What is this on my eyelid? It was a purple bump and then popped under my skin. (Photo)
Doctor Answers 2
Purple spot on eyelid
It sounds as though it may be a burst blood vessel, a vein or capillary. The purple color is accumulated blood, like a bruise, and should clear in a few days to a week. You should see your doctor to make sure that it is nothing more serious, especially if you are having worsening pain.
Purple mark on eyelid
It may be a small vein that broke under the skin. If so, the discoloration should clear within a few days. However, to know for sure, or if it does not resolve quickly, you should see you doctor and have it examined.
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