Handling Of Left Eye Red And Dirt Out?
Good morning, I want to ask, I have a daughter whose age is already 1 week. See for a few days around his left eye flushed and always out of dirt. Already brought to the health facilities and given ointment. But until now, it doesn’t go away, instead it gets red around his eyes
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The complaint of your child's left eye (1 month) redness may be an inflammation of the eye or also called conjunctivitis. Children or babies with conjunctivitis can experience comorbid complaints such as red eyes, meta appear swollen, watery eyes, sticky eyelids, babies look a little nervous. In babies with eye inflammation, it can be triggered by several things, such as:
1. Viral infection
2. Bacterial infection
3. Irritation due to dust or foreign objects that enter the eye
4. Flu and cough side effects in babies
5. Eye trauma
If your baby has now received an examination and treatment, but this complaint is still disturbing or persistent, then you should be able to return control to the health facilities where the initial examination. The doctor will conduct an evaluation and re-examination related to eye complaints that are still settled. If the complaint is still disturbing, evaluation of the cause of the complaint and evaluation of treatment will continue. If according to the doctor, this complaint requires further treatment to the ophthalmologist, then the doctor in the first health facilities will provide an introduction to the specialist doctor. However, if the doctor treating your child ensures that this condition can be treated further in the first health facility, then further treatment will be given until the child is cured. The recovery process of eye inflammation takes about 4-7 days, depending on the patient's treatment response.
For the duration of treatment, several conditions below need to be considered, such as:
1. Avoid contact of the child's hand to the eye area
2. Keep your child's hands clean and around your child's eyes
3. Wash your hands before caring, when caring for the eyes and after caring for your baby's eyes
4. Clean the eye dirt with clean water and clean towels
Thus the info we can convey.