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I don't know where this goes, but I figured it'd get answered here the quickest.<br><br>
DS is 21 months and he woke up fine this morning. We went to playgroup and all of a sudden his eyes were making thick pus. First I thought it was morning guck, but I wiped them off with kleenex and they came back again, and again... his eyes were bloodshot and he just looked pitiful! I had to stay the 2 hours since I had no ride, but no one noticed except for one mama who commented that he looked tired. It's not oozing nearly as much anymore but if I clean it, it comes right back again. It's yellow and sticky.<br><br>
What is this, and is it contagious?? (That was probably a stupid question).
 

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Sounds like pink-eye. Very contagious, you can put breastmilk in his eyes it really helps to clear it up fast. HTH! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 

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Yep. Sounds like pink eye. If you don't have breastmilk they sell some pink eye stuff at drugstores. I think it's Similisan or something like that.
 

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That's what I was afraid of, but I'm not sure if I've seen it IRL or not <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> I've already squirted some BM into his eyes and he thought it was HILARIOUS! Of course not a whole lot got in there but he let me try and it's better than nothing. The only place I've been that I could find Similisan was in Switzerland and Germany so I don't think I'll be getting any of that anytime soon <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"> I'll head to the drugstore if it gets much worse, but keeping my fingers crossed that the BM does the trick.<br><br>
Thanks mamas!!
 

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COULD be pinkeye, but then I thought my 10 year old had pinkeye a couple of months ago. Turned out it was just a virus, cold got into his eye.
 

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Yeah, it definitely not pinkeye <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"> He's just got a cold in his eyes... his eyes are fine and then I take him outside and they get yucky again for a bit. It's just a tiny bit though so hopefully it'll be completely gone soon <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 
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