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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Most sties are harmless and do not require a visit to the doctor, according to Mayo Clinic. Gentle massage of the affected eyelid with a warm wet washcloth several times a day can facilitate healing. If it does not, a vi... 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 »

A warm, wet compress can be applied to a stye for 10- to 15-minute intervals, two to four times daily, according to WebMD. This simple treatment can help the stye heal faster as well as relieving immediate pain and swell... 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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To eliminate a stye fast, apply warm compresses to the eyelid several times a day and clean the eyelid with diluted baby shampoo. Visit a doctor if the stye is painful or gets worse over a few days. 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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