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While painful and unsightly, most styes heal within a few days on their own or with simple treatment. Typical treatment for a sty consists of...
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A sty is harmless in the majority of cases. In most cases, a sty ruptures on its own within a few days to a week, leading to relief from symptoms...
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they have Visine at your local walmart which I have used myself and work very well and make it more tolerateable. try it. they have visine for...
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A sty (sometimes spelled stye) is a tender, painful red bump located at the base of an eyelash or under or inside the eyelid. The medical term for a...
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While it is impossible to completely prevent the development of a sty, good hygienic practices, including proper hand washing, can help prevent all...
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In many cases, very warm to hot compresses over the eye will help this sty rupture, and your body will heal it. If the sty (assuming it is a sty and...
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Absolutely...swimming is just fine. A sty is not infectious. It is just a clogged oil gland.
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The first signs and symptoms of a sty are generally redness, tenderness, and pain in the affected area. The eye may feel irritated or "scratchy...
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Application of a warm compress or warm washcloth to the affected area for 10 minutes, four to six times a day, can be an effective home remedy and...
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A stye (hordoleum) is inflammation of the eyelid, usually inside one of the small glands lining the eyelid. Most styes are caused by infection from...
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No. A sty would not cause this other pain.
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In general, a stye is not contagious so it's not a problem for a cook to continue to work. As always, you would want to still practice good hand...
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Normal? No, but it can happen. Keep in mind that this eyelid lump may not be a sty (hordeolum) at all. There are other lesions, like a chalazion...
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A Stye is an infection of a gland of an eyelid. Usually this happens because the gland has been blocked. The stye will almost  look like a...