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Swelling under the eyes of a child

Causes of swelling under the eyes of children

In some cases, edema of the eyelids may beA consequence of all sorts of diseases. These can be pathologies of the kidneys, urinary tract, liver, vegetative-vascular dystonia, metabolic disorders, sinus inflammation, adenoids, conjunctivitis.

But the swelling under the eyes of the child is not alwaysIndicate the presence of diseases. Often they appear after prolonged crying, with inflammation of the mucous eyes, as well as with normal allergies. Swelling under the eyes of infants can be associated with teething.

One of the most common causes of swelling under theEyes is the retention of fluid in the body, which accumulates in the tissues. This is a consequence of poor kidney function or the presence of inflammatory processes in the genitourinary system. Moreover, in addition to face, swelling in the child can be observed on other parts of the body, covering the entire body.

The next reason can be called geneticpredisposition. In the event that close relatives have "bags" under their eyes, their presence in your child is only a heredity, which can manifest itself already in the early or teenage years.

In addition, the swelling of the lower eyelid can be caused by a violation of sleep. But this question is just as important for health as a full-fledged diet and stay in the open air.

Very often, eyelids swell when the child is overworked, especially after a long game at the computer, or watching TV or reading a book.

It is very responsible to treat the problem and contact the doctor in a timely manner if:

  • Swelling under the eyes, in conjunction with the swelling of the fontanelles, severe anxiety and crying of the child, may be a consequence of increased intracranial pressure.
  • Swelling under the eyes arose suddenly, observedLacrimation and redness of the eyes, mucous discharge from the nose, the child behaves restlessly. Such signs may be symptoms of allergy (angioedema).
  • Swelling under the eyes of a child is accompanied byHeadache, fever, pain in the lumbar region, urination disrupted, or the presence of blood in the urine. In this case, the cause may be a disease of the kidneys and urinary tract.
  • Arising regularly and not taking a long time edema.

How to help?

To save the child from such an unpleasantPhenomena, refer with special attention to his way of life. Provide him with proper rest, long sleep, daily walks in the open air, minimize the stay at the computer and TV. Take care that the ration was saturated with fresh vegetables and fruits, control the amount of salt consumed.

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