do not improve it within a couple of days, you should have it evaluated by an eye doctor in order to determine how best to treat it.

In brief: Depends where it is
If it is at the edge of the lid near the base of the lashes, and there is no redness, it may be a cyst or an ingrown eyelash.
If there is surrrounding redness then it may be a stye. If warm compresses do not improve it within a couple of days, you should have it evaluated by an eye doctor in order to determine how best to treat it.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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