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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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My 20 month old has sneezing, runny nose, red watery eyes and coughing. It sounds like the flim is stuck around her respiratory area? She has been given children's allegra and Tylenol. Doesn't seem to help much! Temperature is 97.4. How concerned should

My 20 month old has sneezing, runny nose, red watery eyes and coughing. It sounds like the flim is stuck around her respiratory area? She has been given children's allegra and Tylenol. Doesn't seem to help much! Temperature is 97.4. How concerned should

Probably viral: Child probably has a viral Upper respiratory infection. Usually takes 5-7 days regardless. If lethargic, not drinking, not responding, difficulty breathing, or fever returning then doctor needs to see her again. Children of this age group are incapable of throwing out phlegm but do a very decent job of coughing it up &then swallowing which actually removes it from the respiratory system. ...Read more

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What can cause redness in the eyes?

What can cause redness in the eyes?

Allergy, infection,: There are many causes including allergy, infection, bleeding, trauma, internal inflammation and surface disturbances like tumors and pterygia. The eyes may also be reddened by dryness, contact lens issues, lack of sleep and sun exposure. Your ophthalmologist can determine the cause and administer proper treatment. ...Read more

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What takes redness out of eyes instantly?

What takes redness out of eyes instantly?

Redness reliever: There is no automatic red out drops. Some over-the-counter drops can provide temporary relief though. You need to see any eye doctor to determine the underlying cause of the eye redness so it can be properly treated. ...Read more

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What are some ways to reduce redness in eyes?

What are some ways to reduce redness in eyes?

Artificial tears: Start with some lubricating artificial tears. Try not to use visine-type drops. Consider going to an eye doctor to find the source of the redness. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about redness in the corner of eyes?

Should I be concerned about redness in the corner of eyes?

Redness around eyes: Redness around the eyes is usually due to irritation, most commonly from rubbing of the eyes. As a first step, I suggest that you try lubricating tear drops. It can also be due to an infection of the eyelids themselves. In that case, I suggest that you see your eye doctor for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How do I relieve redness above eyes and under eyebrows?

How do I relieve redness above eyes and under eyebrows?

Likely eczema: If the skin is dry & itchy this likely eczema. If so, ophthalmic ointment with steroid can be prescribed by an eye care specialist. The oil from inside a vit e capsule may be helpful when applied 1-2x per day. If the area is just generally red, cool compresses may help. If allergic in origin antihistamines may help. If thin skin from aging, then coverup may be the main option. Avoid sun/wind. ...Read more

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How can I remove redness from my eyes without eyedrops?

How can I remove redness from my eyes without eyedrops?

Avoid irritants: Eyes get red because of irritation. So, you could try to avoid things like smoking or being in smoky places, avoid dry or dirty places, don't use eye make up, and get plenty of rest. If all that doesn't work, you may just have to use eye drops. ...Read more

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I have pressure around my eyes and redness what could this be?

I have pressure around my eyes and redness what could this be?

Pressure & eyes red: The most common cause of eye pressure and redness is dryness of the eyes. Other causes include allergy, eye strain, an infection like conjunctivitis or an orbital process like thyroid related orbitipathy. See your eye doctor to check out these symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there a way I can get the redness out of my eyes after I've been crying?

Is there a way I can get the redness out of my eyes after I've been crying?

Eye drops: As long as redness of eyes is related to crying only (and not connected with allergies, glaucoma etc), you may try any of the otc decongestant eye drops on an "as needed" basis. Delve deeper to find out why you are crying and then hiding it frequently :). ...Read more

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Been waking up with crusty/sticky stuff in the eyes for more than a week. Should I be concerned? No redness. Discharge during day.

Most likely: Blepharitis. This is an inflammation of the eye lids and lashes. If you have had this that long is is best to be treated after an eye exam by an eye care doctor. ...Read more

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My 18 month old son has had redness on the inside corner of his eyes for more than a week. It's only the insides of his eyes. He is also rubbing them.

My 18 month old son has had redness on the inside corner of his eyes for more than a week. It's only the insides of his eyes. He is also rubbing them.

Allergic eyes: Sounds like his eyes are either irritated or he may have allergies. I would suggest trying claritin (loratadine) each night or benedryl three times daily for a few days and see if his eyes improve. ...Read more

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Its ok if I allow my redness in my eyes to juist be and not use makeup or contacts?

Its ok if I allow my redness in my eyes to juist be and not use makeup or contacts?

Eye redness: If the redness does not subside within a day or two without the make up and contact lenses you may require specific eye drops to help this clear up. ...Read more

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What causes redness on childs eyes?

What causes redness on childs eyes?

Several things: Irritation from chemicals, allergies or rubbing. Infection can cause red eyes. The chemistry is an inflammtory respones that causes increased blood flow to the area. The triggers as mentioned can be different, ranging from antibiotics to antiinflammtories to cool compresses. ...Read more

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How can I treat chronic redness for eyes?

How can I treat chronic redness for eyes?

Redness is due to: Inflammation causing redness. Artificial tear drops are a temporary, acute treatment for this. An eye drop called Restasis will treat the inflammation and improve redness. Restasis is a prescription drop. ...Read more