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I am on welbutrin sr 100mg. 2x's a day, have bad headaches & now broken vessles in one eye! Also on BP meds. Help! I am at least 140 pds over wieght and am on methadone through a program, what should I do now?! quit the welbutrin? See my dr.? Or go to t

I am on welbutrin sr 100mg. 2x's a day, have bad headaches & now broken vessles in one eye! Also on BP meds. Help! I am at least 140 pds over wieght and am on methadone through a program, what should I do now?! quit the welbutrin? See my dr.? Or go to t

My: My main concern with your headaches and broken blood vessels is that your blood pressure may be dangerously high. This would be a good reason to either call your doctor for advice or to go to the er to be checked. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to serious, life-threatening conditions such as heart attack and stroke. This needs to be ruled out first before considering other causes of your symptoms. ...Read more

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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Should I go into the e.R. Right away? Or stop my antidepressant (welbutrin100mg. 2x's aday0? Iam 30 am over wieght by 100 pds I'm on a methadone program and also on highblood pressure med. I woke up with blood vessles in my left eye broken & have had excru

Should I go into the e.R. Right away? Or stop my antidepressant (welbutrin100mg. 2x's aday0? Iam 30 am over wieght by 100 pds I'm on a methadone program and also on highblood pressure med. I woke up with blood vessles in my left eye broken & have had excru

See your doctor: Subconjunctival hemorrhages in the eyes are usually benign, but if you are having severe headache and a history of hypertension, you should seek medical attention asap. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is somewhat stimulating and can itself raise blood pressure. It does not have any interactions with methadone; however, Methadone itself is associated with weight gain, and a reduction in dose should be discussed. ...Read more

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I have lost nearly all my body hair & most on head due to low t while taking methadone long term. Will the hair grow back with t treatment?

I have lost nearly all my body hair & most on head due to low t while taking methadone long term. Will the hair grow back with t treatment?

Hopefully: Hopefully yes. It sounds like you have alopecia univeralis which is a severe form of alopecia areata. This is an autoimmune disease in which your immune system tells your hair follicles to stop growing hair. ...Read more

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If I'm on methadone maintenance program, and I took midrin for head aches, will this show on a drug screen?

If I'm on methadone maintenance program, and I took midrin for head aches, will this show on a drug screen?

Probably Not: As far as I know there are no barbiturates in midrin. One of the components does breakdown to Chloral Hydrate but that substance is seldom tested for as the actual drug is not frequently tested for except in forensic situations as for when a date-rape drug is suspected. Chloral hydrate is seldom prescribed-is the drug used in a mickey finn. ...Read more

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I'm on 115mg methadone daily, injected 100mg morphine IV, can histamines flood head stay there and cause heart failure?

I'm on 115mg methadone daily, injected 100mg morphine IV, can histamines flood head stay there and cause heart failure?

Talk to your doctor: Methadone is a drug that demands respect. It's metabolism can be unpredictable and tricky especially when combined with other medication. Please discuss this with your methadone doctor. The majority of deaths associated with methadone involves its use in combination with other drugs. Please be careful and don't take medication unless discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm on 115mg methadone, I injected 100mg morphine IV, can histamines flood my head, stay there, eventually causing heart failure?

I'm on 115mg methadone, I injected 100mg morphine IV, can histamines flood my head, stay there, eventually causing heart failure?

Overdose: Histamine, alone, would not induce heart failure. However, it sounds like you are going through a lot right now. .. And would benefit from seeing a psychiatrist to restart your rehabilitation. If you're having any trouble breathing, chest pain, or other alarming symptoms - you should head directly to your nearest ER. ...Read more

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Might it be that a burnt cornea affect your eye sight?

Might it be that a burnt cornea affect your eye sight?

Yes: There can be permanent scarring. Nonetheless, most patients heal surprisingly well. Many escape with only temporary blurriness. Many doctors postulate that some of the thermal energy from the burn is absorbed by the tear film, so many corneal burns are blunted in their effect.
Please see your specialist eye md (ophthalmologist) for ongoing treatment which can reduce scarring. ...Read more

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Only one of my eyes has bad eye sight. Is this rare?

