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Best Eye Creams For Dry Skin Around The Eyes
Dryness with flaking skin around the eyes could be related to excema or ocular allergies if you are rubbing your eyes frequently. Or a localized dry area could be a sign of an early skin cancer.
I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist for a evaluation. Additional be careful with applying any cream too close to the eye as this can cause eye irritation. ...Read more
As often as needed: Often you can tell if an application is needed because the area will feel tight, your eyes will burn, or there will be flaking. Sometimes this may happen several times a day. ...Read more
Hi there, I have extremely dry skin around the edges of my hair on my side burns. I also get this dry red skin on my nose and it runs down under my eye. I’ve had it for years and no creams have worked. My scalp is also very dry and flakey?
Hi doc, I live in south africa, actually my 4 years old son got red n dry skin around the eyes from one week. He always rub his eyes. Plz help. Thx.
Skin l ubricant: There; are many products on the market advertised as eye creams. These mostly have the same ingredients and any of them are useful. Cut down the frequency of washing with soaps and use the cream lightly 2 times per day. This should loosen and hydrate the top layer and get you out of this dry skin issue. ...Read more
I have slightly itchy eyes that get like dry skin or dandruff. Also eyes feel extra fluidy what could it be?
My eyes tear constantly and when I wake up in the morning my face has streaks of dry skin where the tears run down along my nose on each side to my?
Probably dry eyes: Our eyes reflexively tear when dry. They are most dry in the morning. Your eyes are trying to lubricate themselves Try artificial tears to help your eyes stay lubrbut it's not enough. Try artificial tears as a start. You can use an artificial tear ointment at bedtime. See an eye doctor that can recommend more advanced treatment. They can make sure it's not an issue with our eyelid or drainage duct ...Read more
Dermatitis: Dry wrinkly under eyelid skin in some individuals may denote a superficial dermatitis related to a variety of causes, especially at age 19. Evaluation by a dermatologist or an ophthalmologist is warranted. A variety of topical medications can resolve this as well as removal of an offending agent when identified. ...Read more
Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician if you develop any symptoms. ...Read more
My eyes get dry and swollen when I go a long time without eating. Also dry skin and mouth. Why does this happen?
Dehydration: When someone does not eat or drink anything for a prolonged period, they get dehydrated. This causes the dryness issues. ...Read more
One of my daughters eyes (2 month old) looks red and irritated and has dry skin around it. What can I apply around her eye that is safe?
Moisturizer: You can apply moisturizers, like "cetaphil", "aveeno" lotion, "aquaphor", or even vaseline, but try to avoid getting it into her eyes. If you have clean hands and you distribute the lotion on your hands then you can wipe her eyes while closed to apply a thin amount to the skin. ...Read more
Eczema or allergy: Dry skin could be a sign of atopic dermatitis or eczema which is a dry skin hypersensitivity reaction. This can happen with irritation or contact with a cosmetic ingredient causing an allergic reaction. Using topical cortisone creams and moisturizers can help. Also need to evaluate your makeup to see if you're allergic to one of the ingredients. ...Read more
I have a small bout of dry skin under my eyes. I'm very tired but not sure what the cause is. Haven't had this before.?
Try Barrier Cream: Try applying a barrier cream like Aquaphor or Vaseline to area overnight on a daily basis to help moisturize area. These products are safe to use on face and around eyes. ...Read more
Very dry skin/eyes for 12mths. Dry eyes not responding to drops. Now painful pinguecula on both eyes. I'm a healthy 25yo. What's happening to me?
Medications?: Are you taking any new medications? There are many causes for this condition. I recommend having a consultation. ...Read more
How to treat chronic dehydration and how long it takes for body to return to normal? I suffer from chronic dry eyes and very dry skin. Can I heal?
It is unlikely that: You have "chronic dehydration" as you obviously are able to drink. There are however diseases that cause dry eye and dry skin that are autoimmune disorders. You need to be evaluated by a health care professional and have blood work obtained to determine the real cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
My 3 year old daughter has red dry skin on the inside corner of both eyes. She had a rash on her face and body a few days ago but that has since gone?
