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How to treat a stye?

How to treat a stye?

A stye is a small white button that can appear at the base of the eyelashes. This reflects a slight inflammation of the eyelid or the root of an eyelash. While it is certainly harmless, it is very annoying and what it's very contagious.

Do not directly touch a stye or the press to spread the risk of ignition. Do not use eye makeup on contaminated.

To treat, apply a sterile compress hot, soaked in water that has boil. Practice this 3 times per day.

Once size becomes white, or you observe pus, remove the troublesome eyelash with tweezers. Wash hands with antiseptic to prevent its spread. You can clean your eye using an antiseptic eye drops (available at pharmacies).

Think well of you regularly wash your hands after handling your eye.

For people with lenses, it is advisable not to wear them until the eye is infected.

If after treatment, it goes not better, you must consult a doctor. It is possible that you do not have a stye but chalenzon. It must be removed by using a small surgical operation.