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What is this small bump under the bottom lid of my eye; is it a stye?
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes, this most likely is what is commonly called a stye.
See your doctor to know for sure. Don't put your eyes at risk.

In brief: Yes
Yes, this most likely is what is commonly called a stye.
See your doctor to know for sure. Don't put your eyes at risk.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
In brief: Stye
Warm compresses (wash cloth with hot water and hold it on the stye for 5-10 minutes, reheating as needed), or surgical incision and drainage, or steroid have been the only effective treatments demonstrated get rid of a stye.
A stye is due to the orifice of an oil gland (mebomian gland) in the eyelid margin becoming inflamed, and not an infection, so antibiotics are not indicated.

In brief: Stye
Warm compresses (wash cloth with hot water and hold it on the stye for 5-10 minutes, reheating as needed), or surgical incision and drainage, or steroid have been the only effective treatments demonstrated get rid of a stye.
A stye is due to the orifice of an oil gland (mebomian gland) in the eyelid margin becoming inflamed, and not an infection, so antibiotics are not indicated.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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