When should I worry about eye bags?
Typically, under-eye bags are nothing to be concerned about, but they can make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. They can also be signs of some unhealthy habits that you should consider changing. See your doctor if you have swelling that’s severe, painful, itchy or won’t go away.
Is it normal for kids to have dark circles under eyes?
Kids don’t commonly have dark under eye circles but it can happen. Sometimes it just runs in the family. Minor health conditions like a cold or runny nose from allergies can also cause the appearance of a bluish tinge under the eyes. You don’t have to worry about most causes of dark circles under the eyes in kids.
What does it mean when a baby has puffy eyes?
Right after birth, the baby’s eyes appear swollen and puffy. This too has to do with the endless hours spent in the amniotic fluid filled uterus and then later having to push their way through a ‘rocky’ path of the vaginal canal.
Why do some babies have puffy eyes?
During childbirth, pressure on the face might leave your newborn’s eyelids temporarily puffy or swollen. His or her legs and feet might look bowed or bent — thanks to the cramped quarters of the uterus.
What causes swollen eyes in babies?
May be part of a severe allergic reaction. Allergic reactions to antibiotic eyedrops can cause severe swelling of both eyes. Swollen eyelids from insect bites, pollens or other allergies are itchy. Swollen eyelids from eyelid infections are painful and tender to the touch.