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How do I remove my baby’s eye crust without hurting him?
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
In brief: Warm wash cloth
Gently wiping with a warm, wet wash cloth is the best method.
If the crusting is persistent, the skin around the eye is red or your baby's eyes are bloodshot or sensitive to light, then it is recommended to check with your pediatrician.

In brief: Warm wash cloth
Gently wiping with a warm, wet wash cloth is the best method.
If the crusting is persistent, the skin around the eye is red or your baby's eyes are bloodshot or sensitive to light, then it is recommended to check with your pediatrician.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
In brief: Warm soft washcloth
It can be normal for babies to have some eye crust.
However if the whites of the eyes turn red or there seems to be pus coming from the eyes you should see your pediatrician. To get rid of the crust a warm wet washcloth can do the trick. Gently wipe the eyes when the baby is calm, such as during nursing.

In brief: Warm soft washcloth
It can be normal for babies to have some eye crust.
However if the whites of the eyes turn red or there seems to be pus coming from the eyes you should see your pediatrician. To get rid of the crust a warm wet washcloth can do the trick. Gently wipe the eyes when the baby is calm, such as during nursing.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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