Painful and scary looking, stye looks like a red pimple-like very small lump on the eyelid or on its edge and it’s not that hard to get rid of overnight. They appear if the eyelash follicle of the eyelid is infected or its oil gland and can be often painful, however the swelling tend to go away on its own in a few week or so.[expand title=”Show More”] Styes are usually harmless, even though they can cause some pain and irritation. Yet, one can take measures to ease the pain and diminish the swelling, but the most importantly to prevent them from recurring again and get rid of the stye completely.
In order to get rid of stye, first they need to be thoroughly cleansed. In generally they are caused by chance, while occasionally it is the exposure of the eye lid to unnatural substances, as dust or makeup but they can also occur on its own, as it is a minute bacterial infection. Before cleaning the stye and the area around it, wash your hands carefully, and apply antibacterial cream for treating styes by using a cotton ball. If you so desire, you can also use a special eyelid scrub or tear-free “baby” shampoo. In these creams, there is a local painkiller which also provides temporary relief from the distress caused by a stye. But, if the cream gets into your eye somehow, the anesthetic is very irritable to the eyeball and causes significant damage – therefore apply it with extreme caution.