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Tiny bump on my eyeball

This morning when I was washing the sleep out of my eyes I could feel something in my eye. I thought, maybe it is  an eyelash, maybe lint, cat hair, who knows. Turns out it is a tiny little bump in the white part my eyeball. It has no color and they only way I can see it is if I look over to the right really close to the mirror. It does not move. I tried to kinda gently "scrape" it off but it won't move. It doesn't hurt, but it is annoying the **** out of me. I have never had eye problems. I do not wear glasses. I am freaking out, is it going to get bigger? I don't want to run to the doctor if it is nothing, but if it doesn't go away in a few days, I guess I will have to. Any comments will be appreciated. Thanks!!
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I am a community leader here, not a doctor. I am also an experienced eye patient. Welcome to our community

The doctor will advise you.


I encourage you to follow up with us, and to respond to other community members, so that all of us can help each other learn about our eye care.
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If it doesn't hurt, you vision isn't bad and it doesn't get bigger its not likely serious. It could be a cyst of the conjunctiva.  If it changes see an eye MD

Relax.

JCH III MD
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