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Dr. Dadapeer K

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Posted on Wed, 6 Aug 2014 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: I think I have a stye forming in behind my lower eye lid what can I do to alleviate it
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Answered by Dr. Dadapeer K 10 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Treatment is by use of antibiotic eye drops.

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to Health care magic.

I am Dr. Dadapeer K an ophthalmologist and I answer health problems related to eye.

Stye is because of bacterial infection of gland of Zeiss and moll of eyelids. It presents as a painful swelling on the eyelid margin.
The treatment is by use of antibiotic eye drops like moxifloxacin and oral analgesic drugs.
Applying hot compression provides symptomatic relief.

Hope the information is helpful to you.

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