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my 3 year old daughter has hard lumps INSIDE of her upper and lower eyelid on her left eye. I can see it if her eye i closed or open. it doesn't hurt, it's not red nor is it itchy, it doesn't water. she's had this sense she was around 1 1/2, 2 years old. I asked the doctor and he said her eye was a little larger, not to worry. that was about a 1 1/2 ago. it is now twice the size and it's not her eye it's her upper and lower eyelid. does anyone have any idea what this could be?

i do have an appointment this up coming week.
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replied July 24th, 2011
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lys,

Most bumps on the eyelid are styes. However, these are usually red and tender. There are other causes of bumps on the eyelids, these include:

Papillomas -- pink or skin-colored bumps. They are harmless, but can slowly grow, affect your vision, or bother you for cosmetic reasons. If so, they can be surgically removed.

Cysts -- small fluid-filled sacs that can affect your vision.

Xanthelasma -- raised yellow patches on your eyelids that can happen with age. These are harmless, although they are occasionally a sign of high cholesterol.


You should be sure that the physician actually takes a look at the bumps. If he/she does not have an explanation to your liking, you might want to have your daughter examined by a pediatric ophthalmologist.

Good luck.
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replied July 24th, 2011
thank you! i looked up images.. it reminds me of ptosis or a cysts. Her eye works fine. I'm going to take her to an pediatric ophthalmologist.
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