Today we talk about the phenomenon as a stye, how to treat it and it becomes a cause of the disease. Certainly, almost everyone experienced this unpleasant phenomenon. And some people even less lucky - they are faced with barley fairly regularly. Generally, looking in the mirror and seeing the barley, the man shakes his head sadly and ... waiting for when the problem will disappear by itself.
In most cases it does so. But, alas, not always. This is not surprising, because the barley - it's not cold. Barley is nothing else as a purulent inflammation of the sebaceous glands, or hair follicles lashes. And any inflammatory process, and especially purulent, is to the human body a very real danger.
Typically, barley localized on the surface of the upper or lower eyelid. However, in some cases, the infection can fall into the meibomian gland. And then the focus of inflammation located inside the century. This type of barley brings the greatest discomfort. And much more amenable to treatment difficult. Therefore, doctors are internal barley serious ailments. Therefore, you must immediately consult a doctor - an optometrist, who will select the appropriate antibiotics.
Causes and symptoms
First we need to understand what causes the development of barley. More precisely, what - is quite clear: a variety of pathogenic microorganisms. Incidentally, most of the causative agent becomes Staphylococcus aureus. And introducing it into the body themselves sick people - dirty hands, towels. Any violation of the rules of personal hygiene can lead to infection.
The most commonly barley develops in children and women. And this pattern is explained very simply:
Children - creating fun and unpredictable. For them, rubbing eyes with his hands, which had just sculpted sand castles, or embrace a street cat - a perfectly normal phenomenon. And all your exhortations, usually fly past the child's consciousness. And not because they deliberately ignore the words of the parents, but because they simply forget about it. Then, they are children. As a result- barley.
Women are almost always become "victims" of their own beauty. Yes, it is a beauty. Remember how you typically impose makeup? That's right, it is often necessary to correct fingers. And it always this carefully before you wash your hands? That's it…
And besides, too many women neglect simple rule - cosmetics, like a toothbrush, should be strictly individual. It is unacceptable to use someone else's ink, shadows and other things. And your makeup, too, can not be given under any circumstances. No one, even the best friend. It does not matter whether or not it is healthy, because the pathogen, peacefully living in the body of one person can trigger the development of disease in another.
At the beginning of the disease people often experience unbearable itching century. After some time on this site redness is formed, which is quite painful when pressed. After some time the redness is compacted and becomes convex eye swells. All - the result is obvious.
Treatment of barley
In case you notice the barley in the very early stage, you can try to stop its further development. Make it not so difficult - you'll need the most common and brilliant green cotton swab. Prizhgite redness by holding zelenke moistened cotton swab for about 20 seconds.
You should not be afraid of what will be on the morning of brilliant green eyes - per night, it will completely disappear. In most cases, only one procedure, but in some cases it is necessary to repeat it two - three nights in a row.
There are several very effective recipes that have a very long time to get rid of barley to help a lot of people. So:
- Compress with a decoction of camomile
Once people notice that appears on the edge reddened painful swelling, he can try to make a warm compress with a decoction of camomile. Place in an enamel pan three tablespoons of dried chamomile blossoms, fill it with one liter of water and boil for 15 minutes.
Then strain the broth using a gauze cloth. Cool to room temperature, wet gauze and apply for 15 minutes to the affected area of the century. Note - the water in any case should not be hot, since in this case can only worsen the condition. Incidentally, immediately wash the other eye using a clean cloth. This will help prevent the possible spread to a healthy eye. Such compresses should be done every three hours, until complete recovery.
A good agent can become flax seeds. Prepare a gruel of them and apply to the affected eyelid every three hours. Preparing it in the following way: on a hot saute pan-third teaspoon of flax seed lodges, for 3 minutes. After carefully chop up mushy state. Cool to room temperature, mix with a drop of iodine. The procedure should be carried out prior to recovery.
Aloe juice is also excellent relieves inflammation. Cut off one leaf aloe, put it for one hour in the freezer. Then press the juice out of it, warm to room temperature and soak a cotton ball in it. This tampon must be applied to the eyelid to 15 minutes, every five hours. By this method of treatment it makes sense to resort only to the first two days of the disease.
- Infusion of St. John's wort
To a large extent accelerates the healing process, and the infusion of hypericum. It is prepared in the same way as an ordinary tea - three tablespoons thyme pour a glass of boiling water. Steep it at least 20 minutes. The broth must be cooled to room temperature, after which you can wash out the eye. Remember that for each eye you need to take a new cloth or a cotton pad to keep the infection from patient to move in a healthy eye.
One of the old proven ways on how to treat stye is an ordinary garlic. Just one clove of garlic, clean and lubricate it struck eyelid. But it is strictly followed so that the garlic does not hit in the eye.
Purchase at the pharmacy tansy. During the illness you need to eat every three hours to 5 baskets tansy, squeezed it with boiled water. Drink it should be up to the healing of the sick person.
But do not forget that all of the above methods on how to treat stye, in any case, should not become the main treatment. A visit to the doctor - ophthalmologist necessarily in any case, as the joke with your health not worth it. Therefore, all the traditional recipes can only serve as a supplement to the treatment prescribed by the doctor. And his consent, and approval is also required. After all, only he can say, than to treat stye.
In addition, note the following fact. In the case of barley you experience more than 3 times a year, there is a serious cause for concern. Most likely, your immune system suffers. Therefore, in addition to the doctor - an ophthalmologist is very advisable to visit immunologist. For barley - it is the first alarm "bell".