Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics
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In brief: Styes??

Warm compresses often help, but if there is swelling it's best to get checked to make sure there isn't an associated infection.
Keep your hands off the area - as much as you may want to rub etc it only complicates the problem. See your doc to make sure that there isn't a bacterial infection that needs treatment.

In brief: Styes??

Warm compresses often help, but if there is swelling it's best to get checked to make sure there isn't an associated infection.
Keep your hands off the area - as much as you may want to rub etc it only complicates the problem. See your doc to make sure that there isn't a bacterial infection that needs treatment.
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