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How to get rid of a stye really fast?

Warm compresses: Frequent warm compresses do not try and squeeze of drain the stye with a needle yourself. ...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 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 to get rid of a stye over your eyelid?

How to get rid of a stye over your eyelid?

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 stye on my eyelid when ever i blink it hurt will i loose my sight if it don't go away in within a week

How to get rid of a stye on my eyelid when ever i blink it hurt will i loose my sight if it don't go away in within a week

A : 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 in the oil glands of the eyelid. Warm compresses allows blood vessels to dilate and clean the area. The following is a method that some of the ophthalmologists on avvo.Com have recommended. 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. If you have visual changes you need to see an opthamologist. By, the way, i can't tell why you have "eye lift" tagged. Normally a stye would not cause blindness. ...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

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Can you tell me how to get rid of my stye in the top left hand corner of my right eye?

Stye treatment: Moist hot compresses 4-6 times a day for 10 minutes will eventually cause this to drain but takes weeks to do so. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a stye?

Hot compresses: A style is a clogged oil gland, moist heat, wash cloth treatment for 10 minutes 4 times a day will eventually cause this to unclog. But give it weeks, if very big it needs to be drained, a simple in office procedure. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stye fast?

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 can you get rid of a stye fastest?

Warm compresses: Warm moist compresses as often as you can apply them for 10-15 minutes at a time. They sometimes need antibiotics and rarely incision to drain. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a stye that's been there a wk?

How do you get rid of a stye that's been there a wk?

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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