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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Redness Around Eyes

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What causes red rings around the eyes?

What causes red rings around the eyes?

Uveitis: If you mean a red ring around your cornea it is called ciliary injection, and it is seen when the uvea, which iris is part of, is inflamed. Must see an eye md. ...Read more

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What could cause recurring red & swollen skin around the eyes in my 18-year old son?

What could cause recurring red & swollen skin around the eyes in my 18-year old son?

More info needed: For this type of issue, you should see a doctor. It may be as simple as allergies. ...Read more

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Severe sudden redness and sensitivity on face, mostly around eyes, followed by dryness. No sun exposure and no known allergies.

Severe sudden redness and sensitivity on face, mostly around eyes, followed by dryness. No sun exposure and no known allergies.

Facial flushing: facial flushing is usually a symptom of an underlying medical condition or reaction to certain substances.
A healthcare provider can diagnosis flushing after an exam. Since facial flushing can be from a medical problem or allergy additional test may be necessary to determine the cause of the symptom. Some causes include:alcohol, allergy, drugs, emotions, food additives, weather, to name a few ...Read more

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Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Dermatitis: It depends on what is really going on and should be seen by a doctor. It could be contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, Lupus, Rosacea, and other etiologies. Each condition would be approached a little different in regards to work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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My toddler has red dots on his face around eyes and cheeks?

My toddler has red dots on his face around eyes and cheeks?

coughing/voming: Small pinpoint red dots that represent small broken capillaries will often show up around the eyes, face &upper torso of kids after a coughing spell or vomiting. These will not be found below the nipple line. They are transient & not the sign of a worrisome problem. ...Read more

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Hi my son is 2 he as this red spots around eyes he as a cold and a bad coff?

Hi my son is 2 he as this red spots around eyes he as a cold and a bad coff?

Viral eruption: This can be a viral skin eruption from the "cold". He can also have a secondary bacterial pink eye and you should see an ophthalmologist if it persists for several days. ...Read more

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Red spots around eyes exterior on toddler?

Red spots around eyes exterior on toddler?

Depends exact place: Red spots around the eyes, could be due to a range of issues. If it is on the skin and not on the white part of eye, the conjunctiva, then think of dermatological issues. If it blanches or not when glass slide (or plastic cup) pushed down shows if it is petechiae (can be from straining, vomiting, viruses, fever, bugs, allergic dermatitis, chicken pox, etc) or vasculitis (more worrisome). See eyemd. ...Read more

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How to treat toddler skin that is red around eyes?

How to treat toddler skin that is red around eyes?

Poss contact related: Because of the bilateral nature, this may be contact related dermatitis. Try changing the sheets, blankets, pillows and anything that comes in contact with the child's face. Eliminate fabric softener and try a detergent that is hypo-allegergenic. ...Read more

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Red dots on side of face and around eyes after migraine attack the day before - does she needs to do anything?

Red dots on side of face and around eyes after migraine attack the day before - does she needs to do anything?

Nothing: Most likely this will resolve by itself within one week after migraine completely resolve. No treatment needed. ...Read more

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Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?

Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?

Allergies: At this time of year, there are many things floating around in the air that can irritate the eyes. If you do not treat these problems, they can last for months. Try using artificial tears 4x/day in both eyes. You can also use the OTC allergy drop, 'Zatidor' - this is 2x/day. ...Read more

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I have a rash around eyes on & off for 3 months: red, itchy, flaky & swollen. Take allegra (fexofenadine) & hydroc: didn't work. What can I do to get rid of it?

I have a rash around eyes on & off for 3 months: red, itchy, flaky & swollen. Take allegra (fexofenadine) & hydroc: didn't work. What can I do to get rid of it?

Depends.: It all depends on the cause and in your case a contact allergy to facial preparations or rosacea (when one flushes easily and often) may be some of the causes. Since Hydrocortisone cream has not helped, see an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hi, I get a non raised of itchy red rash/ patches on my cheeks and around eyes 1/7 days of the week, I also get red, dry upper lip 6/7 do you know?

Hi, I get a non raised of itchy red rash/ patches on my cheeks and around eyes 1/7 days of the week, I also get red, dry upper lip 6/7 do you know?

Allergy: Since the rash is not persistent but does recur, It could be due to allergy or intolerance to makeup or cosmetics. Occasionally such a reaction is an eczema reaction to foods. Some people react to materials in eye glasses this way. A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise treatment. ...Read more

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Started about 3 months ago. Itchy hands & feet and scalp. Sometimes around eyes & wrists. Sometimes will turn red to sometimes a burning feeling.

You need evaluation: There can be many causes for this. You need to see a dermatologist, but it needs to be considered that this could be an allergic reaction to something. Ask your physician to have you see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Rash, (red, weeping, gold crusting) and swelling, itchy. Develops on scalp and eyelids and around eyes and in arms. Worsens with exposure to sun.?

Rash, (red, weeping, gold crusting) and swelling, itchy. Develops on scalp and eyelids and around eyes and in arms. Worsens with exposure to sun.?

Get evaluated: This rash could represent a seborrheic dermatitis or it may be an infection. I would recommend that you have it evaluated by a dermatologist or your physician. ...Read more

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What causes redness on childs eyes?

What causes redness on childs eyes?

Several things: Irritation from chemicals, allergies or rubbing. Infection can cause red eyes. The chemistry is an inflammtory respones that causes increased blood flow to the area. The triggers as mentioned can be different, ranging from antibiotics to antiinflammtories to cool compresses. ...Read more

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What can cause redness in the eyes?

What can cause redness in the eyes?

