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Dr. Chip, Doctor (non-eye specialty)
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Experience:  Many years of outpatient practice managing eye injuries and common disorders
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DR, my right eyelid has been swollen for 4 days, my eye

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DR James,
my right eyelid has been swollen for 4 days, my eye sight is not affected nor i have a discharge or seem to have pink eye, is just the swollen and redness. now the skin under the eye is getting puffy too. what kind of doctor should i see? can you suggest any home remedies?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome. I'm Dr. Chip

This is a stye--an infection of the eyelid.

You can try warm, moist compresses to try to bring it to a head and drain, but if that doesn't help you need to see a doctor for draining it, if necessary, and a course of oral antibiotics.

Please let me know if you need more information.