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Posted on Wed, 5 Jul 2017 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: My wife had an attach of optic neuritus in her left eye about 10 months back,yesterday while she was running she felt something go in the same eye,when i checked i saw a small boil on the eye lid close to the lining on the eye lashes.we used simple tear drops and zaha ointment,the pain is gone,but now she has deveopled swelling around the eye,it has got bad since yesterday,what should we do?she is feeling confortable than what it started but the swelling is troubling!!
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Answered by Dr. N. K. Misra 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Likely to be a chalazion.

Detailed Answer:
My dear,
Thanks for sending your query to us.
Though I would be happier to see a photograph of the eye,in the meanwhile likelihood of a chalazion is string if the swelling is localized to a small area of lid margin.
Do continue with ointment and hot fomentation twice a day to asses if the swelling resolves an a couple of days.
Get back to me, preferably with photograph in case of any further query in this regard.
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