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Baby Swollen Eyelid
My 7m old babies both eyes looks mild red in color&skin surrounding eyelid is little bit swollen from morning. It is on and off. What reasons? Is it worr
Allergic reaction: Your baby may be having allergy to something like linen, blanket which is causing the swelling and redness of eyelids of both eyes. Talk to your doctor and get the baby checked up / treated. ...Read more
What causes a recurring swollen eye in an infant. No redness or discharge. Swelling usually goes down the same day and has happened 3 times in 4 weeks?
May be the tear duct: You do not mention what part of the eye. If it is close to the tear duct, sometimes in newborns and slightly older infants, a tear duct occlusion may cause local swelling to the area. ...Read more
My 2 week old infant girl has red swollen eye lid and redness under the eye w tiny acne looking bumps. I don't know what to do please help?
Take her to your doc: Don't fool around with your new born's eye. Take her to your pediatrician, or eye doctor. ...Read more
I have a 9 month baby, she going for a week with her bottom eyelid reddish kind of purple her top eyelid gets swollen at times. What can it be?
Allergy: Most probably allergy. She might also be having some runny nose, cough, and other symptoms of allergy. If only eyelid swelling, more when she wakes up in the morning and resolves during evening, see her pediatrician for evaluation. She might need an office urine exam to rule out any kidney issues. ...Read more
My child is 11 months old and his left eyelid is very swollen and little red today. It started looking puffy yesterday and now it is much worse. ..?
See yourMD first.: I would recommend seeing your pediatrician first. ...Read more
Accidentally poked baby on eyelid with nail. Baby cried as in lots of pain but calmed down. Eyelid is red and a little bit swollen. I'm very worried.
My 8 month baby has his left upper eyelid little bit swollen and little bit dropped compared to other side no other symptoms what is diagnosis and Rx?
Baby woke up from a nap with swollen eyelid...What could it be n do I need to take him to doctor asap?
Swollen eyelid: Apply a warm washcloth to eye for twenty minutes several times a day. She may be developing a sty. ...Read more
Accidentally poked baby on eyelid yesterday. Not swollen or red today but watery. Baby is also coughing and with a runny nose. Are tears related?
10 month old baby eyelid is little swollen. Its been 4 days tried warm compress. But no effect. Do I need to visit a doc or any home remedy will help..
See the doctor: No way around it if its been going on for 4 days. Go see your pediatrician ...Read more
What to do if your baby gets a black eye? My baby fell off her chair, I caught her but she still hit the other chair next to her it look red &swollen
Not sure about the age of your child. Glad that you caught her before she hit her head on the floor. Place an ice-pack over the affected area on the face. For children above the age 6 months you can give a dose of children's Motrin (ibuprofen) / Ibuprofen = this is an anti-inflammatory medicine and will be helpful for the enlarging bruise (also known as contusion).
Call your pediatrician, follow-up asap. ...Read more
Baby eye has been swollen for a week and he wakes up with cold in his eyes. What is the reason & how can I get rid of it?
Need to see doctor: One week history of swollen eye and cold in eye needs doctor followup for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My child was poked in the eye today is day3 he won't open it so I can't look at it. The whole outside is swollen and red how do I Know If its infected?
Can I put terramycin on my one month baby? He has a ball inside his eye lid is swollen and can barely Open his eye
Child got some sort of bug bite yesterday (small red raised bump) on cheek near eye and today it looks much more red & swollen than yesterday. Normal?
Common issue: Bug bites anywhere around the eye can often trigger painless swelling and faint color change (pink). It may take a day or so to develop and take several days to go away. If the area becomes purplish, the bite oozes or the site becomes hot, have it seen. ...Read more
My 15 week old baby has somthing white coming out of her eyes daily and in the morning its all packed on here lashes n the eye is shut and swollen.
Infection: This sounds like infection. If it has been happening since birth, she may have blockage of the ducts that run between the nose and the corner of the eye. Check with her doctor for an exact diagnosis including cultures and ongoing management. All the best. ...Read more
Can I give my baby poralamine he's been bitten by a mosquito on his eye lid and keeps rubbing it abd very swollen how much is the dosage he's 8.5 kg?
My 6 month baby woke up today morning with an eye allergy... he is getting tears f on his left eye and its swollen. Please advice on home remedy.
Should be seen: Swelling of the eye can be a periorbital infection, less likely is eye allergy. Especially with only one eye involved and with swelling as you describe. If the area around the eye is red, hot or becoming more swollen you need immediate medical attention for your baby. ...Read more
Conjunctivitis: Red itchy eyes, sometimes with swelling describes conjunctivitis. There are different causes, from allergic, viral, chemical and bacterial. If it is not resolved in a couple of days, and if there is swelling and green yellow discharge from the eye, have your child evaluated by your doc. ...Read more
My baby daddy slapped/punched me a few times and my nose bleed barely any brusing but my eye ball is painful and swollen. What can I do?
Emergency Department: My advice would be to get a thorough evaluation at your local emergency department and document the causes of your injury. Whether you choose to press charges now is up to you, but at least if you decide not to right now, the documentation will be there if you decide to press in the future. Take care of yourself and do what's right! Best of luck. ...Read more
I had sinus problem since child. From recent 4-5 months, I feel my throats heavy. The vein from eye caruncle to inside of nose feels swollen and itchy?
I'm not sure what: Your question is. If you re-submit with a question, one of us may be able to help you. ...Read more
Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more