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What is good for dark circles under eyes and how can you determine what is the cause of dark circles.. I have anemia i was told my hemoglobin is low, and have seen several dermatologist but still don't have answers I am 48 years old and i could pass for 3

What is good for dark circles under eyes and how can you determine what is the cause of dark circles.. I have anemia i was told my hemoglobin is low, and have seen several dermatologist but still don't have answers I am 48 years old and i could pass for 3

Dark : Dark circles under the eyes have several possible causes. In some cases it is due to the deposition of hemoglobin by-products in the skin resulting from chronic nasal congestion. In other cases, the dark circles is actually due to shadowing in the area that results from facial volume loss. This can be treated with improving the volume loss. This can be done with an in- office filler injection or facial fat grafting (fat transfer). Another common cause is genetics. Some people simply have more pigmentation in their lower eyelid skin. This is very difficult to change. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

Anemia refers to any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood cells in the body. There are numerous causes of anemia but they can basically be broken down into 3 categories: decreased production of red blood cells increased destruction of red ...Read more


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High RDW (15.7), low MCHC (30.7), low absolute monocytes (185); exhausted, depressed, dark circles under eyes, pale. Is this pernicious anemia?

High RDW (15.7), low MCHC (30.7), low absolute monocytes (185); exhausted, depressed, dark circles under eyes, pale.  Is this pernicious anemia?

No: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your lab findings are not consistent with pernicious anemia. You may be iron deficient but that in a male needs to be investigated to rule out occult bleeding. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What are white circles under eyes caused by anemia?

What are white circles under eyes caused by anemia?

No: Anemia if significant can cause generalized paling of skin, not white circles. True whitening of eyelid in patterns can be sign of other illnesses and itself is called vitiligo. Improper use of skin whitening creams may be a cause too. See your family doctor. ...Read more

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How to correct dark circles under eyes?

How to correct dark circles under eyes?

Dark circles: Dark circles under the eyes can be due to lack of sleep, allergies, age, or many other causes. Treatment of allergies if present and getting adequate rest can help some. Cool compresses 2 times a day and makeup coverup can be effective as well. If there is volume loss associated with dark circles, facial filler injections can be considered. Laser skin tightening can be effective in some cases. ...Read more

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How should I cure dark circles under eyes?

How should I cure dark circles under eyes?

Dark: Try getting a good night's sleep. This may help. Some people have dark circles under the eyes because they are inherited. For those folks, make-up is helpful. ...Read more

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I have dark circles under eyes since a baby?

I have dark circles under eyes since a baby?

Genetic: Due to factors when born, and genetically induced. Preagnancy complications. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark circles under eyes? Tea bags?

How can I get rid of dark circles under eyes? Tea bags?

Avoid rubbing eyes, : Rubbing eyes causes bruising, avoid by using allergy eye drops if needed. Consider hydro quinone ointments to help fade, avoid topical steroids can make worse, some glaucoma drops also. ...Read more

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