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Dr. James Ridgway
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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?

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. Christopher Crosby
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Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...Read more


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

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. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Alan Levine
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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?

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
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Dr. Oscar Novick
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What are some causes for red spots on my eyelids and under my eye?

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
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Sometimes I see red spots when I close my eyes. Is this normal?

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
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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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Dr. Katharine Cox
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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?

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
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What causes tiny little red spots on skin near my eyes?

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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