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Red Spots In Right Eye
I have two red spots on the white of my right eye, one under my eye lid and one on the right side, what are they? Should I be worried?
Benign hemorrhage : If the spots developed suddenly and are painless, they are probably just conjunctival hemorrhages. Eye rubbing or a good cough can cause them. If you are on a blood thinning drug like Aspirin or Coumadin (warfarin) they can get happen more frequently. The spots should slowly go away over the next week or so. If they don't, or if you start having pain, see an eye doc. ...Read more
Allergy?: You might have introduced an allergen into your right eye (e.g. after petting an animal then touching your right eye). If only the lids were involved, then a contact allergen is more likely the cause- in which case the symptoms may not appear until 24-72 hrs after the contact. Nail polish (before completely dried) is one of the more common causes. ...Read more
Ive developed red spots on outer corner of my eyes from tugging on them to do my eyeliner.I no longer tug on them,what can help to remove the redness?
Leave them alone.: Your description suggests that irritation from frequent pulling the area is the cause. If you stop touching the area, it will likely recover by itself in a week or two. But if problem persists, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more
Have redness in right eye bottom, irritated near construction debris. There a tiny white/yellow spot at bottom of iris, lids a bit swollen. Thoughts?
Possible infection: An exam is essential. As simple as your description is, getting "debris" in your eye opens up a myriad of possibilities. The fact of seeing a Yellow Spot on your cornea indicates either a foreign body with a possible secondary inflammatory or infectious process. Your eyelid has started to swell. You should go to a quick care center or an ophthalmologist to evaluate for treatment to protect eye. ...Read more
Depends exact place: Red spots around the eyes, could be due to a range of issues. If it is on the skin and not on the white part of eye, the conjunctiva, then think of dermatological issues. If it blanches or not when glass slide (or plastic cup) pushed down shows if it is petechiae (can be from straining, vomiting, viruses, fever, bugs, allergic dermatitis, chicken pox, etc) or vasculitis (more worrisome). See eyemd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 5 year old has very small red spots all around his eyes they almost look like freckles but red !! Want can this be, should I take his to the emergency room?
My 5 year old has very small red spots all around his eyes they almost look like freckles but red !! Want can this be?
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