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Corneal Ulcer (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

See your doctor if you experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • A change in vision

  • Severe pain

  • Feeling that there is something in your eye

  • Obvious discharge draining from your eye

  • If you have a history of scratches to the eye or exposure to chemicals or flying particles

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Ulcer, Corneal »

This type of corneal ulcer is usually associated with a connective tissue disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Sjögren syndrome, Mooren ulcer, or a systemic vasculitic disorder (eg, systemic lupus erythematosus [SLE], Wegener granulomatosis, polyarteritis nodosa).

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