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Purple Rash Around Eyes (Overview)

A purple rash around the eyes is characteristic of dermatomyositis.


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Rash and swelling around eyes after using new makeup remover. Help?

Rash and swelling around eyes after using new makeup remover. Help?

Allergic reaction: Most likely allergy to the makeup. Stop using and begin cold compresses and if red and itching with some weeping to the skin, an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream to the affected skin will often cause relief and comfort. Use minimal amount and not in the eye for several times a day. ...Read more

Purple Rash Around Eyes (Overview)

A purple rash around the eyes is characteristic of dermatomyositis.


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Treating Crossed Eyes (Checklist)

See a strabismus eye doctor specialist as soon as possible
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How do I get rid of those dark purple circles around my eyes?

How do I get rid of those dark purple circles around my eyes?

Decongestants: The blood from the face drains alongside the nose as it flows back to the heart; if there is a lot of nasal congestion, this puts pressure on the veins, and the blood backs up. The skin under the eyes is so thin that you can actually see this pooling of blood. Relieving the congestion opens up the blood flow, and the dark circles go away. See an allergist if otc decongestants don't help. ...Read more

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Hi, I get a non raised of itchy red rash/ patches on my cheeks and around eyes 1/7 days of the week, I also get red, dry upper lip 6/7 do you know?

Hi, I get a non raised of itchy red rash/ patches on my cheeks and around eyes 1/7 days of the week, I also get red, dry upper lip 6/7  do you know?

Allergy: Since the rash is not persistent but does recur, It could be due to allergy or intolerance to makeup or cosmetics. Occasionally such a reaction is an eczema reaction to foods. Some people react to materials in eye glasses this way. A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise treatment. ...Read more

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In what way can I get rid of genetic dark circles around eyes?

In what way can I get rid of genetic dark circles around eyes?

Dark circles: Dark circles under eyes I may also be accompanied by deep set eyes. This is an aestheticians nightmare ! If good night's sleep, hydration and a course of vitamins shows no result ( as expected ) then you need to learn good make ip techniques. ( not sure of your gender ). Light eye shadow above the pupil and darker shadow on the outer upper eye lids and Lightening creams see dermatologist ...Read more

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My Daughter is experiencing eye swelling, purple rash around eyes, headache, sinus pain, fever (better by: with fluids, rest) (worsened by: dehydr...

My Daughter is experiencing  eye swelling, purple rash around eyes, headache, sinus pain, fever (better by: with fluids, rest) (worsened by: dehydr...

Get checked: Most of your question got truncated but it sounds like she should see a doctor and get examined to make sure it isn't a serious infection. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on face and purple rash around eyes. The following also describe me: Skin rash, Skin redness or irritation, Skin swelling. My rash is going away, but my skin is still very itchy and my ears are getting swollen.

I am experiencing  rash on face and purple rash around eyes. The following also describe me: Skin rash, Skin redness or irritation, Skin swelling. My rash is going away, but my skin is still very itchy and my ears are getting swollen.

Periorbital rash: May be infection like strep or may be lyme which can have a multitude of presentations. Could also be allergic reaction-new topical creams on face or soaps? Very rarely may be HSP variant (Henoch-Schonlein purpura) any joint pains/ lower extremity rash or dots? Keep hydrated .Would follow up with doc over next 24 -48 hours ...Read more

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Really bad dark circles (appears black, not purple) around eyes/extended down near ears so looks like a mask. Brown skinned. Had problem for years?

Really bad dark circles (appears black, not purple) around eyes/extended down near ears so looks like a mask. Brown skinned. Had problem for years?

Melasma?: A centrofacial malar or mandibular distribution of muddy brown to Grey hyper pigmentation. Go to a Dermatologist for treatment options. The goal of the treatment is to fade the existing hyper pigmentation and prevent further pigmentation. There are many treatments available. ...Read more

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Rash and swelling around eyes after using new makeup remover. Help?

Allergic reaction: Most likely allergy to the makeup. Stop using and begin cold compresses and if red and itching with some weeping to the skin, an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream to the affected skin will often cause relief and comfort. Use minimal amount and not in the eye for several times a day. ...Read more

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I have a rash around eyes on & off for 3 months: red, itchy, flaky & swollen. Take allegra (fexofenadine) & hydroc: didn't work. What can I do to get rid of it?

I have a rash around eyes on & off for 3 months: red, itchy, flaky & swollen.  Take allegra (fexofenadine) & hydroc: didn't work. What can I do to get rid of it?

Depends.: It all depends on the cause and in your case a contact allergy to facial preparations or rosacea (when one flushes easily and often) may be some of the causes. Since Hydrocortisone cream has not helped, see an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hi, I get a non raised of itchy red rash/ patches on my cheeks and around eyes 1/7 days of the week, I also get red, dry upper lip 6/7 do you know?

Allergy: Since the rash is not persistent but does recur, It could be due to allergy or intolerance to makeup or cosmetics. Occasionally such a reaction is an eczema reaction to foods. Some people react to materials in eye glasses this way. A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise treatment. ...Read more

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Diagnosed wit mono dr gav me meloxicam,cephalexin keflex m broken out l have a rash its swollen on my face chin around eyes is this normal or alleric?

