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Cloudy vision

Cloudy vision: Introduction

Any type of vision loss (e.g. blindness, blurred vision, double vision, etc.) is a symptom of great concern. Many of the causes are very serious medical conditions. Certain types of vision changes can be a medical emergency where delay can lead to loss of sight (e.g. for causes such as glaucoma, eye injury, retinal detachment) or loss of life (e.g. for causes such as stroke, TIA, etc.). Even transient or temporary blindness or loss of vision cannot be ignored because it can result from serious conditions such as stroke, TIA, hypertension, epilepsy, or migraine. Seek immediate professional medical attention for any such symptoms of vision changes....more »

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Causes of Cloudy vision:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Cloudy vision

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Causes of Types of Cloudy vision:

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Cloudy vision: Symptom Checker

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

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Cloudy vision Treatments

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Stories from Users for Cloudy vision

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Message Boards for Cloudy vision

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

Diagnostic tests for Cloudy vision:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Cloudy vision. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Blood pressure - high blood pressure increases risk of carotid artery insufficiency, hypertensive retinopathy, papilledema and stroke.
    • Visual acuity - in both eyes, with and without glasses (if worn) to determine any refractive error.
    • 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. E.g. glaucoma, pituitary tumor, toxic causes such as methyl alcohol.
    • Examination of pupils and the pupil reflexes
  • more tests...»

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Medications or substances causing Cloudy vision:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Cloudy vision 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.

Cloudy vision: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Cloudy vision may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Cloudy vision

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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: Cloudy vision. 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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Cloudy vision: Deaths

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Cloudy vision: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Cloudy vision: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Cloudy vision:

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

Detailed list of causes of Cloudy vision

The list below shows some of the causes of Cloudy vision mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Cloudy vision?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Cloudy vision. Of the 316 causes of Cloudy vision that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 2 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 8 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 308 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cloudy vision:

The following list of conditions have 'Cloudy vision' 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: Cloudy vision:

The following list of medical conditions have Cloudy vision 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 Cloudy vision Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Cloudy vision?

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

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

    Classifications of Cloudy vision:

    Subtypes of Cloudy vision:

    Cataracts (330 causes), Cotton wool spots (8 causes), Visual halo (12 causes), Halo around lights (1 cause)

    Medical Conditions associated with Cloudy vision:

    Vision changes (2526 causes), Vision distortion (1970 causes), Impaired vision (1545 causes), Blurred vision (982 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Cloudy vision:

    Peripheral vision loss (72 causes), Double vision (221 causes), Visual loss (688 causes), Blindness (496 causes), Color vision loss, Vitamin A deficiency, Conjunctivitis (244 causes), Infections (1293 causes), Poor nutrition, Trachoma, Trauma

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    Medical News summaries about Cloudy vision

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cloudy vision

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