Small red veins at the sides of my 15 month olds eyeballs are often visable. Can the fact that he had open heart surgery at 1 week have anything to do?

without seeing these. Vessels, it is difficult to comment. Try taking a picture of them and show to your pediatrician. If they are quite dilated, then consider a pediatric ophthalmology visit.

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My 14 week old daughter had an avsd open heart surgery repair which went well. Now has a red rash around her scar. What could this reddening be?

Depends. It could be just a wound reaction or the process of wound healing, but it could also be an infection. Have the surgeon check it out because and infection could be very dangerous. Read more...
Cardiac Surgeon. Ask your cardiac surgeon. Without actually examining your daughter nobody can especulate a diagnosis. Read more...
I'm glad her repair. Went well. Do have one of her doctors check to make sure it's not a staph infection around the wound. It could be something simple, like a reaction to tape, but don't hesitate to get it checked out. If you start early intervention as " early prevention" when her sternotomy scar heals, you'll learn how to promote her development as you & she recover from the surgery & hospital stay. Read more...
Multiple Causes. This depends on when the surgery was done. Reddening could be a sign of infection. It could also be part of the normal healing, or simply an irritant rash. Please review this with your child's cardiologist. Read more...

Is it normal for my 21 month old grandaughter hand to turn a little purple? She had open heart [email protected] months old they gave he she been sleeping a lot lately

This . This could be related to her cardiac condition. Please talk to her cardiologist. Read more...
There . There can be cardiac reasons, systemic reasons as well as reason related to the circulation of the hand. Your cardiologist or cardiac surgeon is a good source of information but if you can't get to them then have her seen by her pediatrician. Read more...
The . The more likely answer is that it could have something to do with her heart or possibly one of the blood vessels from the heart into the arm and hand. You should most definitely speak with the surgeon who performed the surgery and her pediatric cardiologist. Read more...