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A stye is a swelling around the eyelid that occurs when a follicle on the eyelid gets infected.


Symptoms may include:


  • red and painful upon touch
  • a white head of pus appears on the swollen area

Treatment may include:


  • warm moist compresses
  • wash eyelid with a mild soap

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