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Hi, I am sorry to hear about that.
It’s difficult to know for sure without seeing it, but what you are describing sounds like a pinguecula or a pterygium. These are abnormal but not dangerous growths of connective tissue on the surface of the eyeball. Usually they are asymptomatic or slightly irritating, but when they become bigger or involve the visual field, they can be very troublesome to patients. Often times eye drops are prescribed to help with the local irritation. Other treatments include avoiding prolonged exposure to UV rays from sunlight, protecting your eyes from dusty conditions, and using artificial tears when your eyes are especially dry.
If it was a serious infection or other more serious problem, it would likely have progressed significantly over the weeks, and would be likely to cause significant pain or vision changes.
Still, I would recommend non-urgent follow-up with an ophthalmologist for a detailed exam and further discussion of your treatment options.