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Should I be worried about ocular side effects of Topomax? I.e. Prolonged headache, pressure around/behind eyes, bruising under eyes and exhaustion?

Should I be worried about ocular side effects of Topomax? I.e. Prolonged headache, pressure around/behind eyes, bruising under eyes and exhaustion?

See below: What you’re talking about are not commonly known or documented side effects from Topamax (topiramate). That said, if they clearly started after taking Topamax (topiramate), then contact your doctor to discuss your concerns, especially if the symptoms start to become more severe. Your doctor will want to develop a plan before the symptoms become intolerable, and if the plan is to stop Topamax (topiramate), you may need to do so slowly. ...Read more

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Ecchymoses (Definition)

Ecchymoses are bruises. Bruises are purple or red collections of blood under the skin that appear after blood vessels in the skin break, causing the blood to spread through the tissues ...Read more


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How to report bruising on ribs and black eyes?

How to report bruising on ribs and black eyes?

Bruising: A little unclear as to where you are going with this question. Certainly one can suspect spousal or parental abuse but there could be a history of trauma or recent cosmetic surgery that may relate to this finding. ...Read more

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Bruising under eyes could this be from eczema ?

Bruising under eyes could this be from eczema ?

Doubtful: Eczema can cause dryness or flakiness--bruising results from trauma--however, if you are rubbing or scratching the area, this can cause bruising. ...Read more

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Does blepharoplasty result in a lot of bruising? Will my eyes be totally black and blue after my blepharoplasty? How long until i look normal? .

Does blepharoplasty result in a lot of bruising? Will my eyes be totally black and blue after my blepharoplasty? How long until i look normal?

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Varies: The brushing after a blepharoplasty will vary, but count on having swelling for two weeks, and bruising for a week at least. Most of the patients feel confident going out with sunglasses after 1 week, there are natural supplements to help you with swelling and brushing . Ask your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more