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Author Topic: =(. My eye!  (Read 2438 times)

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Offline Mouse

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=(. My eye!
« on: November 14, 2007, 01:44:59 PM »
Someone please tell me how to get rid of styes. I can't have my contacts in, so I'm blind, and I look like I was punched in my left eye.

I'm so miserable. I've tried everything. I've even bought these eye drops that are supposed to help but they haven't. I've been doing the hot cloth on my eye thing. Nothing's happened. I need it to go away by Saturday. Sooner the better.

It's hideous and it hurts.

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2007, 01:53:08 PM »
Sorry the only solution I am aware of is the warm towel over the eye.
I always pull at my lashes in the area that it hurts too. Not sure if that helps get the infection out or if it just makes me lashless around the sty <sp>


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Offline Basquo

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2007, 02:53:59 PM »
I am NOT GIVING THIS ADVICE, but this is what works for me:

I close my eye and rub the tip of a cat's tail around the area for a second or two.  That trick was taught to me by a Mexican neighbour who knew all kinds of folk remedies.  She also said  a stiff neck can be cured by sleeping with a pair of dirty underwear around said neck, so take it for what it's worth.

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2007, 03:09:31 PM »
God almighty Creighton!  >:(

Skweeker DO NOT do this.

MtD

Offline Dachshund

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2007, 03:31:07 PM »
She also said  a stiff neck can be cured by sleeping with a pair of dirty underwear around said neck, so take it for what it's worth.

Does it count if they are still wearing the underwear?

That said, no witchcraft till after your eighteen Mouse.

Offline Mouse

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2007, 04:03:24 PM »
That said, no witchcraft till after your eighteen Mouse.


... aw. And there were a few people I really thought would be better off as toads.

Offline marc11864

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2007, 04:51:05 PM »
...She also said  a stiff neck can be cured by sleeping with a pair of dirty underwear around said neck, so take it for what it's worth.

Too bad I'm gay or I'd likely be asking her for a date!  ;D

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2007, 04:52:49 PM »
They hurt, don't they…  :(

Witchcraft n cat's tails aside, there isn't a lot you can do, apart from hot water compresses for about 10mins at a time throughout the day. Try to avoid touching the area if possible, keep hands washed etc to keep from spreading the bacteria

If it still isn't clearing up, your dr can prescribe some antibiotic drops/ointment which should help.

kate

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2007, 05:30:53 PM »
Does it count if they are still wearing the underwear?

That said, no witchcraft till after your eighteen Mouse.

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Offline Basquo

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2007, 06:21:24 PM »
God almighty Creighton!  >:(

Skweeker DO NOT do this.

MtD


I always wondered what it would take to shock Matty, should've known it would have something to do with cats!

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2007, 06:29:37 PM »
The towel over the eye is what works for me, too. But before applying it, I soak it in warm camomile tea. No underwear involved. Do it neckid, if you like.
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Offline dgr20002

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2007, 06:34:27 PM »
Mouse,

I have had these before and the advice to put a warm compress on it is good advice. Do not pop it though, let it come to a head and pop on its own. If it doesn't seem to be doing that you may have to see your DR and have it drained. Keep your hands off your eyes!

dgr

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2007, 11:40:55 PM »
Use your good eye and look at your PM box.

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Offline Dragonette

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #13 on: November 15, 2007, 09:36:09 AM »
Warm tea bag (black tea) used as compress on closed (duh) eye or cotton wool ball dipped in strong black tea.

Be careful to let compress cool off enough before applying.
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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #14 on: November 15, 2007, 02:04:57 PM »
I bet its the ammonia in the cat piss on the cats tail that is the cure.

LOL ya know I recall hearing this old wives remedy before also.
But I'm still not wiping a cat ass on my face...


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Offline paolo10954

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #15 on: November 16, 2007, 12:10:51 AM »
I don't know about styes...but I heard if you get a fishbone caught in your throat, rubbing a cat's tail on your throat would dislodge the fishbone! Gawd, Filipinos believe in EVERYTHING!

Mouse, hope the stye goes away quick   ;)
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Offline Basquo

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #16 on: November 16, 2007, 09:33:41 AM »
I bet its the ammonia in the cat piss on the cats tail that is the cure.

LOL ya know I recall hearing this old wives remedy before also.
But I'm still not wiping a cat ass on my face...

The TIP of a cat's tail, not its ass!

Offline Mouse

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #17 on: November 16, 2007, 02:37:10 PM »
The TIP of a cat's tail, not its ass!


Hahaha. I love the way this would sound to someone out of context.

NO. What's wrong with you?! You stick it's TAIL in your eye. Not it's ass! Why would you ever do THAT? How weird!
 :D

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Re: =(. My eye!
« Reply #18 on: November 16, 2007, 05:46:39 PM »
I laughed so hard my eyes are watering.
LOL

The tail is attached to the ass. Close enough for me LOL


Oh God, what a great laugh!

Thanks!


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