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I counsel patients to continue hot compresses to help with the pain and tenderness. An old remedy of using a warm, hard-boiled egg or potato to apply moist heat works well for pain relief.
Chalazia respond well to steroid Kenalog, triamcinolone acetate, Bristol-Myers Squibb injections because the material usually consists of neutrophils, lymphocytes and plasma cells. Kenalog injections are not without some risk.
Chalazia excision and curettage is another option, especially if they are large or are present for months.
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Because this is an infection located within the meibomian glands, it is often difficult to achieve resolution without systemic management.