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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Stye eye drops are a class of liquid medication that is deposited in the eye using a medicine dropper. This medication is formulated to treat styes. Both the eyelashes and eyelids contain tiny glands that can get infecte... More »

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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 »

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An eye cyst is a lump that forms on the eyelid when the gland within the skin is inflamed, explains WebMD. The lump is commonly warm, red and painful and grows over days or weeks. Glands commonly become blocked with oil ... More »

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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Styes can be prevented through good eyelid hygiene. Clean the eyelid regularly by using a washcloth with baby shampoo in the shower or by using a cotton swab dipped in a mild solution of baby shampoo in warm water to scr... More »

An eyelid cyst is also referred to as a chalazion, with symptoms that include a swelling or lump in the eyelid, inflammation and a heavy sensation in the eyelid, explains Moorfields Eye Hospital. The affected area may al... More »

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