Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Izanne Loxton | 2012/07/13

Q.

5month old baby girl

Our 5 month old baby girl has a bump just above her eye. If started about 2 months ago. It varies in size thoughout the day &  is under the skin - feels loose when you move it between your fingers. Any ideas what it could be? We have taken her to 4 doctors &  they all say different things...

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This sounds like a cyst called a 'Chalazion' on your baby's upper eyelid. It would be best to ask an eye specialist to see her. Treatment is usually very simple, but the diagnosis needs to be confirmed.

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