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What is a good way to cure a sty from around the eye?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
One way: Microwave a clean potato with the skin on for four minutes. Wet a wash cloth or small towel with warm or hot water. Squeeze out the excess water and wrap it around the potato. Apply this to the eye lid until it cools down (about 15minutes).This can be repeated intermittently.

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