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Red Rimmed Eyes Baby
Lid scrubs: It depends on the cause of the redness. A common cause is blepharitis, which is inflammation and blockage of the oil glands that line the eyelids. The best treatment is to apply warm compresses for a few minutes and then scrub along the lash line using baby shampoo. Repeat this once or twice daily. If the redness doesn't improve after 3-4 weeks, see your eye md to rule out another cause. ...Read more
This is caused by blepharitis or dandruff of the eyelids. It is typically caused by a staph infection that is almost always curable with antibiotic ointment or eyedrops. Prevention is best accomplished by using one of the over the counter lid scrub formulas such as sterilid foam or occusoft cleansing medicated pads. No tears baby shampoo is an older treatment in ...Read more
Blepharitis treatmen: The most common cause is blepharitis, commonly known as "granulated eyelids." this can go thru phases where the lids look quiet and other times red or inflammed. This is like having eczema, or dandruff, along the eyelids and leads to an inflammatory response that gives the redness. There are other causes, including dry eye and emotional upsets, i. E. Crying and rubbing the eye. ...Read more
Blepharitis-dandruff: This is caused by blepharitis or dandruff of the eyelids. It is typically caused by a staph infection that is almost always curable with antibiotic ointment or eyedrops. Prevention is best accomplished by using one of the over the counter lid scrub formulas such as sterilid foam or occusoft cleansing medicated pads. No tears baby shampoo is an older treatment in scrubbing the closed eyelids. ...Read more
Heat, age, hygiene: Blepharitis gets worse when its hotter, as people age and as people fail to keep their eyelids clean. Regular lid hygiene (instructed by your doctor) with occaisional topical antibiotics controls it. Bad cases and patients with rosacea (see your doctor for this diagnosis) are often given systemic antibiotics (pills you take by mouth) in addition to topical. Its never cured-its controlled! ...Read more
Medication: Allergies can cause itching, tearing and redness of the eyes. The best solution is to use medications. See your eye doctor for a recommendation of which drops would be best for you. ...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
From childbirth: Often the pressure built up during the process of childbirth will cause small burst blood vessels in the white part of the eye in both the mother and the infant. This is totally benign and will resolve usually within a few weeks. If there is yellow discharge as well or crusting or it gets worse or doesn't clear, show your health care provider. ...Read more
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
My baby has a slight temp and her eyes are puffy and a bit red. We gave her the min dosage of infant tylenol (acetaminophen). Mother was slightly ill this week.?
Sounds as if: Your baby is also becoming ill. Infants under the age of two months with a rectal temperature of 100.4 or higher should be emergently evaluated and not given Tylenol (acetaminophen). Older infants and children can be offered supportive and comfort care with pain/fever reducers until they have been evaluated by their pediatrician. ...Read more
Is there anything we can do to help a baby's excema? My baby is 6mth and has redness only under her eyes. Maybe vaseline? Or cream?
Hydrocortisone 0.5%: But use sparingly as over use may thin the skin permanently on the thinner skin areas like the face and groin. ...Read more
My 2.5 month baby started to rub her eyes all the time. She also have some redness on her lid. And she also has red vessel inside her eyes.
Eye allergy: Your baby may have developed an eye allergy probably caused by her stuffed animals, or blanket. Red vessels are blood vessels caused byher eye rubbing.. Remove any possible allergy cause and if necessary pick up some anti allergy eye drops and use twice daily ...Read more
My wife had a pin eye. Now my 10month old baby got it. Is it medical emergency. He is normal otherwise. Mild redness both eyes. Any treatment needed?
This is not a: Medical emergency. However, at his age, he should be seen by his pediatrician. He may just need treatment with antibiotic drops, but some conjunctivitis (pink eye) is associated with ear infections, even without other symptoms. Since he can't tell you whether or not his ear hurts, he should be examined. ...Read more
My child has eczema, have been using desonide on and off for couple weeks. Now eyes are red at times swollen. Is this likely due to allergies or is this probably a side effect? When will redness fade?
Allergies: Likely allergies. The redness will persist as long the offending agent is present unless your child is on an antihistamine -then it should get better fairly rapidly. An aside, topical steroids (i.e. Desonide) should not be placed around the eyes or mouth unless specifically directed by your physician. ...Read more
My 2 year old baby has this problem, there is redness around her eye iris, she crys and sensible to light. What can it be the problem? What can I do
1 month old baby. Her right eye is just producing tears every now and then but no redness. It looks tired too. Is there an issue?
Check with peds: Probably she has blocked tear duct. Using clear water on a clean, soft cloth, gently wipe any discharge out of your baby's eyes. Do this several times a day or as often as necessary. The tear ducts lie just beneath the nasal corner of the eyes. Gently massage this area moving your fingertip in a semi-circle from the corner of the eye inward toward the nose. But for sure bring her to see peds. ...Read more
My child had symptoms of pink eye, redness, discharge, and itchy. Within 2 hours the eye cleared up without treatment. Could this still be pink eye?
Pink eye: Pink eye refers to any thing that causes the white of the eye to be irritated. If symptoms return and persist for more than a day get him examined ...Read more
I was giving a syrup (ambrodil-s) to my 5 month baby, and accidentally some drops went into her eye, her eyes are not red until. What should I do now?
My baby has large red bags under her eyes. They've been there for about two weeks now. Any suggestions? Thanks!
My baby is 5 months and he scratches his face a lot mainely arund his eyes. His face gets all red and sometimes bumpy. Is it dangerouse?
My child cried for a long time on our way home. Now there is a huge red splotch on the white of her eyes. What is this & why? Is it from her crying?
Scleral hemorrhage: A scleral hemorrhage occurs when tiny blood vessels in the eye burst, leaving bright red spots of blood in the white of the eye. The blood is trapped by the outermost layer of the eyeball, called the conjunctiva. Eventually, the blood will be absorbed by the eyeball and the red spot will fade in 2-3 weeks. ...Read more
Is baby better?: That can be allergies or a local irritation or a cold or conjunctivitis (infection of the eyes). If it is better then no worries. If not you can use breast milk (if you are breast feeding) in the eyes. If it is still there and bothersome then have your baby seen by your doctor. Eye drops may be indicated but need to see the problem before prescribing anything. ...Read more
Red eyes: Typically, red eyes are seen in infectious conjunctivitis (bacterial or viral), and allergic conjunctivitis. A child who rubs red eyes may be doing so because they are itchy, which would indicate allergy. Other clues would be discharge (clear or colored). Differentiating between the two is important as the treatment is different. ...Read more
Depends on Cause: Often such red circles can be related to eye allergy or a topical dermatitis of the skin (such as sensitivity after something got rubbed against the eyes). Rarely, associated infections or other serious conditions could be evolving. If any pain (especially with eye movement) or change in vision or increasing redness occurs, see your eye md (ophthalmologist) or pediatrician soon. ...Read more
My 22 month old child had a cold the last two days, runny noise and the like. His eyes are now red but don't itch. Is this normal?
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