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A pimple friday(was popped on same day) has since gotten bigger and swollen. Hard to keep eye open. Very painful red and a bit hard. What could it be?

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Dr. Barbara Devane
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Eyelid stye

Blocked oil glands (meibomian glands) in the eyelid can become infected and cause swelling and pain.
You may need an antibiotic and should see an ophthalmologist if it doesn't get better. A warm compress on the area will help it heal.

In brief: Eyelid stye

Blocked oil glands (meibomian glands) in the eyelid can become infected and cause swelling and pain.
You may need an antibiotic and should see an ophthalmologist if it doesn't get better. A warm compress on the area will help it heal.
Dr. Barbara Devane
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Dr. Tonda Anderson
Family Medicine

In brief: Infection

The skin around the pimple has become infected.
You could try warm compresses to get the area to drain, but you may need to see a doctor for an antibiotic.

In brief: Infection

The skin around the pimple has become infected.
You could try warm compresses to get the area to drain, but you may need to see a doctor for an antibiotic.
Dr. Tonda Anderson
Dr. Tonda Anderson
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