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Red Rings Around Eyes
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 (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for this. ...Read more
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
Severe sudden redness and sensitivity on face, mostly around eyes, followed by dryness. No sun exposure and no known allergies.
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
Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..
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?
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
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
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
Red dots on side of face and around eyes after migraine attack the day before - does she needs to do anything?
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?
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?
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
My son is experiencing swelling around eyes and eye irritation. The following also describe him: Discharge or mucus in eyes, Red or bloodshot eyes, a?
Infection: It is probably inflammatory or infection. You need to see his pediatrician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
Rash, (red, weeping, gold crusting) and swelling, itchy. Develops on scalp and eyelids and around eyes and in arms. Worsens with exposure to sun.?
Usually normal: Variant. If there is no pain, redness or blurred vision then rest assured. If the blue ring is getting bigger it could be thinning of the sclera. Take a baseline picture for comparison over time. ...Read more
My daughter has had yellow rings around her eyes for yrs. Now the color is gold to orange, only around eyes. Why? Thank you
Eye exam: She should have an eye exam to evaluate these rings. If I understand your description correctly, the gold rings could be kayser fleisher rings, copper deposits on the outer edges of the cornea. This is found in wilson's disease, an autosomal recessive (genetic) disease due to a problem with the bodies ability to store copper. Copper builds up in the body and can be deposited on the cornea. ...Read more
I have red ring around both of my pupils. Been there for months. I don't know if it's eye strain or herpes related. I had herpes one virus right before eye redness. But no bumps or anything. If it's eye strain related to ipad use what can help? Any home
I've been wearing contacts for over a year now. But recently, my eyes get red whenever I wear them (red ring around both iris) please help! ?
Keep them out,: Use artificial tears a few times a day in both eyes; put cool compresses on the eyes; keep the contacts out of your eyes for about two weeks; are the contacts clean, are they one day use, or long-term use type? If the problem persists, see the eye specialist that prescribed the contacts for you. ...Read more
Contacts bugged eyes earlier, caused red ring around iris, took contacts out now eyes feel fuzzy for past hours. No headache or pain just fuzzy.
1)give it time: Your symptoms should have resolved by now. If you have more poor vision or pain, then call your contact lens doctor. Your symptoms are often from poor fitting contact lenses and removing them is the #1 treatment. And another exam is needed. Keep us posted. Dr.Sibley ...Read more
Son went on a 2 day cleaning spree with bleach, yesterday had red rings round eyes today has what seems to be a film coming over on one eye?
See A Doctor Now: It is probable that your son got bleach in his eyes which can cause severe irritation and chemical burns to skin/soft tissues; vision can be damaged as well. Your son requires immediate care to avoid serious consequences. Please see your doctor now or go to an emergency room now. ...Read more
I'm recently seeing red ring around my eye And I wear contacts for almost two years now never had this problem but now I see it. I'm not sure what it is?
Ciliary flush: The red ring is called a ciliary flush and it is caused by inflammation in the cornea, the clear crystal over the colored part of the eye, or inside the eye. Most likely it is due to your contact lens. Try leaving out the lens and see if the ring goes away. Then check with your eye doctor so he/she can find the problem. ...Read more
Tight Goggles: Tight goggles can definitely cause this. Or allergy to the rubber compound of the goggles. Try different brand and looser ones. ...Read more
Hi, it is possible that you have subconjunctival hemorrhage, also 98.8 is not fever, relax, there is no case of Ebola in USA. The most common symptoms of Ebola is fever, headache, diarrhea, vomiting, weakness and joint pain.
I've attached a pic of Subconjuctival hemorrhage, if your redness looks like that then don't worry, it will go away by itself otherwise see a doctor for red eye. ...Read more
Hi, I'm just wondering if you can help me, I've been suffering with server headaches and it's giving me a red ring around my iris in my eye.
Problem inside eye: The headache might be secondary to an inflammation inside the eye termed uveitis which can cause the red ring you have noticed. If the vision is down and the eye is light sensitive you should see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible to rule out this potentially vision threatening condition. ...Read more
My temperature is 98.8F and I have a little red ring around the iris of my eye. Is this Ebola? FYI I also wear contacts.
No: If you haven't been to West Africa, no worries. ...Read more