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Tyler

Rub a penny on your jeans to make friction. It will be a bit hot, so do it quick. Apply the tip of the penny (that you rubbed it on the jeans) to the head of the stye. It will burn a tiny bit, and be careful NOT to touch your eye. It will be gone by the next time you wake up :)

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Anonymous

That is the worst advice ever! Rub a dirty penny on an infected eye??

Anonymous

No kidding, right? Do you know how dirty money is? Worst. Advice. Ever.

Stalker

At least it's not sperm o.e

Anonymous

soak it in baking soda and poroxide. DUHH.-.

infected

my grandma swears by this. and yeah sterilize it duh

Anonymous

I hope this really works.... im about to try it.

twbuckeye

It works. I've done it before!!

Anonymous

I've always heard of using a gold ring rather than a penny.

Amanda

I read this remedy in an almanac a long time ago. The hot compress or tea bag has never worked on any of my styes, but after learning about this crazy remedy, I haven't had a stye that want completely gone by the next day. I know it sounds weird or unsanitary (I'll probably sterilize my penny next time) but, I just take a penny and rub it on the carpet until it's pretty hot and then hold it on my stye until it's cool. I don't know why it always works for me. It just does.
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Donna

My grandmother always encouraged me just to rub a penny on the sty. I never warmed it up...still pass her message onto others today. Thank goodness I don't get as many stys now than when I was a kid! Thanks Grandma.

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