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Can Hyperthyroidism Cause Dry Eyes
Eye checkup Dr said eyes dry. Asked about Thyroid. My mother hypo. My GM was goiters. Is it Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism that would give dry eyes?
Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more
Red eyes/dry: Any vision changes? pain? For dry eyes can try topical lubircant's like Systane -over the counter. Buy individual vials. Sometimes for severe cases Restasis is prescribed. If you have red eyes also need to check for an inflammatory or autoimmune process like epislceritis, iriitis or anterior uveitis or glaucoma which need further treatment f/u w/ optometrist/ ophthamologist w/in 24 hrs ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO: however, sinus/nasal issues can- please see you PCP or an ENT specialist. ...Read more
Could you tell me what's the cause of dry eyes and chronic pain in eyes but no tears when i want to cry?
Many things: A number of conditions can cause dry eyes many of which are considered "autoimmune diseases". This may include lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, etc. Sjögren's syndrome is a condition causing dry eyes, reduction in saliva, etc. And is found often with the conditions mentioned above. One easy way to treat the dry eyes is with artifical tears (over the counter). Check with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me about any treatment/advice for dry eyes syndrome. They say cortisone eye capsules caused it .?
Please describe comprehensive rheumatologic workup for cause of dry eyes. Which blood tests to run? I am in 3rd world country, please help.
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