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Dr. Andrea Kossler
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Hordeolum (Definition)

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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I have swollen red eye bags, hurts a little when I blink. cant find any sty or the bumps inside nor outisde eye. May i know the cause and treatment tq?

I have swollen red eye bags, hurts a little when I blink. cant find any sty or the bumps inside nor outisde eye. May i know the cause and treatment tq?

Possible cellulitis: Sounds like early orbital cellulitis which requires treatment with antibiotics. Very important. So you will have to go to your doctor or the emergency room. Cellulitis means infection of the skin, and the skin around the eyes may be vulnerable to this. ...Read more

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Wat causes stye n treatment?

Wat causes stye n treatment?

Warm compresses: Apply a warm wet washclothe to your eyelid four times per day. If this does not cause the stye to resolve, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for a stye?

How can I get treatment for a stye?

Warm compresses: Warm compresses are the best first step, ten minutes at a time, with some light massage while you're doing the compress if it's not too tender. If it's persistent or worsening, then see an ophthalmologist, as there are other treatments available, including ointments, steroid injections, and drainage procedures. ...Read more

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How long does an internal stye last without treatment?

How long does an internal stye last without treatment?

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

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Hi i m medical student please dr tell me the treatment of stye?

Hi i m medical student please dr tell me the treatment of stye?

Warm Compresses: A stye, or chalazion, is an obstructed or infected oil gland of the eyelid. Use of warm compresses (a wash rag soaked in warm water) held over the closed eye for 10 minutes a few times a day will usually help the stye to resolve. Sometimes antibiotic eye ointment and less commonly oral antibiotics can help as well. If the stye has been there chronically (months), surgical drainage may be needed. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me which is the top course of treatment for a stye?

Warm compresses: The majority of styes will drain on their own if treated with warm compresses for 5 to 10 minutes two to three times a day. A combination antibiotic/steroid drop such as tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) may also help. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a stye, what are usual symptoms, and what is good treatment for a stye?

Anyone know what is a stye, what are usual symptoms, and what is good treatment for a stye?

Chalazion: A stye or chalazion is a occluded oil gland(meibomian gland, similar to sebaceous gland in the skin). A stye develops when the oil gland gets plugged up from dust, debris, makeup, animal dandruff, and pollution then it leads to inflammation and swelling. Its important to use heat pack over the lids 1-2x per day and wash the lids with baby shampoo. Omega 3 and good diet is important. ...Read more

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What are stye eye treatments for?

What are stye eye treatments for?

Stye treatments: Stye treatments are used to unclog the offending oil gland, quiet any associated inflammation, and to decrease bacterial overgrowth. ...Read more