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i have been told there is a black shadow to side of my eye

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
See in reverse!: The black circle you see is also surrounded by an orange circle. This is direct stimulation of the retina! but the world is seen in reverse so that ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doc: If the headache throbs and often associated with nausea, it is most likely migraine which can be controlled with various Rx medications. At times num ... Read More
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Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Floaters: You may have floaters in your eyes. See an eye physician and have a full exam (slit lamp) they can check for floaters.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Can only make a : A diagnosis after seeing this, can not treat without knowing what to treat.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: Cancer of the iris and of the surface of the eye is very uncommon. What you are seeing is probably either a nevus on the iris (is it inside the eye?) ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Yes: Makeup concealer can be effective. Otherwise you are looking a laser skin treatments.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Mong
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely a birthmark..: This spot is likely a small nevus. It is like a birthmark or beauty spot. Overtime it should stay about the same size. If it starts to get bigger, y ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Abscess?: An abscess requires drainage. Consult your doctor.
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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Get checked: Eye marks, inside or outside the eye with visual floaters needs a full check up. Consider Emergency Room or see an Eye Doctor immediately.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O CHALAZION: Your description is consistent with a CHALAZION . Apply warm soaks and seek an exam from your internist , you may need antibiotics topically and orall ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Melanin: Melanin are pigmented cells that can form freckles, moles, and rarely become cancerous.
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A male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Needs exam: A new onset brown spot on the sclera sounds like a pigmented lesion and should be seen by an eye doctor to assess for melanoma. It is not uncommon to ... Read More
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Dr. Lisa Abrams
29 years experience Pediatric Ophthalmology
Freckle?: It is most likely a freckle--is it on the skin or the white of the eye? If you can post a picture hat would be helpful but if it is growing it should ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
46 years experience Ophthalmology
NO: The sclerae appears blue when it is thin. What makes it appear that way is the deep layer within the eye, called the choroid. This layer is between ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Allergic shiners: You may have nasal allergies which gives you a stuffy nose.Your blood tends to stagnate around your nose. Thebolood shimmering through your fine skin ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Doan
19 years experience Ophthalmology
If : If you do not have double vision, then you are likely doing okay. If you're 20/20 in both eyes, your eyes are aligned, and you do not have double visi ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't Know: It will help to see a picture. But I am confused why you are waiting for 14 months to find out. I advice you see an ophthalmologist asap.Your eye is ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Go to your doctor: This should have cleared by now.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Dermatofibroma: Although i cannot be sure of the diagnosis without the lesion being seen, it is certainly possible that this is what you have. It is a benign growth t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisha Manek
Specializes in Rheumatology
Blue Sclera: Hi Amber: Inflammation, scleritis, can lead to blue sclera. Diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis are associated with scleritis (and eye disease can v ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Mole on eye: Send a photo as this will help us see if it is dangerous or not. Serial photos will also be needed to be sure it does not grow. Wear sunglasses & ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Need a photo/exam: Without an exam, it is impossible and imprudent to diagnose. Some possible causes could be cystic acne, skin cancer, parasite, and more. Any lesion la ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
28 years experience Retinal Surgery
Spots in eye: Until you have an eye exam, the spots you see in your eye could be anything from cataract to floaters to other possibilities. At your age, cataract i ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Pinguecula: This is a normal structure, more prominent in the middle years of life, which is the eyes form of protective covering for that exposed part of the eye ... Read More
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