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Sty (cont.)

Stye Symptoms

  • a lump on the top or bottom eyelid


  • localized swelling of the eyelid


  • pain


  • redness


  • tenderness to touch


  • crusting of the eyelid margins


  • burning in the eye


  • droopiness of the eyelid


  • scratchy sensation on the eyeball


  • blurred vision


  • mucous discharge in the eye


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Hordeolum and Stye »

A hordeolum (ie, stye) is a localized infection or inflammation of the eyelid margin involving hair follicles of the eyelashes (ie, external hordeolum) or meibomian glands (ie, internal hordeolum).

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