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What causes skin to flake and float in the air

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Not by definition: The common term "floater" refers to defects in the gelatinous substance contained in the eye ; occurs due to aging . Floaters have not been described... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
Ophthalmology 55 years experience
Traumatic floaters: Floaters following head injury may be serious or not significant. You should have a dilated retinal exam by retina specialist to rule out peripheral r... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 25 years experience
Concerning symptom: Floaters after a head injury are almost always something that needs further evaluation and possible treatment. These can be the result of a small amo... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Medford
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Annoying: Floaters represent a consolidation of the normal "Jell-O like" material within the eye, called vitreous. When light passes into your eye, through the ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
It could: Could be from floaters but I'd be concerned about concussion. Make sure you see your doctor.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
Ophthalmology 39 years experience
Granulomatous: Sarcoidosis or other causes of iritis/ uveitis. Viral or other infectious process.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
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Yes it is: Possibly a threatening detachment - see an OPhthalmologist urgently.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Liver imbalance: Yes, liver imbalance can cause itching, especially if jaundice is present. Floaters may not be related.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Anxiety: you have a lot of symptoms and i notice you have a another post describing your symptoms. i have a feeling you saw the doctor who told you he found no... Read More

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