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3 year old with an injury to the eyelid. Reddish eye. Need to get checked?

My daughter (3 years old) hit her eye about 5.30 at daycare. She has a cut on the eye-lid and yesterday she was complaining it hurts. She slept well at night without complaints. She can still see with it and today she said nothing about pain but the white of the eye is red on the side of the cut. Is it something that I should have looked at?
Asked On : Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.

That redness on the white of the eye could be because of sub conjunctival hemorrhage.

It will take some time to disappear.

I suggest you should get your daughter examined by your doctor to rule out any corneal damage etc.

Please take necessary precautions and preventive measures to prevent such injuries from happening. Please child proof your house.

Hope this helps.
Take care.
Answered: Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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