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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Pars Planitis

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I have a lot of floaters. Also light sensitive. How would I, or an eye doctor know if they are caused by Uveitis, or Pars Planitis?

I have a lot of floaters. Also light sensitive. How would I, or an eye doctor know if they are caused by Uveitis, or Pars Planitis?

Floaters, Uveitis: Patrick, it would be hard for you to know if the floaters you are experiencing are from uveitis or PP, although both conditions can cause associated light sensitivity, pain and redness which can be clues. An eye doctor would conduct a dilated examination of the back of your eye and can see changes which go along with uveitis/PP. I would see an eye doctor for a full evaluation. Take care! ...Read more

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I had pars planitis 30 years ago. Now i have normal tension glaucoma. Very advance I am under treatment but could it be a relation between both ?

I had pars planitis 30  years ago. Now i  have normal tension glaucoma. Very advance I am under treatment but could it be a relation between both ?

Yes: It is possible that when your pars planitis was active, you had elevated pressure and damage to the nerve. Inflammatory disorders can also cause optic neuropaties which can mimic glaucoma. Low tension glaucoma is usually a diagnosis of exclusion, once all other causes, like inflammation, have been ruled out. ...Read more

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What cause bp?

What cause bp?

BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number is the resistance when the heart relaxes and fills. High BP can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels and brain. 95% of the time, there's no one specific cause perhaps other than genetics. ...Read more

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What causes add?

What causes add?

Don't really know: The actual cause of adhd is really unknown. Spect scans have been able to show abnormalities in the frontal lobe of those with adhd, but this doesn't explain cause. It is believed to be a chemical, rather than purely a behavioral disorder. Theories on cause are endless from diet, genetics, vitamin deficiency, toxin exposure, fetus development, etc. ...Read more

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Cause of headche?

Depends: It greatly depends on the type of headache you have, location, quality, associated symptoms, etc, etc. ...Read more

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What cause dyspenia?

What cause dyspenia?

Short of breath: Dyspnea can be caused by anything that prevents taking a full, effective breath. Causes include obesity, illness, neuromuscular disorders such as ms, smoking, etc. ...Read more

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What causes nightmare?

What causes nightmare?

WorkingInternalFears: During sleep, our minds/brains work to both integrate awake experiences into memory &, as part of this, make sense of many issues, correctly or incorrectly, the best we can. Fears, anger & sadness, emotions we typically have the most difficulty with, are commonly repressed while awake; allows function & interaction with others. However, while dreaming, issues are worked on & sometimes remembered. ...Read more

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What causes crepe skin?

What causes crepe skin?

CREPE SKIN?: CREPEY SKIN WHERE? EYES, LEGS, FACE, TRUNK, HANDS, ARMS? AGE AND EXPOSURE TO THE SUN ARE A COUPLE OF FACTORS THAT OFTEN CAUSE THIS CONDITION. WHY? BECAUSE WE LOSE COLLAGEN AND THICKNESS OF THE UPPER LAYERS OF THE SKIN. OCCURS MORE OFTEN IN WHITE WOMEN. BLACK PEOPLE HAVE MORE PROTECTIVE MELANIN CELLS IN THEIR SKIN AND THAT IS WHY THEIR SKIN DOES NOT AGE AS FAST ...Read more