SKIN RASH: Hard to say without looking at. Looks like the rash is of recent onset. Keep the skin moisturized, wait for few more days. If worsens or bothers you, check with her pediatrician or a pediatric dermatologist. ...Read more
How do I get rid of peeling dry skin around eyes. I have had it for over 4 months. It is lwoke eczema?
Allergic eczema: 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. Check your soap and shampoo and switch. 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 face is breaking out across my nose and under my eyes. Red burning rash like...not dry skin can't think of any allergic reactions?
See doctor: Lupus (not necessarily systemic lupus) is the first thing coming to mind. However need to see your doctor to confirm. ...Read more
I have a dry skin at the hair line, but going deeper towards the forehead. Also under my eyes (around the nose area). Sometimes dry tops of my palms.
Poss fungal infectio: Scaly palms and skin amy be a assoc fungal infection how are fingernails, extending into scalp may be seborrheic or psoriasis, how are elbows and knees, going beneath eyelids and nose may be roseacea? Worse with spicy food or alcohol? May need to see dermatologist. ...Read more
Dry red patch on cheek what could it be and what to use on cheek? Als dry skin on forehead between eyes? What's a good daily moistures? Is it age?
Eucerine: Eucerine cream is a good daily moisturizer. It sounds like you are getting some patches of eczema. It could be that or just dry skin. Our skin does get thinner and more dry as we age. Using a good daily moisturizer can help. Make sure also that you are drinking plenty of water each day. ...Read more
For the last week I have been experiencing: fatigue, mussle stiffness, dry skin around nose, month, eyes, between fingers. Should I worry?
Fatigue: If you're still alive, I don't think there is anything to worry about. Not seeing you or knowing anything about your lifestyle, environment makes it difficult to give you a proper opinion. Monitor yourself for the next couple of months and see if your symptoms get better or worse. If worse, seeing your GP wouldn't hurt. ...Read more
I suffer from dry eyes MGD, dry skin dermatitis on my face from dehydration due to low body fluid. How can I rehydrate my body back to normal?
Up Fluid Intake: Start drinking about 10 glasses of liquid with some salt a day. Here is a recipe for such a drink, https://tinyurl. Com/y76ssp2v. You can also use a commercially available drink. You should be feeling better within days. You will gain weight from doing this and also start urinating a lot. If you gain weight, but don't increase your urination or get out of breath, see your doctor ASAP. ...Read more
I have sensitive and dry skin on my face. Its also discolored areound my mouth and eyes. How can I even my skin tone without my face breaking out?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is the best way to get the best treatment. ...Read more
Cluster of small red bumps and really dry skin on my face and swollen eyes in the morning. What could be wrong?
See a doctor: Any number of issues come to mind and an accurate diagnosis is important prior to treatment. This way you will know if all three problems are related and what can be done for each. ...Read more
Been suffering from dry eyes MGD for 1 year, and dry skin Dermatitis on my face. Can dehydration be the cause? I don't drink enough water for years.
Many treatments: MGD can be aggravated by fluid deficiency and you have self diagnosed low fluid intake which you can correct. This is an area of eye treatment that has undergone significant improvement in the last 5 years. See an ophthalmologist for updated treatment. ...Read more
Last weekend I shared a cigarette at a party. A day later I had dry skin on my lips, although I took hayfever tablets, which a side effect of this (1/100) is dry lips. This week my eyes have been itching alittle bit, and my thorat has been sore, and I now
Not related: This is not necessarily related to the cigarette. You may have allergy or infection. ...Read more
I have had fevers only at night for the past week. No symptoms present except fatigue, dry skin, lips and eyes, constipation & irreregular periods?
Dandruff and dry skin I have patches of dry itchy skin on my scalp and hair-line. I also have a few patches of red itchy skin near my eyes and eyebrows. Any idea what would be the cause of this and any solutions would be great too.
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