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Sty Won't Go Away
Months ago I got a sty on my top eyelid and it was swollen and painful for about a week and then it seemed to go away. Only it left a small hard bump on my eyelid. It's painless and hasn't gotten any worse which is why I haven't seen a doctor. I just really want this bump to go away because it makes my eye look funny.
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233488 tn?1310696703
Styes don't normally hang around like that but chalazion's do. Use the search feature and archives to read about chalazion treatment.

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Thank you. After researching it does sound like a chalazion, and it seems the only at home treatment is a hot compress four times a day. So I'm going to try that and I hope it goes away on its own. I don't know though, I've had it for such a long time.
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233488 tn?1310696703
If its large and noticible you can see an eye MD, ideally a oculoplastic surgery (find one at www.aao.org) and discuss steroid injection or incision and currettement.

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