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What causes red part in eye of baby?

My baby is 20 days old now. She is a premature baby, born 40 days earlier than normal. Now she is healthy at home and getting milk from her mother. She is weighing around 2200. She has a red part on the upper cover of her eye ? I wanted to know if this is normal.
Mon, 5 Aug 2019
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Hello,

This could a subconjunctival hemorrhage or a simple viral conjunctivitis.
I suggest you upload an image here so that we can guide you better.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Sumanth Amperayani, Pediatrician, Pulmonology

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