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Dr. James Ferguson
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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, thats all I could offer. ...Read more

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Dr. Bassam Amawi
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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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Dr. Jane van Dis
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Dr. James Ferguson
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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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Dr. Christopher Smith
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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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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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Dr. William Culviner
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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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Dr. Vincent de Luise
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63yrd old eye lid always itchy and become redness later, no puss bump around, eyes feel warm n tears come out when it is closed, help!?

63yrd old eye lid always itchy and become redness later, no puss bump around, eyes feel warm n tears come out when it is closed, help!?

Eye allergy: You could have an ocular allergy or a skin allergy around the eyelids. Allergic conjunctivitis can be seasonal or perennial, depending on which allergen is involved. Try cold compresses and non-preserved artificial tears and see your eye md promoptly for an eye exam to determine the cause of your itchy and red eyes and your tearinf. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Mindlin
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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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Dr. Neil Notaroberto
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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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