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Where can you get a stye?

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Styes are usually on the surface of your eyelid and easy to see. However, they can form deep inside your eyelid. An internal stye (on the underside of your lid) also causes a red, painful bump, but its location prevents a whitehead from showing up on your eyelid. This type can also go away once the infection is gone. Some leave a small fluid-filled cyst that your doctor will have to cut open and drain.

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Bradford, C (Editor) Basic Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004. 

The Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on March 30, 2019

SOURCES: 

Bradford, C (Editor) Basic Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004. 

The Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on March 30, 2019

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