A 22-year-old female asked:
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i have a stye inside of my eye on the waterline and it looks like it may pop. my contact does move around because of the swelling. what if it pops?

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Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience Thoracic Surgery
A atye: Can you see it?. A stye develops when an oil gland at the edge of an eyelid becomes infected. Resembling a pimple on the eyelid, a stye can grow on the inside or outside of the lid. The first signs are pain, redness, swelling and tenderness. After symptoms appear, a small pimple will develop in the affected area. Usually this is accompanied with a swollen eye. Wash the face and hands, do not squiz
Answered on Jun 16, 2018

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