Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mom | 2008/10/30

Q.

green muck from eyes

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symptoms. My daughter 22 monthes with cronic flu for last 5 monthes (weight 10.3kg eats very well) started with a green discharge from the eyes today it doent seem to bother her the eyes are not red or swollen but it is ver sticky and when whiped out it puls out with a string of this muck comming with it - clear for an hour and then back again.
Any advice?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is an eye infection.It sounds quite severe. Normally I would tell you how to clean her eyes with a salt solution but I would prefer you to see your doctor who must take a swab [specimen] of the pus to send off to the lab so that the correct treatment can be given.

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