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Internal Stye How Long
Stye: W/o treatment it may take upto 2 weeks. With Rx it may take 4-5 days and with early treatment only 1-2 days. ...Read more
Depends upon treat: This depends upon the location of the stye, the size and length of time it has been present, and the treatment that is given (heat, antibiotics) - along with your intrinsic resistance. If you are using heat (the best) then given it about two weeks and if persistent at that point see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
They are just veins: Internal hemorrhoids are simply veins underneath the lining of the anal canal starting about 5 cm up. Squeeziong during bm's or internal trauma can make them bulge and bleed. They have low pressure so bleeding should stop quickly though there may be some spotting. The best treatment is to minimize squeezing during bms by keeping them soft. Use medicines that reduce internal anal swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
External Hemorrhoids: External hemorrhoids can be treated medically or by surgical excision. Surgery can be done under general or local anesthesia and is painful. I recommend it only when medical management fails. In most cases, topical barrier cream, fiber, and fluids and careful hygience suffice. If you consider surgery, try to identify what symptom is bothering you and if is your hemorrhoids or something els. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Usually a week or so: Depending on how the surgery is done, and how bad the chalazion, it usually takes a week or so to heal. I usually drain chalazia from the inside surface of the lid after injecting local anesthetic. After the material is drained, there is residual inflammation of the lid that can take a week or so to resolve. I usually use ice and an anti-inflammatory ointment post op to speed the process. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chalazion: There is no set time for the resolution of your condition. The medical term for heat boil or stye is chalazion. The normal oil duct gets blocked, and the oil builds up inside your eyelid. You can heat the eyelid and try to milk out the trapped oil. If the condition persists more than a few days, see you specialist eye md (ophthalmologist). You may need surgery. ...Read more
Forever : Once u have the hemrrhoids they do not go away. Ur symptoms can be controlled by avoiding constipation and bulking up stool ( high fiber diet and lots of water). If not better with diet, may have to have surgery. It can be painful though so u should only consider surgery as a last resort. ...Read more
Depends: The cure is related to the type of infection and the sensitivity of the organisms. If you are treating a stye, heat is the preferred treatment as antibiotics have little effect. If you are treating blepharitis, then cleaning regimens, heat and sometimes steroid creams can be more efficacious. If the infection is involving the eye also, then you need an ophthalmologist to help. ...Read more
Hemorrhoid pain: External hemorrhoids thrombose (blood clotting in them) causing stretching of the tissue and pain. If nothing is done, the swelling and pain can last up to 2 weeks. Softening stool, preventing loose stools, sitz baths, and healing ointments (not prep-h) help relieve the pain. Opening the hem and extracting the clots of blood will also shorten the recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How'd you get them?: "healing" depends on whether the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activity that increases pelvic engorgement with blood or increases pelvic pressure (heavy lifting, prolonged sitting, etc.)? Have your hemorrhoids been surgically or medically managed (& with otc or prescription drugs)? Too many variables here to know... ...Read more
Usually in 1-2 days.: Most scratches in the eye is to the cornea. It is very sensitive and thus painful. Fortunately, they tend to heal very fast. Most within a day and definitely by two days. As it heals, your pain will subside. During this period, it is important to use antibiotic drops to prevent infection of the eye. Band aid contact lens is to minimize the pain. It should be removed in a day or two. ...Read more
Few days: You are referring to ext. Hems. Which thrombose (clot) from blood slowing down as it traverses the hem. Vein it is going thru as you strain to have a bm or go too often with loose stools. Once the blood clots in the vein it swells and hurts and sometimes it bursts open and bleeds on its own or the doctor opens it to get the clot out and reduce the swelling and pain lasting a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Week or two: Most drained styes will have improved greatly within a few days, and be essentially resolved within a week. A few drained styes will have significant residual gland ular material remaining in the lid, and if it doesn't resolve with warm compresses and topical medications, sometimes another drainage procedure is required. ...Read more
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