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Under Eye Acne
My 2 week old infant girl has red swollen eye lid and redness under the eye w tiny acne looking bumps. I don't know what to do please help?
Take her to your doc: Don't fool around with your new born's eye. Take her to your pediatrician, or eye doctor. ...Read more
Home remedies: I do not know of any home remedies for these problems. You can try a good skin cleanser and benzoyl peroxide for the acne and get a nasal steroid for the dark circles under the eyes. The dark circles are the result of allergies the inflammation in the nose causes a back up of the venous drainage in the nose. This backup causes the dark circles in the eyes. (go bucks). Good luck. ...Read more
Apply heat asap: You may have stye developing; apply hot towel without burning your skin to eyelids. If you do this 20-50 times per session (hot towel in hot water over your stye (avoid pushing on eye); re-heating when towel gets cold (like hot towel push ups), it will open the meibomian gland and allow the stye to resolve usually less than 3-4d. See eyemd otherwise. ...Read more
I have little bumps on my eye lid and under eyes there the color of my skin . I have acne as well? Please help asap
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
My skin looks really horrible I have black eyelids and under eyes red acne marks puffy eyes everyone says I look old im only 18 Dull skin?
I hate my facial skin people say I look old dark eyes acne marks blackheads and red marks under eyes what should I do? It holds me back as a person
See a dermatologist: There are many cosmetic treatments availableGet a more detailed answer ›
Is microneedling really good for fine lines and acne? I'm 21yrs old& have acne spots and scars plus under-eye lines. Or should I get a peel?
Start with: Agree that at you age, you would do best to start with a series of peels and optimizing your daily skin care to include a lactic acid based cleanser, a retinol or tretinoin, daily broad spectrum antioxidant sunscreen to keep your skin healthy and reduce breakouts. Your physician may place you on a course of antibiotics to help with breakouts as well. Peels also improve fine lines. ...Read more
Painful lumps under skin by chin areas and it I feel pressure in my check area and under eyes with lumps. Is it cystic acne and why do my gums hurt?
Skin is way too much dry.Lips remain chapped.Skin is sensetive to tan.I drink lot of water and use face wash, but no change.Got dark under eyes n acne?
Moisturizer: Use amoisturizer on your skin virgin coconut oil works very well and you can be used as often as you like. ...Read more
Paleness, excma, acne, chapped lips, bags under eyes all go away after living on a diet of just soy milk and water for 3+ days. Allergy related?
Most likely: But you cannot survive for long on this diet and thus should consider adding back other foods individually at weekly intervals to find out the actual culprit . I suspect that milk is the most likely culprit and thus should be added at the tailend of the diet. Consult an allergist if you need any help ...Read more
Recurrent "styes" : You most likely have recurrent "styes." these are blocked "sweat ducts" on the eyelids. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. Use dilute baby shampoo to clean lids. If it persists, go for an exam. ...Read more
Avoidance: When applying acne cream, avoid applying near/around the eyes, and applying sparingly. Most acne creams only require a pea-sized amount of product for a face application, which is applied by dabbing (on cheeks, chin, forehead, & nose) then rubbing in. If your symptoms occur or worsen despite proper application, stop using the product & see your physician as you may be having an allergic reaction. ...Read more
Is neosporin bad for your face? Can it help minor acne issues? Can it also help reduce rincles under your eyes?
Other uses: Neosporin is a good antibiotic for cuts and scrapes. It has no effect on acne which is deeper in the tissues and the drug cannot get to the infected areas. It also will not have any effect on wrinkles or facial blemishes. Consult a dermatologist for a better solution to these problems. ...Read more
Flush out: Little harm is likely. You should flush out the eye with splashed water and liquid eyedrops if you have them. The eye can handle this well and by the next day should be normal. If not, then see your ophthalmologist but this would be very unlikely. ...Read more
I have a greasy skin and hair , and black circles under my eyes, also i had small acnes on my forehead.. What do you recommend me to do?
Oily Skin & Hair: This article provides some useful answers===>http://ask.Metafilter.Com/113505/solutions-for-oily-hair-and-skin. As you note from the article, there are a number of dietary and medical solutions that can help. Good luck and i'm sure that if you discuss these measures with yourmdoctor, you will be able to decide a good solution for yor particular profile. ...Read more
Only 17 my skin looks really old I have dark eyes and acne an blackheads I used to have really clear skin:( and be called good looking now I get ugly?
Plastic surgeons: Usually deal with cosmetic issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
See eye doc: You need to see your eye doc. Please place heat pack over the eye lid and wash your lashes with baby shampoo. You may need treatment pls do not try to pop it. It may cause a bad infection around your eye. ...Read more
Ocular Rosacea: Rosacea can cause:dry eyes &meibomian gland dysfunction. There are many therapy options: best to start naturally (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) & artificial tears & move up a "ladder approach" to antibiotic cream, otc artificial tears. More info at: http://eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-eye. ...Read more
Snake Oil: You are now 24 years old. Humans have been being sold snake oil for centuries. Our's is called 'anti-aging' products. Do you really believe a product you put on your skin can stop or arrest the aging process? ...Read more
I have small acne inside my both eyes the acne location is at upper eye closer inside what treatment I can
My daughter took tuff acne 20mg for 4 days and40 mg by mistake on the 5th day. She is suffering from dizziness , pain in eyes and headache.?
What medicine?: I can only assume your daughter is on Accutane (isotretinoin). The symptoms you describe can be associated with isotretinoin. My suggestion would be to consult with the dermatologist who is prescribing the medicine. It is not harmful to stop the medicine for a time to see if the symptoms go away but i would recommend you consult with your dermatologist first. ...Read more
I have really bad acne on my forehead, and it's spreading to my cheeks and on my eyes ? Is that even possible to be on the eyes ? How can I treat this
Basic Rx: "Bad" acne is going to require prescription-strength Rx, at least to start. Begin with topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid or salicylic acid and make your doctor appointment. Ignore all "pop" advice and "tips". Acne is unrelated to lifestyle or hygiene and there's no clear relationship to diet. It is not curable but eventually remits on its own for reasons no one understands. ...Read more
Hi i have been taking lymecycline 408mg for a month and half now for mild acne and my hair has started thinning out alot! My eye brows seem to be coming out too just wondering if this could be due to the medication as its never happened before thanks?
Hair loss : Stop the medication and see your doctor ...Read more