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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Small red bumps under my eyes, what could they be?

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
35 years in practice
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Small red bumps under my eyes, what could they be?

May be warts: Two conditions one is regular warts, or papilloma and molluscum contagiosum are viral bumbs that tend to multiply in eyelids. If you mean at the lid margin they may be inspissated meibomian glands. See an ophthalmologist for proper DX and rx. ...Read more

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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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Dr. Klaus D Lessnau
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What are the red bumps around my eyes?

Dr. Klaus D Lessnau
Board Certified, Pulmonary Critical Care
31 years in practice
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What are the red bumps around my eyes?

Not unusual: Sleep deprivation? Allergies? Something else? Check with your doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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My one month old has several small red bumps around only her eyes. Is this serious?

Dr. Mark Diamond
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
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My one month old has several small red bumps around only her eyes. Is this serious?

Probably Not: Probably not. Most likely it is newborn acne or skin irritation. But ask the pediatrician when the baby has an appointment. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
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Are small red bumps around my baby's eyes normal? They resemble the red bumps he gets from drooling.

Dr. Mark Diamond
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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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

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Dr. Michael Mong
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
32 years in practice
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My one month old has several small red bumps around her eyes what could it be?

Dr. Michael Mong
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
32 years in practice
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My one month old has several small red bumps around her eyes what could it be?

Milia..: Milia are common, benign, small bumps that can be around the eyes and usually appear in the first 4-5 days of life in newborns. Around 40% of infants develop milia. Miliaria is a common problem of the sweat glands that occurs in 1.6%-4.5% of newborns. Both of these generally go away on there own. Make sure to ask your pediatrician, he or she will be able to tell for sure. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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My newborn has red bumps around his eyes and eyes are swollen too what could it be?

Dr. Tim Conrad
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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My newborn has red bumps around his eyes and eyes are swollen  too what could it be?

It means a trip: To the pediatrician's office.

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
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Waking up with swollen red wrinkly circles around the eyes dark red bumps around face and neck? 

Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
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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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Dr. Alan Jackson
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I have had red eyes for the past year. They are especially red in the corners, and at the edges. I have also noticed small raised red bumps on edges?

Dr. Alan Jackson
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I have had red eyes for the past year. They are especially red in the corners, and at the edges. I have also noticed small raised red bumps on edges?

Redness: There are many causes of re eyes, the main cause, with no other symptoms like light sensitivity, is dryness. Symptoms include burning worse at night , scratchy sensation and blurry vision. The treatment is lubricating eye drops; systane, blinks, refresh. The red spots are most likely areas of irritation called pingueculae. Use sunglasses while out doors. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Jackson
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My one month old baby has watery eyes and little red bumps around his eyes what could it be?

Dr. Alan Jackson
Board Certified, Addiction Medicine
25 years in practice
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New born: Watering in new borne is usually due to a blocked tear drainage system. This can resolve on its own but may need massaging, the proper way to massage needs to be shown you by an ophthalmologist. The red bumps are most likely congested oil glands. ...Read more

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