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My 4 year old's had cold and cough for the last week and

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Hello, my 4 year old's had cold and cough for the last week and suddenly developed a swelling under the eye today. He looks really tired and is complaining of a headache. What could this be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 year ago.

The eye (orbital) swelling most likely indicates a sinus or ear infection. You will want to take him to the pediatrician for evaluation. It sounds like he needs an antibiotic