A stye is treated at home by applying a warm compress for 15 minutes, four to six times a day, over closed eyelids. It also helps to gently scrub the closed eyelid with tap water or a nonirritating soap, according to eMe... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Vitamins & Supplements

A stye, also known as a hordeolum, is a lump on the eyelid that looks similar to a pimple, according to the Mayo Clinic. Styes most commonly form on the exterior of the eyelid, but they can also form on the inside of t... More » Health Vision

Initial symptoms of a stye are pain, tenderness and redness of the eye, and the eye may feel scratchy or irritated, states MedicineNet. Later symptoms include swelling of the eye, tearing of the eye, discomfort when blin... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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Getting rid of a stye in one day is unlikely, but NHS Choices explains that using a warm compress on the eye causes the pus to drain. Once this occurs, the stye often clears up quickly. More »

To treat a stye, a warm compress can be applied on the affected area for five to 10 minutes a few times a day, says WebMD. A clean washcloth or towel soaked in warm water should be used, and the eyes should be kept close... More » Health Vision

A patient can treat a hard skin abscess at home by applying a warm compress to the affected area of the skin four times a day for at least 30 minutes, suggests WebMD. Do not poke or prod hard skin abscesses with the fing... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Applying a warm, wet compress to a stye for five to 10 minutes three to six times a day is one home remedy that usually helps a stye heal faster, advises WebMD. Over-the-counter treatments in the form of ointments, solut... More » Health Conditions & Diseases