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How can eye stye be treated?

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I have a pimple on my upper eyelid, which goes away and comes back. Can you please suggest any medicine so that it goes away.
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 in Vision and Eye Disorders
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Sty most likely.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for query.
Most likely you are having stye.It is a circumscribed abscess caused by bacterial infection of the glands on the edge of the eyelid.
Rx
Use warm compression over the area twice daily.
Use eye ointment Tobramycin twice daily.
Tab Cefixime 200 mg twice a day(Anti bacterial)(Need a prescription for same).
Take them for 3 days.
Wash eyes thrice a day with cold water.

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