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Meriden, CT
A 39-year-old female asked:

Stye x5d was good then over the course of the day got really swollen. feels like sandpaper when i blink when i move my eye it hurts so bad i get nauseous and my eyeball is now all red hot compresses with baby shampoo no relief?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Stye: If you are using red hot compresses - that is way too hot for the eye & the delicate tissues surrounding it. Compresses should be warm. The shampoo could also cause irritation. At this point, it sounds like injury has occurred and medical assessment is warranted.
Last updated Sep 8, 2020

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