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quick question please - is conjunctivitis a nursery no-no?

(8 Posts)
specialsmasher Mon 06-Dec-10 17:39:42

I'm guessing it is, but just wanted reassurance. dd is 3 - could that be sticky eye, or is that more a baby thing? Is it the same thing?

Thanks!

ICouldHaveWrittenThis Mon 06-Dec-10 17:40:38

usually, yes. Are you sure it's conjunctivitis though? Might be worth a trip to the pharmacy and see what they think.

SauvignonBlanche Mon 06-Dec-10 17:42:35

It's highly contaigious, a nursery wouldn't let you in.

specialsmasher Mon 06-Dec-10 17:43:05

Thanks - will do. Difficult, as I'm due at work at 8am tomorrow - and she's due at nursery - maybe take her and see what they say...

specialsmasher Mon 06-Dec-10 17:44:00

I guess if it's very gunky in the morning, I'll have to take the day off & visit the docs. Thanks.

dikkertjedap Mon 06-Dec-10 18:50:49

I don't understand why you would even consider taking him if you suspect conjunctivitis ... you put other children and adults at totally unnecessary risk and you are fully aware of it - great for parents to have a kid at a nursery with your child! How selfish!

specialsmasher Mon 06-Dec-10 19:01:03

I didn't know - that's why I asked - what is wrong with you? Other posters managed to be helpful - I'm not usually rude to posters, but you deserve plenty. I asked a question and get your rudeness back. As you can see from my responses, I had decided, based on the kind answers, that the docs was probably a good idea then. Do get lost. And by the way, this is the mild version of what I would like to say to you.

ICouldHaveWrittenThis Mon 06-Dec-10 19:09:32

dikkertjedap, no need to be quite so stroppy

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