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White dot/bump on upper eyelid. What is this?

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I noticed like a white dot/bump on my upper eyelid and wanted to know what it looks like - attached pictures. Thank you.


Category: Ophthalmologist

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Expert:  Dr. Manish Malhotra replied 4 Days.

Hello,
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
I have seen the picture.
It is a stye and i advise you to use an oral antibiotic like Tab. Ciplox 500 mg twice daily for 5 days.
Most styes will resolve spontaneously. Only when it is painful we advocate the use of antibioitc and warm water compresses.
Feel free to discuss further,
Regards.


Patient replied :

Thank you Dr. Malhotra. It is not painful. If I don't use antibioitc, how much time should I expect until it is resolved? Is there any other remedy that can help except for antibioitc?
Oren.


Expert:  Dr. Manish Malhotra replied 3 Days.

Hello,
Normally it should resolve by itself in a few days.
If the pain is severe then warm compresses and lid massage will help.
Oral antibiotic is the best choice.
Regards.


Dr. Manish Malhotra
Category: Ophthalmologist
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Fellowship: L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
Fellow Pediatric Ophthalmology & Squint (L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad)
Medical School, Residency: MBBS, DOMS, FLVPEI, Nagpur university, 1995
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