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Seeing spots: Seeing spots or dark areas in front of the eyes. See detailed information below for a list of 21 causes of Seeing spots, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Seeing spots.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Seeing spots, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Seeing spots. Some of these are listed below :
The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Seeing spots as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Seeing spots may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Seeing spots. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
The list of organs typically affected by Seeing spots may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Seeing spots mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Seeing spots. Of the 21 causes of Seeing spots that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Seeing spots' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Seeing spots based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Seeing spots, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Seeing spots:
Floaters (18 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Seeing spots:
Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Vision distortion (1970 causes)
Symptoms related to Seeing spots:
Seeing lights (27 causes), Flashes (29 causes), Floaters (18 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Retinal symptoms, Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment, Autoimmune uveitis, Cytomegalovirus retinitis, Diabetic retinopathy (9 causes), Eye melanoma, Panuveitis, Posterior vitreous detachment, Retinal detachment (92 causes), Retinal disorders
Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:
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