A 31-year-old member asked:
what's causing yellow colored skin around my eyes?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam answered
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Xanthlasma?: Could be fat accumulation and leading to raised plaques called xanthelasmas. These can happen with abnormal lipid profile, esp-familial conditions. You are very young, but if you have it just around eyes, and are raised aareas and not flat and not involving rest of face , need to look for similar raised skin lesions over elbows, neck, cald tendon , other joint areas. Need to get lipid profile checked.
Answered on Dec 13, 2019
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