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Can a chalazion occur without a stye and/or internal hordeolum? I have had no inflammation; however, suddenly feel a 2mm size nodule in the upper lid

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Yes

Some Chalazia simply appear without a symptomatic precursor although a stye must have occurred without causing symptoms.

In brief: Yes

Some Chalazia simply appear without a symptomatic precursor although a stye must have occurred without causing symptoms.
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