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Mucus in throat, stuffed nose, puffy eye bags. Is there an OTC drug i can try?

Mucus in throat, stuffed nose, puffy eye bags. Is there an OTC drug i can try?

Allergy or cold: Sounds like an allergy or a cold. Try a decongestant with an expectorant. If you have more of an itchy feeling with sneezing then try an allergy medicine first like loratidine or cetrizine. The also can come with a decongestant (like claritin-d). ...Read more

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Mucus in throat, stuffed nose, itchy inner ears, and puffy eye bags, what is this?

Mucus in throat, stuffed nose, itchy inner ears, and puffy eye bags, what is this?

Allergies: Sounds like allergies, something you are in contact with or possibly the environment. ...Read more

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I've got really puffy prominent eye bags! any tips!?

I've got really puffy prominent eye bags! any tips!?

Dermatochalasis: Or baggy eyelids, are aging lid changes that may occur with higher frequency in families with history of this. There's not much that can be done with medication, but it is common for some people to have cosmetic eyelid surgery to reduce these. This procedure is called a blepharoplasty. Make sure a qualified ocular plastics surgeon performs this type of surgery. ...Read more

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Really puffy prominent eye bags. Should i be worried?

Really puffy prominent eye bags. Should i be worried?

Eye bags: Puffy eye bags often improve using cool compresses, artificial tears, getting adequate sleep, and controlling allergies. If no improvement, try serum skin tightening, laser skin treatments, or surgical excision. ...Read more

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Can surgery help really puffy prominent eye bags!?

Can surgery help really puffy prominent eye bags!?

Non-surgical ways: Dermal fillers such as juvederm ultra xc are an excellent alternative surgery for treating the bags underneath the eyes, or "tear trough deformities". They restore volume and give you a natural look which can last for up to one year. ...Read more

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I have puffy, heavy eyes/eye bags that make me look sick. I have always had them to a degree, but they seem to be worsening. Cosmetic or med concern?

I have puffy, heavy eyes/eye bags that make me look sick. I have always had them to a degree, but they seem to be worsening. Cosmetic or med concern?

Can't say for sure.: This is sometimes seen with hypothyroid, excess sodium intake, heart and kidney failure, medication use - non steroidal anti inflammatories, kidney and liver disease, premenstrual states and excess cortisol states. Simple labs tests can rule out most of these. ...Read more

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How could i lighten dark circles & treat puffy eyelids/under eye bags that are usually worse in the morning?

How could i lighten dark circles & treat puffy eyelids/under eye bags that are usually worse in the morning?

Puffy Eyes in am: To decrease puffy eyes, sleep with an extra pillow or two to raise your head well above the level of your heart. Also, taking an oral decongestant or using a nasal steroid spray may decrease congestion of blood vessels around the eyes - the cause of the puffiness. ...Read more

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My eye bags are perpectually puffy and nothing seems to work. Can you please suggest some help? Thanks!

My eye bags are perpectually puffy and nothing seems to work. Can you please suggest some help? Thanks!

Need more info...: Depending on your age, anatomy, and a number of other factors, you may be a candidate for an operation such as a midface lift. This smooths the transition between the lower eyelids and the cheeks. You really need a personal evaluation from a plastic or facial plastic surgeon to define the problem in your case and then explore possible solutions. Good luck! ...Read more

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