Only one of my eyes has bad eye sight. Is this rare?

No: Many people see better with one eye. Not sure how you define bad. But all kinds of disease or trauma affects one eye only or first. Thus, we see many patients in the clinic with one poor eye. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would exercising my eyes improve my eye sight a bit?

Hi docs, would exercising my eyes improve my eye sight a bit?

Not likely: Is your eye sight not good from uncorrected vision that would be clear with proper glasses or contacts? Or because of some disease process which needs treatment? Or is it some permanent process? Best to have an ophthalmologist evaluate you and see if any of these are operative. You cannot improve eyesight by so called "natural" means including exercises. ...Read more

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My eye sight is not good, but when my eyes become watery, I can see perfectly clear. Why is that?

My eye sight is not good, but when my eyes become watery, I can see perfectly clear. Why is that?

Dry eye: A poor tear film will decrease vision, but extra water can make the corneal surface smooth to refract light better. Also can try making a partially relaxed fist with a small hole and looking through the top end to mimic a tiny pinhole to see better. ...Read more

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Hi. My eye sight is getting weak day by day. What should I do. Suggest some diet good for eyes.?

Hi. My eye sight is getting weak day by day. What should I do. Suggest some diet good for eyes.?

No.: There are multiple reasons your eyesight could be getting weaker, but if it's happening so quickly that you notice a "day by day" worsening, you need to see an ophthalmologist asap. See a medical doctor, not an optometrist in an eye glass store. Call someone now. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there any food or drink to make my eyes back to normal sight I have 0.5 eye sight I want it back to 0?

Is there any food or drink to make my eyes back to normal sight I have 0.5 eye sight I want it back to 0?

No: There is no medicine or food that will return the eyes back to what they were. The measurement of 0.50 is very minimal, your vision should still be good, just a little blurry. ...Read more

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I have problems with my eyes, my eyesight became odd, when I look at things some parts, small parts of my sight I can't process it. It's just a blur?

I have problems with my eyes, my eyesight became odd, when I look at things some parts, small parts of my sight I can't process it. It's just a blur?

Blur: You could have a macular or retinal disorder, or it may be something minor. Seek care from your local eye doctor. ...Read more

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Hii...M in merchant navy...So good eye sight is a must. Cn u please tell me hw cn I take care of my eyes in a effective way. My eye sight is 6/6?

Hii...M in merchant navy...So good eye sight is a must. Cn u please tell me hw cn I take care of my eyes in a effective way. My eye sight is 6/6?

Carry on: Congratulations on 6/6 vision. At your age it is possible that you might develop a very minor amount of near sightedness over the next 5-8 years but most likely you will preserve your 6/6 by doing nothing special. The only thing you should do is protect your eyes when in any situation where they might become injured using safety glasses and proper caution. ...Read more

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What do I do if only one of my eyes has bad eye sight? Wear contacts in one?

What do I do if only one of my eyes has bad eye sight? Wear contacts in one?

Possibly: Depending on the cause of the poor vision, you may benefit from a contact in that eye or corrective surgery to have its prescription equal that of your better eye. If you have had poor vision in the one eye since you were young and you are now an adult, changing the prescription with contacts or surgery may still not improve its ability to see. ...Read more

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My one month old daughter might have blue eye does this affect her eyes or eye sight or any other health problems?

My one month old daughter might have blue eye does this affect her eyes or eye sight or any other health problems?

Heterochromia iridis: Is seen in about 6 per 1000 individuals and can be both congenital, usually genetic, or acquired. Vision is often normal, but the condition can be associated with other health problems and an exam by both her pediatrician and an eye doctor is recommended. For a more detailed information, you may find this article helpful: http://www. Medicinenet. Com/heterochromia_iridis/article. Htm ...Read more

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I have a problem with eye sight but my glasses got me headache because of its weight. I'm thinking of using contact. Which one is more save for eyes?

I have a problem with eye sight but my glasses got me headache because of its weight. I'm thinking of using contact. Which one is more save for eyes?