Allergy, infection,: There are many causes including allergy, infection, bleeding, trauma, internal inflammation and surface disturbances like tumors and pterygia. The eyes may also be reddened by dryness, contact lens issues, lack of sleep and sun exposure. Your ophthalmologist can determine the cause and administer proper treatment. ...Read more

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I watch tv and on my laptop for hours, and I study for hours too, and all these cause that redness in my eyes, can wearing powerless glasses help?

I watch tv and on my laptop for hours, and I study for hours too, and all these cause that redness in my eyes, can wearing powerless glasses help?

Variable: Computer eye strain is very common complaint now a days. Also called video or terminal display syndrome results from prolong focus on an electronic display. Usually symptoms of dryness, burning, stinging, fatigue, and blurriness are present. Take frequent breaks, and look away at distant objects. Use artificial tears. Close your eyes for a few minutes are a few suggestions. Same for reading/tv. ...Read more

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I stayed on the elliptical machine 65 minutes (i usually do 45 min) when I got off one of my eyes was blood shot red. What caused this redness?

I stayed on the elliptical machine 65 minutes (i usually do 45 min) when I got off one of my eyes was blood shot red. What caused this redness?

Broken blood vessel: A sudden appearance of a red spot after heavy exertion is usually a broken blood vessel (vein). It is like a bruise.....Doesn't look to nice, but does not really cause any problems. ...Read more

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Does hyaluronidase cause any swelling or redness at the injection site? When I receive a hyaluronidase injection, will it leave any visible marks? I will be having an injection under my eyes and am worried that it will be noticeable. If it does leave a ma

Does hyaluronidase cause any swelling or redness at the injection site? When I receive a hyaluronidase injection, will it leave any visible marks? I will be having an injection under my eyes and am worried that it will be noticeable. If it does leave a ma

Amphadase: Amphadase (hyaluronidase inj) is a preparation of purified bovine testicular hyaluronidase, a protein enzyme. Each vial contains 150 USP units of hyaluronidase per ml with 8.5 mg sodium chloride, 1 mg Edetate disodium, 0.4 mg calcium chloride, monobasic sodium phosphate buffer, and not more than 0.1 mg thimerosal (mercury derivative). It is possible to have an allergic reaction to any or all of these ingredients. If you have had a reaction in the past or suspect that you may be allergic to the contents then you should identify these concerns to your practitioner. Barring allergic reactions there is usually a small amount of redness at the site of injection and this usually goes away in 1-3 hours.
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What causes eye redness, my eye opthalmologist said it is fine but my eyes are still red?

What causes eye redness, my eye opthalmologist said it is fine but my eyes are still red?

Many things: Redness is a marker of inflammation. The inflammation can be due to infection, allergy, dryness and a number of other things. If it persists, go back to your doctor. ...Read more

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Think I might have pink eye cause I have some redness in my eyes and its irritating. How can I tell if if have it and how to treat it?

Think I might have pink eye cause I have some redness in my eyes and its irritating. How can I tell if if have it and how to treat it?

Pinkeye: Pinkeye, or conjunctivitis, has many causes, including viruses, bacteria, allergy, inflammation, foreign bodies in the eye, etc. The first thing to do is not rub the eye. Then, you could try some cold artificial tears, such as theratears (available over-the-counter). If this does not bring relief within a few hours, call your local eye doctor for an appointment. ...Read more

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Redness at the corner of the outside of my eyes not at tear ducts. My allergist noticed it yesterday but I blew it off. Now wondering what cause is?

Redness at the corner of the outside of my eyes not at tear ducts. My allergist noticed it yesterday but I blew it off. Now wondering what cause is?

Transient or. ..: If the redness goes away in a few days, I won't be worrying over it. If it is persistent but does not itchy or hurt, I won't lose sleep over it either. Do your eyes tear frequently? ...Read more

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Will a dark spot remover OTC for under the eyes work to remove redness on my hand caused by psoriasis?

Will a dark spot remover OTC for under the eyes work to remove redness on my hand caused by psoriasis?

Hand spot remover.: This depends on the contents of the spot remover. However, it is my opinion that it will not help. ...Read more

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Are their any drops I can take to decrease the redness in my eyes caused by Combigan and lumigan drops I take for my open angle glaucoma?

Are their any drops I can take to decrease the redness in my eyes caused by Combigan and lumigan drops I take for my open angle glaucoma?

Lumigan: Is the most likely culprit. Sometimes it can get better over time, instilling at bedtime helps. Assuming that you are already doing that, the only other thing would be to discuss alternatives with your doctor. ...Read more

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Need to blot tears from both eyes periodically. No redness or irritation. Ophthalmologist says no nasolachrymal duct obstrn. What could be the cause?

Need to blot tears from both eyes periodically. No redness or irritation. Ophthalmologist says no nasolachrymal duct obstrn. What could be the cause?

Dry eyes: It sounds funny that when eyes seem wet that this is most common symptoms of dry eye. We have two types of tears. Normal basal tears that wet the eye everytime we blink. We need these tears for the eye to be comfortable, and for normal funtionimg of the cornea. When the cornea dries out we get reflex tearng. These tears are usually saltier and thicker than normal basal tears. ...Read more

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Have severe dry eyes. Eyelids glue to eyeballs & in am rips cells from cornea, cause pain/redness daily. Lubricants don't help. Any other suggestions?

Have severe dry eyes. Eyelids glue to eyeballs & in am rips cells from cornea, cause pain/redness daily. Lubricants don't help. Any other suggestions?

Recurrent erosion: Sounds like recurrent erosion syndrome with your sticking and tearing symptoms. Agree with muro ointment. Alternatively, your eyes may be opening at night and drying out. Try sleeping without a ceiling fan on and with a humidifier. Ointment will certainly help. Goggles such as tranquileyes by eyeeco can also help if this is the case. ...Read more