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Diagnosed with cellulitis. Swollen abscess near the eyes. Taking bactrim. How to take care of it?

i got diagnosed at er last night with cellulitis , and it just looks to me like i have an abcess on my eyebrow area.. went to sleep. no its swollen and gone down next to the bridge of my nose between my eye. my eye was all wet and gross so im guessing it drained a little bit.. how am i supposed to take care of this? its freaking me out! i just started taking bactrim .
Asked On : Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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Ophthalmologist 's  Response

You are suffering from stye in your eye with inflammatory changes in the affected lid. You will need to give hot fomentation 3-4 times day to the affected eye and use anti-biotic eye drops 3-4 times a day. Also, use anti-biotic ointment at night time.

You can continue using bactrim tablets BD along with some anti-inflammatory tablets. If there is some pus point formation, you will have to get the affected eye lash epilated to drain the stye and bandage the eye for 24 hours at least.

This should cure the condition in 2-3 days.

Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Gopal Krishnam Raju's  Response
you have to get it drained by a doc bactrim wont be helpfull go to doc first
Answered: Wed, 23 Jan 2013
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