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My 8 mos son had been sneezing and rubbing his eyes and nose for a few days now, especially his eyes and they look irritated. Could he have a cold or allergies? He is not stuffed up at all.

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Eye-rubbing baby

Irritated-looking eyes can be due to allergies and rubbing the nose does suggest both are itchy, which leans toward allergies.
A family history also increases the chance the problem could be allergic. Eye rubbing can also mean pink eye, a viral infection of the membranes of the eyes. Otc antihistamine helps if allergy; if not, check with your pediatrician or family doctor to help narrow it down.

In brief: Eye-rubbing baby

Irritated-looking eyes can be due to allergies and rubbing the nose does suggest both are itchy, which leans toward allergies.
A family history also increases the chance the problem could be allergic. Eye rubbing can also mean pink eye, a viral infection of the membranes of the eyes. Otc antihistamine helps if allergy; if not, check with your pediatrician or family doctor to help narrow it down.
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: ? Allergies

Your description sounds like allergies but other issues may cause similar symptoms.
See an eye doctor.

In brief: ? Allergies

Your description sounds like allergies but other issues may cause similar symptoms.
See an eye doctor.
Dr. Jay Bradley
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