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Is it possible for one to get eye floaters from pain?

Is it possible for one to get eye floaters from pain?

1/: No. Floaters do not cause pain.. However, you should see your ophthalmologist for this, as it is a signal that you may have a tear in your retinal, which may require treatment with a laser. ...Read more

Dr. Keshav Narain
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Floaters (Definition)

Floaters are transparent shapes that can sometimes seen floating in the visual field and are due to deposits in the fluid of the eye. They can be normal or ...Read more


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Could I have fms my body aches all over no motivation eye floaters chest pain gland swelling headaches joint pain dry eyes major anxiety .... Help?

Could I have fms my body aches all over no motivation eye floaters chest pain gland swelling headaches joint pain dry eyes major anxiety .... Help?

Possibly: Your description sounds like your anxiety is manifesting as multiple physical complaints. You should see a mental health professional to get your anxiety under control. If you symptoms worsen, you may need to see a regular doctor as well. ...Read more

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Eye floaters and neck pain. What could this be?

Eye floaters and neck pain. What could this be?

Possible migraine: The two symptoms are probably unrelated, but eye symptoms, like flashing lights, followed by a headache are often ocular migraine. Floaters in a 16 year old are unusual unless you are very near sighted. In any event, you should see an Ophthalmologist to rule out retinal tears or retinal detachment. ...Read more

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Sinusitis, chest pain, eye floaters, headache joint pain, bad circulation, constant flu. Work as laser technician, two colleagues have lymphoma. We have extraction but i still breathe in fumes. ?

Sinusitis, chest pain, eye floaters, headache joint pain, bad circulation, constant flu. Work as laser technician, two colleagues have lymphoma. We have extraction but i still breathe in fumes. ?

A lot of symptoms!: You need a medical workup to try to sort out all of these issues. I would suggest you seek a doc who will take your issues seriously and pursue a workup consisting of a thorough history and physical exam, as well as laboratory and possibly some imaging studies. You have too many issues going on to venture any useful answers without the process that i mentioned. ...Read more

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Have IIH. Constant eye pain, floaters, grey/white sparkles in periph.Right ear pain, green snot right nostril. Pressure at back of head. What is this?

Have IIH. Constant eye pain, floaters, grey/white sparkles in periph.Right ear pain, green snot right nostril. Pressure at back of head. What is this?

Migraines: IIH may be red herring and symptoms are more indicative of migraines. Try prophylactic treatment for migraines. Discuss with your neurologist. ...Read more

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What are eye floaters?

What are eye floaters?

Debris in back of ey: Floaters are debris, usually from eye renewal or condensations of the vitreous gel which fills the back of the eye. If they are located in the axis of vision, they may be seen in certain circumstances as floating objects in space like flying insects. If they appear suddenly or there are many or you have light flashes associated, then see your ophthalmologist immediately. ...Read more

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What causes eye floaters?

What causes eye floaters?

The Vitreous: The vitreous is composed of a clear liquid called hyaluronic acid and fibers called collagen. As we age the vitreous becomes less solid and the collagen fibers become more visible (synuresis). The spots you see are these collagen fiber clumps. They do not cause harm to the eye, they just get in the way. If they are very prominent and reduce visual function they can be removed with a vitrectomy. ...Read more

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Why do eye floaters exist?

Floaters: The vitreous degenerates with normal aging. Floaters/ debris occurs as it turns from a formed, to a fluid state. You should ideally be examined by an ophthalmologist or a retinal specialist when you have new floaters. ...Read more

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