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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: pal | 2008/01/18

Q.

white stuff

my baby is 7 weeks old,and he gets white stuff at the corner of his eyes! is it normal!

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This can be normal, but it can also be a sign of eye infection. Clean his eyes twice daily with a sterile saline solution. Dissolve a quarter teaspoonful of salt in a cup of boiled and cooled water and wipe his eyes from the nose side outwards using a clean piece of cotton wool for each eye. If after 5 days there is no improvement ask your paediatrician to see your baby.

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