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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

Iris (Definition)

The iris is a structure within the eye that helps reduce the amount of light that reaches the retina. The iris is known as the colored part of the eye, and can be blue, brown, or any color or combination of colors in between. The iris is the portion of the eye that ...Read more


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White part around pupil turning blue/gray?

White part around pupil turning blue/gray?

Scleral ectasia: This could be arcus senilus as mentioned by dr. Fishburn, but a blue/gray color on the white part of the eye may be a scleral ectasia. This is a thinning of the sclera (white part of the eye), allowing the layer below it (the choroid) to show through. This is a normal aging change in some people. Also, a surface pigmentation (conjunctival nevus), could also give such a look. See an eye care pro. ...Read more

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White spot on white of eye?

White spot on white of eye?

Pingueculum: The most common spot seen on the eye is a whitish to yellowish spot on the nasal or temporal side of the cornea - a normal structure termed a pingueculum. It is highlighted if the eye gets red. It is benign and not a problem.. If the eye is persistently red, or the vision is down, or the eye hurts, see your ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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White part of my eye turn brown?

White part of my eye turn brown?

White of the eye: I am not sure why it turned brown. Some people have brown specks in the eye, which is pigment depositions, but without seeing it or getting more history, it is impossible to tell what's going on. Seeing optometrist or ophthalmologist might be helpful. ...Read more

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Lower portion of eyeball looks yellow?

Lower portion of eyeball looks yellow?

Could be jaundice: This may be a sign of jaundice. You should see your primary care doctor first who would check blood-work for an underlying condition, such as liver disease. ...Read more

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White part of my eye turning a faint yellow colour, why?

White part of my eye turning a faint yellow colour, why?

Iiver disease: This could be a manifestation of liver disease cause icterus. I recommend seeing a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Black spots in iris means cancer?

Black spots in iris means cancer?

NO but need exam.: Some people are born with spots on iris , seen in certain diseases like bushfield spots down's , lisch spots in neurofibromatosis , spots in sarcoidosis etc , does not mean they have cancer , if appears must see the doctor. ...Read more

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What is this white speck on the coloured part of eye?

What is this white speck on the coloured part of eye?

See ophthalmologist: This can be totally benign or a sign of inherited disease affecting other parts of the body or organ systems. This needs to be seen and evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...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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What does a brown spot on my white part of the eye mean?

What does a brown spot on my white part of the eye mean?

A nevus: most of these are benign, but should be monitored for growth and / or increased pigmentation. surgical excision would then be recommended. ...Read more

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Noticed a tiny white dot in top of brown part (iris). What could this be?

Noticed a tiny white dot in top of brown part (iris). What could this be?

Corneal issue: Changes in the iris are rare and usually accompanied by major internal eye issues such as inflammation or trauma. The dot you see is probably on the cornea and could be many things. If the eye is not inflamed or painful and the vision is normal, you can wait a while but if there is one of these problems then have an ophthalmologist look at it. ...Read more

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My pennis top part skin is red patch?

My pennis top part skin is red patch?

Psoariasis vs Staph: Without seeing this there are several possible problems. I would advise, as we always do here on healthtap when skin is involved that you get to your family doctor for evaluation. Skin is very difficult to assess over the internet. ...Read more

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Black dots on white of eye mean anything?

Black dots on white of eye mean anything?

Black dots: Black dots on the white of the eye can be many issues. Causes include foreign bodies, nevii, congenital pigmentation, oculodermal melanosis, topical medications, primary acquired melanosis, melanoma, or other issues. See an eye doctor. ...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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What is this white itchy spot inside my eye lid?

What is this white itchy spot inside my eye lid?

Eye lid spots: Eyelid spots or bumps can be anything from an "internal stye" to skin cancer. See an ophthalmologist and get an accurate answer to your question. ...Read more

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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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There's a clear white jelly thing under my eyeball???

There's a clear white jelly thing under my eyeball???

Possibly cyst, or..: You may be describing a conjunctival cyst or lympangiectasis, both are benign & usually will gradually disappear. Dry eyes & allergies will sometimes induce such tissue changes. You may try artificial tears or antihistamine eye drops for the above mentioned symptoms if present. If pain, change of vision, or different appearance, it's a good idea to see an Eye MD. ...Read more

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White spot on the iris, what is this?

White spot on the iris, what is this?

Brushfield Spot: Probably a benign connective tissue spot on the iris periphery. Should be able to make an easy diagnosis with an exam with ophthalmologist using a slit lamp or biomicroscope. ...Read more

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White spot in corner of eye, what is this?

Pinguecula: Probably this is a pinguecula which is a response of the white blood cells of the eye to an allergen such as dust etc. This may or may not progress to a pterygium, a benign growth extending over the edge of the cornea which has to be surgically removed.\ management is anti allergic eye drops or steroid eye drops. ...Read more