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Which doctor should I consult for nose bleeding and eye problem ?

I m a 53 year old female, weight 156 pounds, height 5.1 I have problems with my joins probably because I suffer from Lupus and rheumatoid arthritis , high blood pressure , severe depression , low thyroid and lately my right eye is hurting, getting red or getting broken vessels and I look like Dracula. I m really concern because the back of the eye ball hurts a lot and besides getting red under the eye lid more then white part, I don t get any discharge but, my eye sight gets very blurry. I was diagnosed with dry eye couple of years ago and I get eye drops for it but, It s getting worst and sometimes my left eye gets as bad too and I get a lot of nose bleedings, what kind of doctor should I see? ophthalmologist , ear and nose doctor or ... Thanks to everybody.
Asked On : Sat, 16 Apr 2011
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You seem to have VASCULITIS which is inflammation of blood vessels. It is an autoimmune disorder where the defence cells of the body attack the blood vessels thinking them as foreign bodies.
You may initally consult an Ophthalmolgist for initial diagnosis and check up, but your treatment will be done by an Immunologist / Rheumatologist.
Your treatment an Immunologist / Rheumatologist will also help your Arthritis.
Answered: Sat, 16 Apr 2011
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hi welcome to concern ophthalmologist for your eyesand he check your blood pressure also if it high then you concern physician for that.
Answered: Thu, 29 Dec 2011
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