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Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: my baby is rubbing her eyes and crying... she is 7 month old.. pls help
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Cleanse with babies wipes: dampened warm baby wipe!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

An irritant has probably fallen on her eyelids. I will recommend cleansing with a baby wipes for now, 6times daily.

Also, give children benadryl (for allergy) as dosages of 1teaspoon (5mL) every 4 to 6 hours. Do not exceed 24hours. This is available over the counter.

I hope this helps. I wish your baby well. Kindly keep me updated.
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