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Baby Puffy Under Eyes
Lost a lot of weight and my under eyes appear puffy/baggy and maybe even discolored? What can I do about it? I think I'm eating enough
Hydrate, protein: If you lose a great deal of weight, one of the first places you'll notice it will be in your face. The eyes may appear baggy or discolored due to loss of the fat in the padding around the eye and/or dehydration. Your protein, iron, and vitamin levels may be a little low so get them checked out. Also drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more
Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors.
Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake.
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Nasal congestion: One study found that the more congested the nose is, the darker the circles under the eyes. You should consider seeing an allergist to found out the cause for the nasal congestion and see if relieving this issue would help. Some of the problem may be familial. ...Read more
Dark Circles: Circles under eye can be due to: allergy "allergic shiners", fatigue, genetic variation, aging. Lower lid skin is very thin so blood vessels under skin can make area look dark. Topical creams/fillers can help hide circles: only mask condition with no cure. What helps: drink 8 cups water/day, sunblock, hat, enough rest; avoid rubbing; makeup; facial plastic surgery when severe; allergist can help ...Read more
Same issue: This may be caused by allergies, particularly if there is swelling of the area under the lower lids. Try an over the counter allergy medicine by mouth and cool soaks and see if it helps. ...Read more
Cool soaks: Dark circles occur when the blood vessels beneath the skin show through in those that have thinner skin in this area. Allergies can make this worse. Use allergy meds as needed and try cool soaks to the area. You can probably make it better, but not get rid of these entirely. ...Read more
Can an inferior scleral show be fixed surgically/who should I go see for that? Same thing for under eyes puffiness/darkness. Who should I go see?
Yes: It can be fixed. Usually due to aging and lower lid laxity from lateral canthal tendon dehiscence. Thyroid eye disease can also cause lid retraction with scleral show. The best person to correct this would be a fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeon ...Read more
What sort of headaches give you pain behind eyes, red patches under eyes & also make them "puffy"?
Some: Thees can be cluster headaches, much more rare in women, but no unheard of. There is a group of disorders call trigeminal autonomic cephalgias (tac) and hemicrania continue. All of these have some overlapping similarities. Treatment with Indomethacin is a "test" so to speak. If you respond to indomethacin, you may have one of these disorders. ...Read more
Depends: There are a variety of reasons your eyes may be red and eyelids puffy upon awakening. Allergies come to mind at the top of the list. Dry eyes, nocturnal lagophthalmos, infection, medications, poor sleep or short sleep duration, are amoung the other causes. So it depends on cause and symptoms. If you have no change in vision or comfort, just monitor. Artificial tears, Zaditor™ are some ideas. ...Read more
My boyfriends under eyes have been becoming red and puffy when he sleeps. It's progressed to almost like chapped skin. How should it b treated?
Can under eyes puffiness cause the lower eyelids to sag, like an inferior scleral show? I have both and it bothers me A LOT. It affects my life...
Lower eyelids: If your lower eyelids are sagging and this is not a medical condition, see a plastic surgeon for a referral. It is not healthy to leave your eyes unprotected. All the best. ...Read more
Can U feel wrinkles forming on face? Past week it feels like someone's slightly stretching skin on cheekbones; now see wrinkles & puffiness under eyes
You cannot feel wrinkles forming. These take years and just creep up on you.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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My 15 month old kid have redish skin under eyes. He is taking less milk in these days please giide me may be I have to change milk of baby. I'm using me?
Milk intake: Normal for toddlers to decrease milk intake as they eat more solid food. Redness under eyes unlikely due to milk. Follow up with doctor re eye redness. ...Read more
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more
My child breaths deep and heavy he is two weeks old seeing if this is normal? Bags under eyes he had after birth also
Periodic breathing?: If as a mother you have any concerns do not hesitate to call the pediatrician's office or take child in for a visit. Having said that it is possible you are seeing periodic breathing, which is a normal pattern of breathing in newborns up to 4 weeks of life. The parent may not that the child takes a few breaths quickly together. This happens after the child did not take a breath for 10-15 second ...Read more
What is causing puffy dark under eyes? Dark v puffy under eyes that feel full accompanied by dizziness and nausea for over 3 weeks. Good diet/sleep.
Allergic shiners: These sound like allergic shiners which suggest that you have seasonal allergies. Your sinuses and nose being filled with fluid/swollen can cause the dizziness, nausea from congestion dripping down and irritating your stomach. Try loratidine/certrizine once daily for relief. ...Read more
Natural way to get rid of dark circles under eyes my eyes aren't puffy just have dark circles I sleep like 9-10 hours everyday why have I still got it?
Several Ways: Most often, if it not sleep deprivation, the dark circles under the eyes are due to nasal stuffiness caused by allergies. The best way to handle this is to see your doctor and have them help you figure out a treatment plan. There is also a good product from Sephora called erase paste that helps also. ...Read more
Have dark under eyes and near the bridge of my nose sides as my eyes looks slightly puffy kind of like frog eyes what can I do?
Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. If your treatments are not working then seeing an allergist for definitive treatment should be your next step. ...Read more
Toddler is puffy under eyes off and on since birth. Can this be a normal trait for some kids? Normal eye exam.
Puffy eyes: Puffy eyes might sometimes be caused by a smoker on a dog or cat that might be shedding. If any of those things are prevelent it might explain your childs puffy eyes. ...Read more
My skin below my lower lashes is swollen/red/puffy, worse in mornings. Dry, flaky skin under eyes and eyelids. Bumps on eyelids?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, however the puffiness under the eyes may be due to excessive intake of salt, try reducing your salt consumption. For dryness use an emollient like Vaseline.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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I suddenly have wrinkly under eyes will rolls and puffy upper eyelids and a spotty rash like right cheek this happened in a few hours. I'm 22.
Allergy: Sounds like allergic swelling, particularly since its in both eyes and not painful. Try cool compresses. If the swelling persists you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
My 7 month n10days baby has runny nose little bit cough n blocked, his under eyes become bit red. Plz help me?
He may have caught a viral infection that can cause cold like symptoms as well as a viral conjunctivitis causing red eye.
Recommend following up with your doctor to make sure he hasn't caught any severe infection that needs to be treated.
Viral infections are usually self limited so it will probably improve in a matter of days. ...Read more
My skin looks really horrible I have black eyelids and under eyes red acne marks puffy eyes everyone says I look old im only 18 Dull skin?
I'm 19 yr old girl I hav fine line under eyes, puffiness n dark eye lids shoud I start using under eye cream? If yes will organic creams suit me?
Skin under eyes felt itchy (cosmetics??) & I rubbed too hard. Still have slight soreness/puffiness/bag/fluid?? under rt eye. Best way to get rid of?
Time: Is the most reliable way to get rid of it ...Read more