General characteristics of the disease
Stye occurs as a result of acute purulent inflammation of the sebaceous glands in the eyelid or eyelash follicle. The term "external stye" is used for plugging bulbs eyelashes. And the concept of "internal stye" is used in inflammation of the sebaceous glands century, the so-called meyboevoy cancer.
The reason for this inflammatory process is usually aureus. The spread of infection provokes weakening of immunity for colds and chronic diseases, against which develops stye.
Additional causes of frequent cases of barley in front of the child include worm infestation. Often the disease develops as a complication of blepharitis - chronic inflammation of the century, caused by Staphylococcus aureus. Propensity for sty have people often subjected to stress, patients with an increased amount of lipids in the blood for hyperlipidemia, arteriosclerosis, obesity and hypertension.
Early signs of barley on the eye - redness, swelling and slight pain century. After a while, it comes with a small mound in the center of the yellow speck. Stye grows, matures, and then spontaneously opened. In the process of ripening barley with a person in the eye hurts to blink, it may increase the temperature to subfebrile indicators and develop sensitivity to light.
With the opening of the stye stands out the pus. It may cause an abscess century and cosmetic problems with the growth of eyelashes.
Stye should not be confused with chalazion - a benign tumor caused by chronic inflammation of the cartilage in the century. The treatment of barley in the eye differs significantly from the treatment of chalazion.
Drug treatment of barley in the eye
Frequent stye - indication for immunomodulatory and antibacterial therapy. Treatment with antibiotics in the eye of barley held locally with the help of eye drops through sulfacetamide, erythromycin or penicillin. The solution is dropped into the affected eye 3-4 times per day.
At night, under the eyelid with barley laid antibiotic or steroid ointment. The procedure should be done just before bedtime thoroughly washed hands. Oral receiving antibiotics in the treatment of stye rarely used.
How to cure barley using a compress?
In the treatment of barley in the eye it is recommended to use compresses. Warming the bandage is applied to the eye up to 6 times a day for 5-10 minutes. A warm compress is able to accelerate the ripening of barley in the eye and ease the discomfort of the patient during a blink.
The maximum term of the use of compression in the treatment of barley in the eye - 5-7 days. If during this time the barley does not itself was discovered, the doctor will have to resort to puncture using local anesthesia. The procedure for forced opening of barley in front of the child can be carried out under general anesthesia.
People's treatment of barley
There are many ways to treat barley folk from the wildest to the really effective. Recommendations to spit in the eye or show a man with the fig barley in the eye can be safely attributed to the first category of useless and sometimes dangerous advice from folk healers. The saliva of the person is known to be a lot of bacteria. They are able to aggravate the inflammation.
How to cure barley using herbal medicine?
For a pretty effective way of national treatment of barley include lotions from aloe juice diluted with water in a concentration of 1:10.
To prepare warming compresses can be applied imperfect solutions chamomile, flaxseed tea or St. John's wort. When barley in front of the child often used the melted honey.
The national treatment of barley in the eye lotions are also used raw garlic and bread crumbs. Alternatively, you can apply a hot compress to the eye with the barley boiled egg warm.
To prevent the formation of barley on the eye is very important not to become too cold, never use someone else's makeup, do not rub your eyes with dirty hands and maintain a sterile clean contact lenses. When stye to protect others from infection for the entire period of the disease should be used only by personal towel and separate utensils.