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How can I get rid of a chalazion?

How can I get rid of a chalazion?

Heat and/or surgery: Discuss this with your ophthalmolgist. Some chalazia will absorb with application of heat. Others will only respond to surgical excision which can be done as a minor procedure in most ophthalmology offices. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Chalazion (Definition)

A blocked oil gland where the lashes meet the skin. The oil gets made but cannot get out, so it becomes trapped and stagnant and can get infected. Use warm compresses and see eye doctor as may ...Read more


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How can I get rid of a chalazion?

How can I get rid of a chalazion?

Warm compress: Warm compresses can help early on, otherwise an antibiotic/steroid ointment (dr prescription required) will help. Finally, they can be excised if all else fails. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a chalazion fasstt?

How can I get rid of a chalazion fasstt?

See Eye MD: The fastest way is incision and curettage, but sometimes a steroid injection will work as well. See an ophthalmologist to discuss your options. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only way to get rid of a chalazion?

No: Initial treatment should be warm compresses with massage, then an antibiotic/steroid ointment then a steroid injection can be implamented before a surgical excision. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of a chalazion or a stye?

Best way to get rid of a chalazion or a stye?

Warm soaks: A warm, wet washclothe to the eye 3-4 times daily is effective for this. If it does not get better in a week, see an ophthalmologist for further treatment. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I take antibiotics to get rid of a chalazion?

Please tell me, could I take antibiotics to get rid of a chalazion?

Antibiotic/chalazion: Sometimes tetracycline by mouth is used to treat, especially is chalazia is large or inflammed. There is clinical evidence that it helps reduce the size significantly. ...Read more

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How do I quickly get rid of my chalazion before next week?

How do I quickly get rid of my chalazion before next week?

Conservative vs: Excision and drainage. Have an eye care specialist look at it, determine how long it's been around, whether it's still inflammed, how large it is, usually can re-absorb on its own after many months, but also can be excised to go away faster. ...Read more

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I have a chalazion and I have tried everything and its not going away how do I get rid of it?

I have a chalazion and I have tried everything and its not going away how do I get rid of it?

I & D: I recommend an appointment with an ophthalmologist to evaluate and suggest a treatment for you. These eyelid problems (Chalazion, Hordeolum) are often common and effectively treated. Advice can also be given to you as to how to lessen recurrence. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid ot it of my chalazion?

Ophthalmology visit: An ophthalmologist can "shell" it out and or treat it with an ointment to decrease inflammation. Please visit your ophthalmologist when able. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of chalazions permanently without surgery?

A chalazion can be: Resolved most of the time with conservative treatment. Frequent warm, moist compresses followed by gentle massage can resolve them almost always. ...Read more

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Mam pls help to get rid of my chalazion or sty. Tnx pls reply po?

Mam pls help to get rid of my chalazion or sty. Tnx pls reply po?

Basic treatments: Warm compresses may be helpful. Hold a very warm, wet towel on the eyelid for five to 10 minutes, four times a day, to reduce swelling and promote drainage of the gland. Although the towel and the water should be clean, they need not be sterile.
Lightly massage the area several times a day to help express the oil clogging the gland. Do not try to 'pop' it. See eye doctor if it persists too long. ...Read more

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My eye stye hasn't gone for 2 months, could it be a chalazion? What are the options for me to get rid of it?

My eye stye hasn't gone for 2 months, could it be a chalazion? What are the options for me to get rid of it?

Could be: After two months it's worth seeing your ophthalmologist about what it is and your options to get rid of it. ...Read more

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Is there always a bump left after a chalazion stye surgery? Will it be forever? Is there a way to get rid of it?

Is there always a bump left after a chalazion stye surgery? Will it be forever? Is there a way to get rid of it?

Discuss with surgeon: A bump could be swelling from the procedure, residual chalazion or scar. If the surgery was within the last few days, apply cool compresses. If past this time, use warm compresses. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I have chalazion in lower eyelid it start october 2013 until now it does not heal itself what will I do to get rid my chalazion? Safe left untreated?

Chalazion: If it does not bother you and it is not red and swollen, you don't have to do anything. If it is bothering you, you may need to see an ophthalmologist for treatment with antibiotics or excision. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my chalazion its small now but my top eyelid is still swollen? Also y bottom eyelid is still swollen and has white inside eyelid?

Chalazion: Chalazions are persistent swelling on eyelid from blocked glands. Definitive treatment is surgery however ophthalmologist wait till there are big enough. You can try warm pack 2 to 3 times a day. May or maynot work. ...Read more

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Daughter as sm pea size bump under her bottom eye lid for a few months eye Dr said Chalazion and said nothing he can do How to get rid Chalazion?

Daughter as sm pea size bump under her bottom eye lid for a few months eye Dr said Chalazion and said nothing he can do How to get rid Chalazion?

