A 26-year-old female asked:
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my daughter woke up with her eyes crusted shut and now its red and the eyelid is swollen. she says it hurts and itches?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Conjunctivitis: Given the fact eye infection associated with upper respiratory infection, viral conjunctivitis is suspected. However, since ear infection is also found not infrequently in this circumstance, I would recommend her be checked by her primary care provider.
Answered on Jan 30, 2019
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Dr. Matthew Rauen
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If : If the lid becomes painful, this likely represents a stye. Start using the lid soaks with a warm wash cloth 2-3 times daily for 2-3 minutes. If the ... Read More
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Dr. Todd Purkiss
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Could be: Your description could very well be "pink eye, " a.K.A. Viral conjunctivitis. It could also be a bacterial infection or even a contact allergy. I woul ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Allergic conjuctivit: See an allergist for possible sllergy testing.
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