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A 29-year-old female asked:

My 4 year old son has itchy, red, watery eyes. what is wrong and what can i get for him? there is no mucus or discharge?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Allergies: From your description, your son may have allergic conjunctivitis. Rinse his eyes gently with saline, provide a children's antihistamine, and avoid common triggers. These include avoidance of dust, mold, pollen, pets. Avoid all smoke exposure, and please see your PCP for allergy testing. If there is thick drainage, fever, rash, peeling skin, please see a physician right away.
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