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Best treatment for a stye

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onskipton Mon 09-Dec-19 17:22:56

I have a stye on my right eye and it's bloody killing sad

Is there anything I can get to ease it?

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trumpisaflump Mon 09-Dec-19 17:28:43

In a rush but brew a tea bag in hot water in a mug, put it in the fridge to cool down to chilled then bathe your eye with the teabag. Miracle cure!

trumpisaflump Mon 09-Dec-19 17:29:23

Failing that use an antibacterial eye ointment from the chemist.

Boltyarocket Mon 09-Dec-19 17:30:35

Goldeneye ointment from the chemist.

onskipton Mon 09-Dec-19 17:32:38

@trumpisaflump thanks, I will try this!

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MustardScreams Mon 09-Dec-19 20:50:43

Also if you can bear it, pull out the eyelash that is plugging the stye with sterilised tweezers. Immense pain, but incredible relief. And then ointment etc.

Ifeelinclined Mon 09-Dec-19 21:04:52

You can also heat a potato up and wrap it in a dish towel and hold it to your eye for some relief.

GoldfishGirl Tue 10-Dec-19 01:03:32

Defo keep going with the heat. I made the mistake of not giving mine enough heat, while the swelling went down it was still there- a small painful lump for about six months until it reabsorbed. It was some crappy eye pencil that caused it.

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