Patient Comments: Sty (Stye) - Symptoms and Signs


What symptoms and/or signs did you have when you were suffering from a sty? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Jhamm82755, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: June 12

I had a sty forming and it was sore and swollen. I alternated between warm compresses, salt water eye baths and cold compresses. It was relieved and almost gone after 2 days. The ice seemed to help the most with discomfort and swelling.

Comment from: Carole, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: May 30

I’m a 71 year old female. I have a style under the bottom of my eye, it is very red and painful, both eyes water, and I’m suffering from bad headaches, as well.

Comment from: jim, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: January 07

I have a history of sties, but this time it appears to be infected and the majority of the swelling is under my eye under the skin. I'm a little concerned about the infection.

Comment from: Anna, 13-18 (Patient) Published: July 09

Pain when blinking is my number one symptom. A bump would appear the next day.

Comment from: harvey, Male (Patient) Published: March 19

I am a 30 year old male and I have had a stye since the beginning of January. I have been using antibiotics, but recently I have noticed the appearance of what looks like tiny additional styes on top of the original stye. Very strange, but not painful.


The colored part of the eye that helps regulate the amount of light that enters is called the: See Answer