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Can heat make you lose your eyesight while driving for a long time?

Can heat make you lose your eyesight while driving for a long time?

Heat: Unlikely. Your eyes may blur due to dry eye if you drive a long time. Take frequent breaks, and use artificial tears when driving. If you are in the heat for a long time, heat stroke or heat exhaustion may occur. Drink plenty of fluids, and get some rest if you do not feel well. ...Read more

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Eye Sight (Definition)

Sight is the sum of the light receptive and integrative capacity of the eye including best vision, color vision, night vision, depth vision, field of vision and the ability to track objects in motion. An ophthalmologist can measure these and determine the function of ...Read more


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I was driving the other night, and felt a warm heat spot on top of my head. Lasted less than 1min. Sometimes random warm spots, any ideas, aneurysm?

I was driving the other night, and felt a warm heat spot on top of my head. Lasted less than 1min. Sometimes random warm spots, any ideas, aneurysm?

Not aneurysm: Aneurysms are not random, do not occur in different locations, and aren't located on the top of your head. ...Read more

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Right leg pain while driving for months. Now intermittent heat whenever. Pain at joints, heat radiates. Ideas?

Right leg pain while driving for months. Now intermittent heat whenever. Pain at joints, heat radiates. Ideas?

Heat where: Uncertain whether the pain is in the joint with heat in the joint or elsewhere. This could be arthritis and you need an evaluation to clarify and get therapy. ...Read more

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Tingling in muscles? Please help, it's driving me crazy. What could cause a tingling feeling in the muscles of my shoulder? My shoulder has been stiff and sore for a little over a week, to the point where I can barely use it and have to use a heating pad

Tingling in muscles? Please help, it's driving me crazy. What could cause a tingling feeling in the muscles of my shoulder? My shoulder has been stiff and sore for a little over a week, to the point where I can barely use it and have to use a heating pad

The: The most important thing is that you keep using your shoulder normally. It sounds like you may have had a bursitis in the shoulder or another problem, and now the nerves in the shoulder may be irritated. If a patient has this and don't keep moving the shoulder, then the patient can develop "frozen shoulder". To avoid this, keep doing gentle range-of-motion exercises with the shoulder, such as climbing your fingers up a wall, or hanging your hand down and performing circles with it. If this continues, or you have continued pain, then it would be reasonable to consult an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What causes the ball of my one foot to have a burning sensation? My foot often feels like a burning feeling on the ball of my foot. Touching it does not give off any heat on my hand. I was driving the other day when it started burning and I thought my

What causes the ball of my one foot to have a burning sensation? My foot often feels like a burning feeling on the ball of my foot. Touching it does not give off any heat on my hand. I was driving the other day when it started burning and I thought my

Neuroma: Burning in the ball of the foot is indicative of a neuroma, inflamed nerve from irritation from tight and narrow shoes or trauma to forefoot. Treatment usually is reducing the swelling in the nerve: ice, elevating the foot, Motrin or even a steroid injection into the swollen nerve in the foot. An x-ray can be taken to rule out stress fracture. Burning can also be neuropathy if you have diabetes. ...Read more

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I have pain in my back neck when I sit for a long time and feel heat in it. What can I do?

I have pain in my back neck when I sit for a long time and feel heat in it. What can I do?

Neck and back pain: The neck and back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. .. The treatment depends on the cause of the pain if your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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Everytime I get really hot, or spend prolonged time in the sun/heat, I don't feel good, feel sick, nearly pass out... Is there something wrong me?

Everytime I get really hot, or spend prolonged time in the sun/heat, I don't feel good, feel sick, nearly pass out... Is there something wrong me?

Heat Urticaria: Although a rare condition, consider heat urticaria. This may be causing your symptoms. Please see your pcp for further evaluation. However, the most common situation is being dehydrated. Drink plenty of fluids. (water) this does not mean coffee, tea, sodas with caffeine, alcohol, which all can dehydrate. ...Read more

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Both heals go numb while driving for long periods of time.?

