Chalazion

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What is chalazion?

A chalazion is a small eyelid cyst that is generally painless; it is a blocked oil (meibomian) gland that causes this condition.

Common symptoms reported by people with chalazion

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with chalazion

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lidocaine Infusion)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobility scooter)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

Data from patients with chalazion, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with chalazion

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lidocaine Infusion)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobility scooter)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with chalazion, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has chalazion on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 1
50s 0
60s 2
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 3

These charts show data from chalazion patients who have completed their condition history
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