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Misdiagnosis of Red Eyes

Misdiagnosis of Red Eyes

Diagnosing red eyes and its cause may be delayed or missed because in some cases, red eyes may not be severe enough for a person to seek medical care. Red eyes are a symptom of many different conditions, so a thorough medical evaluation is needed to ensure an accurate diagnosis of the reason for the red eyes....more about Red Eyes »

Alternative diagnoses list for Red Eyes:

For a diagnosis of Red Eyes, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Red Eyes:

Red Eyes: Medical Mistakes

Related medical mistakes may include:

Red Eyes: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed conditions in related areas may include:

Common Misdiagnoses and Red Eyes

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic lung diseases with diagnostic difficulties include asthma (perhaps surprisingly), COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, mesothelioma, smoker's cough, AIDS-related respiratory conditions (see AIDS), chronic pneumonia, and other respiratory diseases. Rare possibilities include diseases like psittacosis (bird-related lung infection). See other types of chronic lung diseases.

Red Eyes: Rare Types

Rare types of medical disorders and diseases in related medical areas:

Medical news summaries about misdiagnosis of Red Eyes:

The following medical news items are relevant to misdiagnosis of Red Eyes:

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

When checking for a misdiagnosis of Red Eyes or confirming a diagnosis of Red Eyes, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Red Eyes may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Red Eyes. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

 

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