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Petechiae Around Eyes In Children
My 2.5 yo has some redness under his eyes. Is that the same as those when older people have black under eyes?
Possibly: Redness under the eyes of a small child could be many issues. The most common would be allergies or any other source of eye irritation leading to chronic rubbing. This is different from the black under the eyes of adults. You should have the child evaluated for the cause of the redness/inflammation so it can be properly treated. ...Read more
Are small red bumps around my baby's eyes normal? They resemble the red bumps he gets from drooling.
Probably Ok but...: Probably irritation from something, but you check with your doctor. ...Read more
Pingueculum : These yellowish spots usually located at the 3 & 9 o'clock positions on the conjunctiva represent solar elastosis, changes that occur in the elastic tissues in the conj. Which occur by chronic sun, wind, dusty environmental conditions. Sunglasses, artificial tears will help protect your eyes during these dry irritation exposures. If particularly chronically irritated, they transform to pterygium. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See an eye doctor: There are several causes for elevated skin on the white of the eye. The most common condition is a cyst - a fluid-filled "sac" under the skin that can arise from a previous scratch on the eye, eye rubbing, allergies or other causes. Firm cysts can be present from birth and should be evaluated. The vast majority of these are benign, but it should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: If you can control the dryness with regular usage of artificial tear (preferably single-use without preservative) you may be able to reverse it assuming that's the only reason for the redness. Plugging the duct draining from the eye to the nose may also conserve more tear. Restasis drop (RX) can be very effective if all else failed. ...Read more
My daughter has two yellow growths on her eyeball under her eye lid, with many red veins running into them. ?
M.D. visit: Your daughter may have an infection of the eye which is treatable. I would suggest that your pediatrician examine her first. If they can not determine the cause, then a referral to the ophthalmologist can be made. If your child experiences changes in vision, pain in the eye, redness or swelling, then an urgent visit is indicated. I hope this helps. ...Read more
My child has pinkish colored circles under her eyes could this be allergies?We have 2 dogs and 2 cats in our home
Allergic shiners?: A pink or purple discoloration under the eyes due to allergies are called "allergic shiners." in a child who also has nasal congestion or runny nose likely has allergies. Since there are many indoor allergens other than your pets that could be triggering the symptoms, it would be best to get your child allergy tested to find the exact cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause levido reticularis to appear around knees for days straight in warm climate with unexplained bruising around legs in young adult fm?
Many possibilities: Livedo reticularis is a symptom rather than a disease. It can be signs of alternating dilated and constricted blood vessels as a reaction to temperature variations. The added bruising is concerning and may indicate your livedo is being caused by inflammation (vasculitis) or occlusion (thrombus) of your vessels. In either case you need to see a dermatologist and/or rheumatologist asap. ...Read more
From childbirth: Often the pressure built up during the process of childbirth will cause small burst blood vessels in the white part of the eye in both the mother and the infant. This is totally benign and will resolve usually within a few weeks. If there is yellow discharge as well or crusting or it gets worse or doesn't clear, show your health care provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High percentage: Pingueclua are a normal response to wind, dust and uv light. They are the eyes defense in the middle years to these external forces. They have no symptoms and are usually unnoticed. Many are small enough that they can only be seen with a medical microscope. Almost all young adults have some degree of pinguecula even if not obvious in a mirror. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why are the whites of my eyes discolored in some areas, especially between eyelid? Yellow spots not raised. Not jaundiced - no bilirubin in urine.
Yellow conjunctiva: Hmmm. all of my eyes are between my eyeliner. Need good picture. Recommend you ask your Dr to look and tell about your concern. You can also google yellow spots on conjunctive and look at images to see if you can match up. But better to show to your Dr. ...Read more
My daughter & I both woke up with redness in the inner corner of our eyes. Hers is bright red mine is more pink. Eyes are not crusty or irritated?
What the most danger cause for tiny amount of nose bleeds in both nostrils when blowing nose, in 40 years old women?
Atrophic rhinitis: Assuming that you are not using nasal steroid aimed at the center of the nose , Afrin -like nasal spray, or cocaine. the most likely cause is dryness . You may try a nasagel spray to keep the nose moist especially on dry and windy days. If problem persists, consult ENTor allergist to check for allergies, sinusitis etc. I also assume that you have no unusual amount of bruising. ...Read more
Hello. : Hello. The pupils look red in photographs because the light from the flash has reflected so that you are seeing the back of the retina. This can be seen in photographs of people of all ages. It is about photographic technique and not about health. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not much: An ice-cold drink (with little or no sugar) is refreshing and healthy, and thus can make one feel better and cry less. A cold pack on the face may help decrease the amount of inflammation caused by the blood cells that have leaked out of the tiny vessels... but the improvement is probably going to be barely noticeable. Be sure not to make the skin too cold and freeze... that would be bad. ...Read more
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