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What do I do with my son and his bags underneath his eyes?

My son is 2 and its been about a week and hes had these awful bags around his eyes. Even when he gets enought sleep they are still there! I just dont know what to do. And underneath his right eye is this red spot. I've tried putting ointment on it, but it just doesnt go away. Awful things run thru my mind, any help or comment would be appreciated. Thanx

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Asked by kcnlogansmom26 at 9:02 AM on Apr. 28, 2009 in Health

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  • Are they dark bags if so he could be lacking a vitamin in his diet. If they are red it could be an infected tear duct. If its flesh tone and swollen it cold be sinuses. I would check to make sure he wasn't bit by something if he has a red spot and call the doctor just to be safe.

    Answer by brailynsmama08 at 9:04 AM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • if its not sinuses, he could be a little dehydrated.

    Answer by mama_moonsong at 9:07 AM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • call his doc and see what they say.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:02 AM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • My son has bad allergies and his eyes look that way sometimes.

    Answer by GMR at 10:03 AM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • They might be allergic shiners. My nephews have them all the time in the spring and summer.

    Answer by myangel21 at 11:32 AM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • This could be an allergy, typically seasonal, dairy or wheat

    Answer by rkoloms at 2:51 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

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