Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Miss T | 2011-09-07

Q.

infection around the eyes

Hi Doc

my daughter has soars , it looks like an infection around the eyes , were should i take her, the eye doctors or a GP , she is always suffering from infections, how should i help her , or isnt there an antiboatic that will her help her whole body , need her desparately

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is possible that your daughter has a skin infection called 'impetigo'. She will need an antibiotic to clear here skin of this kind of infection.You should take her to your GP first for treatment. Your GP will advise you if need to take your daughter for further treatment by an eye specialist.

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