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Red rash under eyes and around face after activity mostly. Really dry peeling?

Red rash under eyes and around face after activity mostly. Really dry peeling?

Contact Dermatitis: Contact dermatitis is a common ailment resulting from an allergic reaction to certain irritants touching your skin, according to the eye care source website. This can occur from eye make-up or skin foundation. Your eyeliner, mascara, eye shadow or the tools used for applying them may have accumulated bacteria over time. This will irritate your skin, dry it out and perhaps cause it to flake. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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3yr old past 2 times in saltwater, sun, sunscreen gets red splottchy puffy rash under eyes and on cheek. Puked this time. Slightly sun burnt on back.

3yr old past 2 times in saltwater, sun, sunscreen gets red splottchy puffy rash under eyes and on cheek. Puked this time. Slightly sun burnt on back.

Allergic reaction or sun exposu: This sounds like a generalized allergic reaction. It could be to salt water, a pathogen in the saltwater, the sunscreen, or something in the sand. Also combination of sun exposure can cause dehydration which can present that these symptoms. Push fluids and administer benadryl (diphenhydramine). If in doubt take the child to the er or pediatrician. ...Read more

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My 7 month n10days baby has runny nose little bit cough n blocked, his under eyes become bit red. Plz help me?

My 7 month n10days baby has runny nose little bit cough n blocked, his under eyes become bit red. Plz help me?

Red eyes: He may have caught a viral infection that can cause cold like symptoms as well as a viral conjunctivitis causing red eye.
Recommend following up with your doctor to make sure he hasn't caught any severe infection that needs to be treated.
Viral infections are usually self limited so it will probably improve in a matter of days. ...Read more

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Hello. Rash on lips, dry throat and the tonsils inflammation, dry eyes and red spots on the skin (and I got measles as a child) what could I have?

Hello. Rash on lips, dry throat and the tonsils inflammation, dry eyes and red spots on the skin (and I got measles as a child) what could I have?

See your doc: If you had has normal measles (rubeola) as a kid, you should be immune. You may have german measles (rubella). I wouldn't expect so if you were vaccinated as a child. Alternatively, if you are blistering on anything with a mucous membrane lips, cheeks, throat, eyes--you could be having a bad allergic reaction called stevens johnson syndrome. That's pretty serious and requires urgent attention. ...Read more

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My 2.5 yo has some redness under his eyes. Is that the same as those when older people have black under eyes?

My 2.5 yo has some redness under his eyes. Is that the same as those when older people have black under eyes?

Possibly: Redness under the eyes of a small child could be many issues. The most common would be allergies or any other source of eye irritation leading to chronic rubbing. This is different from the black under the eyes of adults. You should have the child evaluated for the cause of the redness/inflammation so it can be properly treated. ...Read more

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I have never had skin issues but suddenly have what appears to be eczema and psoriasis. Also, redness and swelling under eyes intermittently.

I have never had skin issues but suddenly have what appears to be eczema and psoriasis. Also, redness and swelling under eyes intermittently.

Eczema: Skins issues can develop at any point. Sometimes this can happen for unclear reasons while at other times it could be related to medications, other conditions and photosensitivity etc. You should avoid sun exposure and plan to see a dermatologist as soon as possible. You can also see your PCP. ...Read more

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Lside nose swollen and painful but NO redness bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and cephalexin 5 days now pain is worse and swelling spread to Rside and under eyes. Help?

Lside nose swollen and painful but NO redness bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and cephalexin 5 days now pain is worse and swelling spread to Rside and under eyes. Help?

Serious!: The location of this infection is the real problem. Infections in the region of the nose, forehead and upper lip can spread quickly and even track back to the brain. You may need IV antibiotics. Please return to your doctor or hospital right away. ...Read more

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I have ANA 1:640, flares joint swelling w/redness, photosensitivity, rashes, sharp chest pain, raynauds, chronic dry mouth, eyes. Sed and CRP always neg. Why?

I have ANA 1:640, flares joint swelling w/redness, photosensitivity, rashes, sharp chest pain, raynauds, chronic dry mouth, eyes. Sed and CRP always neg. Why?

Lupus: Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to last longer than six weeks and often for many years. In lupus, something goes wrong with your immune system, which is the part of the body that fights off viruses, bacteria, and germs ("foreign invaders, " like the flu). ...Read more

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Breastfeeding and baby and I both have a red, flaky, scaly rash. Baby around mouth-me around mouth, eye, forehead, forearm, and nipple?

Breastfeeding and baby and I both have a red, flaky, scaly rash. Baby around mouth-me around mouth, eye, forehead, forearm, and nipple?

