Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Brenner Children’s pediatric emergency department has moved back to its original location. Learn more

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! Stye

Word! Stye

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A stye is a small bump near the edge of the eyelid where the eyelashes are. Styes form when a gland in the eyelid gets clogged with oil, old skin cells, or dead germs. Styes can get red, swollen, and painful. Putting a warm washcloth on the stye a couple times a day will help it feel better soon.

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