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Stye or Herpes

Is it possible for an internal stye/Chalazion  and herpes inside eyelid to be confused for one another?
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It is possible but not likely if you are dealing with a properly trained Eye MD ophthalmologist
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Would primary ocular herpes be more likely to present itself as a stye vs looking more like a cold sore/ blister? No pain, swollen lid or tearing… just a stye and blurry eye… for weeks?
Primary HS usually occurs in infants and small children. It would look more like blistered/red skin that a stye
Ok, thank you Dr.
Best of luck. If concerned see an Eye MD and share your concerns in person when a real exam can be done
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