Eyelid Bump Causes, Treatments & More

By adr.ian
Reviewed: dr. stavarache
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Another type of eyelid bump is a chalazion. They rarely cause pain to the person infected and usually disappear within a few weeks. The red lump or cyst develops inside the upper or lower lid, but more commonly the upper.

The appearance of a small red, inflamed area of the eyelid may be the first indication that someone has an infection. After a few days, this can develop into a slow-growing, painless lump.

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