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Terramycin ophthalmic ointment can cure eye stye?

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Dr. David Chandler
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Warm Compresses

A stye, or chalazion, is an obstructed or infected oil gland of the eyelid.
Use of warm compresses (a wash rag soaked in warm water) held over the closed eye for 10 minutes a few times a day will usually help the stye to resolve. Sometimes antibiotic eye ointment and less commonly oral antibiotics can help as well. If the stye has been there chronically (months), surgical drainage may be needed.

In brief: Warm Compresses

A stye, or chalazion, is an obstructed or infected oil gland of the eyelid.
Use of warm compresses (a wash rag soaked in warm water) held over the closed eye for 10 minutes a few times a day will usually help the stye to resolve. Sometimes antibiotic eye ointment and less commonly oral antibiotics can help as well. If the stye has been there chronically (months), surgical drainage may be needed.
Dr. David Chandler
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Dr. Charles Titone
Ophthalmology

In brief: Maybe

Depends.. In the us terramycin ointment is no longer available for human use http://www.
Reference.Md/files/ac/achromycin.Html. If it is approved and available for use in your country it can be used to treat a stye, antibiotics alone usually do not cure a stye and a steroid is commonly added, 30% or more need surgical treatment to resolve. Some do resolve with warm compresses alone.

In brief: Maybe

Depends.. In the us terramycin ointment is no longer available for human use http://www.
Reference.Md/files/ac/achromycin.Html. If it is approved and available for use in your country it can be used to treat a stye, antibiotics alone usually do not cure a stye and a steroid is commonly added, 30% or more need surgical treatment to resolve. Some do resolve with warm compresses alone.
Dr. Charles Titone
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