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Blind spot

Blind spot: Introduction

Blind spot: Loss of vision in a particular area. See detailed information below for a list of 51 causes of Blind spot, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Blind spot:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Blind spot. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Blind spot

Home medical tests possibly related to Blind spot:

Causes of Types of Blind spot:

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Blind spot: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Blind spot, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Blind spot Treatments

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Stories from Users for Blind spot

Real-life user stories relating to Blind spot:

Message Boards for Blind spot

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Blind spot or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Blind spot:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Blind spot. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Visual acuity - reflects the integrity of the central field.
    • Visual field testing - to detect either a contraction (a local or general reduction in the area of field) or a scotoma (an island of loss within the field). Use Confrontation testing, Perimetry testing and Central field testing. Mapping the visual field defect can help determine cause.
    • Examination of pupils
  • more tests...»

Blind spot: Animations

Blind spot: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Blind spot may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Blind spot

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Blind spot:

Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Blind spot. 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.

Create your printable checklist here.

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Blind spot: Deaths

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Blind spot: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Blind spot: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Definitions of Blind spot:

Organs affected by Blind spot:

The list of organs typically affected by Blind spot may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Blind spot

The list below shows some of the causes of Blind spot mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Blind spot?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Blind spot. Of the 51 causes of Blind spot that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 40 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Blind spot:

The following list of conditions have 'Blind spot' 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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Causes of Blind spot Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Blind spot based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Blind spot?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Blind spot, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Blind spot:

    Subtypes of Blind spot:

    Floaters (18 causes), Eye floaters (9 causes), Eyeball spots (7 causes), Cotton wool spots (8 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Blind spot:

    Vision changes (2526 causes), Vision distortion (1970 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Blindness (496 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Impaired vision (1545 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Blind spot:

    Blindness (496 causes), Peripheral vision loss (72 causes), Floaters (18 causes), Flashes (29 causes), Blurred vision (982 causes), Double vision (221 causes), Vision changes (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Eye pain (475 causes), Photoreceptors, Field of vision, Retina, Multiple sclerosis toxic substances such as methyl alcohol, Ethambutol and quinine, Nutritional deficiencies

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

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    Medical News summaries about Blind spot

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Blind spot

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