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I have developed these dark circles over the last few years.

I'm 42. No known health...
I have developed these dark circles over the last few years. I'm 42. No known health issues besides maybe anemic, but last we checked it was borderline. They are darker than a persons normal dark circle. I don't know why??
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Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.

I understand your concern.

You can undergo further test like Peripheral Blood Film to diagnose the type of anemia.

The facial rash seems like butterfly rash.

If any history of joint pains further testing like ANA may be considered.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
What's ANA? Like R arthritis? How would that be related to dark circles?

Butterfly rash, is a medical sign consisting of a characteristic form of facial rash. It is often seen in lupus.

You need to be tested if you have any history of joint pain or body aches.

It can also be related to anemia as well.

Peripheral Blood film may be done to diagnose the type of anemia.

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