A female asked:
Can i use potassium iodide to get rid of an internal hordeolum? if so, do i apply it right to the eyelid?
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Dr. Frank Kuitemsanswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Well : Not a good idea see a primary care doctor optometrist or ophthalmologist for specific diagnosis and treatment should not really treat this yourself
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