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What Is Cherry Red Spots On Retina
Arterial occlusion: The most common cause of this is when the central retinal artery becomes occluded. The retinal ganglion cells in this case swell from anoxic edema but there are no such cells at the fovea, so the red circulation underneath the retina appears as a cherry red spot. This can also occur in inherited lipid storage diseases such as Niemann-Pick disease. ...Read more
I've developed a number of red spots which I think are cherry angiomas over the past month or so, should I be worried?
Angiomas: Cherry Angiomas by themselves are benign and can easily be treated with a laser to remove. However, new onset of these lesions may represent normal aging, hormone changes, and sometimes liver problems. It would be a good idea to see your doctor to make sure there is no underlying issues. ...Read more
Cherry angioma: And does not blanch with pressure. Could be. If we do 2nd opinion you can send pictures which will help a lot. ...Read more
I have lots of angiokeratomas on my thighs & arms. Most are cherry red but some spots are a light brown color. Can angiokeratomas be brown/flesh color?
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
Noticed red spots on skin around eye. I don't feel any pain or itchiness. How can I get rid of it?
Red spots: Please make an appointment to see an eye doctor as early as possible! ...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
My baby rubs her eyes a lot...Especially when tired and has little red spots under her eye. They look like little red pimples/sores. Is it irritation?
I think its contact dermatitis in one eye once a week swelling with red itchy, dry, flaky, small red spots doc not diognosed but gave me 120mg histamine?
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
For 6 months I have had red spots on my chin and around my eyes and eye lids also on my upper lip and in the crease of my neck. It gets dry and flaky?
I woke up with red spots around mu eye. But now it is swelling and there is irritation.i thought it was a ruptured blood vessel after yesterdays gym?
Send photo: Most likely is a subconjunctival hemorrhage.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mom diagnosed with chronic urticaria. No triggers found. Antihestamine doesn't work. Swollen eye or tongue and red spots and hive come and go everyday?
Where: Cherry red spot is a term used in the retina after the central retinal artery occlusion. If some one has this the person needs immediate medical attention by both eye doc and internal med doc. The source for emboli could be carotid or cardiac (heart). The person needs echo cardiogram and carotid doppler. ...Read more
I'm getting a clear discharge after ejaculation with redness at the tip and if not washed after red spots sometimes appear, been tested all negative?
I have some red spots on my face I don't know what it is and I tried everything but the redness won't go a way.
The treatment: is determined by the cause. Encourage dermatological evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
Possibilities: There is a possibility that it can be a sexualy transmitted disease but another possibility is pearly papules (photos can be seen using search engine - i.e. google images). These are benign not contagious and common so possibly nothing to worry about. If there is any question as to the cause see your MD. ...Read more
I have red spots across my abdomen which aren't itchy as well as to big concentrations of redness on the lower ab.
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