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What causes conjunctivitis in babies?
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Dr. Theodore Leng
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Infections and Chem
Newborns can get conjuctivitis from chemicals (prophylaxis for infections at birth), bacteria (gonorrhea, chlamydia), or viruses (herpes).
Any large amount of discharge and red/watery eyes should prompt an exam by a physician.

In brief: Infections and Chem
Newborns can get conjuctivitis from chemicals (prophylaxis for infections at birth), bacteria (gonorrhea, chlamydia), or viruses (herpes).
Any large amount of discharge and red/watery eyes should prompt an exam by a physician.
Dr. Theodore Leng
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
In brief: Red eye
Usually bacteria, but it could be a virus or chemical irritant.
Call your local pediatric ophthalmologist for an appointment.

In brief: Red eye
Usually bacteria, but it could be a virus or chemical irritant.
Call your local pediatric ophthalmologist for an appointment.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu
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