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Doctor insights on: White Spots On Contact Lenses

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Clear bump/ spot Om cornea with no symptoms at all I'm not a contact lens wearer?

Clear bump/ spot Om cornea with no symptoms at all I'm not a contact lens wearer?

Under age: Your are under 16, so you can not use this platform alone, an adult may ask on your behalf. However, you may want to see your primary doctor who may or may not refer you to an ophthalmologist, good luck ...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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My eye is red and has a white cloudy spot in the iris. Contact lens out for 2 days but had to put them back in today. No pain just fuzzy spot looking?

My eye is red and has a white cloudy spot in the iris. Contact lens out for 2 days but had to put them back in today. No pain just fuzzy spot looking?

See eye doctor: If the white cloudy spot on the iris is new, you ought to consult an eye doctor immediately. It may be a sign of inflammation inside the eye and needs to be addressed without delay. If you do not have access to an eye doctor, go the emergency room of hospital near you. ...Read more

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Irritated and red eye on right side of iris to the corner, contact wearer, feels scratchy. No white spots or any ulcer. Worse with contact out?

Irritated and red eye on right side of iris to the corner, contact wearer, feels scratchy. No white spots or any ulcer. Worse with contact out?

Dryness is possible: A common cause of redness and irritation with contacts is dryness. Other issues are contact lens overwear and improper management. Are you removing the lens each night? Are you rinsing it well after cleaning before insertion? Check with the initial fitter of the lens to see if some changes need be made. ...Read more

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How do I stop cloudy film from forming inside my contac lens? I have been wearing gas permeable contact lenses without any significant problems. In the last 6 months, everytime I put my contact lenses on- the right lens gets cloudy and it has a film over

How do I stop cloudy film from forming inside my contac lens? I have been wearing gas permeable contact lenses without any significant problems. In the last 6 months, everytime I put my contact lenses on- the right lens gets cloudy and it has a film over

This: This could be a fit issue where debris is being trapped. It could also be the gpc as previously mentioned. I also see similar issues with severe lid inflammation and contact lens use - make sure you are cleaning your eyelids very well each day. I also feel patients that use make-up around the eyes need to be careful with contact lens use. It is amazing the amount of make-up that makes its way into the tear film. ...Read more

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My dr ordered a m r i, found 20 white spots on my brain, he says its m s u think its what it is, ?

My dr ordered a m r i, found 20 white spots on my brain, he says its m s u think its what it is, ?

Not necessarily: If you have history of migraine, head injury, high blood pressure or merely taking a variety of meds, could be better answer (eg, microvascular angioplasty). Ms is best diagnosed based on history and physical exam. The MRI is used for confirmation and treatment decisions in part. Get neurological consultation. ...Read more

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What are the white spots inside my baby’s mouth?

What are the white spots inside my baby’s mouth?

Thrush: Those white spots in your baby's mouth can be thrush. This is an infection with a fungus called candida that is common in babies. It causes white plaques on the tongue and mouth that can occasionally bleed. An oral anti-fungal medicine can help eliminate the infection, especially if it makes it uncomfortable for your baby to feed. ...Read more

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I have white spots. What is the best cure?

I have white spots. What is the best cure?

Where? What? Etc.: You didn't mention where you have them? What size? How many? For how long? Any other symptoms, either locally or the rest of your body. There is not enough information to even try to answer so general a question. Why don't you repost your question with more information. ...Read more

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What is it when you have white spots on ur back?

What is it when you have white spots on ur back?

Tinea Versicolor: Most likely it's tinea versicolor, a fungal infection blocking uv light and turning skin color of the lesion site into "white". ...Read more

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Getting white spots on the skin?

Getting white spots on the skin?

Several Causes: White spots on skin have many causes. In folks older than 40, the main cause is sun damage called " idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis". It happes mostly on the forearms and shins. Other causes include vitiligo, postinflammatory hypopigmentation, medication or chemical leukoderma, and finally hypopigmented mycosis fungoides (a type of skin lymphoma). I would have you see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why do I have white spots on my foreskin?

