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dark circles under eyes in 9 month old

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Arabella36 Wed 24-Nov-10 21:00:12

My baby intermittently has dark circles under her eyes. She sleeps well (7 til 7 overnight as well as daytime naps). She eats a well-balanced diet. I never had dark circles until I was in my thirties! Has anyone else found this in their baby?

What do you think of this?

traddad Mon 29-Nov-10 12:29:00

Our son had something similar at that age, although obviously I can't say whether it's the same thing in your case.

We were told once when he was in hospital that it occured in children that exhibited a high level of allergic reaction to things, and sure enough, as he got older he developed asthma, although fortunately fairly mild.

Zoonose Mon 29-Nov-10 12:33:46

I have this, so do both my DCs (2.8 and 8mo) - google 'allergic shiners'. I had the standard hayfever, pet allergies as a child plus mild asthma - now for me is just a cosmetic concern! pretty normal i think - I don't think it's to do with being tired. hth

Arabella36 Mon 29-Nov-10 15:14:08

Thank you zoo nose and traddad

LeninGrad Mon 29-Nov-10 15:59:16

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samay Mon 29-Nov-10 18:56:53

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samay Mon 29-Nov-10 18:59:52

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wannabeglam Mon 29-Nov-10 19:06:23

I have heard of it in respect to allergy to wheat.

Arabella36 Tue 30-Nov-10 13:34:25

Thanks everyone

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