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Red dry wing like patches on temples towards corners of the eyes. Also dry patches under eyes.

Red dry wing like patches on temples towards corners of the eyes. Also dry patches under eyes.

Side effect?: Your medication lists Retin A (tretinoin) and Tretinoin - both can cause drying of the skin and redness. The skin around the eyes is very thin and sensitive. Moisten your face with water at bedtime and cover area with layer of vaseline to help hydrate skin at night. Contact your MD who prescribed the medications and have it checked out. ...Read more

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Best eye creams for dry skin around the eyes?

Best eye creams for dry skin around the eyes?

Need Evaluation: 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

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Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy . Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye . It's itchy . Kindly help. ?

Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy . Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye . It's itchy . Kindly help. ?

Eczema : It's possible that you have eczema affecting your brows and corners of your eyelids. This condition can also affect other parts of your body, like behind your ears, elbows, behind your knees, etc. avoid your eyelids, but you may trial hydrocortisone 2.5% cream to the brows 2-3 times per day to see if you respond well enough. The eyelids require prescription grade ophthalmic ointment. ...Read more

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Yellowing of skin and bags under eyes?

Yellowing of skin and bags under eyes?

Skin yellowing: Skin yellowing can occur in hepatitis (inflammation of the liver which may be due to viruses, autoimmune diseases, medications, and other), low thyroid function, certain types of anemia and a number of other conditions. Bags under eyes can occur in a number of conditions as well. Please see your doctor as soon as possible for an evaluation and blood work. This needs a diagnosis as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen?

Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen?

Get checked.: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more

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What are the dry brown patches of skin on face and neck? Also very dry skin

What are the dry brown patches of skin on face and neck? Also very dry skin

See a doctor: It is hard to determined what the patches are by description and without a look if I need to guess it could be seborrhea keratosis a benign skin condition or skin tags etc... My advice go and see a doctor you will get assurance and treatment if necessary good lick ...Read more

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Started using new under eye concealer 3 days ago. Burning, itching skin under eyes and under brow line. Swollen and red. Small bumps. No allergies.

Contact allergy: A 3-day lapse in onset is compatible with an allergic contact skin reaction. However one cannot rule out entirely an irritant reaction from repetitive exposure to a mild irritant in the eye concealer. Try OTC hydrocortisone cream for a few days and see if this helps. ...Read more

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Cause for red purple puffy under eye skin area?

Cause for red purple puffy under  eye skin area?

Bug bite, infection: See your doctor if it doesn't resolve by tomorrow. An infection can spread into the actual orbital capsule of the eye. In the meantime, put a warm compress on the area of puffiness. Is it itchy, painful, or is there a discharge? These are things your doctor will need to know. ...Read more

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How to treat dry flaky irritation above one eye and under other eye?

How to treat dry flaky irritation above one eye and under other eye?

Facial: MOISTURIZER In our seventh decade dry skin is the NORM! There are many fine moisturizers on the market and many of them (particularly the so called" anti-aging" creams $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$) ORDINARY VASELINE is MY recommendation!! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more

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Black dry raised spots on under my eye by the cheek bone area?

Black dry raised spots on under my eye by the cheek bone area?

Keratosis: Most likely these are seborrheic keratoses - elevated, rough overgrowth of the epithelium common in aging. If you are young, they more likely are plugged glands in the skin in which the secretions have become dry, and oxidize on the surface turning grey-black. They can be expressed with a comedone extractor. ...Read more

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Can restasis thin my skin in eye area?

Can restasis thin my skin in eye area?

No: As far as I know, thinning of the skin is not a reported side effect of Restasis. Drugs.com provides a list of common and uncommon side effects. (I have no financial relationship with Drugs.com) ...Read more

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Red eyelid on corner of eye and very dry flaky skin on corner of eye. Treated with methylprednisotone aceponate but temporary effect, what to do?

Red eyelid on corner of eye and very dry flaky skin on corner of eye. Treated with methylprednisotone aceponate but temporary effect, what to do?

Angular blepharitis.: There is a distinct entity that affects the corners of the eye called angular blepharitis. It can be allergic/atopic in nature, but commonly can also be associated with bacterial infection and would require treatment with antibiotics. If steroids like Methylprednisolone aceponate have not helped, you should be re-evaluated by an eye md (ophthalmologist) for the necessity of antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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Small patches of dry flaky skin on the pubic area of a ma?

Small patches of dry flaky skin on the pubic area of a ma?

DRY FLAKY PUBIC SKIN: WHAT IS A "MA" DOES THIS MEAN "MAN"? IT SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN SENT BY A WOMAN! ...Read more

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Loose eyeball skin on inner corner, closest to nose, of eye?

Not normal: If you have loose skin close to the corner of your eyes, this means that you may be tearing a lot. If this is not true, then the looseness is due to laxity of loose skin alone. This can easily be examined, and treated by an oculoplastics surgeon. That means a doctor who deals with eyelid and tear duct issues. They are also trained eye doctors. ...Read more

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What is a dry scaly patch of skin on the testicles?

What is a dry scaly patch of skin on the testicles?

Dry skin: The scrotal skin is very thin. Contact dermatitis is most common. Other conditions may present, such as psoriasis. If discoloration is present, seek an md. Cancer must be ruled out. ...Read more

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Can a nasal steroid thin the skin under my eyes?

Can a nasal steroid thin the skin under my eyes?

