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Dark circles under eyes

My son has always had circles/bags under his eyes. Today though they are abnormally darker. They look really bad. Why would this be?

What causes dark circles/bags under the eyes of a 2yr old?

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Asked by Mipsy at 11:44 AM on Oct. 23, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Allergies. They call them 'allergic shiners', and they are super common. My guy has them. Loratadine and Veramyst seems to be clearing them up.

    Answer by Jenny-talia at 11:50 AM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • try eliminating dairy from his diet.

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 4:27 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • Milk (dairy) and soy have all be eliminated for a couple months now (and we're eliminated for a year prior to these last 2 months, we did a trial).

    Comment by Mipsy (original poster) at 8:37 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • Two of my children have those too. They are usually caused by allergies. Mention it to the doctor. I hope you can figure out all he is allergic to.

    Answer by Aislin at 12:49 AM on Oct. 24, 2010

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