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can you exercise when you have a stye
A 45-year-old member asked:
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually OK: A sty is a blockage of oil glands that open at the edge of the eyelid. Sometimes they become infected, so if the area is red and tender with or witho ... Read More
27 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Clean the make up off. Heat the eyelid for ten minutes at a time then try to squeeze out the built up oil inside. If you can't get it to drain, see ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
33 years experience Ophthalmology
It can: Occur either way.
A member asked:
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
A : A stye is simply an inflamed oil gland in the eyelid. These are rarely infected and antibiotics usually don't help much. Warm compresses and gently ... Read More
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Hot : Hot compresses are the first line of treatment. Get a washcloth and put very hot water on it (don't burn yourself!), and hold it over your eyelid. Re- ... Read More
21 years experience Ophthalmology
First : First line of treatment for a stye is warm compress. If done properly, it will resolve the condition almost all the time. Warm compress should be ap ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Irritation/infection: Get it examined and treated.
A 28-year-old member asked:
30 years experience Family Medicine
Compresses: Place warm, wet compresses for 10 minutes three to six times a day. Don't try to squish or squeeze your stye.
A 37-year-old member asked:
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Healing: Itching is a frequent component of healing. This occurs anywhere on the body and can take place in the lid as it is combating and healing from a stye ... Read More
A female asked:
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Warm compresses: do not squeeze it. tincture of time will cure most styes. use of a teabag also works as an astringent just make sure its not too hot
A 28-year-old female asked:
29 years experience Ophthalmology
I suppose: The relief of the built-up pressure in the style, once drained, feels better & less pressure. Like a pimple on one's face, when popped, do you rea ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
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.
A 38-year-old member asked:
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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