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Why does my 3-year-old have a large area of petechiae (small red dots) around his eyes?

Why does my 3-year-old have a large area of petechiae (small red dots) around his eyes?

Hard to say: This often occurs if the kid has been coughing hard or vomiting. Without more information, that's all I could offer. ...Read more

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There are rashes of tiny red dots around the eyes and cheeks and forehead of my three year old son. Should I be worried?

There are rashes of tiny red dots around the eyes and cheeks and forehead of my three year old son. Should I be worried?

Rashes?: Ican be very common, but if instead of getting better is getting worse have him see his physician for evaluation, . ...Read more

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My toddler has red dots on his face around eyes and cheeks?

My toddler has red dots on his face around eyes and cheeks?

coughing/voming: Small pinpoint red dots that represent small broken capillaries will often show up around the eyes, face &upper torso of kids after a coughing spell or vomiting. These will not be found below the nipple line. They are transient & not the sign of a worrisome problem. ...Read more

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Red dots on side of face and around eyes after migraine attack the day before - does she needs to do anything?

Red dots on side of face and around eyes after migraine attack the day before - does she needs to do anything?

Nothing: Most likely this will resolve by itself within one week after migraine completely resolve. No treatment needed. ...Read more

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Severe sudden redness and sensitivity on face, mostly around eyes, followed by dryness. No sun exposure and no known allergies.

Severe sudden redness and sensitivity on face, mostly around eyes, followed by dryness. No sun exposure and no known allergies.

Facial flushing: facial flushing is usually a symptom of an underlying medical condition or reaction to certain substances.
A healthcare provider can diagnosis flushing after an exam. Since facial flushing can be from a medical problem or allergy additional test may be necessary to determine the cause of the symptom. Some causes include:alcohol, allergy, drugs, emotions, food additives, weather, to name a few ...Read more

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Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Dermatitis: It depends on what is really going on and should be seen by a doctor. It could be contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, Lupus, Rosacea, and other etiologies. Each condition would be approached a little different in regards to work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi my son is 2 he as this red spots around eyes he as a cold and a bad coff?

Hi my son is 2 he as this red spots around eyes he as a cold and a bad coff?

Viral eruption: This can be a viral skin eruption from the "cold". He can also have a secondary bacterial pink eye and you should see an ophthalmologist if it persists for several days. ...Read more

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Red spots around eyes exterior on toddler?

Red spots around eyes exterior on toddler?

Depends exact place: Red spots around the eyes, could be due to a range of issues. If it is on the skin and not on the white part of eye, the conjunctiva, then think of dermatological issues. If it blanches or not when glass slide (or plastic cup) pushed down shows if it is petechiae (can be from straining, vomiting, viruses, fever, bugs, allergic dermatitis, chicken pox, etc) or vasculitis (more worrisome). See eyemd. ...Read more

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How to treat toddler skin that is red around eyes?

How to treat toddler skin that is red around eyes?

Poss contact related: Because of the bilateral nature, this may be contact related dermatitis. Try changing the sheets, blankets, pillows and anything that comes in contact with the child's face. Eliminate fabric softener and try a detergent that is hypo-allegergenic. ...Read more

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Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?

Eyes were still itchy and red. They were also swollen, but there weren't bumps. Why is the itchy red area around eyes lasting for so long?

Allergies: At this time of year, there are many things floating around in the air that can irritate the eyes. If you do not treat these problems, they can last for months. Try using artificial tears 4x/day in both eyes. You can also use the OTC allergy drop, 'Zatidor' - this is 2x/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?

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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Started about 3 months ago. Itchy hands & feet and scalp. Sometimes around eyes & wrists. Sometimes will turn red to sometimes a burning feeling.

You need evaluation: There can be many causes for this. You need to see a dermatologist, but it needs to be considered that this could be an allergic reaction to something. Ask your physician to have you see a dermatologist. ...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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Small white dot on the brown part of my eye, I wear contacts, tearing, feeling of something there, no alergeries, redness, nonsmoker, no history, help?

Small white dot on the brown part of my eye, I wear contacts, tearing, feeling of something there, no alergeries, redness, nonsmoker, no history, help?

