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Hi i have stye inside in my eye around tear duct what will i do if it rupture then the pus will go into my eye? im so afraid

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Not to worry: If a stye breaks open, the contents are rapidly flushed out by the eye. Infection beyond the stye would be extremely rare. Just continue to apply heat and keep the eye flushed out and cleansed.

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