Not quite allergy related but I wasn't sure where else to ask this :/

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invisiblepatterns
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   Posted 3/21/2012 7:48 PM (GMT -7)   
Hey everyone,

I just wanted to see I anyone had any idea what this is:
I have a small bump on the white of my eye. It's about a 1x1x1 mm and is on the inside corner of my eye about halfway between the corner of my eye and the edge of my iris. It's a light brown colour. I first noticed it about 2 months ago and I'm certain it hasn't been there longer than 4 months. It hasn't been causing any pain or irritation but I'm confused as to what it is and if it might develop into something more serious.

Thanks :)

Red_34
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   Posted 3/22/2012 4:09 AM (GMT -7)   
I have those too, they're called Pinguecula's. The only complication from these things are that they may grow over the iris but that is not a common occurrence. For the most part, these are harmless. If they start causing issues, than you should go see the eye doc.

http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/pinguecula.htm
SHERRY
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invisiblepatterns
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   Posted 3/22/2012 6:00 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks!!
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