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Antibiotic cream for stye

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Opthalmologist: evaluation is what she needs, please don't wait anymore, good luck

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Primary aid is heat: Frequent warm compresses applied to the area involved will improve blood flow and hasten the localisation & drainage thru the outer or inner eyelid su... Read More
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Warm compresses: Warm compresses (wash cloth with hot water and hold it on the stye for 5-10 minutes, reheating as needed), or surgical incision and drainage, or stero... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
When to get checked: The home remedies, shower, wash hands frequently, don't rub your eye and creams can resolve most stye. However, if you remain with a stye, if it is no... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Stye-antibiotics?: Usually none are required. Frequesnt warm compresses will bring stye to head & it will open & drain by itself. If it doesn't, see fp for topical antib... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Titone
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Tobadex: Tobadex is a good choice it is a combination of tobramycin and dexamethazone. Warm compresses 2 times a day also help. Sometimes surgical drainage is ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
No: It's not supposed to get bigger. See your General Physician or, preferably, an eye specialist, an Ophthalmologist, for evaluation and treatment. Do... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Warm compresses: Warm compresses 3-4 x per day will help to open up the stye.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
What is waterline?: If the Terramycin Cream is meant for Ophthalmic use , you can put that cream on your Stye. I believe waterline is eyelid, correct? Alos you can appl... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Try heat: Antibiotics can help a stye from spreading but are not too effective in getting rid of them. The best thing by far is to applying very warm, not hot,... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Maybe: U r on d right track.Question is r u applying warm, wet compresses for 5-10 minutes 3-6 times a day!this usually helps d area heal faster, open up a b... Read More

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