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White spot with redness in child's eye

My 5 year old son started complaining about pain in his eye yesterday. He was bothered by it for a couple hours and there was redness. She stopped complaining but today we noticed a very small white spot on his eye as well as his eye being bloodshot in the same area. What could this be
Tue, 19 Apr 2011
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this could be a corneal abrasion/ulcer.....a kind of wound on the outer part of the eye called cornea. it could be a small particle/foreign body on the any case you need to consult an eye specialist urgently
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