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Bulging eyes

Bulging eyes: Introduction

Bulging eyes: Bulging or protruding eyes. See detailed information below for a list of 198 causes of Bulging eyes, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Bulging eyes:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Bulging eyes

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Causes of Types of Bulging eyes:

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Bulging eyes: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Bulging eyes

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Message Boards for Bulging eyes

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Diagnostic tests for Bulging eyes:

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

  • Physical examination
    • Fever may suggest cavernous sinus thrombosis
    • Examine the eyes for protrusion of the eyeball out of the orbit. This may be very obvious but if not, look carefully at the sclera (white part of the eye) which will not be covered by the lower eyelid. Also look from behind over the patient's forehead where the eye may be visible in front of the eyebrow ridge
    • Examine for complications of bulging eyes including conjunctivitis (eye infection), corneal ulceration (due to inability to close eyelids), optic nerve atrophy or paralysis of one or more of the muscles that move the eye
  • more tests...»

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Bulging eyes: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Bulging 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: Bulging 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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Bulging eyes: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Bulging eyes: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Bulging eyes listed in Disease Database:

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

Definitions of Bulging eyes:

Protrusion of one or both eyeballs; can be congenital and familial, or due to pathology, such as a retroorbital tumor (usually unilateral) or thyroid disease (usually bilateral).
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Organs affected by Bulging eyes:

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

Detailed list of causes of Bulging eyes

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

How Common are these Causes of Bulging 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 Bulging eyes. Of the 198 causes of Bulging eyes that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Bulging eyes:

The following list of conditions have 'Bulging 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Bulging eyes:

The following list of medical conditions have Bulging eyes or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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 Bulging eyes Based on Risk Factors

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

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

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Bulging 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 Bulging eyes:

    Proptosis, Exophthalmos
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Bulging eyes:

    Subtypes of Bulging eyes:

    Exophthalmos (43 causes), Exopthalmos (10 causes), Proptosis (58 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Bulging eyes:

    Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Bulging eyes:

    Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Goiter (77 causes), Thyroid symptoms (172 causes), Eye pain (475 causes), Eye redness (630 causes), Bleeding in eye, Graves's disease, Hyperthyroidism (41 causes), Eyeball infection, Eye tumor, Eye blood vessel swelling, Eye socket disease, Eye socket hemorrhage, Eye socket tumor, Thrombosis, Blood clots behind the eyes, Congenital glaucoma

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