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Symptoms of Chalazion

Symptoms of Chalazion: Introduction

A chalazion occurs due the blockage of the duct that drains a meibomian gland in the eyelid, which produces an oily eye lubricant. This results in the typical symptoms of chalazion, including a bump on the eyelid, swelling, and a reddened appearance of near the edge of the affected eyelid. Either the upper or the lower eyelids can be affected by a chalazion.

Symptoms can also include pain or tenderness of the eyelid, sensitivity to light (photosensitivity) and increased tearing. In some cases, there may be no pain.

Astigmatism and blurred vision can occur if the chalazion grows large enough to press on the eye. Other complications of a chalazion include a secondary bacterial infection of the eyelid. Symptoms can include increased swelling, redness, pain in the eyelids and possibly fever....more about Chalazion »

Symptoms of Chalazion

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Chalazion includes the 8 symptoms listed below:

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Chalazion as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Chalazion. This signs and symptoms information for Chalazion has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Chalazion signs or Chalazion symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Chalazion may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Chalazion symptoms.

 

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