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Thanks for the picture. This is due to the bacterial infection of the upper eye lid gland.
This is also known as hordeolum externum or stye. However, given profound redness of the upper eye lid margin, the infection is likely spreading.
He will need topical antibiotic ointment like Erythromycin Op ointment to be apled 6 times daily for 5 days. Please take him to the local hospital without any delay.