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Anyone with a stye like thing on your eye during pregnancy. It is a small red lump/spot near my tear duct. I've been prescribed fusidic acid ointment but this is not working.

(7 Posts)
EmilyJane86 Fri 14-Mar-14 18:02:26

Anyone having similar issues or have any idea what this is?

alicebear Fri 14-Mar-14 18:52:49

Is it painful?

EmilyJane86 Fri 14-Mar-14 19:43:01

Only if I touch it

alicebear Fri 14-Mar-14 21:05:07

It is probably a stye & not pregnancy related. You could see an optometrist if you're worried but they usually go on their own but can be a bit stubborn. There are lots of suggestions online for simple things you can try that might help.

EmilyJane86 Fri 14-Mar-14 21:17:08

It's been there for about 7 weeks. I've used the drops from the doctor. I don't think it's a stye neither did the doctor.

alicebear Sat 15-Mar-14 14:13:02

See an optometrist then - or if your GP can't sort it ask for a referral to ophthalmology.

TeWiSavesTheDay Sat 15-Mar-14 16:57:09

Could be a cyst? Have you been stressed lately? I used to get them due to stress. Unfortunately if it is that mine had to be removed surgically, not sure if that would be am option during pregnancy.

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