Eyelid bump

  • Alternative Names

    Bump on the eyelid; Stye; Hordeolum


    In addition to the red, swollen bump, other possible symptoms include:

    • A gritty, scratchy sensation as if there is a foreign body
    • Sensitivity to light
    • Tearing of your eye
    • Tenderness of the eyelid

    Signs and tests

    A doctor can diagnose a stye just by looking at it. Special tests are usually not necessary.