A 18-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

i have terrible deep dark circles under eyes. i have nasal allergy. is this the cause? i also drink very little water and sleep late.

1 doctor answer
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dark circles: Yes you have allergic shiners caused by your nasal allergies.. This is usually caused by stagnated blood shimmering through your fine skin.
Answered on Mar 3, 2014
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal congestion: You may have vasomotor rhintis or a dust mite allergy. A nasal spray can help. See an allerkgit and determine what is he issue ANS they can treat it a ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergies?: In the field of medicine, we call these "allergic shiners" that can be due to chronic nasal sinus inflammation that does not allow the sinuses to drai ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Dark below eyelids: Try used teabags that have been refrigerated overnight. Let these sit on your eyes for 10 minutes daily.
4
4 thanks
A 11-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Check his sinuses: Dark circles below eyes , sometimes called shiners, have several causes for, the most common of which is chronic silent sinus or nose disease, mainly ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month