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Is it a stye even if there is no bump on the upper eye lid and it just puffy/swollen?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice

In brief: Eye infections

No. It is often a cellulitis.
A stye is a particular kind of eyelid problem but not all of the eyelid problems are styes.

In brief: Eye infections

No. It is often a cellulitis.
A stye is a particular kind of eyelid problem but not all of the eyelid problems are styes.
Dr. Robert Killian
Dr. Robert Killian
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Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology

In brief: Before it becomes a

Bump, the oil glands can get clogged and cause the puffy swollen lid.
Warm compresses will help, and like a pimple, the area might come to a head. If there is no improvement after about 3-4 days, see your eye doctor for extra help.

In brief: Before it becomes a

Bump, the oil glands can get clogged and cause the puffy swollen lid.
Warm compresses will help, and like a pimple, the area might come to a head. If there is no improvement after about 3-4 days, see your eye doctor for extra help.
Dr. Olivia Liao
Dr. Olivia Liao
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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Ophthalmology

In brief: Possible

Could be the very beginnings of a stye.
Usually when caught early when it just inflammation, a chronic stye requiring surgery can be prevented. See your eye md.

In brief: Possible

Could be the very beginnings of a stye.
Usually when caught early when it just inflammation, a chronic stye requiring surgery can be prevented. See your eye md.
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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