Both heals go numb while driving for long periods of time.?

Heel numbness: If this is the only time heel numbness occurs it may be positional and/or due to prolonged pressure on the heels. If the numbness quickly resolves as soon as you get out of the car and ambulate, it most likely isn't a serious problem. Perhaps even the type of footwear you use could contribute to the situation. See your physician if you still have concerns.. ...Read more

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My right side hurts but when I put heat on it it goes away it has been hurting for a long time what can it be?

My right side hurts but when I put heat on it it goes away it has been hurting for a long time what can it be?

Pai, Right Side: It most prabebely is muscular pain as it goes away with heat but because you have had it for long time as you say and we don't know the exact location, it needs to be checked to rule out other conditions so make an appointment with your md, and find out what is causing the pain. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing blackouts frequently where I just lose time. I notice it most while im driving, or walking places and I end up miles away?

I have been experiencing blackouts frequently where I just lose time. I notice it most while im driving, or walking places and I end up miles away?

Need a visit: Missing time can signal a lot of things from anxiety to low blood sugar, intoxication, seizure, fugue state, microsleeps, inattentiveness, and is NOT a normal thing. You should not drive or operate heavy machinery until you have a full evaluation including neurological and psychiatric workup. ...Read more

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Warm feeling in my left calf, doesn't hurt whatsoever...almost like a heat pad...happens a few times a day but doesn't stay long?

Warm feeling in my left calf, doesn't hurt whatsoever...almost like a heat pad...happens a few times a day but doesn't stay long?

Ignore it for now: This does not seem to be anything that we can be too concerned about right now. So give yourself one or two months. If these symptoms get much worse, then go see your doctor for a check up.. ...Read more

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During weeks 6 through 8 I used a heating pad on medium setting for long periods of time on my belly. Will my baby be ok?

During weeks 6 through 8 I used a heating pad on medium setting for long periods of time on my belly. Will my baby be ok?

Not a problem: I wouldn't lose any sleep over this issue. Babies well cushioned from external heat & anything that doesn't raise your whole body temperature will not raise babies in the womb. ...Read more

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Recently there have been pains in my breast area at random times of the day like when I'm driving or walking to work. The pain doesn't stay for long.

You need to have: Your heart checked. The best test is multifunction cardiogram, in my opinion! Http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read more

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In my twenties I had trouble falling asleep driving and some times just sitting for long periods, now 33 it's happening again?

In my twenties I had trouble falling asleep driving and some times just sitting for long periods, now 33 it's happening again?

Go see your doctor: Lack of sleep is a serious health hazard. You need to go see your primary care doctor who may place you on a sleeping pill or get your emotional health checked and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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I have been having heart problems for the psst couple years, was recently admitted into a hospital for a heat rate of 28 bpm. Had angiogram done with nothing to be found out of the ordinary, at times I still get really dizzy and lose energy. Was wo

I have been having heart problems for the psst couple years, was recently admitted into a hospital for a heat rate of 28 bpm. Had angiogram done with nothing to be found out of the ordinary, at times I still get really dizzy and lose energy. Was wo

Focus on low pulse: A normal angiogram does not mean that you could not have problems from low heart rate. You should focus on the heart rate of 28 bpm. How long did you have this low heart rate (seconds, minutes or longer) and did you feel weak and dizzy during the low heart rate. If this cannot be answered you may need a ambulatory telemetry monitor for a couple of weeks or longer. ...Read more

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How many ways can you lose body fluid in this heat?

How many ways can you lose body fluid in this heat?

Sweating is enough: You can sweat a great deal in the extreme heat. ...Read more

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Is there a safe time of the day to give your son driving lessons?

Is there a safe time of the day to give your son driving lessons?

Location > important: Considering variables like rural vs urban & access; I consider location more important than time of day for initial lessons. Once you get a handle on basic skills in an empty parking lot, consider avoiding the known danger periods. Night is off limits for 6 mo, busy times (6-9am& 4-6pm) & dusk all see higher crash frequency. ...Read more