I think my daughter who is 7 weeks old might have an eye infection. She has a yellow discharge coming from her eye... is this an infection? Will she need a trip to the doctor or is there something I can do to relieve it at home?
I would take her to the Dr. Its always better to be safe than sorry. My son had an eye infection when he was about that age. He actually had a clogged tear duct that led to an infection. They gave him antibiotic eye drops that cleared it up right away and we just had to massage his tear duct a few times daily for a couple weeks until it unclogged.
Hope she is better soon! Let us know how things go!
My son is 2 weeks old and has a clogged tear duct. I thought he had an allergy or cold in his eye, but the doc confirmed a clogged duct. So I have been using a warm washcloth on it and wiping it out whenever I can. I hear it's very common in newborns. But of course, you would want your doc to confirm, so I would recommend bringing her in to be checked out.
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