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A 22-year-old female asked:

Started using new under eye concealer 3 days ago. burning, itching skin under eyes and under brow line. swollen and red. small bumps. no allergies.

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Contact allergy: A 3-day lapse in onset is compatible with an allergic contact skin reaction. However one cannot rule out entirely an irritant reaction from repetitive exposure to a mild irritant in the eye concealer. Try OTC hydrocortisone cream for a few days and see if this helps.

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Last updated Sep 13, 2016

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