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should I go to school with a stye

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Not contagious: Yes you can go to school even if you have a stye. If you were given prescription eye drop antibiotics to use, then make sure to follow the recommende ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Stye is a localized infection of eyelash follicle gland ; is not really contagious. (similar to an acne pimple.
A female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Warm compress; relea: I suggest a conference on HealthTap Prime to help figure it out. The first step for a stye is to place a warm compress (a towel soaked in water & ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gary Lawson
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Stye: There is nothing that you can do to remove the red dot on your eye, if it is a stye. Warm compresses will help.
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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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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Styes are not infectious and you will not pass this to a fellow employee or a customer. Some styes however, are very large and unsightly and if you a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Warm hot compresses : 100+ times per day when stye firsts starts. Can use diluted tea tree oil to clean bacteria and notes that can cause stye. We can Rx and antibiotic/st ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Chronic chalazion: You most likely have a chalazion, not a stye. A chalazion is a chronic infection in the eyelid gland, causing a small pea-shaped lump in the eyelid. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Eye doctor: Most styes do not need surgery. Antibiotic ointment and warm compress. However, if you have a stye that is no resolving your best choice is to see an ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye: Would advise waiting until the stye is gone. The contact lens could feel uncomfortable in your eye if the stye is still there.

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