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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?

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

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I have Itchy, irritated, and swollen eyelids after using baby shampoo to wash them?

I have Itchy, irritated, and swollen eyelids after using baby shampoo to wash them?

Probable sensitivity: Obviously you want tomatoes this in the future. Oral antihistamines such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as well as topical ophthalmologic steroid ointments or eye drops may also help ...Read more

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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?

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?

Mild ptosis: This can be a physiologic variant. Do have it assessed by pediatrics or ophthalmology. Ptosis is defined as droopy upper eyelids. One has to rule out a neurologic cause for this. There is surgery available for sever cases to avoid vision problems and cosmetic looks. ...Read more

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Baby woke up from a nap with swollen eyelid...What could it be n do I need to take him to doctor asap?

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