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Suggest treatment for swelling in the upper eyelid

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Posted on Mon, 7 Nov 2016
Question: My daughter[7+yrs] is having swelling on her upper eye lid inner corner of left eye, seems like eye sty to me, could you please let me know the effective eye drop that can help quickly. How long will it take to subside and cure completely.Please reply urgently by today.
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Answered by Dr. N. K. Misra (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Antibiotics orally as well as drops.

Detailed Answer:
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Amoxycelline syrup , available as Novamox syrup one tea spoon thrice a day as antibiotic will control the infection and if there is much discomfort then Ibugesic plus syrup can be given.Mosi eye drop 4 times a day will be useful.Continue this fir 3 days.
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Brief Answer: Antibiotics orally as well as drops. Detailed Answer: My dear, Thanks for sending your query to us Amoxycelline syrup , available as Novamox syrup one tea spoon thrice a day as antibiotic will control the infection and if there is much discomfort then Ibugesic plus syrup can be given.Mosi eye drop 4 times a day will be useful.Continue this fir 3 days.