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Small white bump on eyeball

I recently had a problem with my contact lenses specifically my left eye.  I put the lens in as usual in the morning, but by 11 am it hurt so much I had to remove it.  My eye became very bloodshot, and had a lot of itching and burning but no discharge.  I have continued to experience a sensation similar to having something in my eye, and when I used the magnifying glass to look at my eyeball, I noticed a small white bump directly on the eyeball.  I have been trying not to rub my eyes, but know I have done so inadvertently.  Is this bump something to be concerned about, and what might be the reasons for its appearance?  I have never experienced this before.  Thank you for any information you might have.
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233488 tn?1310696703
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Usually in contact lens wearers these bumps are "friction" pinguecula related to the contact. Discuss this with your optometrist or ophthalmologist that fit your contact

JCH MD
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Thank you very much for your timely reply.
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