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Suggestions to remove a sty in the eye?

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Asked by shynu at 12:30 AM on Apr. 10, 2011 in Health

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  • See your Dr....he'll give you a prescription to remove it.


    Answer by ItsJustMe1017 at 12:34 AM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • You can't/shouldn't try to remove it. You can do thinks to bring down the swelling, but do not try to pop it.

    Steep a black tea bag in HOT water for 4 minutes, remove and let cool until you can place it on the eyelid. It should be as hot as you can stand it. Keep it there for 20 minutes. Repeat 3-4 times a day. You can also place a cool wet washcloth on the eyelid, 3-4 times a day. Make sure to avoid touching it and wash your hands before and after touching it.

    If it gets really big, call your doctor. It should go down within a week.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 12:37 AM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • They sell sty meds at Walmart

    Answer by enaNianza at 2:20 AM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • SleepingBeautee's method works great for me. Give it a try before you waste money and time on a doctor.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:26 AM on Apr. 10, 2011

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