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Why my eyes are getting smaller? I have started dieting from last few days everybody is saying this is hapening to ur eyes bcoz of improper diet.

Why my eyes are getting smaller? I have started dieting from last few days everybody is saying this is hapening to ur eyes bcoz of improper diet.

They are not smaller: The sockets around the eyes are full of fluid and fat. When you diet and lose both of those the eyes move back into the sockets looking smaller. ...Read more

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Why do I get small red blotches under my eyes but don't stay there all day?

Why do I get small red blotches under my eyes but don't stay there all day?

Red eyelids: The most common cause for temporary redness of the eyelids is rubbing. I urge you to try to stop touching or rubbing your eyes. If you have irritation, check with your eye doctor as to a cause for the irritation. ...Read more

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Contact lens: are my eyes too small or do I have to get used to not blinking when I put them on? Something's not working.

Contact lens: are my eyes too small or do I have to get used to not blinking when I put them on? Something's not working.

Maybe not used to it: If you are not used to contact lenses it might be hard to wear them at first, but it should get easier with time. Glasses are also good, but they can also take time to get used to. It is good to be able to use both. If the problems persist, see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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I have small bumps inside my eyes and I get mucus in them during the whole day specialy in the mornings what does that mean?

I have small bumps inside my eyes and I get mucus in them during the whole day specialy in the mornings what does that mean?

Allergy or infection: That could be allergies or an infection. If it has been like this for weeks then try zaditor (ketotifen) for allergies. Otc drops. See your doctor to make sure they are not infected. ...Read more

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I have been seeing these squiggly lines in my eyes, they start off small and get bigger to the point where I can't see with a migraine. What is this?

I have been seeing these squiggly lines in my eyes, they start off small and get bigger to the point where I can't see with a migraine. What is this?

See neurologist: I assume you are saying that you see these lines prior to a headache. If so that sounds like the aura of a migraine. In any case I suggest seeing a neurologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a small blind spot in my eyes is it possible that it would get larger?

What to do if I have a small blind spot in my eyes is it possible that it would get larger?

Not normally: Each eye has a small blind spot located about 15 degrees outside of the center of fixation.

Enlargement of the blind spot can occur with glaucoma and various diseases of the optic nerves including papilledema from increased intracranial pressure. ...Read more

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Pressure on eyes and when I close my eyes, look down and open eyes I get bad double vision. Is this concerning or just something small?

Pressure on eyes and when I close my eyes, look down and open eyes I get bad double vision. Is this concerning or just something small?

See ophthalmologist: Closing your eyes breaks up the binocular vision and and may bring out a drifting of the eyes called a phoria. This would give you momentary double vision. See an ophthalmologist. Glasses or eye exercises may be needed. ...Read more

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I have these wave sensation running across my head and upper back. It's like a small electrical shock. More so when I'm walking around or standing. It seems connected to my eyes. When I move my eyes quickly, I get the sensation. Started a day ago.

I have these wave sensation running across my head and upper back. It's like a small electrical shock. More so when I'm walking around or standing. It seems connected to my eyes. When I move my eyes quickly, I get the sensation. Started a day ago.

Not certain: there are a variety of considerations including muscular, stress, neurologic to name a few. I would discuss this with your physician and see if you can get an evaluation that might include neurology testing ...Read more

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Have white spots around eyes. They start out small and get bigger in time. Only have them around eyes. What are they and how do I get rid of them?

Have white spots around eyes. They start out small and get bigger in time. Only have them around eyes. What are they and how do I get rid of them?

Check triglycerides: These could be a lot of different things, but you should have your triglycerides checked if they have not been. In patient's with very high triglycerides they can develop something called xanthelasmas. It is at least worth looking into. ...Read more

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I need to get surgery to get rid of two small, black dots in the back of my sclera. They have increased in size, and since they came, my eyes have been hurting. Can you tell me the name of surgery or procedure that I heard of that will get rid of the smal

I need to get surgery to get rid of two small, black dots in the back of my sclera. They have increased in size, and since they came, my eyes have been hurting. Can you tell me the name of surgery or procedure that I heard of that will get rid of the smal

Nevus: It's called conjunctival nevus or melanosis. It's most likely not on the back of sclera but on the conjunctiva which covers the sclera. It's similar to birth mark or mole on the skin. It can excised, pls consult ophthalmologist for options. These are some links: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/17972544
http://eyewiki. Org/Conjunctival_Melanocytic_Tumors ...Read more

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I have just a small mole under my eyes but it's noticeable! How to get rid of it?

I have just a small mole under my eyes but it's noticeable! How to get rid of it?

Excise: Any mole, no matter what size in close proximity to the eye, usually lower lid should be surgically removed to evaluate histologically. If it turns out to be a melanoma then the corresponding parotid gland region should be watched carefully. ...Read more

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I have really small bumps under my eyes and on the corners of my lips, they are not painful but is there anyway to get rid of them?

