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Has eye infection, Eyelid swollen, reddish, stuffy nose, sore throat. Given fucithalmic drops. Treatment?

Hello, my daughter Maya developed a could three days ago. Now with stuffy nose and sore throat she has an eye infection. we are giving her eye drops fucithalmic one drop twice daily. we started today. when will I see improvement and less present infection on her eyes? Tonight still looked bad. Her eyes are coverd with infection, eyelids are swolen redish and i think they are eatchy as well. She is one year old. Thank you, Mother
Asked On : Sun, 6 Jan 2013
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Your child is suffering from acute conjunctivitis along with acute upper respiratory infection. For upper respiratory infection you should consult a paediaritician who will adjust the dosage of medicines according to age and weight of your child. For eyes, you should use some good anti-biotic drops about 4 times a day and a anti-biotic ointment at night. This should be sufficient to give your child a relief within 48-72 hours.

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