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Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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I have what I think is a boil or insect bite on my upper-nose near my eye. Suggestions?

I have what I think is a boil or insect bite on my upper-nose near my eye.  Suggestions?

Have it looked at: If it's worrisome to you, large, not improving, draining (discharge), red, elevated, painful, etc. Should have it looked at since it might require treatment. If it's tiny, itchy, and improving, then doesn't sounds worrisome. ...Read more

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What could cause a boil on the skin and on the eye?

What could cause a boil on the skin and on the eye?

Staph infection: The most likely infection is caused by staphylococcus which can cause an infection in the skin and involve the glands of the eyelid. Also rosacea can infect the skin and the eyelid.Vboth are treatable with oral antibiotics. Heat can offerctemporary relief until you can see your doctor for a press riot ion antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can i boil the tea bags first, then apply it to my eyes after it cool down?

Can i boil the tea bags first, then apply it to my eyes after it cool down?

Yes: Be sure you let them cool down the skin of your eye lids is very thin and easily burned. The higher the tannic acid in the tea the greater the anti inflammatory effect. ...Read more

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How do you treat heat boils on the outside of the eye.

How do you treat heat boils on the outside of the eye.

Stye treatment: Conservative treatment usually consists of washing the eyelids and lash lines with a gentle 'tear-free' shampoo and applying warm moist compresses twice a day. Boils, styes and other bumps on the eyelids may require medical intervention if not improving with the above methods. ...Read more

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What a boil in the eye lid is called?

What a boil in the eye lid is called?

Boil likely stye: A "boil" in eyelid most l can be due to: meibomian gland dysfunction, styes, or chalazion, molluscum, rosacea, herpes. Check with eyemd. Treatment options available at eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com. ...Read more

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Big hard round something appears on my eye crease which causes it to be swollen. I think it resembles a boil. What should I do?

Big hard round something appears on my eye crease which causes it to be swollen. I think it resembles a boil. What should I do?

See doctor ASAP: Any abnormality near the eye can be minor or a very serious problem this needs. Md exam to find out what it is and decide how to treat it it can be infection , cyst, tumor , or many other diagnoses. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a boil outside the eye crease which causes the swelling of the whole eye crease?

Is it possible to have a boil outside the eye crease which causes the swelling of the whole eye crease?

Yes: You likely have a hordeolum (stye) that will resolve with warm compresses. However, if you have difficulty seeing or difficulty moving your eye, you need to seek immediate medical attention in case of a more serious infection. ...Read more

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How long does heat boil on the eye lid take to go?

How long does heat boil on the eye lid take to go?

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