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Can contacs cause bad eye infections with lil white spot on colored part of eyeball inside?

Can contacs cause bad eye infections with lil white spot on colored part of eyeball inside?

Corneal ulcer: A corneal ulcer is a not uncommon complication of contact lens use. It is usually due to a bacterial infection and can appear as a white spot that is on the cornea in front oif the colored part of the eye(iris). This is a treatable emergency and you shoulod see an eyemd immediately. In sme cases it can lead to blinding complications due to scarring of the cornea or expansion of the infection. ...Read more

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What would cause a gray spot on the white part of my eye ball?

What would cause a gray spot on the white part of my eye ball?

Normal variant: Need more info. How long has it been present? Getting bigger? Any vision changes? Most of the time these are not worrisome. Would need to see it to diagnose. ...Read more

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White cloudy spot on colored part of eye?

White cloudy spot on colored part of eye?

White spot: Based on the description, it sounds like you are having an issue in your cornea. This can be a sign of something serious so you need to see an eye doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What causes a spot in the white of your eye?

What causes a spot in the white of your eye?

Pinguecula: At your age this is probably a pinguecula , it may be a little elevated and have a yellow hue also. These are caused by uv rays damaging the conjunctiva, it is not malignant, use sun glasses at all times. ...Read more

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Dark spot in white part of eye..Does it go ?

Dark spot in white part of eye..Does it go ?

Depends: A red blood spot will normally clear in days to a week. A darker pigmented spot is similar to a freckle and will stay. One can also get other spots like nevi (moles) or even cancers. Go see your eye md and have it looked at. ...Read more

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I have brown spot on the white part of my eye?

I have brown spot on the white part of my eye?

Freckle likely: Most commonly this would be a "freckle". Because this is non specific it is best to see your ophthalmologist eye surgeon for a close examination to be sure. Size, color, location, stability are all factors that can indicate the type of lesion. ...Read more

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Small brown spot in white eyeball caused by what?

Small brown spot in white eyeball caused by what?

Nevi: Small brown spot could be a pigmented nevis ( mole) or scleral veins showing through the conjunctiva. If it increases in size or causes discomfort go to your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have a spot under my eye , what can this cause?

I have a spot under my eye , what can this cause?

Please clarify: Can you please be a bit more descriptive? The word "spot" is too ambiguous. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a brown spot on the white part of your eye?

Can be normal: Darker-skinned people often have areas of pigmentation on their conjunctiva (clear vascular layer over the white). This is normal. You may also have a benign area of degeneration called a pinguecula, which can be caused by sun, dust, and wind. Malignant brown spots on the white of the eye are rare and are usually found in patients much older than you, but if in doubt, get it checked out. ...Read more

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