What are the Top Home Remedies and Treatments for a stye?

A stye, also known as a hordeolum, is a bacterial infection of an oil gland in the eyelid. This results in a red tender bump at the edge of the eyelid.

What is a stye?

  • Pain and swelling
  • Tear Production
  • Itchiness and soreness
  • A crust which forms around the eyelid

Use a warm compress:

Clean your eyelid with gentle soap and water:

Use a hot tea bag:

Require OTC pain medicine:

Avoid wearing Contact lenses:

Antibiotic ointments are useful:

  • Is too painful
  • Won’t go off with OTC therapy
  • It interferes with vision

Massage the area to promote drainage:

Get medical treatment from your physician:

How do you prevent styes?

People are advised not to lance the stye themselves, as serious infection can occur

How long does a stye last?

When to see a doctor:

  • Is internal
  • Gets bigger
  • Becomes more painful
  • Does not clear up after a Couple of Days of home treatment
  • Affects your eyesight



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