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Stye In Eye
It likely won't have: Any significant impact on a stye. 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. Please see your opthamologist if no improvement. ...Read more
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?
No: Swollem lymph node in groin is secondary to a primary malignancy arising in the lymph node such as lymphoma or metastasis from a site of tumor growth on thigh, buttock or lower abdomen following the path of lymphatic drainage. An inflammatory process on eye will not drain the groin area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stye Treatment: The best way to heal from a stye is to soak (using wet warm compresses) the eyelids three or four times/day. If the lining of the eyelid or if the eyelid is red and swollen you may need antibiotics. If after a few days the stye is not diminishing you may need to see an opthalmologist for surgical options. ...Read more
These are: UNRELATED. Sounds like you are VERY CONSCIOUS of your body (NORMAL for someone your age) The Stye should be treated with soaking in plain water using an eye cup (available at your Pharmacy) See your Family Care Provider for the other two issues since they are impossible to comment upon in this forum! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Month ago oral sex, after felt like my mouth was cut, then sore throat, then went away got stye in eye went away. Month now little bit inflamed tonsi?
Oral sex: The stye was likely coincidental in nature. Your other symptoms are suspicious for a sexually transmitted disease. I would go get checked out with your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Long sinus infection 3 weeks after oral in March. Slight headaches. Now stye on eye. Random muscle/bone pain, and red bump under tongue for week. HIV?
If you took risks,: If you are aware that you do high HIV risk activities, you need to practice safety measures ALWAYS - condoms, clean needles, other prophylactic devices, etc. Also, appropriate testing and possibly prevention drugs. If you do not take risks, the chance is low, but a test may reassure you. Take care! ...Read more
My lower eyelid is swollen n sore I believe it is a stye so eye doctor or my pcp or is it a waste of time just use warm compresses?
Topical heat: While many styes are infected, antibiotics generally cannot easily get to them. Heat is very effective. Try soaking a washcloth in the very warm (not hot) water tap and putting it on the stye for 4 minutes at a time about 5 times per day. The frequency is important - 2-3 times will usually not work. If persistent after a week of this see your ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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