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A 31-year-old female asked:

My eyelid is swollen and red. it is painful and hurts when i touch it or blink. i had a stye about 3 weeks ago, and the swelling took very long to go down and the redness remained. pharmacy or dr ?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
This needs to be evaluated in person by a doctor. I wonder if there is a pocket of a skin infection that needs to be opened and drained.
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Dr. George Yanik
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
sounds like your stye has returned, use warm compresses 3x per day for less than 1 min each with fish oil tabs 2x per day and see an eye care professional.
Apr 13, 2021
Last updated Apr 13, 2021


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