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A 26-year-old female asked:

Why do i have red eye lids all the time iv had this for a few years never been to my doctor it does not hurt only when i cream my skin?

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Dr. Geraldine Darroca
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Allergic dermatitis: You should be examined. There could be multiple reasons for the red eyelids. One reason could be an allergy to a topical agent like your make up or a cream. There is also another skin disorder called acne rosacea that can affect the eye area. These conditions are easily treated.
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