Diseases of the mouth and eyes
Thrush. thrush - a fungal infection is mild in the area of the mouth.Outwardly, it looks like a milk foam stuck to the cheeks, tongue and inside the mouth.But, unlike foams, it is not easily washed off.If you rub thrush, skin begins to bleed slightly and looks inflamed.When thrush child hurts to suck.He shows his displeasure, when it begins there.The infection enters through the mouth by careless handling of the teats.But thrush occurs in children who are fed with all precautions.If you suspect the presence of yeast, immediately contact your doctor for further diagnosis and treatment.If you immediately contact a physician can not be useful to give the baby after feeding 15g boiled water.You can wet the cotton wool in the water and give the baby to suck.Water washes away the milk in the mouth and depriving the fungus of the nutrient medium.
Do not be fooled color on the inside of the gums, which should appear upper molars.Here, light skin, and sometimes her mother takes her for thrush.
cysts on the gums. Sometimes children meet one or two pearly white cysts on the cutting edge of the gums.They can be mistaken for the teeth, but they are too round, and spoon about them knocking.They are not dangerous and usually disappear.
discharge from the eyes and lungs irritation. In the first few days after the birth of many children there is a slight eye irritation.It is caused by medications, which are used immediately after birth to prevent infection.
If at a later age in a child's eyes become inflamed, so that the protein becomes pink, it's probably an infection.In this case you should consult a doctor.
There is another kind of light, but a chronic eye infection, kotoryy- common in many children in the first months, often in only one eye.Eye strongly tears, especially in windy conditions.In the corner of the eyes and eyelashes start going whitish slime.When the baby wakes up, allocation may prevent him open his eyes.This condition is caused by blockage of the tear ducts.The tear ducts leading from the small holes on the edges of the eyelids towards the first nose, then down but the eyeball and the nasal cavity.When the duct is closed, the tears produced do not leave.They fill the eyes and running down her cheek.Eyelids inflamed simply because the eye is not enough to effectively cleaned with tears.The child should see a doctor, so he established the diagnosis.
is necessary first of all to recognize that this condition is very common, not serious and does not harm the eye.It can take several months.And in most cases held in itself, even if nothing is done.If a year passes this state, eye doctor using a very simple procedure can clear the tear ducts.If eyelids stuck together, you can soften the crust, put it on the eyelid cotton swab dipped in a sterile solution of boric acid, which is sold in pharmacies, doctors sometimes advise massaging the tear ducts, but do not do it without his guidance.Blocked tear ducts do not cause inflammation of the eyes of the protein.If the protein is engorged with blood, so not in order for something else and need to see a doctor.
Strabismus.In the first months of life, he often mow eyes.In most cases, it goes with age.However, if the child squints most of the time or all the time , or if the condition persists for three months, see your doctor, optometrist.Very often, the mother believes that the child has strabismus, whereas in fact he had normal eyes.This is because the distance between the child's eye (over the bridge) relatively wider than that of an adult.
Mother often asked whether it is possible to hang toys over the crib baby if he often squints when looking at them.Do not hang toys over the nose of the child, but it is safe to hang them at arm's length.Remember, when the child looks at what is holding, he has to mow more eyes, because he has short arms.We are also a little eye turn inward when looking at close objects.And the baby's eyes will not stay tapped into.
Newborns often one eyelid drops below another, or one eye appears smaller.In most cases .This difference disappears when the child gets older.