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 »

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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 »

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According to WebMD, an eye stye is often caused by a staphylococcus bacterial infection of the eye. A stye can be very painful and cause a pus-filled lump to form on the inside or outside of the upper or lower eyelid. More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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