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What Are Some Causes For Red Spots On My Eyelids And Under My Eye
My 9 month old has red spots on and around her eyelids. The eyes also look a bit puffy at times. What could this be?
Irration of glands: It sounds like she has either dacrocystitis or blepharitis- both caused by irriation and inflammations of glands in the eyelids or tear ducts. Certainly start by using warm compresses to clean any drainage and use baby shampoo to clean the lashes and eyelids. Check with your pediatrician if things don't improve. ...Read more
For 6 months I have had red spots on my chin and around my eyes and eye lids also on my upper lip and in the crease of my neck. It gets dry and flaky?
I have two red spots on the white of my right eye, one under my eye lid and one on the right side, what are they? Should I be worried?
Benign hemorrhage: If the spots developed suddenly and are painless, they are probably just conjunctival hemorrhages. Eye rubbing or a good cough can cause them. If you are on a blood thinning drug like Aspirin or Coumadin (warfarin) they can get happen more frequently. The spots should slowly go away over the next week or so. If they don't, or if you start having pain, see an eye doc. ...Read more
Noticed red spots on skin around eye. I don't feel any pain or itchiness. How can I get rid of it?
Red spots: Please make an appointment to see an eye doctor as early as possible! ...Read more
Allergy?: You might have introduced an allergen into your right eye (e.g. after petting an animal then touching your right eye). If only the lids were involved, then a contact allergen is more likely the cause- in which case the symptoms may not appear until 24-72 hrs after the contact. Nail polish (before completely dried) is one of the more common causes. ...Read more
Conjunctival: Hemorrhages. These are not anything to worry about. They will resolve in a few weeks without any intervention. ...Read more
My baby rubs her eyes a lot...Especially when tired and has little red spots under her eye. They look like little red pimples/sores. Is it irritation?
I think its contact dermatitis in one eye once a week swelling with red itchy, dry, flaky, small red spots doc not diognosed but gave me 120mg histamine?
Red eye lines, red spots on the corner of eye. Play my phone a lot. Eye degree 500+. Wearing specs. No eye drops nothing else help please!
Depends how long?: If you've just noticed it now, and it's not hurting, and just red spot, make sure your doctor watches it. If it's spreading, painful, and you keep touching it, or related to possible dust orbacteria from phone use, or a recent viral cold, and no discharge, try using lubricating saline drops (without perservative).Then, have your eye doctor examine you fully. It could be just irritated capillaries. ...Read more
Mom diagnosed with chronic urticaria. No triggers found. Antihestamine doesn't work. Swollen eye or tongue and red spots and hive come and go everyday?
Current thinking: Is that idiopathic urticaria is allergy to our own tissues. Think of Xolair ...Read more
I have a newish (maybe a week) red spot under my eye. It's circular, about half the size of a dime. It seems like it's just dry skin but it seems odd?
What could be causes of small blood vessels breakages? Eyes, shoulders, chest, face, there are small vessels breakage and make red spots.
Red Spots - causes.: There are multiple causes of red spots (telangiectasia) of the skin including aging, genetics, sun exposure, hormones and medications. Sometimes no reason can be found. An easy treatment for these (excluding the eyes) is either a topical laser or fine needle radio frequency. They do recur over time. ...Read more
Benign papules: Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more
Have seen if lasting: These may be nothing more complicated than burst capillaries if you've used a hard grip, but if they last, the entity to rule out is a premalignancy usually related to hpv ("erythroplasia" and its family.) have your physician look if and only if they are stable for more than two weeks and are clearly not just blood vessels. ...Read more
When I have sex little tiny red spots appear they don't hurt or burn or nothing what causes that? (on my head of my penis)
Reactive Skin: This is an immune reaction to lube or to the fluids of your partner. It is most likely temporary. ...Read more
Red spots on tip of penis glads, almost inside the head. Hurts when touched. What could it be and caused this???
STD vs normal: Could be papilloma virus or herpes. No sexual activity as long as there is pain. Other infections can cause these symptoms. This could be trichomoniasis. Could be penile papules. Most importantly defer sexual activity as long as symptoms continue. Could be hair follicles if at base of penis. Could be yeast infection so have your blood sugar checked. Possibly STD. May need Rx. See urologist. ...Read more
My 1 month old baby boy has little red spots like blisters on the back of his head, he's had it for 3 weeks and its not going away, what's the cause?
Many possibilities: Proper evaluation of a blistery rash on a 1 month old will require an exam. There is a possibility that this could be an infection. Please set up a visit to evaluate the issue. ...Read more
I've developed red spots on outer corner of my eyes from tugging on them to do my eyeliner. I no longer tug on them, what can help to remove the redness?
Leave them alone.: Your description suggests that irritation from frequent pulling the area is the cause. If you stop touching the area, it will likely recover by itself in a week or two. But if problem persists, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more
Red spots head to toe, no fever, mild sore throat, my sock on leg was able to cause material impression on leg in skin like spots, ie red, lump etc?
Make an appt dermat.:
Schedule an appointment with a dermatologist that has computerised mole scanning. This can be anything from a simple Solar Lentigo to Lentigo Maligna Melanoma.
Your dermatologist will scan, or take a biopsy of the lesion and send for histological diagnosis by a pathologist. ...Read more
Broken vessel: A bright red spot on the white of the eye with no other symptoms is usually a subconjunctival hemorrhage otherwise known as a broken blood vessel just under the outer surface of your eye. It is not dangerous and will resolve on it's own in a few days to a week in most cases. ...Read more
Many things: Red spots can be caused by small hemorrhages that are common and benign. They can also be caused by small growths on the eye surface called pinguecula. They can be caused by vascular malformations and yes, they can be caused by episcleritis or scleritis which are intrinsic inflammations of the eye. ...Read more
There is red spot In my eyeball. I don't know what I did? I was itching it earlier but, I don't know if that caused it. What did I do to my eye?
Likely a bruise: By your history, you likely have a bruise of the white part of your eye, which is actually a thin semitransparent membrane with blood vessels surrounding your eyeball. It's elastic so that while rubbing your eyelids the delicate blood vessels may break and cause a hemorrhage (bruise) which appears bright red. This is usually benign & resolves in 1-2 weeks. Zaditor™ may help reduce itching; tears 2 ...Read more
I am curious. .. I had a red spot in the white section of my eye... It was gone the day after... What is the cause of this? Thanks!
Broken blood vessel: Most likely you had a subconjunctival hemorrhage or broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye. These can happen if you lifted something heavy or if you were straining. Also, a hard sneeze or cough can cause that. It does not damage the eye or cause any problems with the vision. If it happens again you should see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
My 5month old baby has a red spot in her left eye its been a day, it happened before and went away by its own is it a blood vessel? What causes it?
If it comes and goes it is not a blood vessel.
Could be a scratch.
It is harmless--keep the nails short. ...Read more
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
Not necessarily: Depending on the nature of the spots (are they blood spots or inflammation causing the blood vessels to be more apparent) it is less likely related to blood pressure. If the blood spots are in the retina in the back of the eye, however, there is a higher risk. See an eye doctor for a dilated examination, and have your blood pressure checked as well. ...Read more
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