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Can you wear some mascara with a stye in your eye

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Jarstad
37 years experience Ophthalmology
It's risky: You could but the stye is a sign your mascara reservoir could be harboring infectious bacteria. I would suggest you use hot packs consisting of a war ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Girish Kalva
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Stop all makeup: check out skindeep app for all the chemicals and poisons in make up products. try to wash your eyes by dipping them in clean luke warm water 5-6 time ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Best to avoid it: With a stye, on top or bottom, it is best to avoid all eye make-up as blinking can transfer some meds to the lower lid easy enough and may worsen the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Variable time: Styes last a variable time depending upon your body's resistance, what treatment you administer and issues such as your age and environment. Recommen ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
29 years experience Ophthalmology
A chalazion on the: can be treated conservatively with warm compresses and massage. Contact lenses can be worn if you have a chalazion without any discharge or inflammati ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure: make up does not cause styes and the bump will fade away.
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Chalazion: Your stye has probably transposed into a chalazion- a cystic nodule in the lid where the stye once was. This can be removed in an office procedure by ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: The surgery is on he inside of the lid and the make-up on the outside. There should be no problem and no interaction.
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A female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Infection: Would not use the contacts if there is any sign of infection
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
14 years experience Urgent Care
Stye: First you need to be evaluated for Stye. You may need antibiotic eye drop. No make up please.

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