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Can you watch tv if you have a sty in your eye?

Can you watch tv if you have a sty in your eye?

Sure: A sty has nothing to do with television watching and work affect you in any way... ...Read more

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 are some home remedies for a sty in your eye?

What are some home remedies for a sty in your eye?

Heat: If you feel one coming on, get a wash cloth and put it under very warm (not hot) tap water and apply to the eye for 4 minutes about 5 times per day. This will usually get rid of it. Eyedrops with antibiotics will not do anything. It is always helpful to maintain good hygiene and clean the eye regularly. ...Read more

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What causes a sty in your eye, and how do you get rid of it?

Inflammation: A stye is an inflammation of one or more oil glands in the eyelids. Typically, the opening of the gland becomes clogged, causing bacteria and oils to become trapped within the gland. White blood cells enter the gland to remove the bacteria and excess oils, causing an inflamed, swollen gland. Treatment includes hot compresses, antibiotics, and oftentimes, drainage of the stye. ...Read more

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What causes a sty in your eye, and how do you get rid of it yourself?

Stye: Styes in the eye form when the small ducts in the glands get blocked. They usually go away on their own but if they do no we use a warm compress to try to open them up in more significant cases they may need to be lanced. You should see your pcp if this is not improving. ...Read more

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Why do you get a sty in your eye and how do you get rid of it? I've had it for 3 days and shows no sign of clearing up. It is really itchy

Why do you get a sty in your eye and how do you get rid of it? I've had it for 3 days and shows no sign of clearing up. It is really itchy

Blocked gland: Styes are sort of like pimples in the eyelid. Most of the time the cause is unknown. Use very hot compresses (hot washcloth) 3 times daily. Make sure you get at least 5-10 minutes of heat each time. You may need other treatment if that doesn't work in the next few days. ...Read more

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How to remove an eye sty?

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. ...Read more

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Home remedies for a sty on my eye?

Home remedies for a sty on my eye?

Stye advice: 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, seek help from an eye md. ...Read more

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What can I do for a sty on my eye?

What can I do for a sty on my eye?

Stye: A stye is an inflamed oil gland on the edge of your eyelid, where the lash meets the lid. It appears as a red, swollen bump that looks like a pimple. It is often tender. Treatment starts with heating for ten minutes to thin the oil and then trying to squeeze it out. If not successful in draining it, one goes to the eye md for surgical drainage. Rosacea is a risk factor. ...Read more

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What to do about an eye sty. ..???

Sty: Apply warm compresses to sty 4 times a day Apply antibiotic oinment after the compresses ...Read more

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What can I do if my eye sty popped! What do I do?

What can I do if my eye sty popped! What do I do?

Don't panic: This is good. It will heal much faster now. Rinse your eye with artificial tears and wipe away any pus. Apply warm compresses to the eye 3-4 times per day. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sty in my eye how will I remove it?

What to do if I have a sty in my eye how will I remove it?

Sty: 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. See your eye doctor for problems. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to help an eye sty disappear faster?

What are some good ways to help an eye sty disappear faster?

Hot compresses: Hot compresses are the most effective thing you can do along with keeping the eyelid clean. Try boiling an egg and wrapping a wet towel around it, this way the towel will not cool as quickly. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best way to cure a sty on your eye?

Need advice on what is the the best way to cure a sty on your eye?

One way: A stye is a red, tender bump that can develop a yellow spot in the middle, on the eyelid or right where the eyelash meets the skin. It is caused by an infection of oil glands of the eyelid. Microwave a clean potato with the skin on for4 min. Wet a wash cloth or small towel with warm/ hot water. Squeeze out excess water & wraparound the potato. Apply x 15 min intermittently. See eye dr if needed. ...Read more

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I believe I cought an eye sty from a friend who visited me 1 month ago. What can I do?

I believe I cought an eye sty from a friend who visited me 1 month ago. What can I do?

Uncatchable directly: Maybe you both have dry eyes or blepharitis, but a plugged meibomian gland is rarely a catchable phenomena. It's not like a disease. You both may have similar habits of using the computer a lot, staring more than blinking, or not using warm compresses in the morning and night to decompress it. But it's easily remedied. Just change habits, and you both will see a difference in watching them disappear. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the most effective product to erase a sty. I tried golden eye but nothing?

Help please? What is the most effective product to erase a sty. I tried golden eye but nothing?

