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Dr. James Ridgway
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
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I have red spots under my eyes and they seem to be scaly and bright red when nothing is done to it. What could it be and what can I do to reduce it?

Dr. James Ridgway
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
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I have red spots under my eyes and they seem to be scaly and bright red when nothing is done to it. What could it be and what can I do to reduce it?

Red spots under eyes: You may have a condition called psoriasis. You should see a dermatologist for evaluation. Be healthy and be well, james m. Ridgway, md www.Larrabeecenter.Com. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Thomas Wolf
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
36 years in practice
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Swollen red spots under the eyes, treatment?

Dr. Thomas Wolf
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
36 years in practice
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Swollen red spots under the eyes, treatment?

Blepharitis-Rosacea?: Careful exam to achieve correct diagnosis ; direct therapy. Swelling ; redness usually symptoms of low grade infection-inflammation. Gentle cleansing with mild soap ; otc polysporin ointment can be helpful. Seek care if persists or fails to respond. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Alan Levine
Board Certified, Pediatrics
29 years in practice
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I've gotten red spots under my eyes. I noticed them yesterday, but i threw up today. I didn't cry or vomit yesterday. How do I get rid of them?

Dr. Alan Levine
Board Certified, Pediatrics
29 years in practice
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I've gotten red spots under my eyes. I noticed them yesterday, but i threw up today. I didn't cry or vomit yesterday. How do I get rid of them?

Time...........: The red spots under your eyes probably occurred as a result of the episode of vomiting. These are small blood vessels that have ruptured and will heal--as any bruise does over the next few days to week or two. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid
Board Certified, Endocrinology
36 years in practice
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My bf woke up with these weird little red spots under both his eyes. They were a dark red and no bigger than the end of a ballpoint pen. What is this?

Dr. David Sneid
Board Certified, Endocrinology
36 years in practice
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My bf woke up with these weird little red spots under both his eyes. They were a dark red and no bigger than the end of a ballpoint pen. What is this?

Can't see them over: The internet, but his doctor could if he visits him/her for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
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My baby rubs her eyes a lot...Especially when tired and has little red spots under her eye. They look like little red pimples/sores. Is it irritation?

Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
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My baby rubs her eyes a lot...Especially when tired and has little red spots under her eye. They look like little red pimples/sores. Is it irritation?

Rubbing eyes: Her eyes may be itching because of allergy, possibly from a stuffed animal. Pimples under her eyes are from the irritation. ...Read more

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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What are some causes for red spots on my eyelids and under my eye?

Dr. Bac Nguyen
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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What are some causes for red spots on my eyelids and under my eye?

Rash?: Some skin rash secondary to make up use, eczema, dermatitis etc....You should provide more specific info...Such as how long you have had this, what makes it worse or better, any new skincare/make up product? ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Wu
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
17 years in practice
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Sometimes I see red spots when I close my eyes. Is this normal?

Dr. Theodore Wu
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
17 years in practice
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Sometimes I see red spots when I close my eyes. Is this normal?

Red spots: If the spots last a short time, this is ok. If they persist, then call your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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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?

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. Katharine Cox
Board Certified, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
40 years in practice
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My 5 year old has very small red spots all around his eyes they almost look like freckles but red !! Want can this be?

Dr. Katharine Cox
Board Certified, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
40 years in practice
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My 5 year old has very small red spots all around his eyes they almost look like freckles but red !! Want can this be?

Rash: If he has been coughing or rubbing his eyes vigorously then they may be small bruises called petechiae. If he is otherwise sick, he should see his doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
42 years in practice
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What causes tiny little red spots on skin near my eyes?

Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
42 years in practice
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What causes tiny little red spots on skin near my eyes?

May be cherry: Angioma. Of no medical consequence, see a dermatologist or oculoplastic surgeon for more details and help. ...Read more

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