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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
No: No, certainly not all babies and children, but many do. Some people are simply more sensitive to bright lights than others. Many kids hate flash pho ... Read More
Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Newborns are very sensitive to lights, and actually will open their eyes more in dimly lit rooms. By 2 months old however, most newborns don't mind th ... Read More
Dr. David Roos
41 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Small infants are unable to purposely move their head. Therefore in bright light they may not be able to turn away from the light. A parent can lay ... Read More

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Dr. Ferzaad Moosa
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Sounds : Sounds like a blocked tear duct. These generally resolve spontaneously and need to be addressed if it does not resolve after year 1. Seeing, your pe ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Blockage : Blockage of the tear duct is very common in infants, and resolves on its own in almost 90 percent before their first birthday. Sometimes, inflammation ... Read More
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Dr. John Kim answered
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Blocked : Blocked tear duct appears to be the cause. It is very common in infants. It often resolve on its own but sometimes need "probing" of the tear duct t ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Get checked: Babies commonly have blocked tear drainage systems which can lead to accumulation of mucous in the corners of the eyes and tearing. This often clears ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs to be checked: I assume you meant that the baby closes her eyes in sunlight. Although this may be normal, signs of congenital glaucoma include light sensitivity, cl ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sounds like you-: -need to speak to your pediatrician. Kids that age do dream. But best to get your child in and give a good history. When it started, does the baby sto ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Hang in there!: Night terrors can occur from infancy through adulthood; 1-6% of kids have them. It's most common between 4-12 years for kids and between 20-30 years f ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Epiphora : Epiphora (poor tear drainage) in the newborn period is extremely common - 2-4% of all newborns will have it. It is usually due to an obstruction of t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
39 years experience Family Medicine
Nightmare: Like to know how often this happens. Babies do get nightmares. If it happens often, it may be a good idea to video it and let the pediatrician see it.
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A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Eye irritation. : I would not be surprised that crying so much would cause an irritation of your eye which could manifest this way. If your symptoms do not resolve wit ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Blocked tear ducts: are common in children and can appear as an excessively watery eye. In the absence of signs of infections such as redness, swelling and thick/colored ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Child Development: This is absolutely normal, on schedule, and as it should be for a ten month old child. He will grow out of this as his brain continues to develop and ... Read More

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