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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
35 years in practice
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What causes red rings around the eyes?

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
35 years in practice
645K people helped
What causes red rings around the eyes?

Uveitis: If you mean a red ring around your cornea it is called ciliary injection, and it is seen when the uvea, which iris is part of, is inflamed. Must see an eye md. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Bruce Saran
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
28 years in practice
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Red rings around the eyes, what are its cause and treatment?

Dr. Bruce Saran
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
28 years in practice
1M people helped
Red rings around the eyes, what are its cause and treatment?

Allergies : Allergies cause red eyes and skin. Cold compress can relieve the swelling and redness. Cetaphil or eucerin cream can help with dry skin around the eyes. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) or cetrizine (zyrtec) should be taken to stop the overall allergy. Over the counter eyedrops help relieve eye itching: zaditor is a good eye drop for this. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Board Certified, LASIK Surgery
13 years in practice
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My daughter has a fever and red rings around her eyes?

Dr. Jay Bradley
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My daughter has a fever and red rings around her eyes?

Likely viral related: This sounds like a viral infection but your daughter should see her pediatrician to make sure she is properly treated. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Smith
Board Certified, Family Medicine
36 years in practice
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Severe sudden redness and sensitivity on face, mostly around eyes, followed by dryness. No sun exposure and no known allergies.

Dr. Christopher Smith
Board Certified, Family Medicine
36 years in practice
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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
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
24 years in practice
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Redness around eyes and mouth. Hurts and itches, but then stops and turns red. Have had on corners of mouth since december, left eye for 2 weeks. Help?

Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
24 years in practice
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Redness around eyes and mouth. Hurts and itches, but then stops and turns red. Have had on corners of mouth since december, left eye for 2 weeks. Help?

Eczema: Sounds like dry skin and eczema. Try using a daily moisturizer and apply over the counter Hydrocortisone cream twice a day. If it continues see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Bradley
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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!?

Dr. Jay Bradley
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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!?

Eye issue: Your description sounds like allergic conjunctivitis. Try frequent artificial tears, ointment at night, topical and/or oral anti-histamines, and cool compresses. If no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. William Culviner
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
25 years in practice
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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..

Dr. William Culviner
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
25 years in practice
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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..

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. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
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My toddler has red dots on his face around eyes and cheeks?

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
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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. Alan Mindlin
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
45 years in practice
978K people helped
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Hi my son is 2 he as this red spots around eyes he as a cold and a bad coff?

Dr. Alan Mindlin
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
45 years in practice
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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
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
24 years in practice
337K people helped
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How to treat toddler skin that is red around eyes?

Dr. Neil Notaroberto
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
24 years in practice
337K people helped
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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