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How To Treat A Stye

How to treat or get rid of a stye? If in doubt, it is best to consult a medical professional to diagnose and treat a stye. Most styes heal naturally without medical treatment. They generally swell for about 3 days before naturally bursting and dispersing. Normal healing time for a stye is about a week.

Stye Disease

stye diagnosis

Stye disease is an acute purulent inflammation caused by an infection in the hair sacs of the lashes or the fat glandule in the edges of the eyelid. Also involving into the inflammation are the surrounding connective tissue.

Stye symptoms


Stye can cause inconvenience and if the infection is left untreated, could develop into a more serious eye problem. Stye can be diagnosed from common symptoms, with the vast majority of patients developing eyelid edema, or a lump in the upper or lower eyelid.

Stye diagnosis

stye diagnosis


A stye can be effortlessly diagnosed by your GP. If in doubt, it would be best to consult a medical professional to diagnose a stye, after all it is better to be sure than sorry! A hordeolum, commonly known as a stye is the term used by the medical profession to describe the infection of the eyelid hair follicles or the meibomian glands.