A 26-year-old female asked:
my one month old baby has watery eyes and little red bumps around his eyes what could it be?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
New born: Watering in new borne is usually due to a blocked tear drainage system. This can resolve on its own but may need massaging, the proper way to massage needs to be shown you by an ophthalmologist. The red bumps are most likely congested oil glands.
Last updated Nov 6, 2017
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