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A 26-year-old male asked:

Irritable pink/redness round the eyes (mostly eyelids). worse after exercise/sweating. also after alcohol they get much worse. causes dry/dead skin?

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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 42 years experience
Stop the alcohol: You may be allergic to something that is touching your eyelids (new nail polish, perfume, makeup) if your family or you has a history of hayfever, asthma, allergies or ezcema-it could be ezcema. You need to see a dermatologist. Until then stop all makeup, nailpolish, perfume. An otc jydrocortisone ointment 1% may help till then.
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