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How to get rid of a stye in my eye?

How to get rid of a stye in my eye?

Warm compresses: If the surrounding skin gets increasingly red or you develop fever, go to the er. ...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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How should I get rid of the stye in my eye?

How should I get rid of the stye in my eye?

Heat and antibiotic : The most successful early treatment is the use of warm compresses four times a day followed by an antibiotic/ steroid drop and/or ointment. If that treatment is unsuccessful, an ophthalmologist can painlessly lance the beast and drain it. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stye in my eye?

How can I get rid of a stye in my eye?

Home treatment: A stye is a bacterial infection of the eyelid (usually staph). Antibiotic drops are not necessary! Warm compresses will allow the stye to drain very promptly. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a twitch in the bottom lid of one eye?

Time: Usually twitching gets better on its own. There are a few things you can do to help: get more sleep, decrease stress and decrease caffeine intake. More info is available at http://www.2020vision.Com/eye_twitch.Html. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stye or pimple in the eye?

How can I get rid of a stye or pimple in the eye?

Local hot packs: Styes are best managed with frequent applications of very warm (not hot) cloths for 4-5 minutes and about 5 times per day on the affected eyelids. This will usually clear the issue in 2-4 days but if persistent, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of an eye lash that got stuck under my eyelid right at the top of the eyeball?

How do I get rid of an eye lash that got stuck under my eyelid right at the top of the eyeball?

Eyedrops: Try flushing it out with copious application of artificial tears. If that doesn't work, a friend can help you by pushing it out with a cotton tip applicator. If this fails, see an ophthalmologist who can remove it. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red spot that's dry in the corner of my eye?

How can I get rid of red spot that's dry in the corner of my eye?

Vaseline: Try putting vaseline on it for a week. If this does not make it go away, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a stye in your eye?

What causes rid of a stye in your eye?

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

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How to get rid of a red spot in the white of my eye?

How to get rid of a red spot in the white of my eye?

Timing?: Depends on the cause of the red spot. If it is a bruise (subconjunctival hemorrhage), it may take about 2 weeks to go away. These are generally benign and self limited, and often a result of minor trauma, such as rubbing your eyes. If it is something else and has persisted for awhile, i'd recommend an exam to reassure that it doesn't require a different treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of puffiness under my eye as a result of scratching my eye lid?

How do I get rid of puffiness under my eye as a result of scratching my eye lid?

Do not scratch!: You can try cool compresses, do not scratch. Sounds like you may have allergies to something (soap, creams etc.), if so discontinue using. If allergic to something in environment, oral antihistamines may help as well. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this stye in my eye?

How do I get rid of this stye in my eye?

See ophthalmologist: "styes" are usually bacterial infections and can also be from airborne foreign bodies. This may need pus removal, warm compresses, topical antibiotic creams or drops and/or even oral antibiotics. You should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stye in your eye?

How can I get rid of a stye in your eye?

Heat: The best first treatment is to apply very warm soaks five to six times per day for 5 minutes each application. This should get rid of it in 2-4 days, if it persists longer than that, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Any remedies on how can I get rid of a stye in the eye?

Any remedies on how can I  get rid of 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 reddish big pimple inside the upper lid of the right eye. It causes to swallowing and redness of eyelid how to get rid of it please help?

I have a reddish big pimple inside the upper lid of the right eye. It causes to swallowing and redness of eyelid how to get rid of it  please help?

Internal hordeolum: This is a stye. Treat with warm compresses for 15 minutes 4-6 times per day. If this does not resolve in a week or two may need to see your doc for assistance. ...Read more

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Growth in the inner corner of my eye, how to get rid of it?

Growth in the inner corner of my eye, how to get rid of it?

Eye growth: Best way would be to resect the lesion from the eye, if your local Oculoplastic surgeon agrees. It could be just a normal finding also. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a stye on the bottom eye lid?

How to get rid of a stye on the bottom eye lid?

Warm compress: I suggest using cotton ball with warm water for 1-2 minutes 4 times a day. If pain or swelling does not resolve in few days or gets worse see ophthalmologist. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sty (Hordeolum) (Definition)

A red painful lump near the edge of the eyelid that may look like a boil or pimple. ...Read more