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Small pimple on inner corner of eyelid

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Glenfinnan Thu 22-Apr-21 11:32:10

Hello I have a yellow/whiteish pimple on the inner inside of my lower eyelid. I’ve tried bathing it but it won’t come away. It seems trivial to try for a doctors appointment as they are in such short supply! Also eyes watering in outside light. Anyone had similar and treated it! Or would the optician help? Thanks in advance.

Roses Thu 22-Apr-21 11:39:57

It could be a cholesterol lump maybe need to get it checked

DillytheGardener Thu 22-Apr-21 11:40:24

I had this also during lock down. They are harmless, but on no case squeeze them!

Buy a low irritant face wash like cetaphil, and wash your whole face. Then get a fresh face cloth and get as hot as you can stand it and press up against the eye. Do this about 3 times a day. Look up eye massage videos, you do this with Q tips to prevent and relieve what you have.

Purplepixie Thu 22-Apr-21 11:43:42

Don’t mess with anything connected to your eyes and go along and see a dr. Nothing is trivial if it is bothering you.

vegansrock Thu 22-Apr-21 12:26:19

An optician told me it was a blocked hair follicle. It can be removed for cosmetic reasons but may come back. The hot cloth idea has been suggested. No harm in trying.

Charleygirl5 Thu 22-Apr-21 12:59:19

Until you get a diagnosis for your own eye I would not touch it and get an appointment asap, preferably with your GP.

Franbern Fri 23-Apr-21 08:42:47

Have had one of these for about the last 15 years. Does not grow bigger, a little unsightly, but no effect on sight. I have always just put it down to 'maturation'!!!

timetogo2016 Fri 23-Apr-21 10:26:38

Ask a pharmasist they are very good and knowledgable.