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Should I be worried if my child has dark circles under his eyes?

Should I be worried if my child has dark circles under his eyes?

No: Dark circles under the eyes don't require worry, but may inspire a trip to your pediatrician to have things checked out, especially if the circles are a recent development. Some children, some families, have such dark circles and it isn't a sign of illness. But, they sometimes can be associated with certain illnesses or lack of good sleep. Again, if they are a recent development, get 'em checked. ...Read more

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Do the dark circles under my child's eyes mean he has allergies?

Do the dark circles under my child's eyes mean he has allergies?

Yes: (possibly). Dark circles under the eyes are sometimes called "allergic shiners." they occasionally indicate the presence of allergies, but sometimes are simply seen in children with fair complexions even in the absence of allergy. ...Read more

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I have had dark circles under both eyes since i was a child, but my right eye is significantly darker. I look like I have a black eye. Why is that?

I have had dark circles under both eyes since i was a child, but my right eye is significantly darker. I look like I have a black eye. Why is that?

Allergic shiners: You may have nasal allergies which gives you a stuffy nose.Your blood tends to stagnate around your nose. Thebolood shimmering through your fine skin will give you the appearance of having lack eyes. ...Read more

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I have dark circles around my eyes. I also have eczema problem. Is this a cause of my dark circles? What should I do? Help I am worried

I have dark circles around my eyes. I also have eczema problem. Is this a cause of my dark circles? What should I do?  Help I am worried

Dark circle: you could be having allergies that is making you breath from your mouth making you have dark circles. Treat your allergies with loratidine or cetrezine and see how it works ...Read more

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Which is safer for removal of under eye dark circles; palomar skin rejuvenation or silhouette tone ultrasound? Worried about thinned skin and fat loss

Which is safer for removal of under eye dark circles; palomar skin rejuvenation or silhouette tone ultrasound? Worried about thinned skin and fat loss

Steroid?: It would be difficult for you to get a satisfactory result regardless of the treatment have you consulted a pain management specialist re. Alternate besides steroid? Be sure that you get a bone scan to make sure you don't have osteoporosis as well. ...Read more

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My 5-year old son has starting having a bit of dark circles under his eyes. He sleeps well but is moody while eating. Should we be careful ?

My 5-year old son has starting having a bit of dark circles under his eyes. He sleeps well but is moody while eating. Should we be careful ?

See his doctor: Dark circles can be a normal finding, but can signify many things, including allergies, poor sleep, or other causes. If your son's behaviour change is new, this should be evaluated as well, since these findings may all be related. I advise you to see his pediatrician. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat the dark circles under my eyes fast?

Cool soaks: Dark circles occur when the blood vessels beneath the skin show through in those that have thinner skin in this area. Allergies can make this worse. Use allergy meds as needed and try cool soaks to the area. You can probably make it better, but not get rid of these entirely. ...Read more

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I've heard about coolaser which removes dark circles from under the eyes in under 15 minutes permanently. However, what are the other options?

I've heard about coolaser which removes dark circles from under the eyes in under 15 minutes permanently. However,  what are the other options?

Covermark: I have recommended covermark cosmetic cream for many years. Laser on the eye lids is a little risky and the results are a bit unpredictable. Suggest you go to macys or some other cosmetic department for cosmetic considerations. ...Read more