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Infant Swollen Eyelid
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?
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
Get it checked out: Don't worry but get the child seen by a pediatric ophthalmologist. Dr Rebecca Nyc ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby woke up from a nap with swollen eyelid...What could it be n do I need to take him to doctor asap?
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
My baby drinks soy isomil infant formula and every time he drinks it his eye swell. Is that an allergic reation.
Possibly: If it happens every time, it is probably some type of reaction, mild allergy. Talk to 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
Bruise: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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