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A portion of my eyelids (upper) is dark, why? I have dark circles and and about a quarter of both upper eyelids is the same color as my dark circles.

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Dark circles

Can be lack of sleep ,allergies, fatigue, .
It is the prominence of blood vessels from dilatation in allergy to thinning skin . May also be genetic. Consider good sleep hyginene, treatment of allergies ( both environment and food allergies so test for that). cool compresses ( not ice cold), f/u w/allergist/derm http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/dark-circles-under-eyes/basics/causes/sym-2005062

In brief: Dark circles

Can be lack of sleep ,allergies, fatigue, .
It is the prominence of blood vessels from dilatation in allergy to thinning skin . May also be genetic. Consider good sleep hyginene, treatment of allergies ( both environment and food allergies so test for that). cool compresses ( not ice cold), f/u w/allergist/derm http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/dark-circles-under-eyes/basics/causes/sym-2005062
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: See specialists

I suggest both ophthalmology and dermatology.

In brief: See specialists

I suggest both ophthalmology and dermatology.
Dr. Philip Miller
Dr. Philip Miller
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