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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Which type: Optic ? vestibuar? etc?

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience in Neurosurgery
Inflammation: Neuritis is a word used by physicians to explain pain and inflammation of a nerve. Cranial neuritis usually applies to a nerve exiting the skull whic ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hunter
32 years experience in Neurology
Neuritis not simple: An irritated nerve will produce symptoms of pain in the nerve area, and may cause weakness as well. Usually this term is used to specify a neurve rela ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in Neurology
Nerve Inflammation: Neuritis refers to inflammation of a peripheral or cranial nerve. Usually involved with sensory loss and pain.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Shomer
16 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: There is no scientific evidence that this can happen from uv radiation. Focus uv radiation can cause retinal disease.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Unrelated: The only current transplant is corneal transplantation. There is no way to transplant a whole eye or any part of the eye nerves. If you have optic n ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience in Neurology
Generally no: A vitrectomy generally does not cause trigeminal neuralgia. If you are having symptoms consistent with trigeminal neuralgia please speak with your phy ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
Neither: Lasik does not help or hinder any other eye diseases. It can only decrease need for glasses and contact lenses.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Optic neuritis : Causes include: ms, syphilis, lyme's disease, herpes zoster, lupus, neurosarcoidosis, inflammatory bowel disease, chloramphenicol, ethambutol, diabet ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Durkin
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Unknown,but possible: I don't know if there is any effect of Botox on shingles. In general, Botox works on the neuromuscular end plates, which are motor in nature. Shingl ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
No : Unilateral exophthalmos, protrusion of one eye, is most likely a result of thyroid disease. Other causes include inflammation ANS infection of tissue ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: I can only relate to vestibular neuritis and yes it is virtually always a viral infection of the vestibular nerve or the ganglion cells of the vestibu ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
46 years experience in Psychiatry
No: It will not.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Probably not: Glaucoma is readily treated with anti-pressure medication which should prevent any further damage in almost all cases. This is handled by ophthalmolo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Steroids: Optic neuritis can be the initial sign of multiple sclerosis, but could be due to many other causes. Typically, best to use intravenous Methylprednis ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Optic neuritis: Neuropathy is damage to the nerve, i.e. Vascular oclusion or trauma. Neuritis is inflamation to the optic nerve.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Different patterns: Strabismus is the generic term for eye misalignment of any cause. If from childhood, the eyes are separated about the same in all positions. If from ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Probably not possibl: See your neuro-ophthalmologist for a discussion of this problem. Optic nerves that are seriously damaged cannot usually be treated. There is some re ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Injection: Although the pain of greater occipital neuritis can respond to analgesic meds, I have found that localized nerve blocks, even local cortisol may rever ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Painful!: Most cases of trigeminal or facial nerve pain are diagnosed as neuralgia. The mechanism is usually compression on the nerve from a blood vessel or inj ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
57 years experience in Ophthalmology
Glaucoma: Unfortunately optic nerve damage is permanent. Control of pressures is one way of reducing further damage.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Post herpetic neural: The words only mean pain related to having had shingles.Noted after the shingles has healed. If you have a rash then one ay see it but more often than ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Unfortunately yes: There's no reason why you can't get multiple conditions at same time. There's no protective mechanism of any of above conditions against glaucoma. Tha ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Herpes simplex or varicella can effect several cranial nerves at progressively. Think Bell's Palsy for instance.

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