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a child that will be 2 years in May has a cold with a small

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a child that will be 2 years in May has a cold with a small temp of 99.1 and has an eye discharge of green/yellow color and has a cough and chest is congested but is getting it up. What can we do for her eyes?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. A.S. Desai replied 6 years ago.

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An eye discharge from the eyes is usually seen in conjunctivitis. If greenish or yellow discharge is seen it implies a bacterial conjunctivitis. You need to start antibiotic eye drops like Vigamox eye drops , one drop every 2 hours during waking hours for one week. Avoid warmth to the eyes as it may worsen a bacterial conjunctivitis.

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