What is the cause of this Popeye???

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My Betta fish has popeye and I am extremely concerned. Yesterday I noticed that he had a massive bump on his head and was very lethargic. His scales on his forehead were sticking up. People replied to me when I asked about this and said that it would probably just go away with time. Later that night there was a white spot in the middle of the bump in between the scales. This morning I checked again and the bump was gone but the white spot was still there. 5 hours later I came back and to my surprise, his eye was bulging out of his head!! I panicked and gave him an Epsom salt bath and then isolated him. Should I give him treatment? Is this physical or bacterial? What do I do? Please help.

The photos with the bump on his head are from yesterday and the one with the bulging eye is from today.
 

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MikeRad89 said:
Popeye is almost always from poor water quality.
I will check my water soon to verify it. However, all of my other fish in that tank seem to be fine. And I think that it is from physical damage.
 

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