Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
189 Doctors are Online

Puffy eyes, pain on blinking. No improvement with golden eye cream. Need to worry?

Good Morning Doctor. I woke on Thursday morning with a very puffy right upper lid. There was a slight pain when I blinked, as if there was a pimple under the lid. It seemed worse yesterday morning so went to my Doctors. VERY busy with long queue for new appointments, so went into pharmacy next door. Pharmacist looked at it and sole me a golden eye cream. Used it twice, but this morning, I do not see any improvement. Very swollen upper lid, and some crystalline material showing as well. Do I need to worry? David Schofield 67.
Asked On : Tue, 1 Jan 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  47
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Ophthalmologist 's  Response

You have having stye in your right eye which is an infection of the hair follicle of eye lid. You should take hot fomentation, systemic anti-biotic and anti-inflammatory drugs along with anti-biotic eye drops for 3 days. If in-spite of this a yellowish pus point appears on the lid, you will need to epilate the affected eye lash by a specialist.

Answered: Wed, 2 Jan 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor