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mucus in baby eyes

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clement Cheng
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually tear ducts: There can be many causes for tearing and mucus in a baby's eyes. If those are the only symptoms/signs then a common cause are tear ducts that have no ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Conjunctivitis: Mucopurulent conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye, is a bacterial infection of the eyes that can cause green/yellowish/crusting drainage, rednes ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
34 years experience Pediatrics
Help her symptoms...: You can make sure that she has adequate amounts of fluid to drink, that the atmosphere in her room is adequately humidified and that her nose is kept ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Steam and suction: For a child with a viral illness, keep them well hydrated, suction the nose frequently, and use nasal saline to help get more mucous out. Sometimes si ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Sneezy: Use saline nose drops.The question is what is causing her to sneeze. She may have a cold or she may have an allergy.If she sleeps with stuffy animals ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Flush with eye drops: This is unlikely to cause a big problem. Just flush the area well with water or eye drops if you have them. Monitor the situation over several hours. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Chandler
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably not: Normally, if the mother has a known history of active herpes, the baby will be delivered by c-section to prevent the baby from getting a herpes eye in ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Mucus : Mucus in a babys eye may be a reaction to the drops or ointment instilled in the baby's eyes to prevent gonorrhea.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Conjunctivitis: This may be caused by conjunctivitis or a nasolacrimal duct obstruction. If persistent beyond a day or so you should see your pediatrician.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Antibiotic eye drops: There may be an infection of the lining of the eye, and your pediatrician may prescribe antibiotic drops. Other measures include nasal saline drops t ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Conjunctivitis: Your description sounds like conjunctivitis which can be bacterial, viral, or other etiology. Go see an eye doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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NO: Please clean away all mucous and eyelash/eyelid crusting, using a solution of 50% warm water and 50% baby soap on a sterile Q-tip, and then dispose t ... Read More
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