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Dehydration And Dark Circles Under The Eyes
Son 6,very tired,sleeps n school after n night.Very dark circles around his eyes. Barely eats says worn out all the time 52lbs. Apx. 4ft+ thoughts?
Poor sleep hygiene: A careful evaluation of the quality and duration of sleep is necessary to evaluate the reason for your son's symptoms. An uncontrolled respiratory problem or non physiologic sleep may play a role. Overall health will need to be evaluated for a more concrete answer to your question. www.healthtap.com/dr-nnebe. ...Read more
Separate issues: Claritin (loratadine) is a reasonable anti-histamine and can be of assistance in attenuating your runny nose. It will have no effect on the dark circles around your eyes which is sometimes genetic but may have other causes. If the nose problem persists, see an otolaryngologist. An oculoplastic surgeon can deal with the dark circles. ...Read more
Could my allergy cause dark circles around eyes.I have itchy and running nose especially in the mornings..Help what should I do to remove bad circles?
Allergic shiners: Sounds like "allergic shiners". Very frequently associated with the congestion of nasal allergies. Appropriate treatment of your allergies will lessen infra orbital symptoms. ...Read more
What's the best solution for the dark circles .Could allergy increase the dark pigment around the whole eye circle since I have running nose all times?
Yes: Allergies are known to be a common cause of dark circles under the eyes, due to vasodilation of blood vessels from histamine release. It's best to see an allergist for skin testing. Common allergens include pollens, dust mites, molds and animal danders. Based on the results, the allergist can usually help you feel and look better if you are allergic. ...Read more
What tests should i have for suspected thyroid related constant midsternum pains, itchy skin, tiredness dark circles under eyes, hairloss (fine hair)?
WHAT TESTS?: SEE YOUR PCP WHO WILL PROBABLY ORDER SEVERAL APPROPRIATE LAB TESTS. BEST LUCK ...Read more
I feel dizzy all the time. My eyes hurt. I get lots of head pain. Feel generally tired and run down.
I wear spectacles and the skin below my eyes is very dark. It resembles dark circles. Can you suggest remedy?
Dark circles:age/fat: Dark circles under eyes can be due to aging changes, genetic skin predispositions of fat pad migration, chronic microtrauma (rubbing eyes). Lack of sleep, stress, can make it worse. Some ointments claim to help improve this, but nothing proven in a good clinical study. See eye plastic md to discuss other options to remove them. ...Read more