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I have a stye on my left eyelid and I want it removed what can I do

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Inflamed? or not?: If still inflamed, you should have an ophthalmologist evaluate this and consider a biopsy for the presence of a skin cancer. If it is quiescent and i ... Read More

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Dr. Ashwin Patel
41 years experience Urgent Care
Eyelid cyst: Looks like you had stye to start with. It has healed as far as the infection is concerned. But the swelling has now converted to a cyst that usually i ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not a problem: The warm compresses, applied frequently are likely to get rid of the stye and will not interfere with the contact lens wear.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alma Murphy
45 years experience Ophthalmology
Your : Your bump may be a chalazion. This is an oil gland in the eyelid that has become blocked allowing a cyst (bump) to form. Often warm compresses, for ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See your doctor: as you may need antibiotics, either local or systemic, if doesn't improve despite that, you need to see an ophthalmologist, unfortunately no quick fix ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: fades with time: This should fade with time over a 2 year period. Vlpl may help but is considered overkill. Use sunblock and silicone gel. No tobacco use.
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye treatment: Try a warm compress and then massage the eyelid. If the stye does not reduce in size over the next 3-4 days of using warm compresses and massage, see ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Stye treatment: Make sure you wash hands well before touching eyes to prevent recurrence. Avoid squeezing or popping stye manually. Avoid makeup to area while it heal ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
You may be feeling: The area where the metal plate has healed or fibrosed. Or the neurovascular bundle where the infraorbital vein, artery, nerve comes out near the lower ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
A few days: It sounds as if you have a sty on the inside of the eyelid. Try heat to the eyelid (a small baking potato heated in the microwave and wrapped in a clo ... Read More
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