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Suggest treatment for heat boil on eyelid margin

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Dr. N. K. Misra

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Posted on Mon, 2 Nov 2015 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: Today I found a heat boil down to eyelash, my left eye swellen out because of this.

kindly suggest some medicine.
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Answered by Dr. N. K. Misra 6 hours later
Brief Answer:
Antibiotics

Detailed Answer:
My dear,
Thanks for sending your query to us.
This basically lid margin infection. What you need to do is hot compress twice a day for 5 minutes. Oral antibiotic,preferably Doxycycline100 mg teice a day and anti infllatory like ibuprofen and paracetamol combination twice a day after meals should be continued for 4 days.
Any further query in this regard please do vet back to me.
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