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Eyelid problems

Find out what to do if you have a lump on your eyelid, or an eyelid that's swollen, sticky, itchy, drooping or twitching.

Many eyelid problems are not serious.

It's fairly common to have any of these problems:

Your symptoms might give you an idea of the cause. Do not self-diagnose – see a GP if you're worried.

Lump on eyelid
Swollen eyelid
Itchy, flaky or sticky eyelid
Drooping or hooded eyelid
Frequently twitching or blinking eyelid