Corneal ulcer: The spot is probably on the cornea, the crystal over the brown iris. As you wear contacts and feel something, it most likely is an ulcer. If it is near the edge it is probably not serious but does require treatment to prevent it from getting serious. If it is near the center, it is serious and could affect your vision. Leave your contact out and see an ophthalmologist ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a small white dot on the edge of my iris its irritated with redness in a line from the dot to bottom of my eye. Its been 2 days it itches.

I have a small white dot on the edge of my iris its irritated with redness in a line from the dot to bottom of my eye. Its been 2 days it itches.

Staph Margin Infiltr: A staphylococcal marginal infiltrate is the most likely diagnosis fitting your description, but a phlyctenule is also possible. SMI is associated with eyelash dandruff (blepharitis) so washing your eyelids and lashes might help with natural healing. See an ophthalmologist for a complete eye examination. If inside the eye, an iris cyst is possible, and a visit to an EyeMD will clarify the diagnosis ...Read more

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Swollen eye with white dot inside of the eye lid. Redness and tender under the eye. What shall I do?

Swollen eye with white dot inside of the eye lid. Redness and tender under the eye. What shall I do?

See eye doctor: Whenever you're not sure what to do, see your PCP. They will arrange referral if needed. The eye is an extension of the brain. So don't try to take care of it yourself. Call in the experts! You'll be in great hands! Take care now. ...Read more

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Why does my 3 year old have red dots under her eyes?

Why does my 3 year old have red dots under her eyes?

Under?: You mean eyelid? Or in the white of her eye? Ask your pediatrician. I am sure they are probably fine but I would ask. ...Read more

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Hi, my 10 years old son has around his eyes small red dots, he didn't had nothing new, no temperature, came out overnight. Thank you?

Hi, my 10 years old son has around his eyes small red dots, he didn't had nothing new, no temperature, came out overnight. Thank you?

Petechiae: If they are flat and asymptomatic, these are possibly petechiae, or small bruises. Ask him if he did anything vigorous like standing on his head or rough-housing with friends, or even straining to go to the bathroom.
If they occur in other places on his body then you should definitely check in with his pediatrician. ...Read more

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My 11 months daughter wake up this morning with 2 tiny red dots in the white of her eyes!! It doesn't seem to bother her & she seems fine though??

My 11 months daughter wake up this morning with 2 tiny red dots in the white of her eyes!! It doesn't seem to bother her & she seems fine though??

Subconjunctival. ..: Hemorrhages are small broken blood vessels and may be caused by straining or coughing or vomiting. They are painless, and resolve in several weeks, but often undergo color changes just like a bruise, from red to purple and yellow. ...Read more

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Why do I sometimes see thousands of tiny red dots in front of my eyes?

Why do I sometimes see thousands of tiny red dots in front of my eyes?

Not normal: You may be seeing a back reflection of your capillaries with red blood cells moving together, but that's not something that is seen normally at rest. Make sure to have your eyes examined and retina checked. See when it occurs most often: white background, blue sky, and let your eye doctor know. Red dots by themselves individually is not common at all. ...Read more

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There are tiny red dots under my 8 year olds eyes. Not pain or discomfort?

There are tiny red dots under my 8 year olds eyes. Not pain or discomfort?

Picture: I would recommend taking a picture and setting n appointment so we can see the pictures. We would need to know if they have been there for a long time or new, if he has been coughing. How old is he? ...Read more

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My 5 month old has purple and red tiny dots under her eyes. She has been verysleepy today?

My 5 month old has purple and red tiny dots under her eyes. She has been verysleepy today?

Possible cns infecti: This can be a very strange manifestation of brain infection or inflammation. You should take her to be seen as an emergency. The sleeping business is extremely problematic. ...Read more

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I have a tiny white dot on my pupil after wearing an old contact lens accidentally. My eyes are less red now but what can I do to treat it myself?

I have a tiny white dot on my pupil after wearing an old contact lens accidentally. My eyes are less red now but what can I do to treat it myself?

Corneal ulcer: This is a serious bacterial infection that needs to be treated with strong antibiotic drops. See an ophthalmologist right away. Save the contact lens so it can be cultured if necessary. ...Read more