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The history points at a Chronic Tarsal Gland(Meibomian Gland
) obstruction to Meibomian duct called "Chalazion". It is a modified oil gland which gets blocked in its duct and it has to be differentiated from a Stye(Hardeolum) as Stye is an infection and thereafter inflammation.Stye responds to antibiotics and antiinflammatory medication.Stye is very painful/red and warm.A chalazion is diagonally opposite in signs and symptoms.
A"Chalazion " has to be Surgically incised and drained and the gland with its capsule needs to be removed to prevent its recurrence.
Precautions:Do not vigorously rub the chalazion.Only give hot fomentation.Use eye lid wipes gently.
The ruptured chalazions contents cause inflammation and scarring in eyes.
Pls undergo Surgery at the earliest.
Wishing you a speedy recovery.
Dr Lt Cdr ASN Bhushan