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can you exercise when you have a stye

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
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
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Dr. Harold Peltan
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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
It can: Occur either way.
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Dr. Ron Pelton
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
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Dr. William Goldstein
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
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Dr. John Kim
Dr. John Kim answered
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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Irritation/infection: Get it examined and treated.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
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.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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
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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
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:
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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