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Why does my 3-year-old have a large area of petechiae (small red dots) around his eyes?

Why does my 3-year-old have a large area of petechiae (small red dots) around his eyes?

Hard to say: This often occurs if the kid has been coughing hard or vomiting. Without more information, thats all I could offer. ...Read more

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There are rashes of tiny red dots around the eyes and cheeks and forehead of my three year old son. Should i be worried?

There are rashes of tiny red dots around the eyes and cheeks and forehead of my three year old son. Should i be worried?

Rashes?: Ican be very common, but if instead of getting better is getting worse have him see his physician for evaluation, . ...Read more

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
Once
Do not occlude or cover eyes
Once
If you have pink eye, wash face towels with hot water separately
Once
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My toddler has red dots on his face around eyes and cheeks?

My toddler has red dots on his face around eyes and cheeks?

coughing/voming: Small pinpoint red dots that represent small broken capillaries will often show up around the eyes, face &upper torso of kids after a coughing spell or vomiting. These will not be found below the nipple line. They are transient & not the sign of a worrisome problem. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
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Do NOT rub eye
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Severe sudden redness and sensitivity on face, mostly around eyes, followed by dryness. No sun exposure and no known allergies.

Severe sudden redness and sensitivity on face, mostly around eyes, followed by dryness. No sun exposure and no known allergies.

Facial flushing: facial flushing is usually a symptom of an underlying medical condition or reaction to certain substances. A healthcare provider can diagnosis flushing after an exam. Since facial flushing can be from a medical problem or allergy additional test may be necessary to determine the cause of the symptom. some causes include:alcohol,allergy,drugs,emotions,food additives,weather, to name a few ...Read more

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63yrd old eye lid always itchy and become redness later, no puss bump around, eyes feel warm n tears come out when it is closed, help!?

63yrd old eye lid always itchy and become redness later, no puss bump around, eyes feel warm n tears come out when it is closed, help!?

Eye allergy: You could have an ocular allergy or a skin allergy around the eyelids. Allergic conjunctivitis can be seasonal or perennial, depending on which allergen is involved. Try cold compresses and non-preserved artificial tears and see your eye md promoptly for an eye exam to determine the cause of your itchy and red eyes and your tearinf. ...Read more

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Treating a Lazy Eye (Checklist)

Wear glasses to protect amblyopic eye
96 Hrs, Once for Once
Get annual eye exam
1 Yrs, Yearly for 1 Yrs, Yearly, forever
Use low vision aids if severe
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Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?

Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?

Allergies: At this time of year, there are many things floating around in the air that can irritate the eyes. If you do not treat these problems, they can last for months. Try using artificial tears 4x/day in both eyes. You can also use the OTC allergy drop, 'Zatidor' - this is 2x/day. ...Read more

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