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Stye treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
User :   I have a stye. I have had it for about 6 days now. But since I have had it, it has just looked like a pimple. So, I have been treating it will stye cream the past few days. Today, as the sixth day, I woke up and it was swollen and actually looks like a stye now. It was hurting the past few days but today it is just sore. How long will have this stye?!?!?? I have been putting hot compresses on it but I would like to know how long it will persist! Please help!!
User :   ?
Doctor :   Was it diagnosed by doctor
Doctor :   as stye
User :   no
User :   i have done research
Doctor :   Then hwo do you self diagnose
User :   & found pictures
User :   lots of research
User :   how long will i have it do you think?
Doctor :   Stye stays for long days
User :   ok...
Doctor :   is it on the edge
User :   yes
Doctor :   Most of them disappear in one week
User :   do you think it will be gone tomorrow
Doctor :   is it with pus
User :   not really
User :   do you think it will be gone tomorrow?
User :   since it just started inflammed?
User :   today
Doctor :   If it started inflammed
Doctor :   it take more time now
Doctor :   if it has the pus

Doctor :   then it should be drined
Doctor :   otherwise
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