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Styes: Introduction

Styes: inflammation of the glands in the eyelids. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Styes, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Styes:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Styes. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Styes

Home Diagnostic Testing and Styes

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Styes: Symptom Checker

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Styes Treatments

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Stories from Users for Styes

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Styes: Animations

Styes: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Styes may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Styes

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Styes: Deaths

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Styes: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Styes: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Definitions of Styes:

Purulent infection of one of the sebaceous glands of Zeis along the eyelid margin (external) or of the meibomian gland on the conjunctival side of the eyelid (internal).
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Styes

The list below shows some of the causes of Styes mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Styes?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Styes. Of the 13 causes of Styes that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 13 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Styes:

The following list of conditions have 'Styes' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Styes:

The following list of medical conditions have Styes or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Styes Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Styes based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Styes:

    Hordeolum externum, Hordeolum internum
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Styes:

    Medical Conditions associated with Styes:

    Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Eyelash symptoms (131 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Hair symptoms (838 causes), Eyelid symptoms (911 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes)

    Symptoms related to Styes:

    External hordeolum, Internal hordeolum, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus, Chalazion, Seborrhea, Excessive rubbing of the eyes, Refractive error (10 causes), Eye strain

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