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I have red bump inside/under my eyelid away from the lashes. Is it

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Hi I have red bump inside/under my eyelid away from the lashes. Is it a sty?I squeezed eyelid and now it is still red but smaller. Should I do the hot compress thing. Nothing visible outside the eyelid. Woke up with gummy eye. Also scratchy Thxs
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr SH replied 2 years ago.
Hi there
Thank you for your question
Seems likely to be either a sty or an eyelid hair follicle infection.
You should apply warm compresses on it.
If you also have a red eye associated with it or if you have severe symptoms then I would recommend that you be seen by an ophthalmologist to rule out/rule in conjunctivitis for which you will require antibiotic eye drops.
let me know if you have more questions.
Kind regards