A couple of days ago I felt that I had lint or something in my eye, but when I looked at it, I found a small blister like bubble on my eyeball. I've never seen anything like this. It isn't extremely painful, just more dry & scratchy feeling. Is this common and what could be the possible causes?
the atricle above says phlyctenule is caused by staph, but i ahve also seen them occur with excessive RUBBING.
anyway, they are not dangerous. usually self resolving with no medication. if you have been rubbing it, stop. if it persistes past a few days or worsens, go to the eye doctor. even if it worsens and needs medical treatment its still not dangerous...only annoying.
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