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stye in eye & contact lenses

I think i may have a stye in my eye
description: sore eye area and red lump on eye lid....redness in eyes and swelling of the lid.
i got some stye treatment from the drug store and i put a hot compress on it....but i wear contact lenses and was just wondering when i can wear them again because its hard to see without them.
thnkyou
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also, my eye is very itchy.
711220 tn?1251891127
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A stye usually means a staph infection.  I would not use the contact lenses.  See an ophthalmologist.

Dr.O.
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from my description do you think its a stye?
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i got prescribed an oinment for my eye, i have amoxicillan, is it useful for treatment of the stye?
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