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How can I get relief from the swelling in eyelid which is hard and painful and produced some pus ?

Hi the night before last what looks like a blind pimple has appearred below my eyebrow and then when I woke up in the morning my whole eyelid was swollen. The bump is hard and painful to touch but the first morning it did produce some pus . I have tryed warm commpressions with a towel like suggested on other sites but it hasnt down anything thought it does seem to get a tiny bit better as the day goes on. I was hoping the swelling would go away overnight but nothing has changed, please help.
Asked On : Tue, 17 Apr 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hello sir. It seems you have got a furuncle (boil) in the eyebrow area. You will need a course of oral antibiotic and anti-inflammatory drugs after consulting a dermatologist
Answered: Wed, 18 Apr 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi..dear ashley..,
Thanks for choosing HCM.,
Swollen and painfuul pimple on eyebrow..,
usually due to Bacterial infection..,
So treat it properly..,
1) Hot moppings on swelling..,
2) cap Ampicillin and cloxacillin 500 mg daily 2 times for 5 days..,
3) Tab..Acyclofenac and paracetamol..,dail 2 times.,
ok thaQ...,
Answered: Fri, 20 Apr 2012
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