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Crusty eyes in a thirteen year old

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crusty eyes in a thirteen year old
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Stevens replied 8 years ago.

Hello there

how long has she had them? is there discharge through out the day? if so what color? does she have pain? itching? redness?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.

My 13 year old son has crusty eye lids, they are not sore, but they appear red and when he his tired they look worse, no itching or pain, they just look awful!

Expert:  Dr. Stevens replied 8 years ago.
He is probably suffering from a viral conjunctivitis (pink eye) or a lid infection we call blepharitis. If this just started recently, he should be evaluated right away to determine the etiology. It is possible he has something that can be given to others in the household without proper treatment, Regards *****
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