Floating Spots Or Strings In Vision, Headache And Pain Or Discomfort

Last Editorial Review: 7/13/2021

Floating spots or strings are characteristic of benign eye floaters. Headache and pain or discomfort around the eyes can be signs of a sinus infection or other types of infection. There are many different types of headache conditions that can also cause pain or discomfort around the eyes. Take note of your symptoms, and see your doctor for any concerning headache symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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