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if i think my baby has a pink eye should i take her to ER or call her doctor tomorrow?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:08 PM on Jun. 15, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Wash your hands and baby's hands because pink eye is highly contagious. you should be able to wait for a doctor's appt. though. It's up to you, but because ER visits are costly I would wait and make an appt. in the am.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 8:10 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • Tomorrow will be fine. Just keep your and babies hands clean like pp said. If no appt avail go to a walk in or urgent care clinic. Ers cost way too

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 8:59 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • If you are nursing put a few drops of expressed milk in them and wait to go to the doc in the morning. The milk may clear it up though. I have used it myself instead of meds and the pink eye was gone in 3 days.

    Answer by aeneva at 9:29 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • I thought my son had pink eye when he was an infant and it turned out to just be a clogged tear duct. If you are breastfeeding definitely do the breast milk in the eye and you can also use a warm wet wash cloth and gently rub from the inner part of the eye near the bridge of the nose outward. They usually clear up quickly.

    Answer by Daynaof3 at 3:43 AM on Jun. 16, 2010

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