Red Eyes And Rubs In Children Aged 2 Years?
At night, my child has eye / red eye irritation u0026amp; belekan, he is 2 years old. For initial treatment, what drug is safest to use?
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Basically mild eye irritation does not require any treatment. Mild eye irritation (for example due to exposure to smoke, dust, or air pollution) will disappear by itself in a few hours. If you see any dirt on your child's eyes, you can wash your child's eyes with clean running water to get rid of the dirt. If the stool cannot be cleaned, don't pry it off with anything, but take your child to the ophthalmologist for further treatment.
If redness of the eye is caused by an infection (for example, the child's eyes appear red continuously for several hours does not improve, constantly runny and remove eye discharge), it is necessary to further investigate the cause of the infection. Eye infections can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or fungi. In most cases, eye infections also do not require specific treatment. However, it must be confirmed in advance the cause of infection in your child's eyes, therefore if you do see signs of infection in the child's eyes, you should take your child to the eye doctor for further evaluation.
Not much can be done for children at this time, you are also not recommended to give certain eye medicines for children. You can give eye drops containing artificial tears to help reduce discomfort in the child's eyes or compress the outside of his eyes with a cold compress. Make sure your child does not rub his eyes and wash the child's hands immediately if the child accidentally rubbed his eyes. Make sure your child is not taken to public places or to other places that are crowded by other children to minimize the possibility of eye pain transmission to other children.
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