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My 7 day old baby has white discharge coming from her eye. Looks like sleep but once you wipe it away, it comes back. What is it and what do we do?

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Dr. Tod Haller
Ophthalmology

In brief: Ophthalmologist

In such a small baby, it it likely conjunctivitis secondary to secondary to either an infection or some kind of a chemical that got into the i, like shampoo.
Often, it can be a blocked tear duct. Either way, all three should be seen by an ophthalmologist immediately and should not wait.

In brief: Ophthalmologist

In such a small baby, it it likely conjunctivitis secondary to secondary to either an infection or some kind of a chemical that got into the i, like shampoo.
Often, it can be a blocked tear duct. Either way, all three should be seen by an ophthalmologist immediately and should not wait.
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