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What's the best treatment for my eye?

By Anonymous October 27, 2010 - 4:06pm
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I have a bump on my left eyelid its red I've had antibiotics and I drops for it but it keeps comming back, when I blink the button eyelid hurts, when I wake up it's not dry and doesn't have poss.

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Hi Anonymous

The best treatment depends on the diagnosis. What is your diagnosis? There are many things that can cause a lump on your eyelid, such as a stye or a chalazion.

A chalazion would be hardest to get rid of, and sometimes requires surgery: https://www.empowher.com/media/reference/chalazion. A stye is more like a pimple: https://www.empowher.com/condition/stye/definition.

If you haven't already, you should see an ophthalmologist and get a diagnosis so you can get this treated properly as soon as possible. Eye infections can get very painful in a hurry. Good luck to you and thanks for writing.

October 28, 2010 - 6:57am
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