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Itchy Rash Around Eyes And Eyelids
Eyelid rashes are sacs that develop inside or just beneath the skin layer, it is also known as eyelid pimple
it can be caused by certain drugs, sunburn, heat, dry skin, lupus, nail polish coming in contact with eyelids, eye drops, contact lenses and can be due to fungal infection. ...Read more
What can a dry red patchy/itchy rash on my chest, face, eyelids be caused by? Had same rash awhile ago and it went away within a week. Its back now
Puffy under eye, itchy rash under arms, congested. Slow onset. Lasted only noon till next morning. No food allergy. I work at day care center.
Has this resolved?: Sounds like an allergy- maybe a cream or perfume/body spray/detergent or something that you touched with your fingers (then touched your eye/arms, etc.). If you are not taking other medicines and are not allergic, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be helpful. You should see a doctor if symptoms persist. Think about anything new you may have been exposed to- whether at the day care or at home. ...Read more
Dermatologist did some cauterization on my some moles I had on my face. Now my eye and little above cheek bone has broke out in an itchy rash. Help!
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Painful, itchy rash on palms of hands & soles of feet, followed shortly by acute infection of 1 eye (treated) but rash persists. Herpes Zoster?
Rash, (red, weeping, gold crusting) and swelling, itchy. Develops on scalp and eyelids and around eyes and in arms. Worsens with exposure to sun.?
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a red, swollen and itchy rash under both eyes. Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) 1% hydrocortisone on the rash?
Eye Lid Dermatitis: Eyelid eczema is usually due to an irritation from a cosmetic or other substance, but can be due to allergy (allergic contact dermatitis), rubbing (neurodermatitis), or atopic dermatitis. Eyelid skin is different from skin elsewhere. For one thing, it is very thin, so irritants and allergens penetrate the skin rapidly. You can try 1% Hydrocortisone but you have to find the cause. ...Read more
I've had a sore throat, faint itchy rash on neck/chest and bloodshot eyes for 4 days. Temp in 99 range and tired. Should I see a doctor or just a viru?
After 7-10 days: It looks like you have a cold but if this lasts more than 10 days or is getting worse, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more
For weeks I've had this dry skin itchy rash on inner eyelids it looks like it's coming out of skin what could this be is it bad?
Get checked out: Usually involvement of the inner eyelids manifest as redness or raised bumps. They are likely to be from allergic conjunctivitis if they itch . In contact lens wearer, another more serious form of conjunctivitis can occur often necessitating removal of the contact lens. The cornea may be irritated if the condition is severe enough. See ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I've developed a small red itchy rash on both cornesr of my eyelids. My eyebrows sometimes itch as well. I have VERY sensitive skin, what should I do?
Sounds like eczema: I'd start with hydrocortisone to the affected areas twice a day. You can get the OTC 1% ointment at any pharmacy or market. The key is to apply once after a 10-15 minute shower, and a separate time later in the day. A moisturizer can also help. Vanicream, Eucerin, Cetaphil...these are all good options for a moisturizer. It can go on separately from the medication. This should help! ...Read more
Itchy rash on eyelid-It's not dry, cracked.it oozes -fluid is like water but sometimes dries and forms some yellowsh junk.what's the rash, how to treat?
Rashes: Rashes are impossible to diagnose over the computer so I am afraid you will need to see the Dr or a health care provider for an exam. The eyelids especially needs special care with rashes as the skin is thin and traditional steroid creams may not be recommended. Best wishes. ...Read more
Sudden appearance of red itchy rash behind my knee, swelling and spreading. I scratched my eyelid and got four bumps there too so its spreading?
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. Behind the knees and on the inside part of the elbow too. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor.
I wake with itchy rashes on my throat/neck the last month that usually go away. Now I wake with itchy puffy eyes that stay irritated all day. Any advi?
Dust allergies: Fairly common symptoms for dust allergies. Builds up as you sleep. They are worse in the morning. Pollen allergies are worse as the day goes on. Allergies cause itching ; tearing. Over-the-counter allergy medicine ; eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for allergies. You can also take over the counter medicine like loratidine in the morning or zyrtec before bed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have had itchy patch on one eyelid for a couple months now. Skin flakes at times. Had same issue with a few years ago. No issue with eye just eyelid.?
Should be examined: This"sounds" like seborrheic dermatitis- usually quite easily treated using a Q-tip and a soapy solution of either Head and Shoulders or Selsun (selenium) shampoo(assuming you are not allergic to these). Apply the soapy solution to the flaking areas, leave on 5-7 minutes and then rinse off with warm water. If not improving within 1 week-see a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When the skin surrounding the eyes is itchy you need a Prescription and the medication should be OK for OPTHALMIC EYE) USE! See a DERMATOLOGIST and do not use ANY Over the counter medications.
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My eyes are red, itchy and painful, I have rashes on my eyelid and under my eyes, I used my friends contacts last night, could that be related?
See an eye DR: Were the contact lenses fresh or previously used? Bring with you to the dr. Be sure to make it clear that it is emergency. ...Read more
See below: There are several possibilities. If there is discolored drainage (green, yellow), red eyes, pain or visual changes, you should see a doctor asap. If its only some dry flaking & crusting, try washing your eyelids a couple times a day with a soft warm clean wet washcloth and a few drops very dilute baby shampoo. Alternatively, ocusoft is a prepared eye wipe. Be sure your eye makeup isn't outdated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer