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Cotton wool spots

Cotton wool spots: Introduction

Cotton wool spots: Opacities in the retina of a white or gray colour. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of Cotton wool spots, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Cotton wool spots:

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

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Cotton wool spots: Symptom Checker

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Cotton wool spots: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Cotton wool spots

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Cotton wool spots: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Cotton wool spots listed in Disease Database:

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Organs affected by Cotton wool spots:

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Detailed list of causes of Cotton wool spots

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How Common are these Causes of Cotton wool spots?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Cotton wool spots. Of the 8 causes of Cotton wool spots that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cotton wool spots:

The following list of conditions have 'Cotton wool spots' 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 Cotton wool spots Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Cotton wool spots 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 Cotton wool spots?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Cotton wool spots, 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 Cotton wool spots:

    Retinal nerve fibre layer infarction, Soft retinal exudate, Cytoid bodies
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Cotton wool spots:

    Medical Conditions associated with Cotton wool spots:

    Eyeball spots (7 causes), Cloudy vision (316 causes), Blurred vision (982 causes), Vision changes (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Impaired vision (1545 causes), Vision distortion (1970 causes), Eye floaters (9 causes), Retina symptoms (307 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Blindness (496 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Blind spot (51 causes)

    Symptoms related to Cotton wool spots:

    Cloudy vision (316 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Floaters (18 causes), Flashes (29 causes), Blurred vision (982 causes), Diabetes (212 causes), Hypertension (398 causes), Ophthalmoscopy

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