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Red itchy eyebags?

Red itchy eyebags?

Contact Dermatitis: Contact dermatitis of the eyelid is mediated by a type IV hypersensitivity reaction in allergic contact dermatitis and by direct toxic effect in irritant contact dermatitis. It is more often caused by a product applied to the hair, nails, or face than by products applied directly to the eyelids. See your dermatologist for treatment and a patch test to find out what you are allergic to. ...Read more

Puffy Eyelids (Definition)

"puffy eyelids" can refer to swelling of the tissues around the eyes from numerous causes, including allergy, edema (fluid retention), sinus disease, and even infection. Some people will have prolapse of orbital fat herniating into the eyelids causing a continually puffy appearance. Thyroid related orbital disease can ...Read more


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Itchy eyes and itchy red face?

Itchy eyes and itchy red face?

Allergy Likely: These symptoms are typical from allergic responses. Commonly, these could be from either environmental/seasonal allergy or a contact dermatitis type response (surface flare or inflammation due to coming in direct contact with something you are sensitive to). If basic allergy medications or eye drops do not give adequate relief, see your primary doctor or an allergist or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Girlfriend itchy eyes and itchy red face?

Girlfriend itchy eyes and itchy red face?

Allergic reaction: You could have an allergic response to something, whether food, lotions, medications or other. You can trial Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and topical eye drops such as zaditor. You could also have dry skin i suppose too.If you don't respond or get worse, you may need to see a physician who may prescribe oral steroids. Additionally, an exam of your type of skin reaction can lead to clues to the diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Itchy swollin palms and eye lids?

Itchy swollin palms and eye lids?

Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. 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 more

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Sore nose dry eyes red face?

Sore nose dry eyes red face?

Many possible: Causes. You would need an in person exam to get an accurate diagnosis. Possibilities: infectious, inflammatory, autoimmune, dermatologic. ...Read more

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Red puffy corner of eye?

Red puffy corner of eye?

MANY CAUSES: May be a very simple problem to take care of. Unfortunately, accurate diagnosis will require you to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Red itchy ears?

Red itchy ears?

Rash?: Is it a rash? Sunburn? Infection? Very difficult to answer without seeing it in person to examine. See your doctor if you are concerned. ...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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Eyes are itchy swollen under the eyes itchy also?

Eyes are itchy  swollen under the eyes itchy  also?

You may have: Allergic conjunctivitis. You could try using clarifying along with artificial tears to see if that relieves your symptoms. It would be best to have a physician examine you. There are very effective treatments for this issue. You need a definitive diagnosis and then a comprehensive plan. Best of luck! Thank you for trusting Health Tap. ...Read more

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Red rash around nose and eye brows?

Red rash around nose and eye brows?

Face rash: See your doctor for diagnosis and therapy. There are a number of different possibilities. One if the most common is seborrheic dermatitis which is controlled by an anti fungal shampoo and a topical Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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Swollen and red and itchy upper eye lid.?

Needs diagnosis: There are several possibilities of which an arthropod bite is a common liklihood but it could also be allergic or eczema or dramatic blepharitis. See your ophthalmologist to sort this out. ...Read more

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Red itchy face and neck?

Allergy: If you get it often when upset it is anxiety, if it just happened it may only be an allergy. If there are bumps involved you need to see doctor for the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Itchy red face and neck?

See a doctor: This could be one of a hundred things. Need to see this and get more history. ...Read more

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Waking up with swollen red wrinkly circles around the eyes dark red bumps around face and neck? 

Waking up with swollen red wrinkly circles around the eyes dark red bumps around face and neck? 

Contact Dermatitis: Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed after direct contact with a substance. There are two kinds of contact dermatitis: irritant or allergic. Treatment is to find the cause and treat with prescription topical cortisone. ...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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Red itchy bumps?

Red itchy bumps?

Hives: Red itchy bumps may be hives, bed bugs, mosquito bites, spider bites, poison ivy and many other things. Of course more detail is needed to help you but an antihistamine pill like Allegra (fexofenadine) 180 mg once daily could help reduce the itch. A steroid cream may be helpful too. ...Read more

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Dry red flakey skin on testicles?

Dry red flakey skin on testicles?

?fungal: More than likely this is a fungal rash (jock itch) but should be looked at by md if no improvement after treatment. ...Read more

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Crusty, red , irritated, itchy , dry, puffy, swollen, lips, what do you suggest?

Crusty, red , irritated, itchy , dry, puffy, swollen, lips, what do you suggest?

Two possibilities: Difficult to say without a complete history, but may possibly be an allergic reaction (anything new lately?) or even oral candidiasis (yeast infection). Advise seeing your dentist or physician to diagnose and prescribe needed meds. ...Read more

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Raised red bumps around ankles itchy infection related?

No.: Because you're not mentioning the other hallmarks of infection, i.e. Warmth and drainage, this is more likely related to insect bites than infection, and the itchiness would also be typical of some sort of insect bite. ...Read more

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Eyelid Swelling (Definition)

Eyelid swelling usually refers to any condition that causes inflammation leading the eye to become "puffy" due to edema that is ...Read more


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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more