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can mupirocin oint be used to stye

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rubinchik
67 years experience Ophthalmology
Not really: This a anti-histamine drop and will not help with a stye.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Are you using hot: compresses for 10-15 mins. 4 times a day? (meaning reapplication of compresses). It shouldn't be scalding hot. This means reapplying it several, many ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Pataday: Is an allergy drop. This will not help a stye. You can use some warm compresses if your eyelid is swollen and tender.
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes! Good idea!: you do t want bacteria and inflammatory debris in your makeup. Start fresh!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
It is possible: Although early on, a stye can be managed without it. (warm compresses at least 2-3 times a day) if it persists more than 2 weeks, see your eye md. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Warm Compresses: Try a warm compress for 15 min three times a day. If after a few days it's not improving, see your doctor.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Coden
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Minimally: A stye is a layman's word for chalazion, which as an ophthalmologist, is very commonly seen and treated on a daily basis. An injection of local anesth ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No longer a stye: It is probably a chalazion. This is a little bump that is not painful. You can treat a chalazion by applying a hot wash clothe to it 3-4 times per da ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
One tip: Microwave a clean potato with the skin on for four minutes. Wet a wash cloth or small towel with warm or hot water. Squeeze out the excess water and w ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Lid infection: This is a a type of pimple on the inside of the eyelid. It is caused by an infected, blocked gland. Most can be treated with very warm packs applie ... Read More

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