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Episcleritis: Introduction

Episcleritis: This is inflammation of the episclera and adjacent tissues. See detailed information below for a list of 21 causes of Episcleritis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Episcleritis:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Episcleritis

Home medical tests possibly related to Episcleritis:

Episcleritis: Symptom Checker

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

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Episcleritis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Episcleritis may include:

  • Usually resolves within 1-2 weeks
  • Use of supportive
  • Regular lubricating drops
  • Treatment of any associated disorders
  • Opthalmic referral if does not resolve
  • Topical steroids
  • more treatments...»

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Stories from Users for Episcleritis

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Episcleritis: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Episcleritis

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

Episcleritis: Deaths

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Episcleritis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Episcleritis: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Episcleritis listed in Disease Database:

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

Definitions of Episcleritis:

Inflammation of the sclera of the eye
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Episcleritis

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

How Common are these Causes of Episcleritis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Episcleritis. Of the 21 causes of Episcleritis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Episcleritis:

The following list of conditions have 'Episcleritis' 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: Episcleritis:

The following list of medical conditions have Episcleritis 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 Episcleritis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Episcleritis 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?

    Classifications of Episcleritis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Episcleritis:

    Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Episcleritis:

    Eye inflammation (78 causes), Eye pain (475 causes), Red eye (630 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Infection (1293 causes), Foreign body, Conjunctivitis (244 causes), Simple episcleritis, Nodular episcleritis, Episcleral tissue, Inflammation, Conjunctiva, Sclera

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