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Best remedy or medicine for stye and what is the reason why I always have stye ?

Best remedy or medicine for stye and what is the reason why I always have stye ?

See doc: Acute stye -- warm compresses, rule out cellulitis, sometimes topical or oral antibiotics. Steroids could be consider but not common. Incision and draining if focal and not improving. Keep lids clean. If recurrent in the same place, rule out sebaceous cell carcinoma. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Kossler
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Hordeolum (Definition)

This is an inflammation of a gland in the lid, analogous to a pimple, in which stagnated secretion becomes infected and sets up a focal inflammation. It is a fancy term for what most ...Read more


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What is the best home remedy for stye?

What is the best home remedy for stye?

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 more

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Stye starting in my eye, best treatment to nip it in the bud?

Stye starting in my eye, best treatment to nip it in the bud?

Compresses: Place warm, wet compresses for 10 minutes three to six times a day. Don't try to squish or squeeze your stye. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a pig stye in the eye?

What is the best treatment for a pig stye in the eye?

Pig Stye?: 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. Please see your opthamologist if no improvement. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a stye in the eye?

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 more

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I have a stye hordeolum in eye, what is best treatment.?

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 hordeolum is due to the orifice of an oil gland (mebomian gland) in the eyelid margin becoming inflamed and the gland clogged. ...Read more

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I recently started getting styes on my eyelids quite frequently is there a reason for this?

I recently started getting styes on my eyelids quite frequently is there a reason for this?

Blepharitis: You likely have chronic blepharitis which makes you prone to have styes. A visit to an ophthalmologist will get you started on treatment for this. ...Read more

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I keep getting these styes in my eyelid; is there a reason why i keep getting these?

I keep getting these styes in my eyelid; is there a reason why i keep getting these?

Often genetic: Some people have acne rosacea, an inherited skin condition that can cause thicker skin oil. Some people with rosacea have involvement of the eyelids and are prone to get frequent styes. Hot compresses followed by milking of the oil glands helps. Flax seed oil can help. Some people take oral Doxycycline or topical minocycline. See your eye md for guidance of treatment and prevention. ...Read more

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Wat causes stye n treatment?

Wat causes stye n treatment?

Warm compresses: Apply a warm wet washclothe to your eyelid four times per day. If this does not cause the stye to resolve, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more