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childs eye is puffy and has yellow puss coming out

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what does it mean when a child had yellow puss coming out of her eye and it is swollen somtimes and you have to bath it to help open her eye in the morning. She also has a runny nose.
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replied September 25th, 2008
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i would assume she has a cold of some sort...does she have fever too?

I would call your pediatrician just in case.
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replied September 26th, 2008
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How old is the child? If it is a baby under six months, it could easily be a blocked tear duct.
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replied July 27th, 2010
what does it mean when a newborn baby has running watery eyes with yellow coming out of it all the time the baby right now is only 2 weeks old but this has been goin on since the baby been born...
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