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Brown Spots Under Eyes
8 months postpartum and I just now am getting brown spots under eyes and above upper lip. Is this a late mask of pregnancy or vitamin deficincy? Fix?
Melasma...: This could be melasma which is increased pigmentation of the skin in areas exposed to the sun. To avoid getting worse use high SPF (protective) sunscreen lotion. There are a few creams that can be used, like for example hydroquinone, for treatment but needs to be prescribed. I would suggest you to see a Dermatologist (skin doctor) for final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I am 24 and I have tiny raised brown spots under my eyes along with acne. Why do I have such spots. Kindly suggest a home remedy.?
I am 24 and have tiny raised brown spots under my eyes along with acne on face. Why do I have these spots and kindly suggest a home remedy?
There are many causes of acne which is very common in young persons more in girls. Depending on individual skin types one may suggest some home remedies.
Consider good night sleep, exercise, fruits and vegitables (vitamin c) and not washing face too often (avoid hot water).
Use 4 tablets of asprin grind with cactus juice and apply over skin but avoid getting into eyes. ...Read more
What causes : rapid appearance of brown spots on nose, under eyes, forehead. Feet cold and turn purple, sore breasts, acid reflux, popping joints?
See your doctor: You have too many conditions happening at the same time to be able to address them here, without having a physical examination done by your doctor. It sounds like it's time to be seen for your annual physical, and to address these concerns with her/him. After the exam, s/he will know what other tests to order. You may want to have your vitamin d3, and micronutrient level checked as well. ...Read more
I have small brown spots on the whites of both of my eyes. They have been there for years, now my eyes are getting itchy the brown spots have grown?
See eye doc: You likely have a condition known as pterygia whereby a membrane-like structure gets inflamed and often bigger. See an eye doctor ...Read more
How long have they: Been there? More info is needed on your patient history to assist. Then, resubmit. Thanks! ...Read more
I have these two very very small, hardly noticeable brown spots on my eye and two under my eye lid. My eyes also have been bloodshot more often. Cause?
Concerning!: The brown spots on the white of the and inside your lid may be serious items that should be looked at by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I'm 20 and I got yellowish sclera and dark circle around pupil and few brown spots in my eyes. I'm sure im not affected by jaundice. Can u reason me??
See your doctor: Yellow sclera often means jaudice. Usually the urine would be dark. You may have hepatitis. Blood and other liver diseases can cause it also. The brown spots may be pigment in the conjunctiva of the eyes if you have dark skin. This would be normal and not related. See a doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more
Usually harmless: Most brown spots on the white of the eye are harmless, much like freckles. However any new brown spots or change in the appearance of existing brown spots should be examined by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Examination: Any new appearing lesions, spots & sores on the eye should be examined. You are probably seeing nevi or epheli both which are common on the iris. Rarely nevi can transform into melanoma. An examination will establish a diagnosis and a baseline. Most are monitored by periodic checkups. ...Read more
I have a few tiny brown spots on colored part of my eye. Asked eye dr if they were lisch nodules and she looked Closely with slit lamp and said no.?
How dare she?: You are surprised that she said no? Then I would let her know that you have type 1 peripheral Von Recklinghousen.'s disease and lisch nodules are your finding. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am 18 years old Chinese. My sclera is gery bluish. There are brown spots on my sclera. A brown dot on my left eye and an irregular shape on right?
Opthalmology consult: Please make an appt to have a comprehensive opthalmological exam ...Read more
I have small brown spots on my lower eyelids (a consequence of tanning bed). Should I have a derm deal with this or an eye surgeon? Or leave?
Any: You could do any of these but I think you should see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have 2 brown spots on my face 1 under each eye where my bone is. Using Retin A (tretinoin) and Hydroquinone for awhile but they won't go away. Why? Tyvm
Can take 2 months.: These two should be combined with optimum skin care program. It can take around 2-3 months. Talk to the doc who prescribed this about the next step. See a doc that specializes in aesthetic medicine. ...Read more
Optometry appt not until 12/23 what can I do to set my fears at bay. Do I ask for blood work, mri, CT scans. Help can't sleep. Brown spots on white of eye?
Suddenly- appearing: Brown spots in sclerae should be evaluated, but are not necessarily a reason to panic, as the cause is often benign. If you feel you may need a medical evaluation, you need to see an ophthalmologist, an M.D. who specializes in diseases of the eyes. ...Read more
Pigment: Persons of certain races may naturally deposit melanin in the clear covering of the white of the eye. Such "melanosis" is of no concern. A dark spot sitting at the end of a blood vessel is an axenfeld loop and is the natural pigment layer peeking through the sclera and is normal. A very dark, pigment spot could be a nevus and, if changing, could be problematic and should be checked by an eyemd. ...Read more
First spots are occuring under eyes skin than lines are arround them about 8 per undereye skin. Can anybody help me are they wrinkles? Am only 19
Eyelid Dermatitis: Eyelid dermatitis is a skin inflammation that occurs on the eyelids. It can create dry, flaky skin on the eyelids or an itchy rash, depending on the exact nature of the inflammation. It can affect eyesight if the eyelid becomes swollen or if the skin flakes off and irritates the eye. Try otc Hydrocortisone but if that does not work see your dermatologist. ...Read more
29 and always had bad skin clogged pores spots dark circles under eyes baggy eyes. I've tried every facial product with different ingredients help?
Skin help: Salicylic acid preparations are the best otc for clogged pores, use daily if possible. A prescription of tretinoin may be your best bet though. Baggy eyes may be from venous congestion, often worsened by lack of sleep and allergies. Get plenty of sleep, non-sedating daily antihistamine if necessary and retinol containing intensive night serum for under your eyes; hopefully this helps. ...Read more
My 3 weeks boy is getting small red spots on fore head, under eyes, arm, ear, etc. I can send pictures, please suggest.
Skin lesions: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Photographs can not be uploaded to Healthtap Basic (only to HealthTap Prime and Concierge). As you son is 3 weeks old - I would consult with his pediatrician. Take care. ...Read more
Is ponds clarant B3 dark spot correcting cream good for my skin? I'm 17 years old need to get rid of bags under eyes
Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
I am getting small 1 mm to 2 mm sized brown spots on nose, beside eyes and on chin. Please recommend me the best treatment. I am just 20 years old?
See a dermatologist: You should see a specialist to find out what you have and to best treat it. ...Read more
Moles: Hi luis! There are a few reasons for brown spots. Simple moles are very common and can increase in number with age and sun exposure. That is usually the reason in young people, and other causes occur in older adults. If there is a mole which is larger, darker, growing in size, or multicolored then you should visit your primary physician or dermatologist. ...Read more