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Swollen right eye in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam Dr.
User :   My kid 5 years old, has got right eye swolen for last 2 days
User :   And this is appearing for 3 times from last 2 months
Doctor :   is the eye red?
User :   What's the reason for this? Even though her living style has not changed f
User :   Eye ball is not so read
User :   By Eye lid
Doctor :   so mean eye lid is red and sore?
User :   yes
User :   Constnat flow of water from the eyes
Doctor :   ok
User :   Doctor has advised Novaclox anti bitoc and an eye ointment
User :   Within how many days, the swelling will come down?
Doctor :   do you think eye lid is infected?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   if it is infected, it is sore, red, painful
User :   Its very painful
User :   She will not allow us to touch also
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Then she needs eye drops _antibitics
Doctor :   + Oral antibitics
User :   Ok
User :   How long would it take to heal?
Doctor :   The eye lid glands had sweta glands and oil glands
Doctor :   either can be infected
User :   Ok
Doctor :   it it is frequently infected u need to see EYE specialisy
Doctor :   Rub on the sides of nose
User :   how will it help?
Doctor :   There is duct draining the trears into nose
Doctor :   some times it might get blcked
Doctor :   so rubbing will drain the duct
User :   ok
Doctor :   Just keeps it open
User :   Will it reduce swelling?
Doctor :   Also use Ibuprofen 200mg 3 times day for swelling
User :   She has been given ibugesic syrup
Doctor :   Very good
Doctor :   that is fine
Doctor :   it will take 1 wk
User :   Shall I give hot pad treatment?
Doctor :   Really I dont advise that
User :   ok
User :   ok thanks for the information doctor
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Thank u
Doctor :   Bye
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