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Bloodshot eyes

Bloodshot eyes: Introduction

Bloodshot eyes: Red blood-like color of the eyes. See detailed information below for a list of 58 causes of Bloodshot eyes, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Bloodshot eyes:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Bloodshot eyes

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Bloodshot eyes Treatments

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Stories from Users for Bloodshot eyes

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Message Boards for Bloodshot eyes

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Diagnostic tests for Bloodshot eyes:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Bloodshot eyes. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Eye inspection with local anesthetic drops and fluorescein for detecting any corneal defect
    • If pain is relieved by anesthetic drops suggests a surface problem, if pain is unrelieved a deeper problem must be suspected
    • Note nature of bloodshot eyes i.e. localized or diffuse redness
      • E.g. conjunctivitis has clearly defined vessels and cover the entire sclera ; episcleritis and scleritis have larger blood shot vessels and are concentrated towards the cornea
      • E.g iritis has a parallel arrangement of vessels around the periphery of the cornea that are not clearly defined
      • E.g subconjunctival hemorrhage is a beefy red localized hemorrhage with a definite margin
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Bloodshot eyes: Animations

Medications or substances causing Bloodshot eyes:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Bloodshot eyes 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.

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Bloodshot eyes

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

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Bloodshot eyes. 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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Bloodshot eyes: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Bloodshot eyes

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Bloodshot eyes: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Bloodshot eyes listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Bloodshot eyes as a symptom include:

Organs affected by Bloodshot eyes:

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

Detailed list of causes of Bloodshot eyes

The list below shows some of the causes of Bloodshot eyes mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Bloodshot eyes?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Bloodshot eyes. Of the 58 causes of Bloodshot eyes that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 51 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Bloodshot eyes:

The following list of conditions have 'Bloodshot eyes' 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 Bloodshot eyes Based on Risk Factors

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

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    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Bloodshot eyes?

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

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

    What are the alternative names for Bloodshot eyes:

    Red eye, Eye red
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Bloodshot eyes:

    Medical Conditions associated with Bloodshot eyes:

    Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Red eye (630 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes)

    Symptoms related to Bloodshot eyes:

    Eye pain (475 causes), Red eye (630 causes), Itchy eye (293 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Allergies, Eye injury, Acute angle-closure glaucoma, Ataxia telangiectasia, Bimatoprost, Cavernous sinus thrombosis, Choroidal melanoma, Corneal abrasion (18 causes), Dacryocystitis, Dendritic ulcer

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