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How come i always have redness under my eyes?

How come i always have redness under my eyes?

Eyelid redness: Blepharitis is caused by blocked up oil glands which lead to inflammation. Inflammation lead to bleed vessel dilation, fluid accumulation, and secondary puffiness/redness. ...Read more

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My 2.5 yo has some redness under his eyes. Is that the same as those when older people have black under eyes?

My 2.5 yo has some redness under his eyes. Is that the same as those when older people have black under eyes?

Possibly: Redness under the eyes of a small child could be many issues. The most common would be allergies or any other source of eye irritation leading to chronic rubbing. This is different from the black under the eyes of adults. You should have the child evaluated for the cause of the redness/inflammation so it can be properly treated. ...Read more

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My son who is 3 has redness under both eyes about the size of your thumb nail what is it? He is not unwell

My son who is 3 has redness under both eyes about the size of your thumb nail what is it? He is not unwell

Many things: Is the area round? Raised? Itchy? Scaly? Most commonly, this could represent allergies or seborrhea/eczema. Duration and associated symptoms/findings are necessary to further delineate. Best is to have it checked out if you're worried. ...Read more

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My 4 year old has very bright redness under his eyes and on his cheeks. He had his TdaP and MMRV vaccines 7 days ago. Are these related?

My 4 year old has very bright redness under his eyes and on his cheeks.  He had his TdaP and MMRV vaccines 7 days ago.  Are these related?

Probably not : If he was has having a reaction to the Tdap the time frame is off. It usually occurs 4hrs - 48 hrs post dose. For the MMRV vaccine that is a live virus vaccine. So if you're getting a reaction it would be because you're having a viremia 7-9 days post dose. There might be associated symptoms such as little vesicles around injection site, runny nose, fever,etc. if worried see his doc. ...Read more

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My 8 month old has fever congestion and redness under his eyes also gets tired after playing a few minutes with his toys or walker what could be wrong?

My 8 month old has fever congestion and redness under his eyes also gets tired after playing a few minutes with his toys or walker what could be wrong?

Needs to be seen: by his pediatrician, can still be viral respiratory infection, but needs evaluation, and possible some prescription medications, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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Is there anything we can do to help a baby's excema? My baby is 6mth and has redness only under her eyes.. Maybe vaseline? Or cream?

Is there anything we can do to help a baby's excema? My baby is 6mth and has redness only under her eyes.. Maybe vaseline? Or cream?

Hydrocortisone 0.5% : But use sparingly as over use may thin the skin permanently on the thinner skin areas like the face and groin. ...Read more

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Why does my 3 year old have red dots under her eyes?

Why does my 3 year old have red dots under her eyes?

Under?: You mean eyelid? Or in the white of her eye? Ask your pediatrician. I am sure they are probably fine but i would ask. ...Read more