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Eye Stye - Treatment And Remedies To Treat Stye

Alternative name :: Sty, Eye sty, Eye Infection

A stye is a bacterial infection within an oil gland on the edge of the eyelid. Because the tissue of the eye become inflamed from the infection, the stye on the appearance of a small pimple. This pimple gradually comes to head, opens and drains. Early treatment speeds the healing process and helps to get rid of eye stye or to avoid further complications.

Symptoms of Eye Stye

  • Tearing of the eye
  • Redness of the eyelid itself
  • Swelling of the eyelid
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Pain in the eye or eyelid, especially when blinking or to the touch

Causes of Eye Stye

A stye is caused by bacteria from the skin that get into the hair follicle of the eyelash. Hair follicles contain oil glands that become inflamed from the bacteria. Styes are similar to common acne pimples that occur elsewhere on the skin. You may have more than one stye at the same time.

Treatment to get rid of a stye - Home remedies to treat a eye stye.

  • Prepare raspberry leaf tea and use it as an eyewash to alleviate styes.
  • Apply a hot compress to the affected area for ten minutes four to six times daily to help relive discomfort and bring the stye to a head so that it can drain and healing can begin.
  • Guava leaves, warmed and placed on a warm damp cloth, and then used as a compress, reduce the redness, pain and swelling.
  • Slit an aloe leaf lengthwise (the leaves are thick). Place the pulpy side on the sore eye. It reduces itchiness in inflamed and sore eyes.
  • If you suffer from eye stye frequently, supplement your diet with vitamins A. Recurring styes are often a sign of vitamins A deficiency.
  • In severe and / or stubborn cases, treatment with antibiotics may be necessary.
Suggested dosage
Vitamin A
25,000 IU daily. If you are pregnant, do not exceed 10,000 IU daily.
Promotes healthy skin and hair
caroteniod complex with lutein and zexanthin As directed on label Needed for all eye disorders
Vitamin B complex plus extra vitamin B12 50-100 mg daily. The B vitamins help prevent loss of eyelashes.

Are eye stye contagious?

Many eye infections are contagious, and eye styes can certainly be passed on from one person to another very easily.

Prevention tips

  • Always washing hands before touching the eyes and keeping good eye hygiene, especially for contact users.
  • Avoid sharing eye makeup, especially if you're prone to recurring styes.
  • Contact lenses should not be worn during infection or drainage of a stye.

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