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How to treat a sty

How to treat a sty

A sty is an bump on the eyelid, usually caused by a blocked eyelash gland that has gotten infected.  It is especially common in children, and typically causes a scratching sensation when opening and closing the eye.  It can frequently be treated at home without...

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How to Treat a Boil

How to Treat a Boil

A skin abscess, or "boil", is a walled off collection of pus created by the body to fight off an infection, usually bacterial.  Location of the boil on the body dictates what kind of bacteria is causing the infection, with staph and strep the most common types. ...

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