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Antibiotic Eye Ointment For Stye
Warm Compresses: A stye, or chalazion, is an obstructed or infected oil gland of the eyelid. Use of warm compresses (a wash rag soaked in warm water) held over the closed eye for 10 minutes a few times a day will usually help the stye to resolve. Sometimes antibiotic eye ointment and less commonly oral antibiotics can help as well. If the stye has been there chronically (months), surgical drainage may be needed. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Needs consultation: Any child with a persistent stye or chalazion needs a consultation with an ophthalmologist to determine the underlying reason. "styes" generally develop in response to chronic eyelid gland inflammation. Treatment is aimed at not only treating the stye but preventing future problems as well. In extreme cases, styes may develop into cellulitis or skin infection requiring more intense treatment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Warm compresses: Warm compresses (wash cloth with hot water and hold it on the stye for 5-10 minutes, reheating as needed), or surgical incision and drainage, or steroid have been the only effective treatments demonstrated get rid of a stye. A stye is due to the orifice of an oil gland (mebomian gland) in the eyelid margin becoming inflamed, and not an infection, so antibiotics are not indicated. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I am on a topical antibiotic for my eye. I have now developed 2 styes, same eye. The stye on my lower lid has a swollen pouch under it, what is it?
I have blepharitis, i take good care of my lids. I am on an oral antibiotic, sinus, and a topical 4 eye. Using both 4 a week, and yet developed 2 stye?
Blepharitis: The best oral antibiotics to help severe blepharitis are doxycycline, or tetracycline. It sounds like you are doing everything you can to treat this blepharitis, yet you are still getting styes. Make sure you talk to your eye doctor about your lid cleaning techniques, and what you are using as well to clean your lids. There are various ways to treat this. Keep regular follow up. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I am having frequent eye styes in both eyes every month also having eye allergy from 10 years. Using antibiotic. What is the permanent solution for it?
Eye doctor + Allergist: you need both, frequent styes could be related to allergies, but we need to make sure first you have the right sight / corrective lenses, and free from any other eye disease, as for the allergist, would make sure as well you truly have allergies, identify the offending agents, gives you the right allergy medicine, possibly starts you on specific immunotherapy, good luck ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
For a stye on the eye lid should I see a doctor do I need antibiotics ? Stye is coming and going for several months.
Stye/hordeolum: Try very warm compresses 2-4 times per day for 10' a time followed by gentle massages to the eye lid may help the backed-up oil gland secretions to drain. Usually this technique resolves the swelling and the stye should resolve within a week. However, if the swelling and pain increases, you should seek help from an eye md. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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