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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kanaya Maharaj
Specializes in
Meibomian cyst?: It sounds like a meibomian cyst. You can take him to your GP if your GP feels like it is something that he/ she can handle. Otherwise take him to an O ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Dieck
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Get Exam: What you are describing may indicate an infection of a meibomian gland in the eyelid. Start warm compresses now. Sometimes antibiotic drops are need ... Read More
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Dr. Clement Cheng
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Keep treating: This could still be related to the stye that has not fully recovered. Would try warm compresses and use artificial tears as needed. If this does not ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Try heat: While many styes are infected, antibiotics generally cannot easily get to them. Heat is very effective. Try soaking a washcloth in the very warm (no ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Warm compresses: Apply warm compresses to the area several times daily for about 10 to 15 minutes. But be sure it is a stye. If there is any question, see an ophthal ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Epstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Eyelid pain: You may have a cyst in one of the eyelid glands or even a stone or blockage in a tear duct try a warm compress or visit your family doctor if there is ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farshad Fani Marvasti
14 years experience Family Medicine
Stye: It sounds like you have an eye infection and it is spreading to the other eye. I would begin warm compresses and go in to see your doctor today as so ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye: If this occurred rather suddenly, it probably is a stye, which is a blocked oil gland of the eyelid. It can become secondarily infected and can spread ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes,if it's draining: The plugged meibomian gland has like a buttery consistency when draining that could be light yellow if draining, which can cause inflammation all arou ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
63 years experience Ophthalmology
White bump: A sty is an infection at the base of an eye lash.It is on the eyelid.You can get cystic lesions on the lids looking like white bumps.On the eye itself ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be: Early styes that are internal, will cause diffuse swelling and tenderness. Only later, if untreated, will it localize to make the bump that you are e ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Eye pain: Is the pain in the eyelids or eye ball? You might feel pain in the eye lid before the sty actually forms. Try to apply warm compresses to your eyeli ... Read More

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