A Medical Mystery

Yesterday when I picked Murray up from daycare, his left eye was swollen and red - it looked like someone scraped it with sand paper. It was also full of goo. I took him to the walk in clinic this morning, and it took two doctors to look at him and investigate. Neither could come up with a definate answer, but they are thinking periorbital cellulitis, which is an infection in the eyelid. He received a high dose steroid shot, and will be on strong antibiotics for 10 days. He also has an ear infection. Hopefully that will be gone before we fly on Sunday. Our doctor requested that we see her again tomorrow so that she can take another look. Sheesh. If's true that it bad things happen in threes, I'm next. Sending prayers that we are all healthy by Sunday. The picture below doesn't do it justice. He turned his head right as the camera caught the shot.

This is the second time he's been "sort of" diagnosed with this, and it's in the opposite eye. We had a microscopic eye exam done a few months back, and his vision is better than 20/20. I didn't know that was possible. So, while we are trying to figure out the cause, we'll just give him lots of TLC.

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