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7 year old daughter woke up w/ eye swollen shut. no obvious

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7 year old daughter woke up w/ eye swollen shut. no obvious pink eye symptoms. have had ice on it to take swelling down and getting a little better. wondering if I should give her benadryl
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is your eye itchy?
Customer: just this morning and not itchy
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: nope
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  DoctorAnil replied 11 months ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.
I understand your concern.

Yes,you can give her Benadryl and Motrin.

Also continue cool compresses on affected eye.

Try OTC Zaditor eye drops.

And she should avoid rubbing as much as possible.

She can use cotton cloth and gentle press on her eye if she feels irritation.

If symptoms'll not improve then see doctor for eye examination for further evaluation and management.

Most likely she'll be fine.

Let me know if you have any further query so we can discuss it thoroughly in every aspect.
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Expert:  DoctorAnil replied 11 months ago.

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