How to Get Rid of an Eye Pimple (stye or Sty)

By LeafTV Editor

Sometimes they form over night, but they also can start throughout the day. You will start to notice that your eye is a little tender when you blink. You might also start to see a small bump on the edge of your eyelid. Then eventually you will realize that your entire eye has swollen. Don't freak out, many people get them and there is an easy way to get rid of them.

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How To Get Rid Of An Eye Pimple Stye Or Sty


First you will need to take a clean washcloth, dip it into hot water, and press it on your eye that has the eye pimple. Hold this for 20 to 30 seconds and repeat a few times.

Next take two fingers and gently massage the area around the eye pimple. Most of the time there is a small bump visible. Massaging the area will cause the inflammation to go down and the bump to go away.

Repeat steps one and two four times a day until the zit is gone.


  • Sometimes the bump will go away on its own, however sometimes they do not. This is why massaging the area is important.