Eyelid Bump: Symptoms and Treatments

Eyelid bumps are mostly styes (inflamed oil glands). They usually appear on the edge of the eyelid, and look like pimples: red and swollen.

What are the common symptoms of eyelid bump?

  • Red swollen styes (most common)
  • A scratchy sensation
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Tearing of the eye
  • Tenderness of the eyelid

What are the treatments of eyelid bump?

Medical Treatment:

  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Make an opening in the stye to let out the fluid

Home Treatment:

  • Cover the sensitive area with a warm wet cloth for 10 minutes.
  • Stop wearing eye makeup or contact lenses if you do before.
  • Avoid squeezing the stye on your own.


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