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I am having symptoms similar to hyperthyroid. Could overmedication also cause symptoms of graves disease particularily the puffy eyelids?

I am having symptoms similar to hyperthyroid. Could overmedication also cause symptoms of graves disease particularily the puffy eyelids?

No: Once diagnosed with any thyroid condition, the condition known as "thyroid eye disease" can occur at any time, independent of the thyroid status of the body. So in your case, the puffy eyelids is due to the thyroid condition, not the over-treating or under-treating of the thyroid in the body. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

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


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What is the cost to fix droopy eyelid in the u.S.?

What is the cost to fix droopy eyelid in the u.S.?

Droopy Eyelid Cost: Depending on the degree of eyelid drooping, the procedure may be covered by insurance. If the drooping is not severe enough, the cost depends on the state/city of the surgeon, the surgeon him/herself, and the type of anesthesia. If the surgery is done under local anesthesia in the office it will be less expensive than if done in a surgery center with an anesthesiologist. ...Read more

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What is cause of droopy eyelids?

What is cause of droopy eyelids?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What could cause a droopy eyelid?

What could cause a droopy eyelid?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What are some causes of droopy eyelid?

What are some causes of droopy eyelid?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to treat a permanent droopy eyelid?

How to treat a permanent droopy eyelid?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a droopy eyelid. Is there a surgery that would help?

I have a droopy eyelid. Is there a surgery that would help?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Are droopy eyelids from fatigue permanent or can it be fully fixed?

Are droopy eyelids from fatigue permanent or can it be fully fixed?

No: If they are from fatigue, they will resolve when you are rested. If they do not resolve with rest, they are not from fatigue. ...Read more

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What can I do about my droopy eyelid? When is a good time or age for surgery?

What can I do about my droopy eyelid?  When is a good time or age for surgery?

It depends: The procedure to fix a droopy eyelid depends on the cause, which can be diagnosed by an oculoplastic surgeon. Unless it is blocking vision, you can have it fixed at any age. In a child if it blocks vision, it should be fixed asap. ...Read more

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I took ecstasy ("molly"/pure mdma) last night, and the next morning I have one droopy eyelid. What could cause it?

I took ecstasy ("molly"/pure mdma) last night, and the next morning I have one droopy eyelid. What could cause it?

Sympathatomimetic: Sympathetic nervous system innervates the levator palpabrie superioris muscle, which elevates the eyelids. Ecstasy is methylenedioxymethamphetamine and it stimulates the sympathatic nervous system (sns) but it can also cause neurotoxicity of the sns, resulting in damage of the sns. Since, sns elevates the eyelid muscle, it's damage will result in drooping of the eyelid. ...Read more

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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more