I have really small bumps under my eyes and on the corners of my lips, they are not painful but is there anyway to get rid of them?

Bumps on lips & eyes: What you are describing sound like small accumulations of sebaceous material and the only way of getting rid of them is by piercing the skin and extracting them. You want to let a dermatologist or an aesthetician do this ...Read more

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I have a small white papules around my eyes (i think it is milia) it is persist for along time, I need a way to get rid of it (medications or so on)?

I have a small white papules around my eyes (i think it is milia) it is persist for along time, I need a way to get rid of it (medications or so on)?

Small white papules: Milia are tiny cysts that don't have an opening to the surface of the skin. The only way to get rid of them is to have your dermatologist open them with a needle or blade and scoop them out with a comedone extractor. The skin around the eyes is delicate and easily damaged, so please have your doctor take care of that. ...Read more

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How to get rid of very small painless bumps on head of penis, and red eyes?

How to get rid of very small painless bumps on head of penis, and red eyes?

Significant problem!: You need to seek out an immediate medical doctor ; eyecare specialist. Obviously, you need screening std's tests...Syphillis ; others along with ocular consult. You may have a serious issue. Do not procrastinate on this...Seek care now. ...Read more

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Wake up w/ headaches often. If I drink alcohol (even small amounts) I get very painful headaches. Sharp pain behind eyes, forehead, & back of neck.?

Wake up w/ headaches often. If I drink alcohol (even small amounts) I get very painful headaches. Sharp pain behind eyes, forehead, & back of neck.?

HeadacheFromAlcihol: Headache next morning after drinking alcohol the night before can be due to many causes1dehydration and can be prevented by drinking lot of water the night before & in the morning.2It may be related to the chemicals in ethanol like acetaldehyd. Cogeners, flavonoid&Tryptophan3Red wine gives headache in some due to sulphides4Individual Responce. Many get red in face&more prone 5Migraine trigger ...Read more

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I have severe allergies &, in addition to headache/throat, sometimes skin around eyes itches & I get small, itchy bumps that last weeks. Causes? Cures?

I have severe allergies &, in addition to headache/throat, sometimes skin around eyes itches & I get small, itchy bumps that last weeks. Causes? Cures?

Cause:allergies: Cures:you symptoms points to allergies thus you need to see your primarymd to evaluate if you do have allergies and or irritants; what you are allergic to for avoidance, preventive measures, treatment and if you need further work up or a referral to an allergist. ...Read more

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What happens if a small mosquito get in your eye?

What happens if a small mosquito get in your eye?

Usually nothing: If you can still feel it try rinsing with saline. If your eye turns red or if you have blurred vision see your doctor for in-person help. ...Read more

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Will your eye sight get worse if you make text sizes bigger, and stop reading the hard-to-read small text?

Will your eye sight get worse if you make text sizes bigger, and stop reading the hard-to-read small text?

No: Eye sight in adults does not get worse with straining to read. However, this may cause headaches and visual discomfort. Get a good eye exam if you feel your vision is not what is should be. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is this small, whitish skin bump under my eye? How can I get it removed?

What is this small, whitish skin bump under my eye? How can I get it removed?

See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine you and run some tests to see what's going on. ...Read more

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I have a small brown spot in the white of my eye. Sometimes its irritating to my eye. Tried to get it off but couldn't. What could it be?

I have a small brown spot in the white of my eye. Sometimes its irritating to my eye. Tried to get it off but couldn't. What could it be?

Exam: A brown spot on the eye with irritation might be a foreign body & requires an examination. Don't try to remove it yourself. At the same time of the examination, if it's something different, appropriate treatment can be rendered. Make an appointment today. ...Read more

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Is it bad to get a small pimple below the eye?

Is it bad to get a small pimple below the eye?

Depends: There are many types of pimples and eyelid or skin lesions. Generally speaking, if no improvement is happening spontaneously or with the use of warm compresses, it would be best to see your ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I think I have a small pinguecula on my eye. I am really afraid it will get worse. Is there anything I can do to prevent that?

I think I have a small pinguecula on my eye. I am really afraid it will get worse. Is there anything I can do to prevent that?

Not really: Pingueclua are a normal response to wind, dust and uv light. They are the eyes defense in the middle years to these external forces. They have no symptoms and are usually unnoticed. You would have to hid in a cave for many years to prevent its development. The eye grows them for protection. ...Read more

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I see a small bright spot in the same place in my left eye off and on for last 3 days. What is it and when should I get it checked?

I see a small bright spot in the same place in my left eye off and on for last 3 days. What is it and when should I get it checked?

Check soon: It's difficult to say what this is without more information. This could be part of the normal aging of the vitreous gel in the eye and it could also be migraine visual phenomenon. Since other more serious problems are possible it makes sense to see an eye MD if problem persists. ...Read more