MD visit: The rash may be due to a number of conditions, including infections, contact dermatitis or allergic dermatitis. Since you both have a rash, this raises the possibility of an infection that has been transferred to the baby. If you are applying topical lotions or perfumed products this may lead to a contact dermatitis. Your physician will be able to determine the treatment for the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Under my eyes itch no redness rash or swelling?

Under my eyes itch no redness rash or swelling?

? allergies: Even though you have no other symptoms, most likely allergies are causing your itching. ...Read more

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When I wake up in the morning my eyes are red and under eyes are puffy should I see a eye dr

When I wake up in the morning my eyes are red and under eyes are puffy should I see a eye dr

Depends: There are a variety of reasons your eyes may be red and eyelids puffy upon awakening. Allergies come to mind at the top of the list. Dry eyes, nocturnal lagophthalmos, infection, medications, poor sleep or short sleep duration, are amoung the other causes. So it depends on cause and symptoms. If you have no change in vision or comfort, just monitor. Artificial tears, Zaditor™ are some ideas. ...Read more

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I got rashes in my uderarms and also in my eyes layer and my eyes became red and also water is coming outside.?

I got rashes in my uderarms and also in my eyes layer and my eyes became red and also water is coming outside.?

Contact Dermatitis: Eyelid dermatitis refers to a contact dermatitis, allergic or irritant, affecting the eyelids. It’s a very common problem and the commonest skin disease of the eyelids. The underarms are also an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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My boyfriends under eyes have been becoming red and puffy when he sleeps. It's progressed to almost like chapped skin. How should it b treated?

My boyfriends under eyes have been becoming red and puffy when he sleeps. It's progressed to almost like chapped skin. How should it b treated?

May be: Allergic uveitis or conjunctivitis, or simply dry eyes. Try using artificial tears four to six times a day for a couple days, and if not effective you will need to bring him to a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for using HealthTap. ...Read more

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What sort of headaches give you pain behind eyes, red patches under eyes & also make them "puffy"?

What sort of headaches give you pain behind eyes, red patches under eyes & also make them "puffy"?

Some: Thees can be cluster headaches, much more rare in women, but no unheard of. There is a group of disorders call trigeminal autonomic cephalgias (tac) and hemicrania continue. All of these have some overlapping similarities. Treatment with Indomethacin is a "test" so to speak. If you respond to indomethacin, you may have one of these disorders. ...Read more

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Red dry wing like patches on temples towards corners of the eyes. Also dry patches under eyes.

Red dry wing like patches on temples towards corners of the eyes. Also dry patches under eyes.

Side effect?: Your medication lists Retin A (tretinoin) and Tretinoin - both can cause drying of the skin and redness. The skin around the eyes is very thin and sensitive. Moisten your face with water at bedtime and cover area with layer of vaseline to help hydrate skin at night. Contact your MD who prescribed the medications and have it checked out. ...Read more

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My three year old has tiny red dots on her face (under eyes, cheeks) and now has red circles under her eyes. She is acting fine. Any idea what it is?

My three year old has tiny red dots on her face (under eyes, cheeks) and now has red circles under her eyes. She is acting fine. Any idea what it is?

Facial rash in child: This could be anything from an allergy to a viral or bacterial infection. Some infections can be highly contagious (even to adults), so you might consider taking precautions and contacting the pediatrician. ...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 eyes are red, itchy and painful, I have rashes on my eye lid and under my eyes, I used my friends contacts last night, could that be related?

My eyes are red, itchy and painful, I have rashes on my eye lid and under my eyes, I used my friends contacts last night, could that be related?

See an eye DR: Were the contact lenses fresh or previously used? Bring with you to the dr. Be sure to make it clear that it is emergency. ...Read more

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I have small, painful rashes on my back and legs. My eyes are red and I have swelling everywhere. What is happening?

I have small, painful rashes on my back and legs. My eyes are red and I have swelling everywhere. What is happening?

Insect allergy?: Good morning,
painful rash on back and legs can be due to many causes. One patient developed such a rash after staying in a hotel; my diagnosis was bed-bug-allergy, as the rash was limited to the back of trunk, and back of legs, and the protected areas such as those covered by intimate clothing was not affected. Since your eyes are red and swelling everywhere other causes of need consideration. ...Read more

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I am having redish pores like puffy rashes on my cheeks specially under my eyes. And stomach pain and I puked. Face turned red What is it?

I am having redish pores like puffy rashes on my cheeks specially under my eyes. And stomach pain and I puked. Face turned red What is it?

Doctor can evaluate: Getting a face rash, and then a tummy and and vomiting, can be due to a variety of causes. Possibilities include an allergic reaction (such as to a food or medication), or an infection (such as strep throat or influenza). A doctor's evaluation is needed to see whether the symptoms are related and to see what the cause or causes might be. ...Read more

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My skin below my lower lashes is swollen/red/puffy, worse in mornings. Dry, flaky skin under eyes and eyelids. Bumps on eyelids?

