Chalazion won't go away?

I underwent chalazion surgery two weeks ago but chalazion is still sometimes drains but size is still the gets swelled when warm compress is given. I am worried. Will it be normal ??

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Hi durgz,
Thanks for your question and I'm sorry to hear you've been struggling with this chalazion. Chalazia are typically difficult to treat and often recur. Aside from hot compresses, the two treatment options are usually an injection of steroid or incision/drainage. With either treatment, the risks of recurrences or need for a re-treatment are relatively high. If you are noticing increasing pain, redness or discharge, there may be a superimposed infection which requires immediate attention. 

I would seek a consultation with a skilled ophthalmologist or oculoplastic surgeon in your area. 

Hope this helps, good luck!

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