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Mucus in eyes, 8 days baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello
User :   my 8 day old baby has a mucus build up in her eyes is there anything i can wash it out with
Doctor :   can u please tell me the age gender of the infant?
User :   8 days old female
Doctor :   u can use pre moistened wipes
User :   what about saleen
User :   saline**
Doctor :   to prevent the mucus build and also it will help in preventing infections
User :   is this normal her eyes are almost swelled shut
Doctor :   yes
User :   is contact saline the same thing
Doctor :   but u might wanna be a bit careful it might irritate the eyes in certain cases
User :   is contact lense saline okay

Doctor :   i dont think so
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