My skin below my lower lashes is swollen/red/puffy, worse in mornings. Dry, flaky skin under eyes and eyelids. Bumps on eyelids?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, however the puffiness under the eyes may be due to excessive intake of salt, try reducing your salt consumption. For dryness use an emollient like Vaseline.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I suddenly have wrinkly under eyes will rolls and puffy upper eyelids and a spotty rash like right cheek this happened in a few hours. I'm 22.

I suddenly have wrinkly under eyes will rolls and puffy upper eyelids and a spotty rash like right cheek this happened in a few hours. I'm 22.

Allergy: Sounds like allergic swelling, particularly since its in both eyes and not painful. Try cool compresses. If the swelling persists you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What might cause swelling in ankles, under eyes, and a red, purplish tint to fingernail beds? Also have some gastrointestinal trouble and pain rt ab.

What might cause swelling in ankles, under eyes, and a red, purplish tint to fingernail beds? Also have some gastrointestinal trouble and pain rt ab.

See your doctor: Your history has listed hypothyroid and diabetes on insulin pump; in addition, your symptoms are vague and can be caused by so many things. I would recommend making an appointment with your physician to discuss your symptoms. That way they can ask the proper f/u questions and better understand what you are noticing AND they can examine you (which is an important part when you are c/o abd pain) ...Read more

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How do I treat dry, itchy, red, peeling skin on eyelids and under eyes.

How do I treat dry, itchy, red, peeling skin on eyelids and under eyes.

Eyelid Dermatitis: Eyelid dermatitis is a skin inflammation that occurs on the eyelids. It can create dry, flaky skin on the eyelids or an itchy rash, depending on the exact nature of the inflammation. It can affect eyesight if the eyelid becomes swollen or if the skin flakes off and irritates the eye.
This condition is usually caused by an allergic reaction. Treatment is a topical rx cortisone like Cloderm cream. ...Read more

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My 4 month had red rashes only on his face. Forehead, cheeks, and under his eyes. Can I use benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream?

Not advised: This will not help with most pediatric rashes, including hives. Although this could be a benign viral eruption, best to notify the pediatrician for advice. ...Read more

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My skin looks really horrible I have black eyelids and under eyes red acne marks puffy eyes everyone says I look old im only 18 Dull skin?

My skin looks really horrible I have black eyelids and under eyes red acne marks puffy eyes everyone says I look old im only 18 Dull skin?

Get seen: This sounds like a combination of acne, melasma, and perhaps something else. You need a good history, physical exam, a thyroid check and a dermatology consult. ...Read more

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My son who is 5 has red circles under eyes and unusually long eyelashes. He always looks tired but gets 10 to 11 hrs sleep per ngt. Allergy?

My son who is 5 has red circles under eyes and unusually long eyelashes. He always looks tired but gets 10 to 11 hrs sleep per ngt. Allergy?

Dark circles: Hi Lois! Dark circles under the eyes can be familial, due to inadequate sleep or from congestion under the surface from allergy or sinus infection (known as allergic shiners). Ten hours of sleep per night should be adequate to prevent this as a cause. Intranasal steroid sprays may help if this is due to congestion. In the United States, all but Rhinocort Aq are available only by prescription. ...Read more

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It seems as though I have a heat rash or heat bumps on my forehead & under eyes, the affected skin is rough, what can I do to get my skin back to norm?

It seems as though I have a heat rash or heat bumps on my forehead & under eyes, the affected skin is rough, what can I do to get my skin back to norm?

Allergies: This is a form of allergy called allergic dermatitis. You can use cold compresses and a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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Brown and red patches, painful rashes under my eyes. Stomach pain and I puked. Not feeling like to eat anythng from past 2 days. What is it?

Brown and red patches, painful rashes under my eyes. Stomach pain and I puked. Not feeling like to eat anythng from past 2 days. What is it?

Allergicresponse?: From the reaction, it sounds like you are something you are allergic to, and may have broken a rash in that time period. If the rash is still a problem take 1-2 tablets if Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every 4-6 hrs until you feel better and the rash is fading. Go see your doctor to find out if that is enough treatment and to confirm what is there ...Read more

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Woke up with puffy swollen ear, chin to clavicle rash, and puffy swollen eyelids and under eyes? First time this has ever happened. No pain, only itch

Woke up with puffy swollen ear, chin to clavicle rash, and puffy swollen eyelids and under eyes? First time this has ever happened. No pain, only itch

Allergic reaction: You need to see if physician. Because of the swollen ear this may be an early reaction to an infection. It can also be an allergic reaction to medication or perhaps a insect bite. Treatment will probably consist of a steroid cream and even an injection of steroid. In the meantime take an anti-histamine tablet that you can purchase over-the-counter. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more