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are inhaled steriods safe for glaucoma patients

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Usually there is: fever, however, as we see more patients with Covid-19, we are seeing a wide range of symptoms, as well as those who seem to have no symptoms, who may ... Read More

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No risk: If you have been diagnosed with glaucoma, then all of the systemic allergy medications will not cause a problem. Any disclaimers relate to the uncomm ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to your eye doc: There does not appear to be a problem, depending on other medicines you are taking, which may interact with it. But there have been no good studies ab ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
33 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Don't know any contra indications for that. Best, Siranush Cholakian MD
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Steroid injections to prevent hair loss are not effective and you run the risk of worsening your glaucoma and hastening cataracts. Is this treatment b ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Usually: Some pts have very poor heart function and even a small amount of steroids can cause salt and water rention. This can put the pt at risk for congestiv ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: Totally safe. You need to be aggressive about keeping your asthma under control.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Not recommended: Laser refractive surgery is generally not recommended for patients with glaucoma but it depends on many factors: is it early glaucoma, is prk planned? ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Lower pressure: Glaucoma is a problem with internal eye pressure. Studies show that about 40% who use marijuana will experience a lowering of the pressure and so it ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
39 years experience Family Medicine
No: The defects occur after the increase pressure in your eye causes permanent damage to your vision. Usually you lose the peripheral vision. When it is ... Read More
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