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Weird feeling for a few days, like a cobweb is on my right side of face from my eye over my nose..

(8 Posts)
WildThong Thu 24-Jan-13 10:24:06

almost like there are hairs hanging down and moving gently around. Not painful but really annoying, it even woke me up and I thought something was crawling on me. What can this be?

tabbycat15 Thu 24-Jan-13 13:55:29

You can get floaters in the eye that cause this. Best to get your eyes checked. My father in law had this.

WildThong Thu 24-Jan-13 18:05:39

Thank you for replying, I didn't know it could be eye related.

Karoleann Thu 24-Jan-13 20:58:26

Optom here, it could be quite serious, possibly even a retinal detachment, although its more likely to be a PVD which is a posterior vitreous detachment.
You need to go and have an eye examination first thing tomorrow morning, or if you aren't able to get an appointment go straight to the nearest casualty unit.

thingamajig Thu 24-Jan-13 20:59:45

Is this an eyesight problem of a feeling on the skin of your face?

WildThong Thu 24-Jan-13 22:40:31

It's on the skin surface. Worse on my nose, feels like there's definitely something on it, but there is nothing at all to see

pushmepullyou Thu 24-Jan-13 22:44:52

I get this sometimes too. Don't know what it is though so not much help I'm afraid. The tip of my nose sometimes goes a bit numbish when it happens

MrsJackAubrey Sat 16-Feb-13 22:15:16

no solutions, just saying I get that sometimes too - I have always put it down to lurking cobwebs, those long ones that hang from the (unswept) ceiling!

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