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Why do I have under eye circles?

Why do I have under eye circles?

Might be abnormal: Sometimes this is hereditary familial or eth, nic. Medical causes include sinus problems, allergies, tooth problems, medicine reactions orbital inflammation. You should see your primary doctor first for workup and evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have bags under my eyes?

Why do I have bags under my eyes?

Skin variability: The skin under the eyes (and underlying fat pockets that protect the eye) can become edematous from heredity, diet, lack of sleep etc.. ...Read more

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I have dark circles under my eyes. What can I do?

I have dark circles under my eyes. What can I do?

Dermal Filler: In most circumstances the dark circles that form under the lower lids are a result of leaky capillaries in the thin skin of the lid. This problem has no predictable solution, though many creams claim to improve this condition. In some cases, the circles are due to a deep indentation at the "tear trough" line between the lid and the upper cheek. Fillers may help to camouflage the shadowing. ...Read more

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Why do I have white skin under my eyes?

Why do I have white skin under my eyes?

Congenital?: If this has always been this way--then probably inherited. There are some skin diseases that can cause whitening of the skin. See a dermatologist for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have dark circles under eyes What can i do???

I have dark circles under eyes What can i do???

From congestion?: Make sure your nose is not congested. If it is, you need to try a steroid +/- a nasal antihistamine to see if it would work. If still having problem , see an allergist. Dark circles may also be a familial trait or from lack of sleep. ...Read more

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What to do if I have very bad dark circles under my eyes?

What to do if I have very bad dark circles under my eyes?

Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. If your treatments are not working then seeing an allergist for definitive treatment should be your next step. ...Read more

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How come I have dark circles under my eye?

How come I have dark circles under my eye?

Dark circles : Not enough sleep, illness, systemic allergies, dehydration, hereditary pigmentation (in darker skinned individuals). ...Read more

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What can I do about dark circles under my eyes?

What can I do about dark circles under my eyes?

This could help: It depends what the dark circles are from. Some people inherit them to some degree, but other times environmental factors such as lack of sleep or allergies of the eye/nasal sinus area can contribute. Try getting better sleep and addressing whatever allergies you may have, both in your eyes and in your sinuses. ...Read more

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Why do I have dark circles with white bumps under eyes?

Why do I have dark circles with white bumps under eyes?

Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. If your treatments are not working then seeing an allergist for definitive treatment should be your next step. ...Read more

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I have dark puffy under eyes how do I prevent that?

I have dark puffy under eyes how do I prevent that?

Nasal congestion: One study found that the more congested the nose is, the darker the circles under the eyes. You should consider seeing an allergist to found out the cause for the nasal congestion and see if relieving this issue would help. Some of the problem may be familial. ...Read more

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Why do I have yellow lines under my arms?

Why do I have yellow lines under my arms?

Yellow Stains: There are two causes of these stains. First, aluminum-based antiperspirants are acidic and contain compounds that can contribute to staining. In addition, sweat has trace amounts of urea (also found in urine), and this can contribute to the dyeing of fabrics. In general, a white shirt may take on a yellowish color, and dark clothes may become lighter. ...Read more

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I have dark circles under my eyes.. Can I use fae out cream under my eyes?

I have dark circles under my eyes.. Can I use fae out cream under my eyes?

You could, but..: I don't know any that work well. Some people inherit dark circles to some degree, but other times it's from anemia or environmental factors such as lack of sleep or allergies of the eye/nasal sinus area. Try getting better sleep and addressing whatever allergies you may have, both in your eyes and in your sinuses, and get a medical checkup if you haven't had one recently. ...Read more

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Why does my 3-year-old always have dark circles under her eyes?

Why does my 3-year-old always have dark circles under her eyes?

Dark Circles: Dark circles under eyes can be due to many issues. In kids, if there are no other symptoms (itchiness, weight loss, kidney problems), often it can be normal, genetic or mean the child has atopy (predisposition to allergies). Be sure the child is sleeping well and see a pediatrician for a general exam. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dark circles and little tiny bumps under my eyes.?

What to do if I have dark circles and little tiny bumps under my eyes.?

Dark circles & bumps: The dark circles are most likely familial or genetic passed on.The little tiny bumps should be seen by your local ophthalmologist and possibly biopsied for best diagnoses and treatm ent ...Read more

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Why do my dark circles under my eyes doesn't leave?

Why do my dark circles under my eyes doesn't leave?

See eye doctor: Sometimes it is allergy related and your eye doctor can help you. Try cold compresses. Try getting more sleep. Be hesitant to buy products claiming to clear dark cirlces because ihave not found a good one yet or i would use it myself. Sometimes make up is the best option. ...Read more

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I have a black color under my eyes what should I do ?

I have a black color under my eyes what should I do ?

Cool compresses: Dark circles under the eye are because of the large number of blood vessels in the area and because the skin tends to be thinner there. People with allergies will tend to have tese be more pronounced. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes hurt and get dark circles after I eat?

Why do my eyes hurt and get dark circles after I eat?

Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. If your treatments are not working then seeing an allergist for definitive treatment should be your next step. ...Read more

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I have dark circles around my eyes how do I get rid of this?

