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Stye inside right eyelid, developed small ulcer dot on eyelid. Solution?

Beginning with a supposed stye on lower right inside eyelid 4 days ago, gradually oozing after 3 days (using warm compresses 3-4 times a day, now have 3 or 4 small ulcer-looking dots on same eyelid. Turning black on eyelid next to nose . What do I do now? Pain has lessened, but stye is still there, not draining as much.
Asked On : Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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The blackish dis-coloration on eye lid next to your nose is due to the percolation of blood in the sub-cutaneous tissue of the lid which has resulted from the rupture of the stye. You should continue hot fomentation of the stye. Along with that, take some systemic anti-biotic and anti-inflammatory drugs as well as anti-biotic and anti-inflammatory eye drops locally.

This should improve the condition within 72 hours. However, the blackish discoloration will take time (about 4 weeks) to disappear.

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