Both are safe: If used properly. But first...How long have you had your current glasses. Eyesight changes with time, perhaps you need a new prescription. If your glasses are new have them check that the prescription is correct, mistakes can be accidently made. You may also be able to get lighter frames and lens then what you currently have. You need you go back to your optometrist and find out these answers. ...Read more

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Pain in temple and eyes. Is it shows? Is it migraine? If yes than can it effect my eye sight?

Pain in temple and eyes. Is it shows? Is it migraine? If yes than can it effect my eye sight?

Not concern. ... But: Should be seen by an eye doctor. These symptoms. In a person 55 + years old would be considered an urgent or emergent situation. ...Read more

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How much can eye sight change in the months following lasik? Eyes are off by ~0.5. Will they equal out, blurry distance in dry right eye. 3 weeks post

How much can eye sight change in the months following lasik? Eyes are off by ~0.5. Will they equal out, blurry distance in dry right eye. 3 weeks post

Vision after LASIK: Vision after lasik can fluctuate quite a bit in the early postop period. Your prescription should stabilize as you get closer to 3-4 months postop. In the meantime, you should try frequent non-preservative artificial tears to eliminate any dryness present. ...Read more

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Question about my eyes, I started to see blurry from one day to another? From one day to another I started seeing blurry and my eye sight has always been perfectly fine. My eyes kind of burn sometimes. Sometimes I feel really weak, I notice a lot more whe

Question about my eyes, I started to see blurry from one day to another? From one day to another I started seeing blurry and my eye sight has always been perfectly fine. My eyes kind of burn sometimes. Sometimes I feel really weak, I notice a lot more whe

Most: Most likely an eye issue.
2 things come to mind, could simply be dry eye syndrome, which can cause burning and fluctuating vision.
There is an entity called 'pigment dispersion syndrome', which can cause blurred vision with exercise. In this case, the pigment on the iris (the colored part of the eye) can shake loose. This usually does not cause burning.

There are health issues that can cause weakness and blurred vision, especially with exercise, so you probably should see both your primary care doctor, and have them refer you to an eye doctor for complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my son is albino 4 years old due to albinism eye sight weak and constant left right eyes movement is any cure?

Should I be concerned if my son is albino 4 years old due to albinism eye sight weak and constant left right eyes movement is any cure?

Kids with nystagmus: Adapt to it. Ask his pediatrician to determine his type of albinism hy Chromosomal Microarray, then see a geneticist, pediatric ophthalmologist, audiologist, developmental/behavioral pediatrician & other specialists depending on his genetic mutations. Call Child Find of your local school district for developmental assessment & enrollment in Early Childhood Specisl Education. Resources below. ...Read more

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My 4 yrs old son's doctor manually used lense after lense in front of my son's eyes to test his eye sight. What is technical term for this method?

My 4 yrs old son's doctor manually used lense after lense in front of my son's eyes to test his eye sight. What is technical term for this method?

None: This is simply, as you have described, manually comparing lenses to achieve the optimum correction. It is a method of trial and error usually using a trial frame. It can work well and is usually less threatening for a child than the device used for older children and adults called a phoropter. ...Read more

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Should I wear glasses everyday? Do my eye sight get worse if I don't wear them everyday? My friends and teacher kept telling me that if I don't wear my glasses everyday, my eyes would get worse, is that true? Doesn't it get worse when u wear ur glasses als

Depends on age: Wearing the correct spectacle correction will never make your vision weaker-- it will only allow you to see better. Not wearing your glasses under the age of ten may cause the eye to not develop to their full visual potential. ...Read more

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Just came to that my girl, age 4, has weak eye sight and her eyes are moving inwards. What does that mean?

Just came to that my girl, age 4, has weak eye sight and her eyes are moving inwards. What does that mean?

Turning off vision: The human brain utilized the input of both eyes to aid in depth perception/distance etc. As a child grows, their eyes may have different strength, or weakness in an eye muscle may allow one to line up wrong. The fuzzy or double vision confuses the brain. Over time the brain may begin turning off the input of one eye & keep the best. That process is called amblyopia. If caught early it can be fixed. ...Read more

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