I have dark circles around my eyes how do I get rid of this?

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 help. ...Read more

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I have really bad dark circles under my eyes, so how do I get rid of them?

I have really bad dark circles under my eyes, so how do I get rid of them?

Concealers: Unfortuantely, there is just not much to offer. While a good night's sleep, perhaps with the head elevated on pillows may help, and controlling allergies may be of some benefit, cosmetic creams and concealers generally offer the best cosmetic improvement. ...Read more

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Im tired of putting foundation and powder to cover my black circles under eyes what should I do? Nothing works?

Im tired of putting foundation and powder to cover my black circles under eyes what should I do? Nothing works?

Cool soaks and rest: 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. This is genetic and not a disease. ...Read more

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How to get rid of black circles under eyes naturally?

How to get rid of black circles under eyes naturally?

Dark Circles: These circles, also called chloasma is a discoloration or pigment concentration usually under the lower lid, but be anywhere on the face, can be caused by simple familial resemblance. In the acquired types, birth control pill, hormone therapy, sun exposure are among the most common. I ophthalmology it is seen in pts receiving glaucoma drops called prostaglandin analogs (xalatan, lumigan, travatan). ...Read more

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Can you recommend what to do to get rid of black circles under eyes?

Can you recommend what to do to get rid of black circles under eyes?

Cool soaks and rest: 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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How to correct dark circles under eyes?

How to correct dark circles under eyes?

Dark circles: Dark circles under the eyes can be due to lack of sleep, allergies, age, or many other causes. Treatment of allergies if present and getting adequate rest can help some. Cool compresses 2 times a day and makeup coverup can be effective as well. If there is volume loss associated with dark circles, facial filler injections can be considered. Laser skin tightening can be effective in some cases. ...Read more

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How should I cure dark circles under eyes?

How should I cure dark circles under eyes?

Dark: Try getting a good night's sleep. This may help. Some people have dark circles under the eyes because they are inherited. For those folks, make-up is helpful. ...Read more

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I have dark circles under eyes since a baby?

I have dark circles under eyes since a baby?

Genetic: Due to factors when born, and genetically induced. Preagnancy complications. ...Read more

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Will drug use cause dark circles under eyes?

Will  drug use cause dark circles under eyes?

Glaucoma drops can.: Lumigan, travatan-z, and latanaprost glaucoma drops can cause dark discolarization of the skin of the lower lid. ...Read more

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I have dark circles under eyes What can i do???

From congestion?: Make sure your nose is not congested. If it is, you need to try a steroid +/- a nasal antihistamine to see if it would work. If still having problem , see an allergist. Dark circles may also be a familial trait or from lack of sleep. ...Read more

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Dark circles under eyes never go away, is there anything i can take for this?

Dark circles under eyes never go away, is there anything i can take for this?

Multiple: This can be metabolic, sinus, allergy, auto-immune disease or heredity. This also can be from multiple reasons. This needs medical evaluation to insure that there is not something treatable. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my eyes are very deep inside and have very dark circles under eyes.?

Should i be concerned if my eyes are very deep inside and have very dark circles under eyes.?

Dark circles: Under the eyes are difficult to eradicate completely. They're usually associated with eye fatigue or aging changes of the lids. There are some creams and lasers which sometimes help but not consistently. Discuss this with an ophthalmologist or dermatologist. These are often normal aging lid changes and there is nothing to worry about with them. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of circles under eyes?

How can I get rid of circles under eyes?

Reduce salt etc: Cut down salt, reduce allergen contact, check thyroid status, reduce TV and puter time. ...Read more

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What are some ways to prevent dark circles under eyes?

What are some ways to prevent dark circles under eyes?

Cannot prevent: 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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I need help getting rid of circles under eyes! please help?

I need help getting rid of circles under eyes! please help?

See doctor: Besides core specialists, aesthetic doctors can help. Dark circles are a combination of increased melanin, thin lower lids with visible pigment and vessels, gravity, actinic damage. You need a cream that has vit k and vit a. Vit e is good. Other things laser, ipl, dermal fillers, microdermabrasion, or concealer can help. ...Read more

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Aside from sleep, what do you do to remove dark circles under eyes?

Aside from sleep, what do you do to remove dark circles under eyes?

Cold compresses: Ice packs and cold compresses help, as do cosmetics containing carrot extract, or cammomile. Nothing really works very effectively. Pulsed laser treatments of the skin can sometimes improve the appearance. ...Read more

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Does putting on too much screen time cause dark circles under eyes?

Does putting on too much screen time cause dark circles under eyes?

Dark circles: The most common causes are allergies and hereditary dark skin pigmentation. Other issues can also cause this problem such as poor health, malnutrition, alcohol abuse, etc. Treatments include cool compresses, allergy meds, alcohol cessation, balanced diet, makeup concealer, dermal filler, laser skin treatments. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of deep circles under eyes, even if they're not necessarily dark?

How do you get rid of deep circles under eyes, even if they're not necessarily dark?

Dark circles: Under the eyes are difficult to irradicate completely. They're usually associated with eye fatigue or aging changes of the lids. There are some creams and lasers which sometimes help but not consistently. Discuss this with an ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more