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Problem with Constant Stye's

Hello everyone, Since I was 6 months pregnant with my 2nd daughter (whose is now 3) I started getting stye's in my eye and sore inside my nose constantly. I looked like rudolph the red nose mommy. About 1 year after she was born and lots of antibotics I would get them just occasionally but the stye's in my eye seems to be coming back. Any suggestions my doctors don't have any?

This is what I have tried: Warm compress, antibotics, no sugar foods only fatty foods for a week. All of these work somewhat but they still keep coming back and I am at a loss and going crazy. Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks J.

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This is going to sound so silly...but I swear to you it works. Anytime you feel a stye coming on rub it with real gold. I use my wedding ring. I have never had to do it more than once. I know it sounds ridiculous, but it really does work. What have you got to lose? Good luck! :0)

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Have you tried going to an opthamologist? If this does not work i would try a dermotologist. But i really think that the
opthamologists is the way to go. There has to be something
going on. This has got to be so annoying. Hope things work out for you. Let us all know what you find out. So if others have this problem we may have some other ideas as to what to do. My best to you. Blessings......k

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Hi J.,
I don't know if you believe in natural healing, but we use coloidial silver for our eyes, nose and throat. Bacteria cannot live in silver. Even the Army is aware of this and uses silver in the uniforms which cuts down on fungus that men get when unable to change often.
My husband bought a machine and makes what we use (I even put it in my liter water bottle every time I think about it, but caution, it will destroy the good bacteria also, so you need to eat things like live culture yogurt, cottage cheese, etc.).
We keep some in a spray bottle (my husbnad had some nose spray that he emptied out and washed real well, and that's what we use). When my eyes are dry, this helps right away. When we have stuffy noses and sinus problems, we spray up our nostrals.
The coloidial silver you can get in a health food store is horribly expensive, and there is no reason for it. A gallon costs us under a dollar to make! It was well worth the money to get a machine, and so simple to make. We keep "silver water" in the cupboard all the time (can't keep it in the light).
We'll pray that this problem you are having will clear up.
Jan in MO ____@____.com

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This is going to sound so silly...but I swear to you it works. Anytime you feel a stye coming on rub it with real gold. I use my wedding ring. I have never had to do it more than once. I know it sounds ridiculous, but it really does work. What have you got to lose? Good luck! :0)

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Good Morning J., when I was a child i got sty's constantly (before glasses) Mom would have me use a eye wash glass with warm salt water about 3 times a day. Once my Nana took a copper penny and rubbed it over the sty, it actually went away quicker.
Like your first poster said it can be caused from Bactria, it is also at times caused from eye strain. My good eye had a few sty's, while my weaker eye was constantly sore.

Have you been to an eye Dr? If not make an appointment and go from there.
Best of everything to you. I hope you get relief soon.

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Hi J.!

I actually have had the same problem. I seen my eye doctor about it and he told me that I have what is called Blepharitis. He said it was a very common thing to have.

Below is a link to help you understand the treatment of blepharitis.

http://www.agingeye.net/otheragingeye/blepharitis.php

Hope this helps!
Good luck & God Bless

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I used to have a problem with styes when I was a teenager, now occasionally I still get them. I have found that if I double my multi vitamin that the stye seems to go away. I will normally double my vitamin as soon as I feel the tingling on my eyelid. I continue to double my vitamin for a couple of days until the tingling is gone. I have a friend whose daughter had some trouble with styes also and she tried the vitamin thing and it seemed to work for her too. Good luck, styes are SO uncomfortable! Hope this helps!

My dad has stye's that he couldn't get rid of. He eventually had to go to an eye doctor and have them removed. As far as diet, I'm not sure if anything will work...you may have to have them removed at the source. Good luck!

My now 5 year old daughter got some styes when she was little. The doctor treated with meds and also said to take a warm washcloth with baby shampoo and gently wash the eye area. My daughters stye went away and 3 months later was back. Since it came back he decided to remove what was in it. After the surgery (out patient) the doctor told me that what was inside the stye was the size of a pencil eraser!! That to me is huge!! I've continued to wash her eyes with baby shampoo and she's never had any since. Good luck!!

get some colloidal silver and put a drop or two in your eye... you can find it at any health food store. It works great.

