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A 28-year-old female asked:

My 1 year old has bags under her eyes. she is not tired. sleeps +- 10 hours at night and takes 2 naps during the day of 2 hours. could this be a sign of allergies or iron deficiency. drink breastmilk and formula (lactogen)?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Basics: This is often just a sign of slower blood flow through the lids after they are exposed to irritants or airborne allergens. I don't consider it worrisome or worth much effort to treat beyond removing the irritants. Discuss this with her doc the next time you go in for any reason.

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