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Child has infection in eyes with irritation and pinkness. Suggestion? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Jul-2013
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User:wouuld like to know regarding
User:my 1 year old baby
User:she is having some infection in eyes
User:irritation in eyes
User:n pinkish too..
Doctor:is there discharge
Doctor:since how long?
User:no discharge
User:only pinkish n irritation
User:from last 3-4 days
User:sometime littleswellig below eyes
Doctor:ok fever?
Doctor:runny nose?
User:sometimes little bit runny nose
User:but not every time
Doctor:someone else in family has?
Doctor:able to take feeds well?
Doctor:is she crying too much than regular?
User:not as such
Doctor:able to take feeds well?
User:diet n behaviour is ok
Doctor:I might be a lacrimal duct blockage
Doctor:which is just developing in the eye
User:whats that
Doctor:it actually connects into the nose
User:so is it a serious problem
Doctor:I suggest the mother rubs the nose from bottom to the top to the corner of the eye
Doctor:once every 6 hours
Doctor:Do it for two days and check if it helps
Doctor:This rub will helps the lacrimal gland to drain well
User:any medicine
Doctor:no need
Doctor:as of noe
Doctor:just do what i said
Doctor:if does not help in a day r two
Doctor:then you can XXXXXXX the Pediatrician for check up much time will it take TO CURE
Doctor:one to twos day
User:any ear drops...
Doctor:does she have discharge from ear
Doctor:are u there?
User:sometimes in mor.
Doctor:If there is discharge in the ear it might be because of water entry
User:her eyes got glued
User:not in ear
User:only eyes got red with irritstion in between
Doctor:Then it sounds like viral conjunctivitis
User:whats the medicine or it
Doctor:I'd suggest for clinical examination before giving medicine. Better for diagnosis confirmation
Doctor:Babies are sensitive for drugs
Doctor:unnecessary medicine is not warranted
Doctor:without confirmation of the diagnosis
User:then let me try
User:for rub the nose from bottom to top
Doctor:For now it sounds to lacrimal duct block or viral conjunctivitie
Doctor:do it for two days
User:else will checkwith pedistarian
User:ok thanks doctor
Doctor:Do you have anything to ask ?
Doctor:Have a nice evening
Doctor:Bye for now.
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