A 32-year-old female asked:
Good day. my eye is swollen on the bottom and inside the eye there seems to be something white and pimple-like. there is currently no pain but it is painful when i touch it and very tender. there is not pus but my eye is red and tears.
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Dr. Yvette Kratzberganswered
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Stye: A stye is any lump that forms in your eyelids. There are two types. A hordoleum is a blockage of a sweat gland in the lower eyelid. A chelazian is a blockage in the meibomian gland of the upper eyelid. All are treated the same. Gentle wiping/massage of the edge of the affected lid helps to remove crusts and bacteria and loosen the blockage and prevent infection. Warm compresses help to drain them.
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