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Why does my infant have red lines in the whites of her eyes

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Perkel
25 years experience Pediatrics
From childbirth: Often the pressure built up during the process of childbirth will cause small burst blood vessels in the white part of the eye in both the mother and ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Need to see: This sounds like just normal blood vessels in the white part of the eye. A picture would help!

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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Patterson
43 years experience Family Medicine
Infants swollen Eye: Depending on the age of the infant...This can be worrisome( for newborns until perhaps 6 months) due to the types of infections, etc. A good discussi ... Read More
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Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
May be the tear duct: You do not mention what part of the eye. If it is close to the tear duct, sometimes in newborns and slightly older infants, a tear duct occlusion may ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Constad
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Take her to your doc: Don't fool around with your new born's eye. Take her to your pediatrician, or eye doctor.
Dr. William Bearden
23 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
See pediatrician: You should have your pediatrician take a look at it asap.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. The pupils look red in photographs because the light from the flash has reflected so that you are seeing the back of the retina. This can be s ... Read More
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Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds as if: your baby is also becoming ill. Infants under the age of two months with a rectal temperature of 100.4 or higher should be emergently evaluated and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Hydrocortisone 0.5% : But use sparingly as over use may thin the skin permanently on the thinner skin areas like the face and groin.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Eye allergy: Your baby may have developed an eye allergy probably caused by her stuffed animals, or blanket. Red vessels are blood vessels caused byher eye rubbing ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
This is not a: medical emergency. However, at his age, he should be seen by his pediatrician. He may just need treatment with antibiotic drops, but some conjunctivit ... Read More
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Saunders
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Light sensitivity: Call your pediatrician and ask for an immediate referral to a pediatric ophthalmologist, not a general ophthalmologist. Your baby could have some ser ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Check with peds: Probably she has blocked tear duct. Using clear water on a clean, soft cloth, gently wipe any discharge out of your baby's eyes. Do this several time ... Read More
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