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weird eye growth.

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lordsteatime Sun 04-Sep-16 19:02:52

Spotted a small growth thingy in the corner of my eye, which grew fairly quickly. It was a pain because it kept getting caught in my eye. It felt like a bit of dirt or grit had got in my eye. It wasnt big enough for any one to notice, just be a irritant for me.
Flash forward to saturday and I thought it had grown bigger and was poking out the corner of my eye, I just ignored it as had a busy day.
By the evening i glanced in mirror and saw it hanging on a thin thread out my eye about the size of grain of rice. So I pulled it off.
It hurt and my eye bleed in the corner.
Woke this morning with a glued up eye and its a bit swollen.
So, anyone think I did the right thing? And what should i do now?

I have a very big 'do' coming up this week, and the last thing I want is a bleeping red swollen eye in the photos!

Mybeardeddragonjustdied2016 Sun 04-Sep-16 19:04:55

A skin tag?
Sudocreme is the miracle cream in our house!

AttilaTheMeerkat Sun 04-Sep-16 20:05:33

I would ask an optician to look at your eyes further.

CMOTDibbler Sun 04-Sep-16 20:10:24

Sounds like it might be a pterygium - it needs looking at by an optician in the first instance (like tomorrow) and they will refer you on if necessary

lordsteatime Mon 05-Sep-16 10:55:43

have brought some eye drops and will make an appointment to get it checked. looks like its just an infection now.

ageingrunner Mon 05-Sep-16 11:06:36

Sudocrem might be a bit tingly in the eye area, to say the least

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