What to do if barley popped up
Bacterial infection is the immediate cause of the appearance of barley on the eye. Inflammation is a staph infection of the hair follicle itself and the adjacent sebaceous glands.
Often barley pops up in people with weak immune systems. This happens as a result of infection of the hair follicle (from dirty hands, with dust). In addition, barley can appear in cases where there is a disease: diabetes, worms, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Metabolic disorders can also cause the appearance of barley on the eye.
Headaches, pain in the eye area, often elevated body temperature accompany barley. At the edge of the eyelid, a painful point, swelling, swelling is formed, which is often accompanied by redness and itching. After a few days, an abscess appears on its top, a yellowish head, at the opening of which dead tissue particles and pus are released.In no case can you squeeze pus yourself. This can lead to more serious eye diseases. Unripe barley can pass without an autopsy, this is normal.
At the first signs of barley, a special compress can be prepared to help get rid of the disease at an early stage. To do this, a small piece of cotton should be moistened in vodka. This compress is gently applied to the reddened area of skin for 5-7 minutes. Be careful: do not allow alcohol to get into the eye. Top compress wrap a large piece of cotton.
Dry heat is also an effective method of getting rid of barley in a short time. In this case, a warm chicken egg is perfect. It is boiled hard-boiled and wrapped in cloth. After that, apply to the inflamed area. Keep this compress should be within 7-10 minutes. Remember: if an abscess or purulent head has already formed, the barley cannot be heated. In this case, you only aggravate the situation.
For the treatment of barley, experts recommend applying ointments containing antibacterial drugs. Remember: in no case should barley be squeezed out.Pus can penetrate deep into the tissue, leading to severe inflammation of the orbit.
Medicines for treating barley are prescribed by an ophthalmologist.