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i have red skin around my eyes after swimming

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Tight Goggles: Tight goggles can definitely cause this. Or allergy to the rubber compound of the goggles. Try different brand and looser ones.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, however, what you described suggests viral conjunctivitis. Wash your face an ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergy or infection: Patients with severe allergies get inflammation on the eyelids and around the eyes and at the corners of the mouth. This is a skin inflammation call ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Eyelid dermatitis: Dermatitis of eyelid can be caused by different types of allergies and most frequently by eyelid contact dermatitis. Causes include topical medication ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Airborne: Tears would not cause this. Rashes immediately around the eyes are usually caused by dust, pollen, and other airborne allergens and irritants. Your ey ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
63 years experience Ophthalmology
Injection: a condition called rosacea is the likely cause. A dermatologist should be consulted and he will confirm the diagnosis and recommend treatment.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
? eczema vs allergy: Your description sounds like eczema or allergic reaction. Try stopping any eye drops, skin cream, or makeup and start cool compresses, artificial tea ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
40 years experience Ophthalmology
See a dermatologist: What you are describing is eczema of the skin under the eyes. It could be cured with a little topical steroid over the red area and not in the eye. ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Saunders
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible infection: Redness of the skin around the eyes is typically from things like blepharitis, a type of inflammation of the eyelids, or from allergies. Rubbing the ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Stop the cream.: First of all, betaderm (which contains betamethasone) is a strong steroid cream that should not be used on the face. Stop using it. Your pimply rash c ... Read More
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