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stye
 

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

 
Symptoms

Symptoms may include:

 

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

Treatment may include:

 

  • warm moist compresses
  • wash eyelid with a mild soap

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