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Doctor insights on: What Do Dark Circles Under The Eyes Mean

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How to get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

How to get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

Dark Circles: Circles under eye can be from:allergy "allergic shiners", fatigue, genetics, aging. Lower lid skin is very thin so blood vessels under skin can make area look dark. Topical creams/fillers can help hide circles: only mask condition. What helps: 8 cups water/day, sunblock, hat, enough rest; avoid rubbing; makeup; facial plastic surgery when severe; allergist helps. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have dark circles not under but around the eyes?

What does it mean if I have dark circles not under but around the eyes?

Dark circles: Lack of sleep, dehydration, systemic allergies, hereditary pigmentation, and others. ...Read more

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Do the dark circles under my child's eyes mean he has allergies?

Do the dark circles under my child's eyes mean he has allergies?

Yes: (possibly). Dark circles under the eyes are sometimes called "allergic shiners." they occasionally indicate the presence of allergies, but sometimes are simply seen in children with fair complexions even in the absence of allergy. ...Read more

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For as long as I can remember I have had dark circles under my eyes. What does this mean?

For as long as I can remember I have had dark circles under my eyes. What does this mean?

Allergies: Could be allergies (eyelid congestion), lack of rest. Get some blood test for anemia, thyroid check (we call it metabolic panel). ...Read more

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I've had dark circles under my eyes for my life I think. But when I pinch the skin lightly, the pinched part looks lighter, normal even. Does that mean it's likely due to blood pooling under eyes?

I've had dark circles under my eyes for my life I think. But when I pinch the skin lightly, the pinched part looks lighter, normal even. Does that mean it's likely due to blood pooling under eyes?

Probably: If your skin gets lighter in tone when you put pressure on it that implies that some of that hue came from underlying blood. You couldn't push melanin containing cells out by applying some pressure to the skin. ...Read more

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Y do cancer patients have dark circles under their eyes? My 3year old jst recently developed them? Does that mean she could have cancer? Other causes

Y do cancer patients have dark circles under their eyes? My 3year old jst recently developed them? Does that mean she could have cancer? Other causes

Dark circles: Can be familial or caused by lack of sleep, allergies or sinus congestion. It would be very uncommon for dark circles to be a presenting sign of cancer in a child. ...Read more

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The Best dark circles under the eyes solution for kids?

The Best dark circles under the eyes solution for kids?

Kids&dark eyeCircles: Dark circles under the eyes could be from alck of sleep or even hayt fever. You should se the pediatrican if you think your child has allergies.
Good sleep is important for even toddelrs, so make sure the child sleeps atlest 10-12 hours in a 24-hour period and atleast 10 hours in the night. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

How can I get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

Cosmetics: Covermark cosmetics makes product for such purposes. You might consider cosmetic blepharoplasty by your local Oculoplastic surgeon ...Read more

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What would help get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

What would help get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

Depends on cause: Sometimes this caused by lack of sleep, some by allergies — a thorough evaluation and history is necessary. Try getting more rest — increasing hydration and maybe over the counter allergy medicine such as Claritin (loratadine) if no contraindications (talk with your pharmacist). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for dark circles under the eyes?

What is the best treatment for dark circles under the 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. Topical creams/fillers can help hide circles: only mask 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 help. ...Read more

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Need advise on what is the best way to get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

Need advise on what is the best way to get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

Cool soaks: Dark circles occur when the blood vessels beneath the skin show through in those that have thinner skin in this area. Allergies can make this worse. Use allergy meds as needed and try cool soaks to the area. You can probably make it better, but not get rid of these entirely. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of eye bags and dark circles under the eyes?

What are ways to get rid of eye bags and dark circles under the eyes?

Preparation H: As a conservative measure that you can do at home, you may notice temporary relief by applying preparation h to the area of dark circles. This works by constricting blood vessels under the skin. More permanent measures would require procedures ranging from chemical peels, to laser treatment or even incision surgery. ...Read more

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Does isotretinoin cause dark circles under the eyes? What could be done to treat the condition?

Does isotretinoin cause dark circles under the eyes?  What could be done to treat the condition?

Isotretinoin's list: Of potential side effects for the eye include, blurred vision, cataract, color blindness, contact lens intolerance, corneal opacity, decreased night vision, keratitis, papilloedema, photophobia, visual disturbances, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, dry eyes, and generalized eye irritation. Periorbital skin discoloration (dark circles) are not one of the known side effects listed by the manufacturer. ...Read more

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Can ambi daily moisturizer help with dark circles under the eyes?

Can ambi daily moisturizer help with dark circles under the eyes?

