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Infant keeps rubbing eyes frequently resulting in red eyes. Advise - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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User:My 3 month old daughter keeps rubbing her eyes very frequently..
User:it makes her eyes red..
Doctor:Any discharge seen
Doctor:Only itching?
User:she rubs her eyes...
Doctor:Use a clean cloth and dip it in warm water and clean the area
User:will do
Doctor:Keep her hands clean, if there is dirt , this might increae it
Doctor:Keep her cot, bed sheet and clothes dust free
Doctor:this is mainly due to dust , allergy, flower pollen
Doctor:You can use eye drops like just tears
Doctor:to clean the area
User:which eye drops...
Doctor:just tears
User:oh it..
Doctor:You should also keep your hands clean when touching baby
Doctor:preferably use a vaccum cleaner to keep the area, curtains, bed dust free
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
Doctor:Kindly login for further queries
User:sure thanks..
Doctor:ok Have a good day
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