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My right eye has been red and hurting for 4 days now. I also have a small yellowish lump on my sclera. What is it?

Related Topics: Eyes, Pain, Lump
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As you know, health experts on this site have absolutely no way of looking at your eye across the Internet, so you are getting a "blind guess".

A red, painful eye could be conjunctivitis (pink eye), assuming you did not have any trauma/injury to the eye. Viruses and bacteria are the main culprits and treatment is usually with prescription antibiotic eye drops.

A small, yellow lump on your sclera as you call it may be a harmless pterigium (I hope I spelled that correctly). Look up this common eye disorder on the Internet or on WebMD to see if you can find a picture.

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