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Stye in the eye

My daughter has a stye in the eye, this has happened previously as well and she was prescribed an ointment(moxicip) at bed time and eye drops(milflox) 3-4 times a day. Should I continue using the same medicine?
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Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
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Hello this could be due to external hordeolum (STYE) treatment: a. warm compresses b. apply antibiotic ointment locally over lid margins c. take systemic antibiotic if severe lid swelling
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Harisha N L
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Hi there I understand your concern and anxiety... Give hot fermentation to reduce local inflammation with over the counter pain medications... You can use same medication but bye a new one and use it 3 to 4 times a day...if no improvements consult nearest opthalmologist for clinical examination they will do the needful.
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