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Does anyone know what could be the cause of bumpy red, itchy sty?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Sty

This common infection results from blocked glands within the eyelid.
When the gland is blocked, the oil produced by the gland occasionally backs up and extrudes through the wall of the gland, forming a lump (chalazion), which can be red, painful, and nodular. Frequently, bacteria can infect the blocked gland, causing increased inflammation, pain, and redness of the eye, and swelling.

In brief: Sty

This common infection results from blocked glands within the eyelid.
When the gland is blocked, the oil produced by the gland occasionally backs up and extrudes through the wall of the gland, forming a lump (chalazion), which can be red, painful, and nodular. Frequently, bacteria can infect the blocked gland, causing increased inflammation, pain, and redness of the eye, and swelling.
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