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What is the best remedy for a sty inside lower eye lid?

What is the best remedy for a sty inside lower eye lid?

Warm compresses: A stye is due to a clogged oil gland. Use warm compresses over the eyelids for 10 min at least 4-6 times a day. This will help open up the clogged oil gland. You can also clean your eyelids and lashes with diluted baby shampoo to clean the oil glands twice a day. If this does not work see your eye doctor for further treatment. ...Read more

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Sty (Definition)

A sty is when an oil gland of the eyelid margin gets clogged and the oil backs up and forming a pocket of stagnant oil and the eyelid becomes inflamed. A hordeolum is the acute phase or beginning stage of a stye, and a chalazion is the chronic phase (where the oil becomes more granular, thick and the skin inflammation resolves, but there is still a bump/nodule in the eyelid). ...Read more

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I have a stye growing in the lower right lid. How do I get rid of the puffiness and the stye?

I have a stye growing in the lower right lid. How do I get rid of the puffiness and the stye?

Treatment: Warm compresses and medication will most often treat this condition. If not, then see an ophtho dr. ...Read more

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Almost 2mths ago i got what i think was a stye on my lower lid. Stupidly squeezed it and now its a little sore on my lower lid that wont go away. Help?

Almost 2mths ago i got what i think was a stye on my lower lid. Stupidly squeezed it and now its a little sore on my lower lid that wont go away. Help?

Warm compresses : Apply warm compresses to the eyelids x10 min at least 6 times a day (the more the better) to open up the clogged oil gland. Also clean your lids and lashes with diluted baby shampoo to clean thr clogged oil glands. Flaxseed oil and fish oil supplements can sometimes help improve the oil layer. If. I improvement within 2 weeks see an eye doctor for additional treatment. ...Read more

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Have reoccurring styes on both eyes. No conjunctivitis, but the upper and lower lids are swollen and hurt much. Stye so large blocks sight. What 2do?

Have reoccurring styes on both eyes. No conjunctivitis, but the upper and lower lids are swollen and hurt much. Stye so large blocks sight. What 2do?

Ophthalmologist: You should consult an ophthalmologist as there may be a problem with chronic dryness or inflammation of the eyelid glands and ducts that require rather intensive treatments with soaks and eye medications so that recurrent inflection doesn't occur. ...Read more

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I am on a topical antibiotic for my eye. I have now developed 2 styes, same eye. The stye on my lower lid has a swollen pouch under it, what is it?

I am on a topical antibiotic for my eye. I have now developed 2 styes, same eye. The stye on my lower lid has a swollen pouch under it, what is it?

Compress: Try to use warm compress and don't touch ur eye without washing your hands. Keep using topical antibiotics, if doing this for 48 hours doesn't show any improvement or if it is getting worse then see a doc. ...Read more

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On my lower eye lid where that tiny hole is, it's swollen & red, the redness is spreading down my face. Should i be worried? I think I have a stye but i don't know, I have had them before

It : It may be a stye, because there are glands near that 'hole' which is the entrance to your tear drain system. Or it may be an infection of the lacrimal (tear drainage) system. Hot compresses will help both, but if it gets worse in the next 24-48 hours, you should see an ophthalmologist for treatment. Antibiotic drops with a little steroid mixed in works well for both of these problems. If medical treatment does not work, in-office minor procedures can be done for both problems. ...Read more

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2days ago I woke up with a bump on lower lid and redness on eyelid. Now my under eye is swollen puffy and red. Classic stye progression?

2days ago I woke up with a bump on lower lid and redness on eyelid. Now my under eye is swollen puffy and red. Classic stye progression?

Yes: Given the timing of the symptoms, most likely it is a stye and not a chalazion. Continue using wash compresses as much as possible. It the pain or swelling worsens, then a topical or oral antibiotic may be required. ...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

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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I had a stye that was very noticeable on the outer lid but gone and now puffing in the inside of the lid - been 6 weeks, how long till it goes away?

Heat pack it: It may be still inflamed. Please use heat pack for 3-5 mins 2-3x per day. Please also wash your lashes with baby shampoo. It may take a few weeks or less. ...Read more

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My baby has a sty on her eye lid, can u please tell me some information about them. Thank u.?

My baby has a sty on her eye lid, can u please tell me some information about them. Thank u.?

Warm compress: A stye is caused by a blockage of the oil glands on the eye lid margin. It will cause redness, tenderness, and swelling in the area. Usually you will want to start warm compresses to the area 2-3x/day to try and reduce the swelling and help with drainage. You should see your pediatrician for confirmation as there are other causes of eye lid swelling. ...Read more

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Hordeolum (Definition)

Hordeolum is also known as Stye. 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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