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Skin irritated due to clogged tear duct

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My baby has a blocked tear duct. The skin around the eye is red and irritated. How can I treat the irritated skin? Aquaphor?

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I would go get it checked out by your pediatrician. My daughter had what they thought was just a clogged tear duct and it was actually amniotic fluid stuck in her tear duct. She was 3 weeks old at the time. We had to go have it probed, (which was HORRIBLE for me and the baby) but it could have caused her more problems if we didn't have it done. I would get it checked out and ask the doctor what is best for it. Good luck!!

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