Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Pam | 2009/06/29

Q.

scratching eyes and nose

Hi Doc
What could be causing my 10 month old boy to do this?sometimes he does it so much you can see its itching, this goes on for a couple of seconds to a minute. Please advice, thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This may be quite normal especially when your baby wakes up. However it may also be due to nasal and eye allergy. If your baby's nose is blocked and runs a lot then you should have him seen by a paediatrician about a possible allergy problem. If his nose is clear you do not need to worry.

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