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Swollen, red, itchy eye in a child. Infection or allergies?
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In brief: Conjunctivitis
Red itchy eyes, sometimes with swelling describes conjunctivitis.
There are different causes, from allergic, viral, chemical and bacterial. If it is not resolved in a couple of days, and if there is swelling and green yellow discharge from the eye, have your child evaluated by your doc.

In brief: Conjunctivitis
Red itchy eyes, sometimes with swelling describes conjunctivitis.
There are different causes, from allergic, viral, chemical and bacterial. If it is not resolved in a couple of days, and if there is swelling and green yellow discharge from the eye, have your child evaluated by your doc.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
In brief: Red eyes
There are scores of causes for a red itchy eye, two of which you have mentioned.
Your pediatrician will need to ask you a few questions in order to determine the correct treatment. If warm compresses do not offer relief, please make an appointment.

In brief: Red eyes
There are scores of causes for a red itchy eye, two of which you have mentioned.
Your pediatrician will need to ask you a few questions in order to determine the correct treatment. If warm compresses do not offer relief, please make an appointment.
Dr. Thomas Riney
Dr. Thomas Riney
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