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Which narcotics do not cause miosis?

Miosis: All true opioids will cause miosis to some degree dependent on doses given. ...Read more

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I had ICL surgery but my pupils dilate more than optical zone of lense. I am on pilocar (pilocarpine) 1% for 6 months to causr miosis for lifetime. Will it help?

I had ICL surgery but my pupils dilate more than optical zone of lense. I am on pilocar (pilocarpine) 1% for 6 months to causr miosis for lifetime. Will it help?

Most likely: Pilocarpine should keep your pupils small enough but you may need to use it indefinitely. Unfortunately the only other options are bromonidine, another drop to keep the pupils from dilating, taking out the lens or just learning to tolerate the symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm looking for an expert opinion on the mechanism of ETOH on CNIII (oculomotor nerve). Many sources denote mydriasis to be present over miosis.

Hi, I'm looking for an expert opinion on the mechanism of ETOH on CNIII (oculomotor nerve). Many sources denote mydriasis to be present over miosis.

My comments: Am somewhat surprised you would focus on cranial nerve III---have you developed a problem with that nerve? The acute effect of alcohol is to suppress most brain functions, but it is not specific to autonomic fibers. If while drinking your emotions become excited, your pupils will dilate, a bit, but doubt it would be profound. Lastly, if you have a problem, schedule Concierge visit. ...Read more

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Horners syndrome stage 3 fr surgeon severing symphatic nerve during neck surgery don't sweat on rt side pittosis miosis any hope 4 a normal face again?

Horners syndrome stage 3 fr surgeon severing symphatic nerve during neck surgery don't sweat on rt side pittosis miosis any hope 4 a normal face again?

Unsure: If they completely severed the trunk, then unlikely that you will have a good recovery. If things do not recover, cosmetics can be helpful. There are cosmetic surgeries to consider for ptosis, as well, if the miosis if really bothersome, color contact lenses can hide this. ...Read more

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Can alcohol constrict pupils?

Can alcohol constrict pupils?

No: Other medications can cause miosis (pupillary constriction), such as narcotics, for example. ...Read more

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Does alcohol constrict pupils?

Does alcohol constrict pupils?

No: Your pupils appear bigger and slower, and your ability to focus and the redness of your eyes are also apparent. ...Read more

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Does Xanax (alprazolam) constrict your pupils?

Does Xanax (alprazolam) constrict your pupils?

probably not: I don't recall ever seeing any pupillary constriction in my patients on xanax (alprazolam). ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol constrict pupils?

Does drinking alcohol constrict pupils?

It can: Yes, drinking alcohol can constrict the pupils. Constriction of the pupils is called miosis. Opiate drugs tend to constrict the pupils more than alcohol. ...Read more

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How do salmonella species cause disease(s)?

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How do salmonella species cause disease(s)?

Ingested : Salmonella spp. Are contracted through food, water, and contaminated hands. Once in the intestine they can cause diarrhea or spread to the blood and possibly other organs. ...Read more

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