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Why do I have white spots on my foreskin?

Here are some. ..: Do white spots look like millet? If so and without long foreskin-related inflammation, they most likely represent hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles, which are harmless & require no Rx at all. Nonetheless, without a direct look, a prefect Dx is hard to come by. So, seek professional evaluation & counseling timely. ...Read more

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Are sunburned little white spots on shoulders normal?

Are sunburned little white spots on shoulders normal?

No: This probably is tinea versicolor which is a infection caused by a yeast-like organism which lives on the skin. Sun exposure can active an infectiion which causes bleaching of the skin. ...Read more

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What are white spots on your tonils has been there a week

What are white spots on your tonils has been there a week

There: There are a few different things that could be going on here:

- chronic/recurrent bacterial infections with non-strep bacteria
- viral infections (such as mono)
- tonsilliths - also known as "tonsil stones" these are little pieces of food that become lodged in the folds of the tonsil. Like an oyster, the tonsil becomes irritated and coats these pieces in mucus until the pop out on their own (those are the "white spots"). They can sometimes cause soreness and bad breath.

If this continues to be a chronic problem, you may want to see an otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat doctor) for a more in-depth exam, throat cultures, and to possibly consider having your tonsils removed if other therapies are not working. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the white spots on my rectum area I just discovered?

What is the white spots on my rectum area I just discovered?

White Spots: This could be viral, herpes for example.
It could be fungal, especially since it is white.
Herpes should form blisters that break open and are painful.
This should of course be visually examined by your doctor.
An anti fungal cream might be tried first.
The best course would be to swab this and test for viral and fungus. ...Read more

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Do you get white spots on your mipples if you are not pregbant?

Do you get white spots on your mipples if you are not pregbant?

It is possible that: You are referring to montgomery glands on the areolas. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my penus like on the outside and I haven't got sex so what is it?

I have white spots on my penus like on the outside and I haven't got sex so what is it?

Normal variation?: Difficult to answer without an exam. In a non-sexually active teenager, white spots or small bumps on the penile shaft are usually just prominent sebaceous glands or hair follicles which are normal. If that does not appear to be the answer and you are concerned, recommend you see your doctor. ...Read more

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White spots no my breasts?

White spots no my breasts?

Fungus?: This could be tine versicolor, vitiligo-loss of color or even lichen sclerosis. The treatment would vary. See doc for evaluation and treatment, . ...Read more

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What causes white spots on face?

What causes white spots on face?

Could be: Tinea versicolor or patchy loss of pigmentation ...Read more

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What is the white spots on my nails?

What is the white spots on my nails?

Can be fungal: Bright white spots on the nail, almost appearing as if you sprinkled powdered sugar on it can be a superficial fungal infection. If the nail is a normal thickness, this can be the one type of fungus that can respond to topical treatment. ...Read more

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White spots on nails are bad. Right?

White spots on nails are bad. Right?

White spots on nails: Leuchnychia or white spots on the nails are very common. Most of the time these are caused by some past injury to the nails which you you do not remember, or from pressure on nails when having manicure, or due to allergic reaction to nail polish or nail hardners. Sometimes rarely it may be syptom of a mild infection. ...Read more

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Why do I have white spots on my gums?

Why do I have white spots on my gums?

White spots on gums: May be normal stippling of gums. Would have to be seen to be sure or diagnose other condition. See: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Stippling_ (dentistry) ...Read more

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White spots on my balls is it herpes?

White spots on my balls is it herpes?

Scrotal spots: Most likely no. The common sebaceous cysts that are oil and dead skin cells that block hair follicles on the scrotum are often brought to my attention in my clinic.

If the spots become painful then you need them to be evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more

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Would I get white spots after braces?

Would I get white spots after braces?

Only if...: Only if you don't follow instructions. White spots form from bacteria taking food debris, turning into acid, and the acid etches calcium out of the tooth enamel. If you keep your teeth spotlessly clean and don't eat foods that can dislodge your braces, you should be scar-free when your braces come off. ...Read more