No: However, long term steroid use can eventually cause cataracts, and can also cause secondary glaucoma in susceptible patients. These problems are more of an issue with steroid eye drop use or higher dose systemic steroid use. ...Read more

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Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy . Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye . It's itchy . Kindly help. ?

Eczema : It's possible that you have eczema affecting your brows and corners of your eyelids. This condition can also affect other parts of your body, like behind your ears, elbows, behind your knees, etc. avoid your eyelids, but you may trial hydrocortisone 2.5% cream to the brows 2-3 times per day to see if you respond well enough. The eyelids require prescription grade ophthalmic ointment. ...Read more

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Hi, I am having this strange red circle under eye, it is very dry and sometimes skin on top of that gets white and peals off. please help.

Hi, I am having this strange red circle under eye, it is very dry and sometimes skin on top of that gets white and peals off. please help.

The eyelid skin: can suffer from the same ailments common to other parts of the body and some unique ones as well due to influence from tear film at times. In this case it could be a hypertrophic lesion that would benefit from topical therapy versus inflammatory & would also benefit from the same. In uncommon cases skin carcinomas may begin the same way. Have your Ophthalmologist look at the lesion for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am very dry skin, creepy under eyes wrinkles at 19?

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

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26 years old. Last year my face skin became dry from under eyes and cheeks..And after one day the dryness became dark spots.Plz suggest any treatment?

26 years old. Last year my face skin became dry from under eyes and  cheeks..And after one day the dryness became dark spots.Plz suggest any treatment?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps ; wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot! use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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Vascular birthmark under eye for whole life. Recently it has started to feel like dry skin or rough and flakey. ?

May be regression: Many vascular birth marks regress with age. Try using an emollient like Vaseline to hydrate the skin.
Wish you good health.
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.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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My skin below my lower lashes is swollen/red/puffy, worse in mornings. Dry, flaky skin under eyes and eyelids. Bumps on eyelids?

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.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Dry scales under eyes,couldn't remove them with cotton so used hard courner of eye cream tube to pick them off,WILL THIS ACT CAUSE EYE SKIN TO SAG?

Eyelid skin: That skin is very sensitive and must be treated gently throughout your life. At your age, the worst thing you probably did was to irritate things quite a bit . I wouldn't recommend you ever do that again. That should not cause your skin to sag. ...Read more

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How do I treat dry, itchy, red, peeling skin on eyelids and under eyes.

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. This condition is usually caused by an allergic reaction. Treatment is a topical rx cortisone like Cloderm cream. ...Read more

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How can be under eye skin sagging cured?

How can be under eye skin sagging cured?

Surgery: An oculoplastic surgeon can easily correct this with outpatient surgery. ...Read more

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I am only 17 but I have weird bumpy looking skin under eyes which looks really old, tired and unhealthy?

I am only 17 but I have weird bumpy looking skin under eyes which looks really old, tired and unhealthy?

impossible: To diagnosis online based on this description. Consider getting this checked with primary care provider to start, but more specifically with dermatology or ophthalmology. ...Read more

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Yellowing of skin and bags under eyes?

Skin yellowing: Skin yellowing can occur in hepatitis (inflammation of the liver which may be due to viruses, autoimmune diseases, medications, and other), low thyroid function, certain types of anemia and a number of other conditions. Bags under eyes can occur in a number of conditions as well. Please see your doctor as soon as possible for an evaluation and blood work. This needs a diagnosis as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is there any product that tightens skin under eyes and reduces puffiness?

First define cause: Eczema? Prolonged work? Sleep? Itch or pain? You may benefit from evaluation by a skin specialist. There are many products looking for your money but you are likely to be disappointed. If you have a diagnosis you can actually find a remedy. ...Read more

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I have dark under eye circle and skin of my face is dull please suggest some medicine?

I have dark under eye circle and skin of my face is dull please suggest some medicine?

Facial symptoms: Dark circle under the eye is not a symptom of any disease per se, and therefore, no medication can be suggested. Dull skin sensation on the face is not enough to diagnose a problem. It could be nerve irritation, anxiety, dental issue, etc. More info is needed. ...Read more

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How can I distinguish whether I have dark under eye circles or hyperpigmented skin under my eyes? 

How can I distinguish whether I have dark under eye circles or hyperpigmented skin under my eyes? 

Watch for changes: "dark circles under eyes" just means the coloring of the lower eyelids and skin below the lower lids is darker than other parts of the face. Dark circles can be from increased pigment in the skin, more blood in the skin, thinner skin so the blood in the skin shows up more easily, and any combination of the three. The coloring that changes from hour to hour, or day to day, is probably not pigment. ...Read more

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What is the best procedure for tightening skin under eyes? I have EXTREMELY sensitive skin so I'm worried about scarring.

Plastic surgery: is commonly done for this. Removal of extra skin or paradoxically putting chemical implants in. I do not know why diagnosis isn't done on them since:
fat deposit changes, FLUID, wrinkling can do this but have very very different physiology and presumably different best treatments.

But first, excercize a heck of a lot til sweating profusely and see if the bags disappear. Then, it's lymphatic fluid ...Read more

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What's really dark under eye circles? It's clear to me that it's not a problem in the skin beneath the eyes so what is it?

Allergies?: A 19 year old male with really dark underye circles - can be caused by allergies. Try oral antihistamine or nasal steroid spray. See an allergist to determine specific environmental allergies and help with avoidance measures. ...Read more