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Red bump in inner corner of eye?
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Red bump in inner corner of eye?

I'm sixteen and for the past six months I've had a red bump in the inner corner of my left eye. It is not on the eyeball nor is it on the eyelid; it is near/on the tear duct I suppose. It didn't bother me at first, and I assumed it was a sty. It itches, though, and ocassionally it will bleed (causing pain and discomfort when I close my eyes). Also, my this eye gets dry quite often and I don't know whether that could be from allergies or another result of this bump. Does anyone know what this may be, and if so how I would go about getting rid of it? It hasn't interfered with my vision (it was already ruined) but it has become an annoyance. Thank you!!!

Rachel
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If it hurts and bleeds and its been there 6 months it needs to be looked at by an ophthalmologist. Find one near you at www.aao.org

JCH MD
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