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What Could Cause Dark Skin Around Eyes
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
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
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
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
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?
Causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. Eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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