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Category: Orthopaedics
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Experience:  Over two decades of clinical practice. Completed a medical internship in New York City
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I'd like some help diagnosing and resolving my 6 year old

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I'd like some help diagnosing and resolving my 6 year old daughters eye problem she has had for the past 3 months. Doctors are not sure what this is. She suffers from hay fever and is asmatic. Doctors has prescribed anti Istameans drops to stop the itching
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Orthopaedics
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  wieyedoc replied 2 months ago.

What type specialists have examined your daughter?

Does she have any other medical problems or take any other medications?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Orthopaedist doctor and her gp. She is asmatic so takes green inhayler and use piriton sometimes for her pets alergy
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 2 months ago.

Well....she really, really needs to see an ophthalmologist.

Dumping steroids on those lesions without a correct diagnosis is not a good idea.

It is possible that she might have nodular scleritis or episcleritis......unfortunately I can't make a diagnosis without a full exam.

But, one thing is for sure:

This is beyond the training and skills of a GP or an optometrist.

So. What should you do?

Get her seen by an ophthalmologist/pediatric ophthalmologist in the very near future.

Does this make sense to you?

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