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Old 04-25-2006, 02:07 PM   #1
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small white lumps under eyes

Hi,
I have numerous small white lumps under both my eyes. I have tried searching the internet to see what they could be but the only thing I could find was milia which they definitely aren't. I once saw someone on TV who had the same thing and they said it coulod be caused by high cholesterol but I have had a test and I havent got that.
Does anyone know what might be causing them and if I can get rid of them.
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Old 05-01-2006, 05:32 AM   #2
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Re: small white lumps under eyes

r they very small? a friend of mine has them hers are milk spots. theres not much u can do apart from when hers itch or stick out a bit she pricksthem with a pin and a hard tiny lump comes out.

 
Old 05-02-2006, 01:52 PM   #3
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Re: small white lumps under eyes

I don't think they are. They're not actually spot like, they're just little white lumps. They don't itch or anything. I have seen other people with them but mine seem to be more obvious. Maybe it's something I can't do anything about and have to learn to live with!

 
Old 05-02-2006, 04:22 PM   #4
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Re: small white lumps under eyes

Hi, maybe I can give you a little info, I have syringoma, a non harmful tumor that attacks the sweat glands, only way to get rid of them is putting a needle under the tumor and zapping them w/ electricity. They are under my eyes, and all over my body, started w/a few of them then they spread all over in a few years. Or , my dad and brother have a calcium build up under their eyes, this also looks like a small white lump. They can't do anything about it, because the doctors in our small town won't do any removal around the eyes. However if your in a city i'm sure someone can do a removal for you. And it wouldn't hurt if you went to a do
ctor and get a proper dignostic.

 
Old 05-03-2006, 08:39 AM   #5
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Re: small white lumps under eyes

I think those are Fordyce spots,they are little oil glands that are overactive,I have some on my lip,they are annoying I know,maybe you should go see a Derm to make sure though.
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