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A 28-year-old female asked:

My 5month old baby has a red spot in her left eye its been a day, it happened before and went away by its own is it a blood vessel? what causes it?

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Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Scratch?: If it comes and goes it is not a blood vessel. Could be a scratch. It is harmless--keep the nails short.
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