Possibly: Dark circles are increased pigmentation often from cycles of swelling, from rubbing or allergies, and from and increased concentration of skin due to looseness of the skin in that area. The ambi product or the fading version may slowly help to reduce pigmentation and even the skin tone, but remember the lid skin is very sensitive and prone to allergic dermatitis, which would worsen the circles ...Read more

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Can low progesterone or estrogen dominance cause dark circles under the eyes?

Can low progesterone or estrogen dominance cause dark circles under the eyes?

Allergic shiners: Dark circles under the eye are usually caused by allergies and are known as allergic shiners. I know of no relationship to estrogen or progesterone. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of hereditary dark circles under the eyes, without surgery?

Is there a way to get rid of hereditary dark circles under the eyes, without surgery?

Unfortunately, no: These dark circles are caused by fluid accumulation, an increased density of veins, loose skin, excess fat, or a combination of the above conditions. Aside from cosmetics which hide the appearance with the equivalent of a skin "paint", only surgery can improve the dark circles. If yours are caused by allergies, your doctor may prescribe antihistamines to see if they help. ...Read more

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How can I fix acne and dark circles under the eyes?

How can I fix acne and dark circles under the eyes?

Acne: Acne can be treated with various over the counter benzoyl peroxide products and face-washing. Dark circles under the eyes can be hereditary, but can be improved with a good night's sleep. Makeup can also be helpful in certain circumstances. ...Read more

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What causes dark circles under the eyes?

What causes dark circles under the eyes?

Thin skin: The skin of the lower eyelids is the thinnest skin of the body and the dark circles are just seeing your own capillary blood supply through the skin. They frequently are a familial trait. There is no known effective treatment. ...Read more

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What causes dark circles under the eyes, and any remedies?

What causes dark circles under the eyes, and any remedies?

Allergy and genetics: Dark circles are due to the thin skin under the eyes that can let blood vessels show through as the dark circles. Allergy can make this worse. Treat any allergy problems and try cool soaks to the lids. ...Read more

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Can you recommend what to do to get rid of bad breath and dark circles under the eyes that seem to be permanent?

Can you recommend what to do to get rid of bad breath and dark circles under the eyes that seem to be permanent?

Good OH and airway: Bad breath can be treated with good oral hygiene and perio tx. Airway volume may be the problem. Narrow palate often leads to malocclusion, compromised periodontal health (ultimately bone loss and bad breadth), most importantly, less airway volume (reduction of oxygen intake). Expand the palate in children has proven to increase airway volume and reduced or eliminate dark circle under the eye. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dark circles under the eyes? I've had them ever since the first day of high school and they seem not to disappear! Help!

How do I get rid of dark circles under the eyes? I've had them ever since the first day of high school and they seem not to disappear! Help!

Allergies: Most of the time dark circles under the eyes — "shiners" indicate allergies and in particular food allergies. My first suggestion is to stop all dairy and gluten and see what happens over the next 3 months. If there are obvious things that bother you when you eat them, then stop those too. You may also benefit form seeing a chinese medicine practitioner. ...Read more

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I'm wondering are dark circles under the eyes and vitamin d deficiency related?

I'm wondering are dark circles under the eyes and vitamin d deficiency related?

Dark circles: Vitamin d is does not cause dark circles. There are usually 2 reasons for dark circles. Volume loss underneath the eyes due to aging and poor circulation. For more information please go to http://www.Rejuvemedical. Com/dark-circles/. ...Read more

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Do heart problems cause dark circles under the eyes and fatigue?

Do heart problems cause dark circles under the eyes and fatigue?

Maybe: Dark circles under the eyes is usually caused by backup of dark venous blood in veins behind the thin lid skin. Besides causing fatigue, cardiac problems can make this darkening worse. Make sure you are under the care of your primary doctor and if necessary, a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Are dark circles under the eyes from increased skin color pigment or increased blood flow?

Are dark circles under the eyes from increased skin color pigment or increased blood flow?

Could be either: Taking any drops (like prostaglandins for example)? Allergies? ...Read more

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Does hydrocortisone actually help alleviate dark circles under the eyes? I read that some doctors recommend it, but I'm afraid it will thin my skin.

Does hydrocortisone actually help alleviate dark circles under the eyes? I read that some doctors recommend it, but I'm afraid it will thin my skin.

Better not use it: Hydrocortisone isn't recommended and not the standard of care for dark circles under eyes, or the shiners, which might very well be due to nasal or sinus congestion, hydrocortisone cream if used for extended periods without medical supervision can thin your skin as you mentioned, and worse can make it dark too, better ask your doctor first who might refer you to ENT or an allergist, goodluck, ...Read more