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my lower eyelid is swollen n sore i believe it is a stye so eye doctor or my pcp or is it a waste of time just use warm compresses?

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Dr. Constance Okeke
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Possible stye: I would try first using hot compresses for 15 to 20 minutes several times to see if will go down on its own. If the bump persists, gets larger, or more painful you may need some prescription medication to help it go down.

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