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   Posted 8/3/2008 8:37 PM (GMT -7)   
Does anyone find themselves getting a lot of styes in their eyes (that rhymed) ?
Lately, I seem to be getting them nearly all of the time. One eye clears up and then the other one starts. Would appreciate some feedback.

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   Posted 8/3/2008 9:15 PM (GMT -7)   
Oh yeah, I've been prone to those since High School it seemed. Make up seems to provoke them for me, as well as if I rub my eyes a lot. Warm compresses really help ease the pain, and drains them faster.
Diagnosed with Crohn's Disease 2/06 after sever GI bleed. Has been suffering since 1998. History of rectal fistula and gallbladder removal. Currently taking Prednisone: tapering down again at: 6mg now, Asacol, Questran, Toprol XL (for high blood pressure).

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   Posted 8/3/2008 10:22 PM (GMT -7)   
I had one once, when I was a young teen and it was from stupidly sharing eyeliner.

My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it!  LOL  :)

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   Posted 8/7/2008 10:30 AM (GMT -7)   
a moist, very warm teabag, lightly pressed against the area, will help drain a stye very quickly, really it works..
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