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Eye swelling due to stye or chalizion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXXXX here
User :   i recently (in the last 2 weeks) been having quiet a bit of pain on my right eyelid and then (in the last week) my right eyelid started to get a little bit red and then i noticed a lump in the under side of my bottom eyelid and everyday it gets a little bit more painful and more noticeable and there is no discharge so i have no clue what it is and im starting to get really worried please help
Doctor :   how can I help You?
Doctor :   let me read what You have typed
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok there are 2 or 3 possibilities
User :   and by the way im only 14 if that helps
Doctor :   You could be having in laymans terms what we call a stye
User :   ive had a stye before and its not the same
Doctor :   Also called hordeolum
Doctor :   there are 2 types orf styes
User :   ok
Doctor :   You may also be having a condition called inflamed chalizion
Doctor :   chalazion
User :   ok
User :   is it really bad?
Doctor :   Is there any pus point?
Doctor :   I would suggest that u need to show an opththalmologist for treatment
User :   no its just a lump
Doctor :   antibiotic drops
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok it may need a small surgery but You need a physical examination by ophthalmologist
User :   ok thankyou :)
Doctor :   without examining You I cannot acurately tell You a diagnosis
Doctor :   try hot water fomentation
Doctor :   pain killers may help if pain is very severe
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