It is known that childhood does not pass without disease and infirmity.
Children from time to time there are any health problems.
Therefore, parents should closely monitor the condition of their child, so as not to miss the signs of any change in health.
One of the alarms is the redness of the eyes in the child.
Causes of redness in the child's eyes
The eyes of the child are very sensitive to everyUnfavorable factors, and even a little bit of incorrectly rendered help with their redness can cause complications that you will have to fight afterwards. The sooner you find out the reason and the way to treat the disease, the faster the child will recover.
Causes of redness of the eye, there isa bunch of. It can be a reaction to eye irritation due to overexertion, foreign body entry, eye injury, irritation from bright sunlight, dust, allergy, overexertion. Remember what the child did before his eyes flushed. Maybe he watched TV for a long time or spent a lot of time at the computer, tablet or laptop. Long reading can also cause redness of children's eyes.
In the case of redness of eyes accompanied by tearing, fever, runny nose, cough, you can conclude that, most likely, your child has caught cold.
If in addition to inflammation and redness of the eyes of the babyYou observe lachrymation, crusts on the eyes, purulent discharge, redness of the eyelids, this can become a consequence of a disease requiring medical treatment. In this case, only the doctor will be able to determine the exact diagnosis.
How to help a child with red eyes?
Helping a child depends on the factorRedness of the eyes and symptoms accompanying this ailment. If there was pain in the eye, a burning sensation, this may indicate that something has got into the eye. Try to remove the foreign body yourself, using a clean handkerchief, moistened with boiled water.
Redness of the eyes due to fatigue or overexertion of enhanced treatment does not require. Simply shorten the time of watching TV, playing at the computer, reading or drawing.
If the eyes turn red due to allergies, immediately protect the child from the source of its occurrence, give an antihistamine and contact a specialist.
If the eyes are red with a cold, treatment should be prescribed by a specialist. Before his examination, try to alleviate the suffering of the child, putting on the eye a broth of chamomile or tea leaves.
Do not be frivolous and indifferent to any redness or swelling of the child's eyes. The sooner you find out the reason and provide the necessary help, the faster your child will recover.