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Freckle On Your Eye
A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more
Red eye lines , red spots on the corner of eye .. Play my phone a lot .. Eye degree 500+ . Wearing specs .. No eye drops nothing else help please !
Depends how long?: If you've just noticed it now, and it's not hurting, and just red spot, make sure your doctor watches it. If it's spreading, painful, and you keep touching it, or related to possible dust orbacteria from phone use, or a recent viral cold, and no discharge, try using lubricating saline drops (without perservative).Then, have your eye doctor examine you fully. It could be just irritated capillaries. ...Read more
Eye freckles: Eye freckles, or pigment spots, can occur on the white of the eye (especially in people who have more darkly pigmented skin) or actually inside the eye. This most commonly occurs on the iris, or colored part of the eye, but can also occur under the retina in the back of the eye. ...Read more
My eye itches and swells up, then white spots appear on the part of my eye above the eye lashes. what is happening?
Eye itching: Eye itching & swelling which white spots above eyelashes: usually due to demodex or staphlococcus blepharitis. Consult with us to get Rx to help you get better faster. ...Read more
Small yellowish spot on white of eye right next to my pupil about 3 oclock position. No vision problems. Serious?
My daughter has yellowing on the skin all around her eye. Not eyeball the skin on her face now its turning gold to orange color. Why? Thank you
Hard to say: You do not mention age or other areas that might be involved. It is common for toddlers to have a yellow tint to their ears, finger pads and some other skin areas due to accumulation of vitamin a from yellow vegetables. Light penetrates these areas and gives the yellowish tint. Beyond the toddler years this tends to fade. If she is not a toddler, i don't have a clue. Try being more specific. ...Read more
Can you get a wart that's currently located on your hand skin onto your eyeball, the eye itself (putting in contacts)?
Highly unlikely,,,,: This seems highly unlikely, however, it is a good idea to wash your contacts regularly, and to wash your hands when handling them. Best of luck. ...Read more
Uncertain problem: A difficult question to answer without an examination. A white spot on the "iris" is what you are noticing, but may be a white spot on the cornea. The latter could be a scar, degeneration, inflammatory pannus, infiltrate, etc., each with a different prognosis and treatment. It also will depend where on the cornea that this spot is located. If right in the center, it will most likely affect you. ...Read more
Keratosis: Most likely these are seborrheic keratoses - elevated, rough overgrowth of the epithelium common in aging. If you are young, they more likely are plugged glands in the skin in which the secretions have become dry, and oxidize on the surface turning grey-black. They can be expressed with a comedone extractor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: See an eye doctor to be sure, but there are normal areas of pigmentation on the eye and sometimes areas can look red, yellow, brown or gray. There are rarer conditions where the white part can even be blue! sometimes these pigmentations are chronic and generally safer and sometimes these are new and need to be monitored closely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your eye MD: You need to see your ophthalmologist to have it evaluated and determine whether surgical removal is indicated. ...Read more