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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: DENISE | 2007/12/17

Q.

Yellow puss in one eye

My 7 month old boy has got yellow puss coming out of the inside corner of his left eye, it looks abit swollen and bit reddish. it's got abit of a funny smell. Can anyone give advise please???

Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby has developed an infection of his left eye called conjunctivitis.He needs to be treated using an antibiotic eye ointment such as Chloramphenicol eye ointment applied twice daily.Speak to your pharmacist.

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