Try heat: If what you have is a stye then the best treatment is frequent application of very warm (not hot) washcloths or pads to the affected lid. This should be done every 2-3 hours for about 4 minutes each time. Over the counter and antibiotic products will have no effect on a stye. ...Read more

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My sty is super small now like to my eye skin but it is taking forever to go away and for my eye skin to cover it?

My sty is super small now like to my eye skin but it is taking forever to go away and for my eye skin to cover it?

Stye: Most styes will shrink and go away over time, especially with the application of hot compresses once or twice a day. It may take several weeks for this to resolve. If it gets bigger or does not go away, call your local eye doctor. ...Read more

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For the past week I've got several red dots and sty's around my both eyes. It comes and goes and moves around every day.?

For the past week I've got several red dots and sty's around my both eyes. It comes and goes and moves around every day.?

Need to examine: What you described suggests Staphylococcal infections and you need to be examined to ascertain the actual diagnosis and if these are infections, you need to be tested to exclude diabetes. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What are methods to get rid of a sty on your eye?

Heat: Most styes can be eliminated by the diligent application of very warm packs over the lids for 4 minutes at a time done 4-5 times per day. If persistent see your ophthalmologist for further treatment. ...Read more

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Sty eye pain?

Sty eye pain?

See ophthalmologist: Often draining a painful stye can provide much reduction in pain as well as quicker healing. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation of your stye. ...Read more

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Over the counter for a eye sty?

Over the counter for a eye sty?

Local heat: If you detect a stye beginning (red lid margin, white dot on the margin, local tenderness, diffuse swelling of the lid), then the best thing is heat. Put a wash cloth under the warm (not hot) water tap and apply to the eye for 4 minutes 5 times per day. This will usually get rid of it. Topical ointments and drops usually do not help even if labeled for stye. ...Read more

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What to take for a sty on the eye?

What to take for a sty on the eye?

Hot packs: There is no good drug. But if her mom is willing to try hot packs: fill a clean sick w dried beans. Heat in microwave for 1-2 minutes. Voila! Instant heat pack. I would apply the hot pack to the lid for 8-10 minutes three times a week until the stye is netter. If that doesn't work, she may need surgery. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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My eye hurts but hurts only when I itch them. Could it be a sty?

My eye hurts but hurts only when I itch them. Could it be a sty?

Could be: It is not uncommon for eyes to hurt when you rub them, especially if you rub them due to underlying itchy eyes, or allergic conjunctivitis. Lids can also be sore when you rub them due to other conditions such as blepharitis, which can produce blocked oil glands on the edge of the eyelids and predispose to the development of styes. You should see your eye doctor to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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Feels like there's something in my eye. Possibly a sty. Is a sty contagious?

Feels like there's something in my eye. Possibly a sty. Is a sty contagious?

No: A stye is not contagious. However, your diagnosis may not be correct, and what you have may be.... ...Read more

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When sty pops can you feel it? And if it is inside the eye would it hurt when it pops?

Yes: You feel the release of pressure when a sty drains. You may also feel the thickened oil as it drains out. Continue to heat and express the built up oil once it starts to drain. ...Read more

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What should I do to help a sty on my sons eye go away faster other than warm compressions?

What should I do to help a sty on my sons eye go away faster other than warm compressions?

Tincture of time: Styes are usually self limiting and don't require any special treatment. Occasionally I will prescribe an antibiotic ointment with a steroid like tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) to help with healing and inflammation. If the sty does not resolve, and ophthalmologist may have to go in and drain the abscess. ...Read more

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I've had a sty on my eye for about a week and it formed a white head 2 days ago. Popped 10 minutes ago. What do I do now?

I've had a sty on my eye for about a week and it formed a white head 2 days ago. Popped 10 minutes ago. What do I do now?

Infected stye: You should use warm compresses several times per day over the infected area to help promote drainage and healing. If there is a lot of swelling and infection, you may need a course of an oral antibiotic. If you're not sure, see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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I feel like there is something poking my eye and I domt think its a sty. It is irritating I don't know what to do : (im a very paniky person?

I feel like there is something poking my eye and I domt think its a sty. It is irritating I don't know what to do : (im a very paniky person?

Things to try: If you feel something, there probably is something there! Try using artificial tears, try pulling your upper lid over your lower lid by the eyelashes and roll your eye around. If all else fails, see an ophthalmologist who can find out what the problem is. ...Read more

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I have a sty in my eye help me to get rid of it please

See your doctor.: Warm soaks can sometimes help. However you need to find out the cause of your issues. Your doctor can evaluate and treat the problem. Go there yesterday. ...Read more