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Is it normal for newborns to have eye discharge?

I noticed that my new born baby got many eye discharge in the corner of the eyes. Why? Is this normal?
02/05/2013
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  • Ari

    It is normal for most of newborn have eye discharge. It because their tear ducts can become blocked. And if your baby got eye discharge, just remember that don't touch her eyes with your fingers. Now, you shall use a warm cloth to wash it away. Besides, you shall massage the tearducts gently twice or 3 times everyday to help them. If it appear painful, you'd better visit an doctor.
    02/06/2013
  • Kelly gary

    Your newborn has an easily treatable problem called a blocked tear duct. It's very common. Blocked tear duct is the pathway that carries tears from the surface of the eyes into the nose is partial or complete blockage. Blocked tear duct often occurs on new born baby. There are tiny tear ducts that normally drain the tears from the eyes into the cavities near the nose. Don't so worry. You just need observe this condition under taking some home remedies. First, wash away the drainage, that is, gently wipe the yellow discharge out of your baby's eyes with several times a day. Second, massage the tear ducts. Using the tip of a well-scrubbed finger, massage the corners of the eyelids converge. Finally, you also can Apply mother's milk. It's the best home remedy if you are breastfeeding. If all these ways have no any work, please sea doctor as soon as possible and find out the real causes of your baby conditions.
    02/06/2013
  • J Bell

    It's quite normal for most new born babies to get many eye discharge in the corner of the eyes. As a matter of fact, it's just due to a blocked tear duct. Blocked tear duct is the pathway that carries tears from the surface of the eyes into the nose is partial or complete blockage. Owing to there are tiny tear ducts for newborns, thus blocked tear duct often occurs on them. To solve the this annoying symptom, you should just remember that don't touch her eyes with your fingers. Besides, you shall use a warm cloth to wash it away. And you shall massage the tearducts gently for several times everyday to decrease the risk for their tear ducts to be blocked. Whereas, if all these ways have no any work, you had better see a doctor as soon as possible and find out a real effective way to solve the problem.
    02/07/2013
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