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Synonyms for sty

an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid

a pen for swine


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by Times News Service Stye is a pimple like red bump that forms on the eyelid, mostly outside.
Consult your doctor as soon as possible if the home treatment doesn't improve the stye within four or five days, if the eyelid becomes generally swollen or if the stye is accompanied by blepharitis.
Start by examining the lids and lid margins, looking for signs of cysts, styes, meibomian gland dysfunction and other localised inflammation, including blepharitis.
Apart from cholera, gastroenteritis and heat stroke, there is a sudden spurt in cases of eye infections such as styes and conjunctivitis in the OPDs.
Recurrent lid infections are common and often associated with dry eyes and recurrent Meibomian cysts or styes.
Their inventory even includes 10 styes of carpet they will install in a open room for just $1.
The researcher uncovered seven cases in which people rinsed their eyes with chamomile tea to treat styes and irritation, and instead developed severe conjunctivitis.
Psychological Problems as a result of perceived maladaptive parental styes (Master's Thesis).
In the case of skin colonisation, patients may present with red, warm, tender skin with pus, boils, abscesses, styes, carbuncles, cellulitis or impetigo (Iyer & Jones 2004).
It causes superficial skin lesions such as boils, styes and furunculosis with more serious infections such as pneumonia, mastitis, phlebitis, meningitis, and urinary tract infections; and deep-seated infections, such as osteomyelitis and endocarditis.
Q Over the winter I have had a number of styes on one eye.
37) He also suggests that readers "collecting" courtship customs could thoughtlessly invade his privacy when he recounts the story of "a dandified gentleman of uncommon odditys of character" who "said he understood that in this country the lower orders made their courtship in barns and pig styes and asked wether I did .
Because it feels itchy or irritating, it can cause a lot of eye rubbing or occasionally result in styes or pustules, which are an infection and will need treating properly by your GP.