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Eye Stye Treatment - Causes, Symptoms And How To Treat Stye by home remedies

 

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Eye Stye is a bacteria-infected localised inflammation of the upper or lower eyelid which have Zeis glands that produce a secretion to keep the area moist and soft. Eye stye occurs when staphylococcal bacteria infect one of the tiny glands at the base of the eyelid hairs and then becomes inflamed. An infection bacterium is frequently transferred from one hair shaft to another when rubbing it to relieve itching. An eye stye occurs when staphylococcal bacteria infect one of the tiny glands at the base of the eyelid hairs and then becomes inflamed. Stye has all the the signs of inflammation, swelling, redness, pain and heat or warmth and occurs on the edge of the eyelid. An infection bacterium is frequently transferred from one hair shaft to another when rubbing it to relieve itching.

Patient may experience pain, swelling, heat and redness on the base of eyelid. It can be affected around the eyelid and eyelashes. A stye can occur at any age. Generally, this infection responds well to treatment but tends to recur. Styes are usually harmless and will go away after several days on their own as your body fights the infection. However they look bumpy and ugly. There are some home remedies for styes that may be helpful for you. A stye initially brings pain, redness, tenderness and swelling in the area, then a small pimple appears. It is small inflammatory tumor on the base of eyelid. This disease does not affect the vision. It is also called by hordeolums by some people.

Causes of Eye-Stye

The common Causes of Eye-Stye :

  • The main cause of stye is the staphylococcal organisms eyelid infections, but other organisms may be involved.
  • Diabetes
  • Other debilitating illness
  • Styes are caused by staphylococcal bacteria.
  • Using eyeliner or other eye products can irritate the eye.
  • This bacterium is often found in the nose, and it's easily transferred to the eye by rubbing first your nose, then your eye.
  • weakness of the immune system
  • Using mascara, eyeliner or other eye products can irritate the

Symptoms of Eye-Stye

Some common Symptoms of Eye-Stye :

  • Redness accompanied by slight pain.
  • Discomfort when blinking
  • Swollen, red, tender upper or lower eyelid.
  • Difficulty to open the eyes in bright light
  • Tearing of the eye.
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Blurred vision
  • Eye pain
  • A gritty, scratchy sensation as if there is a foreign body
  • Lump and/or swelling in the eyelid

Treatment of Eye-Stye

Here is the list of the methods for treating Eye-Stye :

  • Application of prescribed antibiotic drops may also be used to help fight the infection
  • Boil a handful of acacia leaves in two cups of water to make a decoction and apply it as compress on the eyelids
  • A grated potato used as a poultice, reduce swelling in inflamed eyes.
  • Surgical drainage of the stye may also be necessary if the stye is not responding to treatment
  • Application of prescribed antibiotic drops may also be used to help fight the infection
  • Boil 1 teaspoon of coriander seeds with a cupful of water like an herbal tea preparation to wash the eyes 3-4 times a day, the hot mixture must be cooled to a cool temperature before washing the eye.
  • Antibiotic creams may help recurrent or persistent styes
  • Any one or a combination of antibiotic or steroid drops or injections; warm compresses for 5 to 10 minutes, 3 or 4 times a day; gentle massage to express the glandular secretions; or surgical drainage