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A 19-year-old female asked:

I have a stye in first two days it was painful but now the pain is gone but an ugly bumb and swelling is still there help me to get out of this thanks?

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Dr. Leah Alexander
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Stye: A stye is typically a clogged inner eyelid gland. Typically, they resolve with application of warm compresses 3-4 times a day. Resolution can take 2-3 weeks. If the stye is persistent past 3 weeks despite doing compresses or getting larger, you should see your doctor.
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