Diagnosed wit mono dr gav me meloxicam,cephalexin keflex m broken out l have a rash its swollen on my face chin around eyes is this normal or alleric?

Could be either: Some viral infections (like mono) can cause you to develop a rash with penicillin related antibiotics (like cephalexin). Given the swelling, it sounds more like an allergic reaction. You should see your doctor, who can prescribe a different antibiotic if they feel it is needed. If at any time you develop inability to swallow or trouble breathing, go immediately to the ER. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Rash, (red, weeping, gold crusting) and swelling, itchy. Develops on scalp and eyelids and around eyes and in arms. Worsens with exposure to sun. ?

Rash, (red, weeping, gold crusting) and swelling, itchy.  Develops on scalp and eyelids and around eyes and in arms.  Worsens with exposure to sun. ?

Get evaluated: This rash could represent a seborrheic dermatitis or it may be an infection. I would recommend that you have it evaluated by a dermatologist or your physician. ...Read more

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Purple and red rash all over my face down my neck & to the tops of my arms. I've came down with a cold, sneezing. Sore muscles. Blood shot watery eyes

Purple and red rash all over my face down my neck & to the tops of my arms. I've came down with a cold, sneezing. Sore muscles. Blood shot watery eyes

Viral rash: Could be a viral or bacterial rash cause by the release of substances from the bacteria or virus themselves. See a doctor to check it out. It could also be a blood problem with little purple spots from a defect in the blood. The sox can check it out. ...Read more

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What can cause puffiness around eyes?

What can cause puffiness around eyes?

Fluid, gravity: Skin around eyelids is very thin - in some places only 4 cell layers thick. Thus, even a small amount of swelling can look prominent. Any irritation may cause such swelling. Further, as we age, the collagen and elastic tissue which provide support also age and lose some of their ability to counter the effect of gravity. Some vitamin C topical products may help strengthen collagen in this area. ...Read more

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How can I remove purple marks under my eyes?

How can I remove purple marks under my eyes?

Dark circles: Under the eyes are difficult to irradicate completely. They're usually associated with eye fatigue or aging changes of the lids. There are some creams and lasers which sometimes help but not consistently. Discuss this with an ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What causes me to be black/purple color under my eyes?

What causes me to be black/purple color under my eyes?

Many diff causes: Difficult to answer without more information. If you are having this discoloration under your eyes without any injury or trauma, it could be related to blood clotting issues. My advice is to visit your medical doctor for an exam and some lab tests and your eye doctor to check for any further bleeding issues within your eye. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling around eyes?

What can cause tingling around eyes?

Several reasons: If it is around both eyes it is less concerning and it may be related to anxiety, you can see your family md. If it is persistent and around only one eye it could be more serious since the sensory nerves of the eye and the auditory nerve are at the same place in the brain and a tumor their may cause that. If you have hearing loss on that side must see an ENT & an ophthalmologist asap. ...Read more

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How to remove small spots around eyes?

How to remove small spots around eyes?

Cannot answer: Describe these better: what do they look like, how long have they been present, are they changing, where are they exactly? ...Read more

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Iam 23 and too much of dark circles around eyes.. please help me?

Iam 23 and too much of dark circles around eyes.. please help me?

Dark Circles: Dark circles around the eye can be caused from several things.
1.Actual skin changes, either hereditary or acquired from years of sun damage. Retina and possible chemical peel or laser may be helpful depending on your skin type.
2. Thinning of the skin allowing the deeper veins and muscles to create a darkness.
3. Puffiness or hollowness creating hills and valleys which can reflect light different ...Read more

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Is it really the case that the only people with purple eyes are albino?

Is it really the case that the only people with purple eyes are albino?

Yes and No: No: special contact lenses can mimick a purple eye. Now without contact lenses, yes, albino's lack iris pigment. If it is severe it looks more red than purple.

Yes. Incomplete albinos can have purplish irides, because of transmission of light into the eye and reflecting from retina which is red is filtered by partial albinos as purple. ...Read more

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Rashes around kids eyes and face?

Rashes around kids eyes and face?

A number of things!: Rashes in children are quite common and can be caused by a variety of ailments including allergy, eczema, viral illness...to name a few. Much more information would be needed for a more informative answer. ...Read more

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What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

Eczema or allergy: Dry skin could be a sign of atopic dermatitis or eczema which is a dry skin hypersensitivity reaction. This can happen with irritation or contact with a cosmetic ingredient causing an allergic reaction. Using topical cortisone creams and moisturizers can help. Also need to evaluate your makeup to see if you're allergic to one of the ingredients. ...Read more

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Sarahs eyes are always purple and the veins are very visible.

Could be normal: I am not certain what your question is. Eye color varies widely, as does how prominent any person's eye vessels may be. As always, if there is a concern about an abnormality, an eye doctor visit can be very helpful. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

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Rash (Definition)

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