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Suggest treatment for swollen eye

yesterday i got a tiny but caught in my eye. and it hurt so bad. today the discomfort was low but it has been more irritable as the day has gone on...i looked in the mirror and now ive noticed that my caruncala is swollen...what should i do? should i be worried?
Thu, 11 Dec 2014
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Ophthalmologist 's  Response
Hello
Welcome to Health care Magic.

I reviewed your history. It seems from the history that you are having swollen eye involving the caruncle. This can be because of inflammation of the caruncle and it is called as carunculitis. The treatment of this condition is by the use of antiinflammatory drugs and by steroids in non responsive or in severe cases.

Hence I advice you to consult your ophthalmologist for examination and treatment accordingly.

Hope this is helpful to you.
Do write back to me for further questions.
Thank you
With regards
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