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1 Year Old Eye Discharge
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
Infection or others: This should be examined by a pediatric ophthalmologist. It could be an infection, an obstruction of the lacrimal (tear) outflow, or some issue with the inside of the eyes leading to excess tearing as an external sign. ...Read more
Multiple causes: If your son has had multiple infections of his lungs in the last one year, he requires additional evaluation. Environmental smoke and pollution, the presence of allergies/asthma can be associated w chronic respiratory infections. In addition, reflux and aspiration, retained foreign body and immune defects are other causes to consider. Cystic fibrosis is less common in asia, but possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Conjunctivitis : Sounds like a conjunctivitis, likely viral with associated febrile illness. A trip to the ophthalmologist will help to distinguish the infection viral from bacterial. Proper cleansing of the lashes, and care not to contaminate the other eye is important. Tylenol (acetaminophen) as directed for the fever. Ocassionally a broad spectrum antibiotic eye medication is prescribed depending in the situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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A little high: but you have to interpret this value with others. It may be your 1 year old (also a slight difference for boys and girls) has an anemia. You should discuss with your pediatrician as s/he will have the other important lab results as well. S/he may want to check folate (folic acid) levels or other tests if not already done. Most likely at this age it's related to your child's diet. Please discuss with her/him. ...Read more
My 7 month old son sometimes blinks with one eye (his left one). He has done this since he was 10 weeks old. What causes it?
Infection of foreski: He has an infection that needs to be treated asap. Please take him in to the doctor today. ...Read more
Unlikely to happen: Most 15 yo are near the end of their linear growth and can expect about 2 more inches. If they entered puberty later than their friends, they may finish later, but most are done at 17.An xray of the wrist and hand can show if more growth is likely by showing open growth centers. ...Read more
My daughter is 1 she has had greenish yellowish drainage frm her eyes for a little over 2 months. Any ideas?
Blocked tear duct: It is not uncommon for infants to experience a blockage of the tear drainage duct--this can lead to tears sitting longer in the eyes and abnormal drainage. A visit to a pediatric ophthalmologist or an oculo plastics specialist should show the cause quickly. The treatment can be observation or a surgical procedure that "pops" the duct open--very short procedure. ...Read more
50 years old female, complains dark coloured spots over right chest, known case HIV 1 positive since 4 years.... ?
Hemangioma: There is a common benign skin condition of extra blood vessels growing in the skin known as 'cherry tumors' or 'hemangioma'. This is common and usually of no concern. ...Read more