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My baby of 8 months woke up with a swollen eye like apollo. Is it normal? what should be done?
It is not normal. Your baby may be having Bacterial Conjunctivitis. Apply hygiene: clean the eye with soft tissue or wipes n discard; wash hands well with soap n clean water. Pls see an Optometrist near you for proper evaluation and treatment.
How can I keep my baby of 5 months+ away from contracting Apollo because his daddy is having it and I know I am not safe as well?...
Dr Aina Johnson


The actual meaning or name for Apollo is Bacterial Conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is commonly referred to as red or pink eye. It is an inflammation of the transparent /mucous membrane (conjunctiva) covering the front surface of the eye down to the undersurface of the eyelids. There are different types of conjunctivitis example viral conjunctivitis, allergic conjunctivitis but let's focus on Bacterial and Viral Conjunctivitis. All do affect both the young and
Can I give my baby Ampiclox syrup to prevent him from getting Apollo because I have it and he is on Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF)....
Hello ma, good evening. NO. Kindly Maintain regular personal hygiene especially regular hand washing and get yourself treated immediately