STYES -also known as hordeolum. It is a bacterial infection of oil gland in the eyelid, results in bump at the edge of eyelid containing pus. TYPES - External stye- they are due to infection of gland of zeis. They start as small, painful spot any where at margins of eyelids. They are mostly short lived & self limiting. -Internal stye- they are due to infection of meibomian gland. They too start as a small painful spot, but their location prevents Whitehead to appear on eyelid. They disappear completely once the infection is over or sometime it leaves a small cyst or nodule. CAUSES -it occurs due to blocking of oil gland. Triggered by poor nutrition, sleep deprivation, lack of hygiene - bacterial infection by staphylococcus aureas. SIGNS - 1st sign is small yellowish spot at the centre of bump that develop as a pus. -localised swelling as well as pain. -redness & tenderness. -burning in eye. -droopiness of eyelid. - blurred vision -foriegn body sensation in eye. PREVENTION -maintaining proper eye hygiene. -avoid sharing cosmetics or eye tool. -hot fomentation in morning- as it liquifies the content of oil glands. MIASMATIC CO-RELATION stye is syco-syphilitic in nature. Blocking of oil gland occurs under the influence of sycosis, whereas suppuration takes place when syphilis comes into play. TREATMENT As it is a acute state remedies which are useful for styes are - -pulsatilla -silicea -hepar sulph -merc sol. Whearas If their is recurring tendency, then constitutional will help in curing the case.

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