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When I blink I see a black spot?

When I blink I see a black spot?

Doctor can evaluate: If a new vision symptom pops up, one should see his primary care doctor and/or an ophthalmologist (eye doctor). Vision is so important, so it is good to have a doctor get the whole story and examine the eyes. It may or may not be something to worry about, but one cannot tell without an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I see a red spot when i close my eyes?

Why do I see a red spot when i close my eyes?

After images: After we close our eyes, especially in brightly lit environments, we will see images of what we were looking at for a short period of time. This is due to the fact that our retinal pigments have been stimulated by the lights and take some time to recover from those lights. You are noticing the residual images from this. ...Read more

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What can I do if I see a spot in my vision when I blink?

What can I do if I see a spot in my vision when I blink?

See an Eye MD: It probably is just a floater but you should have an exam by and eye md to be sure it is not something more significant. After i had cataract surgery, i had my floaters removed surgically. ...Read more

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When I blink, I see a black spot in the corner of my left eye. Should I be worried?

When I blink, I see a black spot in the corner of my left eye. Should I be worried?

Floater: If the black spot moves with blinks, then it's likely in the vitreous. If not new and only one without flashes or decreased vision, may not be anything serious. If it's a fixed black spot, then should be checked out for a potential retinal or brain problem. ...Read more

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Why do I see black spots in my eye when i cough?

Why do I see black spots in my eye when i cough?

Floaters: You are likely seeing floaters or thickening in the vitreous jelly inside the eye which move around after you move your help quickly with coughing. If the floaters are new, you should see an eye doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a moving black spot in my right eye. It's small but annoying when i move my eye around. Will it go away or do I need to see a doc? I am 22.

I have a moving black spot in my right eye. It's small but annoying when i move my eye around. Will it go away or do I need to see a doc? I am 22.

Need to see MD: It sounds like you have a new-onset floater. This is part of a natural occurrence called posterior vitreous detachment, where the gel inside the eye separates off from the retina, sometimes forming visible clumps in the process. Because this process can sometimes cause tears in the peripheral retina which can lead to retinal detachment (a vision-threatening thing), you should be seen asap. ...Read more

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When i pull my eyelid down i see a yellow color?

When i pull my eyelid down i see a yellow color?

Yellowish plaque: Yellowish color on the white of the eye can indicate inflammation, tissue degeneration or cholesterol deposition. If not associated with pain or vision change this can be observed. If there is discomfort then it can be treated. ...Read more

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I Have a dark spot next to mt thumb when i presure it , it doesnt hurt?

I Have a dark spot next to mt thumb when i presure it , it doesnt hurt?

Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, & we expect it of you! List any meds you take, & any chronic medical problems, too. ...Read more

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I have a little black dot on my nipple, it's like a stone and hurts when I touch it. What shall I do?

I have a little black dot on my nipple, it's like a stone and hurts when I touch it. What shall I do?

Duct: Likely some type of duct obstructed. Warm moist compresses and gentle message should relieve the obstruction. If the area worsens, gets red or you have fever get checked. ...Read more

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I noticed a red spot in my iris after i i took out my contact lenses,what should i do?

I noticed a red spot in my iris after i i took out my contact lenses,what should i do?

Submit a photo: I don' want to guess at what you are trying to describe. Pleas submit a photo. Thanks. ...Read more

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I am seeing a tiny black spot from my left eye when focusing in bright light. Should I be worried?

I am seeing a tiny black spot from my left eye when focusing in bright light. Should I be worried?

Probably floater : Your description sounds like a vitreous floater. As long as your visual acuity is not altered, I would recommend scheduling a routine eye examination. However, if your vision has been affected or if you have associated flashes, obscuration of vision, distortion, pain, double vision, then seek immediate eye examination appointment. Generally floaters are a normal development with aging. ...Read more

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I have a black spot eating my toe. What should I do?

I have a black spot eating my toe. What should I do?

Go to dermatologist: The incidence of melanoma, while still relatively rare in the foot, is becoming more and more frequent. Because melanoma is such a dangerous disease, it's important you get this thing looked at asap. ...Read more

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Hello, i have a white dot on my iris (near 12'oclock position) and when i blink it bothers/irritates me. I do wear contacts, happening for 2 days

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i have a white dot on my iris (near 12'oclock position) and when i blink it bothers/irritates me. I do wear contacts, happening for 2 days

Corneal ulcer: This is most likely (in a contact lens wearer) to be a bacterial ulcer focus on the cornea which appears to be on the iris due to juxtaposition. Remove your contact and seek help from the ophthalmologist to prevent this from spreading or deepening. ...Read more

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I have a red blood spot on my eye? Should I see a doctor?

I have a red blood spot on my eye? Should I see a doctor?

Bleed: This is a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. As long as the vision is unchanged and there is no pain, everything should be fine. If it is a little irritated, then you can use an artificial tear up to 4 times a day to lubricate. This is due to a blood vessel leaking blood and is usually without cause. Sometimes straining or blood thinner can cause this. If it continues to happen, follow up with eye md. ...Read more

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In my left eye I have a small black dot I have green eyes, should I worry?

In my left eye I have a small black dot I have green eyes, should I worry?

Reassurance : An exam will be best to assess what sounds like a pigment lesion on your Iris. Most of these are benign nevi or freckles, but if you are noticing this for the very first time, an exam is even moreover important. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a brown spot on my eye and it just showed up. I can't see it when I look in the mirror but when I take a picture of it I can see it. ?

I have a brown spot on my eye and it just showed up. I can't see it when I look in the mirror but when I take a picture of it I can see it. 
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Eye spot: It depends on its location. It's just like in real estate: location, location, location. Depending on where it is you will get different recommendations on what if anything to do. ...Read more

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When i go to the toilet it stings and I have like this weird spotty brown stuff on my underwear. I only got my period a year ago so should I see a doc?

When i go to the toilet it stings and I have like this weird spotty brown stuff on my underwear. I only got my period a year ago so should I see a doc?

Get checked/treated : Ouch! it sounds like a urine infection. If you do you will likely need treatment. Easy to check without difficulty. If you have a doctor relationship they may choose to treat you without needing an appointment. Bleeding can occur with many bladder infections. It is also possible you may have a vaginal infection as well. Get checked and be well! ...Read more

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I saw a bump on my testicle, kind of like a spot. When I examined it it went down and turned dark red. Am I in trouble?

I saw a bump on my testicle, kind of like a spot. When I examined it it went down and turned dark red.  Am I in trouble?

Must be examined: Cannot be diagnosed online without any photo documentation. See your primary care phuysician for a definitiver answer. ...Read more