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A 43-year-old female asked about a male:

my son is 16 weeks old. i noticed at our night time feeding simon's left eyelid is red/swollen. what can i do for him? is he too young for benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Take a picture and show your doctor to help make a diagnosis. The fact it is intermittent makes it less a concern. There may be some intermittent blockage of the tear duct or it may be positional. All the best.

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Last updated Jul 6, 2015

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