A 27-year-old female asked:
My 4 month old daughter has redness around her eyes. it's the skin that's red above her eyebrow, on her eyelid & under her eye. what could cause this?
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Pediatrics 13 years experience
5.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pediatrics 48 years experience
A couple things.: The usual cause is infantile seborrhea, a rash that is common in the first few months of life. It is the same thing as cradle cap and the eyelids and eye brows are common locations. It is believed to be due to the balance of hormones in this age group due to withdrawal from the mother's hormones. Eczema is another common cause.
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 23, 2016
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