Meibomian cyst

What is Meibomian cyst?

A chalazion (; plural chalazia ), also known as a meibomian gland lipogranuloma, is a cyst in the eyelid that is caused by inflammation of a blocked meibomian gland, usually on the upper eyelid. Chalazia differ from styes (hordeola) in that they are subacute and usually painless nodules. They may become acutely inflamed, but unlike a stye, chalazia usually sit inside the lid rather than on the lid margin.

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I had a meibomian cyst around a year ago (quite a large one on my lower lid) which finally disappeared with the use of Maxitrol Ointment. Since...

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Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

If the container with the maxitrol was consistently closed ,except for when you were initially applying it,to...

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I have a painful white bump on my bottom eyelid that has fluid coming from it and there seems to be a white bump on the top of my gum over my front...

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Thanks for writing in.
To answer your question, No, it doesnt sound like a sexually transmitted disease. The bump on your eye could be a stye...

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a hard lump formed on the inside of my left eye,close to nose, lump hurts when touched eye waters constantly as though i am crying from one eye....

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Hello dear,

Presence of lump on the inside of eye can be due to:
1. Stye- acute infection/inflammation of the glands in the eye lashes.

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