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How do II get raid of a eye stye?

How do II get raid of a eye stye?

Stye: Warm compressor for 10 minutes 3-4 timea a day, eye lid shamppo (baby shampoo). Works most of the time. No make up. If getting bigger, or painful then go to ophtalmology (not optmetry) in rare occasions they may need to remove it surgically. ...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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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 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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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 do I get rid of a swollen eye fast?

How do I get rid of a swollen eye fast?

See a doctor: A doctor can determine the cause of the swelling and start you on the appropriate treatment that will get the swelling down the quickest. Over-the-counter treatments seldom work any faster than your body's natural healing response, so don't waste your money on them. See a doctor. ...Read more

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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

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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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What can I do to get rid of a stye in my eye?

What can I do to get rid of a stye in my eye?

Compresses!: You can use warm compresses - a washcloth with warm water and hold it to the closed eye for 5-10 minutes 3 times a day. You can massage it with your fingers after the compress, but do not aggravate it. You are trying to get it to drain on its own. You may need it incised and drained if this does not work. See and ophthalmologist. A sty is not and infection, so antibiotics do not help. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eye lid rush?

How can I get rid of eye lid rush?

What is rush: What is eyelid Rush... I'm not familiar with any term like that. Please update me/us. Thanks ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my child's stye if warm compresses and the eye ointment didn't work?

How do I get rid of my child's stye if warm compresses and the eye ointment didn't work?

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 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 do I get rid of a recurring pink eye?

How do I get rid of a recurring pink eye?

Pink eye!: You need to identify the underlying cause. Is it infectious (viral, bacterial, fungal), allergic, dry eye, or some other systemic or autoimmune condition. Try artificial tears and oral omega-3's (evoa dry eye supplements). You may be having an allergy to Polymyxin B and trimethoprim, if you are still using, or using off and on. ...Read more

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How can I treat a big stye in the eye?

How can I treat a big stye in the eye?

Warm compress: I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. ...Read more

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How do you treat a stye in the eye lid?

How do you treat a stye in the eye lid?

Heat: A warm compress applied to the involved eye will increase blood flow to the area & this helps the process heal or any build up of debris to drain. It may take several days & if not successful can be evaluated by your pcp. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a droopy eye lid?

How can I get rid of a droopy eye lid?

Needs evaluation: This could be ordinary eyelid ptosis but there are a number of possible causes for the droop which might need evaluation. Have your ophthalmologist check it out for you. If not associated with any underlying problem, it can be surgically fixed. ...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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How to get rid of a red and itchy eye if eye drops don't work?

How to get rid of a red and itchy eye if eye drops don't work?

Many things: Red eyes: broken blood vessels, infllammation from chronic allergies, dry eye syndrome, blepharitis (minor infection of the eyelid margin), meibomianitis (blocked ducts on eyelid). In addition, you may have inflammation on the top of the eye, episcleritis or scleritis or in the front to the eye, irtis. You need the right diagnosis to get the treatment to get rid of red eyes. You need an eye exa. ...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