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I have a lower lid sty that is lower in the lid, it looks…

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I have a lower lid sty that is lower in the lid, it looks like a little be be bump and is red. I have done salt washes and heat compress and it is not getting better. Would you recommend a cream??

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?

4 days and it doesn't hurt bad just looks like it is not getting better.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Nothing I have never had any infection

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Hello my name is***** am a board-certified physician with over 15 years of clinical experience and I am happy to help you. Generally speaking, with a sty, only warm compresses are required. Think of it as a pimple on the eyelid. You gently rub and wash with a soft towel soaked with soap and water and also apply a dab of bacitracin ointment, a topical antibiotic available over the counter as well. I would continue applying warm compresses at least 2-3x daily for another week. If it continues to not improve, or worsen, especially if it feels firm and hard, I would then consult with an ophthalmologist.

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