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Remedies For Sore On Eyelid
Stye advice : Try very warm compresses 2-4 times per day for 10' a time followed by gentle massages to the eye lid may help the backed-up oil gland secretions to drain. Usually this technique resolves the swelling and the stye should resolve within a week. However, if the swelling and pain increases, seek help from an eye md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
There are a few...: ... But you should discuss it with your eye doctor. Conjunctivitis is a term that describes inflammation of the skin over the white of the eye. It can also be infectious. Eyelid infections are usually caused by bacteria, which need to be treated with medication. Home therapies such as heat, cold, lid scrubs, etc. Might not be effective and may even worsen the infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the cause: Without seeing a doctor to determine the cause, specific treatments cannot be advised. There are types of lid swelling for which hot compresses are advised and types for which cold compresses are advised. Best bet is to find the cause, then ask. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nasal sore: Hello. I guess the best home remedy for a sore inside the nose is a saline spray. Intranasal sores are usually caused by a bacterial infection that best responds to antibiotic therapy. This can be treated with a topical medication. See your doctor if the saline doesn't help. ...Read more
Local heat: Try putting a washcloth under the very warm (not hot) water tap and applying it over the affected lid for 4-5 minutes about 5 times per day for several days. This will usually take care of this. If it persists more than a week, then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Allergies : Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. Another cause could be a blocked sweat duct around the eye. In that case patients respond to warm compress. It could also be other problems. ...Read more
No, won't work: This sort of thing might be soothing for a few minutes, but that's all. It will not cure boils or make them heal faster. See a doctor for professional examination and advice. ...Read more
Sore throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more
Congestion, very sore throat, and pink eye. Got drops for the pink eye on wednesday, its gone now but the sore throat is going on 2 weeks. Back to dr?
TRY: Gargling with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). ...Read more
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Sore Throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more
See an eye doc: First step is to get a diagnosis. There are multiple issues that could cause what you describe. I recommend you see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more