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What will happen if I wake up with a stye in my eye?

What will happen if I wake up with a stye in my eye?

Nothing: You can treated with warm compresses and it may get larger before it gets better. If it doesn't resolve, your ophthalmologist can incise and drain it for faster results. ...Read more

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 get styes in my eyes probably a new one every other week and my eye lids are red and I wake up ?

I get styes in my eyes probably a new one every other week and my eye lids are red and I wake up ?

STYE OR HORDEOLUM: Opthalmic antibiotic ointment applied at least twice a day for 10 days will take care of the infection.If recurrent, treatment was not completed or inadequate. ...Read more

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I have a stye in my eye.It happened to me twice last year in august and once currently. How to not let this happen again?Never had this problem before

I have a stye in my eye.It happened to me twice last year in august and once currently. How to not let this happen again?Never had this problem before

Lid Hygiene: Recurrent stye's are usually due to an underlying condition known as blepharitis. This is a chronic condition which can be controlled with good lid hygiene, warm compressed, lid scrubs in some cases, or even medication in some cases. Your eye doctor can determine the best course of therapy for you. ...Read more

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How to cure a stye in my eye?

How to cure a stye in my eye?

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 more

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Can this stye in my eye ever go away?

Can this stye in my eye ever go away?

Hordeolum: Suggest you consult your PCP. Styes usually resolve quickly with or without treatment. ...Read more

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What do I do if the stye in my eye pops?

Celebrate: When a stye 'pops" open, it is draining and frequently will go away. Continue the heat as prescribed by your ophthalmologist and your stye should disappear. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a stye in my eye?

How to get rid of a stye in my eye?

Warm compresses: If the surrounding skin gets increasingly red or you develop fever, go to the er. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of the stye in my eye?

How should I get rid of the stye in my eye?

Heat and antibiotic : The most successful early treatment is the use of warm compresses four times a day followed by an antibiotic/ steroid drop and/or ointment. If that treatment is unsuccessful, an ophthalmologist can painlessly lance the beast and drain it. ...Read more