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Watery eyes since 2 weeks in 13 year old

Hi my 13 week old baby has a gunky and watery eye she has had this for two weeks now it s only in one eye she has had one week on cholorimical eye drops and then one week on cream but still not shifted my go has now giving her fucithalmic eye drops are they safe to take? She is not bothered by her eye what s so ever and I dOnt want these to irritate it! It does stick together in the morning is it conjuntivitus or could it be a blocked tear duct? Would you use this Medicine? Kind regards danielle
Asked On : Wed, 18 Apr 2012
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Many cases of nasolacrimal duct obstruction will clear on their own with massage over the lacrimal sac and time. Topical drops my provide partial control of the infections that inevitably occur due to lack of flow within the lacrimal sac, which normally drains into the nose.

Ultimately, probing may need to be accomplished to open the lacrimal sac in the nose. You can use the medicine as prescribed, but the effect will be limited.
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