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What causes red rings around the eyes?

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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Red rings around the eyes, what are its cause and treatment?

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 (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for this. ...Read more

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My daughter has a fever and red rings around her eyes?

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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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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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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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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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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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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Should I be concerned about blue rings around eyes?

Should I be concerned about blue rings around eyes?

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

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My daughter has had yellow rings around her eyes for yrs. Now the color is gold to orange, only around eyes. Why? Thank you

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

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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! ?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Why do I get red rings around eye on skin after swimming?

Why do I get red rings around eye on skin after swimming?

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

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My temperature is 98.8F and I have a little red ring around the iris of my eye. Is this Ebola?

My temperature is 98.8F and I have a little red ring around the iris of my eye. Is this Ebola?

God no: 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

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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.

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

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My 9month old has a slight red ring around half of the iris in his left eye and it's been there for a couple of days. He did hit his face last week?

Sub conj hemorrhage: Possibly a broken blood vessel in the surface structures of the eye called a subconjunctival hemorrhage. Please have your child evaluated by a pediatrician or a peds ophthalmologist today for eval. Good luck... ...Read more