Expectant Management: Hello, it does sound like chalazion. It is usually left alone. Some people may opt for surgical removal for cosmetic reasons. It has no clinical significance. Occasionally it will get inflamed and cause pain and visual distortions which can be managed medically. I do agree with MD. There is no need to have it surgically removed but the call for cosmetic improvement will be up to you. It can reoccu ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a sty/chalazion I have tried everything from warm compresses, tea bags, washing my eye lids with baby shampoo but its not workin?

How do you get rid of a sty/chalazion I have tried everything from warm compresses, tea bags, washing my eye lids with baby shampoo but its not workin?

Warm compresses: Requires many weeks, otherwise there is medicine you can take by mouth, Minocin (minocycline) or Doxycycline that also take time to resolve the style. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a chalazion?

Hot soaks: Try a hot washclothe four times per day for two weeks. If this does not work, see an ophthalmologist for further treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for chalazion?

What is the treatment for chalazion?

Warm compresses: First step is to apply heat to your eyelid to melt the blockage causing the chalazion. The best way is to boil an egg, wrap it in cloth and put it over the eye, 10 min on, 10 min off. You can also microwave a sock with rice in it and use it. Just make sure whatever you use stays hot for 10 minutes. If that doesn't work, have your eye doc drain it. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent chalazion cysts?

What can I do to prevent chalazion cysts?

Eyelid hygiene: Cleaning your eyelids twice daily will reduce the incidence of chalazion. Also taking flax seed oil (2 capsules per day) will help. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for chalazion? And what is the cost for surgery?

Warm compresses/surg: It can be treated consevatively by warm compresses at home and if that fails, surgery.The cost varies from surgeon to surgeon and where you are located
it is a minor outpatient surgey and done under local anesthesia and it can cost anywhere from 100 to 1000 dollars. ...Read more

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How can I prevent from getting another chalazion?

How can I prevent from getting another chalazion?

Probably cannot: Obstruction to the small glands along the eyelid can occur without know cause. Some suggest use of warm, damp compresses may help in encouraging the secretion to effectively drain, thereby avoiding plugging and infection (like a pimple). ...Read more

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I've had my fourth chalazion with in 2 weeks what can I do to prevent?

Eyelid wash: Recurrent chalazia are due to meibomian gland dysfunction and possibly acne rosacea.You need to see an specialist and you need to be started on appropriate treatment, which mau onclude drops and ointments and possibly antibiotic tablets. ...Read more

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After my stye went away I still had a bump, googled it & found out it is a chalazion but now my eyelid is way darker than the other. Why? Treatment?

Skin pigmentation: Changes can be part of healing. A stye and a chalazion are inflammatory lesions. This can cause the pigment cells in the skin to increase pigment, resulting in increased pigmentation of the skin. For instance, it is common for folks with mild to moderate pigmentation (asians, hispanics, middle eastern heritage etc.) to have increased pigmentation at healed sites of skin injury. ...Read more

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A swelling (lump)on my left upper eyelid, round hard tender, I had such lumps before 7-8times last summer, wt is it? Chalazion? Treatment n prevention? Dtail

Chalazion: Yes you guessed correctly. Chalazion is a tear duct obstruction. Need hot compresses daily. It may take weeks to resolve. If it persists or recurrences see Optholmology for incision and drainage. ...Read more

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I have a suspected chalazion in my lower right eye lid. There is no pain, but is noticeable. I also have slight swelling in the lower lid. Current treatment has been similasan stye eye relief (homepathic) and an allergy eyedrop. I have allergies. A few we

I have a suspected chalazion in my lower right eye lid. There is no pain, but is noticeable. I also have slight swelling in the lower lid. Current treatment has been similasan stye eye relief (homepathic) and an allergy eyedrop. I have allergies. A few we

Often,: Often, a series of hot compresses during the day will work, with shorter duration for each compress. Many of my patients have success with 3 or 4 compresses, 5-10 minutes each session. The potato works well, some patients have mentioned that they have used a hard-boiled egg the same way. This holds heat longer than using a washcloth alone.

If this does not work within a week or so, then eye drops, or surgical removal will be successful. See your eye doctor if compresses fail! ...Read more

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How to get rid of a cold fast?

How to get rid of a cold fast?

You don't.: W/o drugs: drink lots of fluids and get plenty of sleep. A cold due to a virus must run it's natural course, of ~3-5 days of symptoms. Otherwise: take antihistamines to dry up the runny nose; decongestants to clear the "stuffed up head"; nsaids or tylenol (acetaminophen) to break a fever and expectorants to help clear the mucous. All these drugs treat the symptoms, not the virus, so they may make it last longer! ...Read more

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How to get rid of a cold - fast?

How to get rid of a cold - fast?

It runs it's course.: Tips: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / NSAID’s Rest!! ...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