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What could cause dark skin around eyes?

What could cause dark skin around eyes?

Dark circles: Dark circles can be caused by: allergies, eczema, hereditary, lifestyle factors like stress, smoking, chronic alcohol, nasal congestion, pigmentation irregularities, rubbing or scratching your eyes, sun exposure, thinning skin and loss of fat and collagen. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose mylofibrosis in early stages? My grandmother died of it, I am always exhausted, tired sore muscles, dark skin around eyes nasally

How do you diagnose mylofibrosis in early stages? My grandmother died of it, I am always exhausted, tired sore muscles, dark skin around eyes nasally

Bone marrow biopsy: A bone marrow biopsy is the best way to diagnose myelofibrosis. Signs that one may have this disease include anemia, an enlarged spleen, and odd looking red blood cells called teardrop cells (they look just like teardrops in shape). Myelofibrosis is generally not an inherited disease. An evaluation by a doctor can help figure out why one is always exhausted, etc. ...Read more

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Slight swelling in and around eyes, skin feels swollen dry and itchy, what could be the cause?

Slight swelling in and around eyes, skin feels swollen dry and itchy, what could be the cause?

Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies.This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin or allegra. ...Read more

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Could my allergy cause dark circles around eyes.I have itchy and running nose especially in the mornings..Help what should I do to remove bad circles?

Could my allergy cause dark circles around eyes.I have itchy and running nose especially in the mornings..Help what should I do to remove bad circles?

Allergic shiners: Sounds like "allergic shiners". Very frequently associated with the congestion of nasal allergies. Appropriate treatment of your allergies will lessen infra orbital symptoms. ...Read more

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What usually is the cause of darkened skin around eyes?

What usually is the cause of darkened skin around eyes?

Skin or vascular chg: Skin or vascular changes. As the skin thins with age, or allergy or edema the underlying vascularity shows through and can give this darkened venous appearance. A dermatologist or ophthalmologist may be able to help you. ...Read more

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What serious medical condition causes dark/yellowish circles around eyes?

What serious medical condition causes dark/yellowish circles around eyes?

Dark Circles: Circles under eye can be due to: allergy "allergic shiners", fatigue, genetic variation, aging. Lower lid skin is very thin so blood vessels under skin can make area look dark. Various topical remedies try to help but only mask the condition with no cure. What helps: drink 8 cups water/day, sunblock, hat, enough rest; avoid rubbing; makeup; facial plastic surgery when severe; allergist can hel. ...Read more

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What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

Eczema or allergy: Dry skin could be a sign of atopic dermatitis or eczema which is a dry skin hypersensitivity reaction. This can happen with irritation or contact with a cosmetic ingredient causing an allergic reaction. Using topical cortisone creams and moisturizers can help. Also need to evaluate your makeup to see if you're allergic to one of the ingredients. ...Read more

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My skin around eyes has become darker and more prominent. Is there no cure for it now?

My skin around eyes has become darker and more prominent. Is there no cure for it now?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can lupus cause dark circles and puffiness around eyes?

Can lupus cause dark circles and puffiness around eyes?

Yes.: Any chronic disease associated with fatigue and/or poor sleep can do this, as can lupus! ...Read more