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A sty, stye or sties if there are more than one of them is a bacterial infection of a eyelash follicle. The infection causes a lump to form in or outside of the eyelid. The lump will  grow for about a week and usually subsides, somtimes bursting as it heals.

Sties should not be squeezed like pimples, as squeezing can spread the infection and make matters worse. If you have had a sty once then you are more likely for them to recur.

Doctors often recommend holding a warm, moist cloth against the affected eye to lessen the swelling. They also frequently prescribe antibiotics that attack the bacteria.

Here are a few traditional home remedies for sties:

 Baby pee for a sty
 Take an eyedropper with a good amount of baby urine in it, drop one ...

 Castor Oil
 Castor Oil applied gently with a Q-Tip will shrink the sties very ...

 Gold
 A traditional home remedy to deal with sties is to rub the sty with a ...

 Potato
 To reduce the swelling associated with sties take fresh scrapings ...

 Quick remedy for a sty
 With a cotton swab, dab a bit of BABY SHAMPOO on the sty and follow ...

 Remove a sty from your eye with tea bags
 Used tea bags work greay to remove a sty from your eye simply let ...

 Salt for a Sty
 Put salt inside your eyelid, it burns very badly but it works very ...

 Tea bags
 Simply wet a tea bag and place it on the sty or sties.  Let it ...



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