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Visual floaters

Visual floaters: Introduction

Visual floaters: Spots or dots that move across the field of vision. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of Visual floaters, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Visual floaters:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Visual floaters

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Causes of Types of Visual floaters:

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Visual floaters Treatments

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Stories from Users for Visual floaters

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Visual floaters: Animations

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Visual floaters

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Visual floaters: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Visual floaters: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Visual floaters

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

How Common are these Causes of Visual floaters?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Visual floaters. Of the 11 causes of Visual floaters that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 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
  • 10 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Visual floaters:

The following list of conditions have 'Visual floaters' 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 Visual floaters Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Visual floaters:

    Medical Conditions associated with Visual floaters:

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

    Symptoms related to Visual floaters:

    Blurred vision (982 causes), Tunnel vision (74 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Normal ageing, Posterior uveitis, Retinal detachment (92 causes), Retinopathy (84 causes), Trauma to the eye, Uveitis (59 causes), Vitreous haemorrhage

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