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Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Narrow angles: Medication restriction that specify that they not be taken with the diagnosis of glaucoma refer to people with narrow angle glaucoma. The medication ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Light flashes: Your ophthalmologist or glaucoma specialist uses this device to administered an moderately intense laser beam to the drainage sites of the eye (meshwo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Leaming
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Optic nerve damage: Glaucoma is an eye disorder in which the optic nerve suffers damage, permanently damaging vision in the affected eye(s) and progressing to complete bl ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarab Alfata
19 years experience Family Medicine
Eye disease: Eye disorder in which the optic nerve suffers damage, permanently damaging vision in the affected eye(s) and progressing to complete blindness if untr ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on site: The eye can get cancer on the outside which creates red and salmon colored patches and erosions that look angry (such as basal cell cancers on the lid ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Redness&Blurring: Primary herpes occurs in children & usually affects the eyelids. Adult herpes simplex type i usually affect the cornea in causing an ulcer that can re ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Red: If due to inflammation there is moderate redness mostly with some swelling. If due to hemorrhage, it can be strikingly red which persists until the b ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv answered
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Not visible in most: A cataract is a clouding of the natural intra-ocular lens. The lens is behind the iris and pupil and is not normally visible to the naked eyes. Only ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Enlarged Lymph nodes: Lymphoma is a cance rof the lymph nodes, so it manifests as enlarged lymph nodes and many associated symptoms like persistent fever, fatigues and feel ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Painless ulcers: Mouth ulcers are sometimes the first signs of lupus and occur in 10-45 % of lupus patients. The are usually painless sores. Some lupus patients have g ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Mouth sores!: Usually painless, but can hurt. Frequently associated with low white count. Systemic lupus is the great mimick!
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kermani
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Variable appearances: If eyelid or lids are involved, often an area of redness with tenderness and some swelling will occur. A wart or veruca vulgaris lesion often is less ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
See AAD.org: Psoriasis is usually silvery plaques on knees, elbows, scalp on red base. You can see images at aad.Org or psoriasis foundation.Org. The latter is a s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastrografin: It's a liquid which is given prior to an imaging of GI tract, it tastes awful as I heard from patients but can be drunk with juice to make it taste be ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Lalezary
13 years experience Ophthalmology
Red spots: Retinal hemorrhages can manifest in different shapes and sizes. They can vary from focal dots to larger flame shaped patterns. The pattern of hemorr ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Visual decline: Impaired vision is best corrected vision that is reduced from normal, and is almost always the result of disease. Visual disability, on the other hand ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Warlick
24 years experience Hospital-based practice
Same as non MRSA: Mrsa is a resistant form of a common bacteria that resides on the skin of most persons. It is not more likely to cause infection but it may not respo ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Anisocoria: One pupil is larger than the other.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
Ulcer: Ulcer is breakdown in the skin which can be shallow at first then become deeper forming a whole.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Usually Type 1: Though rates of type 2 dm are rising in this country, by far the most prevalent is type 1 in children, particularly pre-pubertal. Kids present with f ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
See sample picture: It is usually a ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales. Topical lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available o ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shulan
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Loss of color: It is an area of the skin that has lost color (pigment) . The area will not tan.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
CMV: I am not sure what specific portion of the body you are inquiring about but in the eye is can cause retinal pathology (retinitis), inflammation of the ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clement Cheng
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Decompensation: Corneal decompensation occurs when the corneal endothelial cells stop working properly and the cornea starts to build up fluid. This leads to corneal ... Read More

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