I'm 15 and I can feel this tiny bump on my eyeball through my eyelid. It's freaking me out, and I've been looking all over online, and I found one description that really fits what's happening to me on Yahoo! Answers: "I Have this tiny bump on my left eye ball on the top left side under the eye lid, i don't know what it is i just can feel it to high up to see it, anything to worry about? I can't even see it i have to close my eye and roll my eye down to even feel it. its a tiny bump under the lid on the eyeball."
There's no pain or anything, but the fact that there's a bump on my eye is really worrying me!! I'm probably overreacting, but it's not cancer or anything life-threatening or something that could make me blind right?
I do have pretty bad eyesight (nearsightedness). The bump is on my right eye, which has a droopy eyelid (it's always been like that, not a new symptom).
So basically, there's this small bump on my eyeBALL(at least I'm pretty sure it's on my eyeball, not eyelid),
and does anyone know what's happening? I think I might be overreacting, but I feel like I'm in denial that anything could be wrong, so unless it's still there a week from now, or I start feeling pain or something, I won't say anything to my parents. Please help me!!
Without an exam, it is very hard to say, but my guess is that you have a chalazion in the lid. This is not cancer, but a blockage of one of the oil glands in the lid. When the chalazion is chronic, there is no pain or redness. In that location on the upper outer portion of the right eye, if what you are seeing is on the eye and not the lid, you may be seeing your lacrimal (tear) gland. To allay your fears, I would schedule an exam with an ophthalmologist
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.
We're in the process of updating our system during which our trackers and health tools will not be available. We are doing our best to finish this update quickly. They should become available by 6:00 p.m. PST