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Can putting a hot compress on a chalazion make the chalazion better?
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Dr. Robert Alexander
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In brief: Sometimes
Use of moist warm compresses can occasionally help in the spontaneous drainage from the plugged drainage duct.
As this is an infection (usually staph), it should be seen by physician early in the process. Do not squeeze to drain, may spread the infection.

In brief: Sometimes
Use of moist warm compresses can occasionally help in the spontaneous drainage from the plugged drainage duct.
As this is an infection (usually staph), it should be seen by physician early in the process. Do not squeeze to drain, may spread the infection.
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