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Symptoms of Scleritis

Symptoms of Scleritis: Introduction

Symptoms of scleritis can affect one or both eyes. Symptoms are due to inflammation, swelling and irritation of the affected eye or eyes. Symptoms include eye pain. There can also be a general dull discomfort in the affected eye and a sensitivity to light (photosensitivity). There are generally one or more red patches on the sclera (white part of the eye) or the entire sclera may appear red. A person with scleritis may also experience eye tearing, and blurred vision.

If not diagnosed and treated promptly, complications of scleritis can be serious. Complications can include perforation of the eyeball, loss of vision, and loss of the eyeball....more about Scleritis »

Symptoms of Scleritis

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Scleritis includes the 2 symptoms listed below:

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Scleritis: Complications

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Scleritis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Scleritis?

The list of other diseases or medical conditions that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses for Scleritis includes:

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Scleritis as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Scleritis, it is also important to consider Scleritis as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Scleritis may cause:

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Scleritis. This signs and symptoms information for Scleritis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Scleritis signs or Scleritis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Scleritis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Scleritis symptoms.


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