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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Possibly: They could be allergic shiners.Get a more detailed answer ›
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