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Is it infected? Should I use an antibiotic?

Maybe, Maybe Not…

These usually come from a blocked tear gland, not a bacteria. But, sometimes these are associated with bacterial overgrowth, and sometimes they do get infected. So, doctors will often prescribe an antibiotic ointment, just to be safe. It is important to understand though: since a bacteria didn’t necessarily cause the bump, an antibiotic won’t necessarily make it go away.