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A 36-year-old female asked:

I had a stye on my eye a month ago. it was quite severe. although the swelling, pain, itching and redness went after a week, i have been left with a hard lump on my lower lid near the corner which is not getting smaller.is this a concern?

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Dr. Mike Yang
Family Medicine 5 years experience
Time for optho eval: The stye usually resolved and reduce in size. If the conservative management does not reduce after 1-2 weeks, you may consider seeing opthalmologist for incision and drainage
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