Well, I don't know if you use mascara or eye liner at all but throw it away, and don't use any until you get rid of them, then start fresh. That infection can get into your eye make-up and make it re-appear. Also, you probably don't, but don't ever share eye-make up for that reason of spreading it. (parents of teenage girls should tell them that). Try a good eye make-up remover (Mary Kay has a good one). I have also heard about tea bags, something in it draws the infection out. I belive tea-tree oil and grapeseed extract might also help (can get at health food store). The nose, I get sores on the inside when the membranes get dry and the only thing that helps clear it up is neosporin. But, the other suggestion that said you might be rubbing your nose and then spreading it to your eye, is a good theory. Also, make sure you are drinking LOTS OF WATER, that cures a lot of stuff like this - more than medicine.

Hey J.,

I used to get them a lot too. I could stop them from developing by putting ice on them as soon as I felt them coming on. Just cover an ice cube with a thin towel and hold on the stye a few minutes or as long as you can stand it. Repeat several times in a row and several times a day.

Blessing to you. I Know those things are so painful!

Kind Regards,

Amanda

Have you tried going to an opthamologist? If this does not work i would try a dermotologist. But i really think that the
opthamologists is the way to go. There has to be something
going on. This has got to be so annoying. Hope things work out for you. Let us all know what you find out. So if others have this problem we may have some other ideas as to what to do. My best to you. Blessings......k

I used to have that problem. My doctor told me to wash my eyelashes with warm water and baby shampoo. If I feel one coming, on I wash with that and haven't had a problem in almost 20 years.

Hi J., I use to have styes one right after the other. I think they said it was like a virus. You can or could get a glass or plasic comtainer that fits over your eye. fill if with hydo proxene. I know I speled that wrong but you know what i mean. Fill it half way and then hold up againest eye open eyes and hole for a miunute. There may be something new, but that is the only thing that use to work for me. It also helps and feels good on your eye. The cooling effect, Hope you get better. If this persists you ay want to visit dr, it could be outsie herpes. Ask your druggist for the cup they will have or tell you what too use, J.

I was going to suggest babywash and water too. My mom used to get them and was told by the doc to do that and she doesn't seem to get them anymore... Also, I concur with the mascara and eyeliner thing... I hope it gets better!

K.

Styes are often caused by staphylococcal bacteria, which is often found in the nose. Most people transfer the bacteria by first rubbing their nose and then their eyes. Since you said you have sores in your nose, it makes sense that you would be rubbing your nose, then you inadvertently are rubbing your eyes. Viscious cycle! Hope this helps.

This is often allergy related. My son had terrible sty's for a couple of years. Too much dairy had something to do with it, along with seasonal allergies. I have found that I do not become symptomatic with my seasonal allergies and chemical sensitivities if I do not eat the things I am sensitive to. It is often a combination of allergies that cause symptoms to get out of control.

The opthamalogist prescribed a very expensive eye ointment. The ingredients were exactly the same as Neosporin. My optometrist confirmed that they are exactly the same. They just come in a much smaller tube with a tiny opening so as to prevent the ointment from being contaminated. She recommended just getting a new tube of neosporin and using a sterril q-tip to apply it. It worked to keep the sty from getting infected, but did not get rid of it.

The solution we found was not anything I learned from a doctor. I was trying to find my own solution for acne rosacea. In the book, Prescription for Nutritional Healing, I learned that people with acne rosacea are known to have a large number of a certain skin mite on their skin. These numbers are usually only found in the bedding of the elderly. I had inherited a bed from a family elder the year before... Aha! I then learned from a local herbalist that you can get the mites out of a matress by spreading a box of cheap salt over it and waiting a couple of hours before vacuuming it up. (Mites like us for our salt. They come to the surface to get the salt bate and are then easily caught by a vacuum.) I did this on all the mattresses in our house. My acne rosacea and my sons stys disappeared! You can do the same thing with chairs, couches, even pillows.

Good luck!

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