A 33-year-old member asked:
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stye gone but my eyelid still swollen. do i need to do anything?

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Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Chalazion: You likely have a chalazion. Often times after a stye a hard lump is left in the eyelid. It can be reduced in size by applying hot compresses. If you do not see it diminishing over a month, consult your eye doctor.
Answered on Mar 17, 2018

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