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A 18-year-old female asked:

This morning i woke up with a swollen upper eye lid. there is no oozing just lots of tears. it is warm and it hurts to touchbut is not red. what should i do?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Stye: May be a stye (chalazion). Start with warm compresses at least 4 times a day, but please consult an eye md.
Dr. Nancy Webb
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A style is like a pimple of the eyelid caused by a blockrles oil gland. Warm compresses and massage are first line therapy
Sep 12, 2013
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Stye: This could be something called a stye. See your doctor.

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