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Doctor insights on: What Could Cause Dark Skin Around Eyes

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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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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 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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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 (loratadine) or allegra. ...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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What causes eyes to itch and water constantly.? Skin around eyes are very sore and chapped

What causes eyes to itch and water constantly.? Skin around eyes are very sore and chapped

Blepharitis: Could be obstructed oil glands at the edges of your eyelids. Schedule an appointment with an eye md, but in the meantime begin warm compresses to your eyelids several times a day. ...Read more

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I have dark circles (hereditary?) and thin skin on face and around eyes. What can I do to help this and get rid of the dark circles without surgeries?

I have dark circles (hereditary?) and thin skin on face and around eyes. What can I do to help this and get rid of the dark circles without surgeries?

Dark circles eyes: 19 F: I have dark circles (hereditary?) and thin skin on face and around eyes. What can I do to help this and get rid of the dark circles without surgeries? ANS: Off the top of my head I would recommend sleeping more. But discuss with your Drs. See what they suggest. ...Read more

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Black male, 26, wiped 2 hard under eyes while washing his face, left dark skin under eye. Will light use of HydroQ. 4% & Tretinoin hurt? Ochronosis?

Black male, 26, wiped 2 hard under eyes while washing his face, left dark skin under eye. Will light use of HydroQ. 4% & Tretinoin hurt? Ochronosis?

Don't use. See eye: Doctor instead! Using bleaching strong agents like that is the wrong approach unless you purposely want hypo pigmented areas on top of having dark lines. Have the opthalmologist refer you to the oculoplastics Dr., who can examine your eyelid and recommend care. It may just be post-inflammatory hypopigmentation. Retinoids are too irritating and dangerous to use so close to the eye!Seek prof. help! ...Read more

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Would zioptan have same side effects as travatan? Use travatan and have red eye, start of eye color change, dark skin & loss of fat in orbital sulcus.

Would zioptan have same side effects as travatan? Use travatan and have red eye, start of eye color change, dark skin & loss of fat in orbital sulcus.

Same family of drops: Zioptan is. Preservative free, it should not cause the redness you see with travatan. Redness is most prevalent with travatan than any other of the drops of the same family. Sounds like the preservative free drops are your best bet. They all cause eyelash growth and iris color changes. ...Read more

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My face always look like tired becuase under my eyes is deep . Can you say me a good product for skin around eyes.

My face always look like tired becuase under my eyes is  deep . Can you say me a good product for skin around eyes.

First, make: Sure you are getting enough sleep- at least 8 hours every might ; be sure you are not suffering from allergies. The skin under the eyes is very thin making you look tired ; years older. You need to firm, tone ; moisturize the areas around your eye. You cannot go wrong w estée lauder, neutrogena, oil of olay, loreal, clarin products or any other brand that suits your needs. ...Read more

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What should I do for my skin? Fine lines around eyes and nose

What should I do for my skin? Fine lines around eyes and nose

Cosmetic issue: We all develop fine lines especially on the face as we age and more so in pale, thin skin or skin over-exposed to sunlight. There are remedies available from a cosmetologist for temporary disguise of fine lines. A cosmetic surgeon can be consulted for consideration of the use of Botox or surgical correction. ...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