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this is definitely not a bruise. it is a pink-purple mark on the skin below both eyes, brighter color by the nose. it has appeared in last couple of days. it is more noticeable when dd first wakes up.<br><br>
any ideas? it is very worrisome. thanks, mamas.
 

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Have you recently started solids? It could be "allergy eyes". I have read and seen pictures of kids who get dark circles under their eyes as a food allergy reaction. Just a thought, since it's beneath both eyes.
 

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My sister and I get these pretty bad during allergy season- 'allergy eyes' look almost like you got hit in the face.
 

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I have not introduced any new foods in the past few days, but it's possible the marks appeared before and I did not notice. I will tune in and see if any foods seem to affect it. also will check with dh, who is more familiar than I about possible plant matter in the air.
 

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It could also mean anemia. I'd say a doctor visit is in order.
 
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