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Treatment for chalazion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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User :   hi..
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I have a 'cist/sty/chazilion' on my eye...not sure which one of these it actually doesn't hurt, but it's quite a big bump (the size of a dew drop) am i to treat it?
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
Doctor :   Let me read it

Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when is it present?
User :   abt a month now
Doctor :  
User :   i had something similar when i was small...didn't treat it and just went in a cuple of months..
User :   wat shud i do now?
Doctor :  
Has it increased in size?
User :   i can't say really...even if it has, it is a very minute increase..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   wat's d treatment for this? is there any treatment>
Doctor :  
Chalazion is a cystic swelling
Doctor :  
of the gland in the eyelid
User :   yes, but how do i get rid of it?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
I will tell you
Doctor :  
One is thro application of local antibiotics
User :   on the eyelid? or inside?
Doctor :  
User :   is it true that if it's left untreated it will go away eventually?
Doctor :  
It can be ointment or eyedrops
Doctor :  
Yes, chalazion will go away
Doctor :  
But has to treated
Doctor :  
And more than that

Doctor :  
It has to be diagnosed first
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