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Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: NANA | 2008/06/10

Q.

EYE PROBLEM

HI DOC
MY LITTLE GIRL WILL BE 5 THIS OCTOBER,THE PROBLEM IS SHE IS ALWAYS CRYING EVERY NIGHT ABOUT HER EYES SHE WILL RUB THEM UNTIL THEY RE DARKER AND SHE SAYS ITS PAINFULL.SHE NOW HAS DARK COLOUR AROUND HER EYES NOW.
PLEASE HELP DOC I ONCE TOOK HER TO SEE A PEAD AND A GP THEY SAY ITS AN ALLERGY AND GIVE EITHEIR EYE DROP OR OINTMENT DOES NOT HELP MUCH. CAN I TAKE HER TO AN EYE SPEC???/I AM WORRIED THAT THIS CULD DO MO DAMAGE TO MY LIL GALS EYES

PLEASE HELP
THAN KU

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It does sound as if your daughter has an eye allergy problem. She needs to be seen by an eye specialist as her problem seems to be quite severe.

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