Stye
A bacterial infection that causes a tender red lump on the eyelid. 
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Stye

A bacterial infection that causes a tender red lump on the eyelid. 

Symptoms:

  • Sensitivity or pain on the eyelid at the base of an eyelash. 
  • It might develop a head of pus and the skin around it may be inflamed and swollen.

Seriousness:

  • Treat at home. 
  • If styes recur, see a doctor. 

Treatment:

  • It usually clears up on its own, but you could press a warm cloth to the area for a few minutes to relieve the pain. 
  • Avoid touching the stye as this could spread the infection. 
  • It helps to remove the eyelash at the source of the stye.

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