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Can you give me a suggestion on how to enlarge my eye so it doesn't look slanting anymore?

Can you give me a suggestion on how to enlarge my eye so it doesn't look slanting anymore?

No enlargement: What you need is an evaluation of the lids and orbital anatomy. Then determine what needs to be done. If the eye is slanting compared to the other eye, eye lid position can be changed, but requires minor surgery. ...Read more

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If u have smal lymfnodes but they r not wisible to the eye r they enlarged?people rarely search themselves or children looking? how does it work?

If u have smal lymfnodes but they r not wisible to the eye r they enlarged?people rarely search themselves or children looking? how does it work?

See answer: In children 1-7 years of age cervical lymph gland enlargement is so common that it is almost considered normal. Abnormality wld be suggested by the glands getting larger & larger & accompanied by pain, redness, fever & throat involvement. Enlargement is a reaction to the exposure to viruses and bacteria that occurs in ALL children. If not visible, but felt, suggests not to worry. ...Read more

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I have an enlarged lymphnode on the inside of my elbow. It has been there a few months, should I be concerned. My Dr just said we will keep an eye on?

I have an enlarged lymphnode on the inside of my elbow. It has been there a few months, should I be concerned. My Dr just said we will keep an eye on?

Suggest a biopsy: If it has been there for a few months without a discernable cause (a persistent infection in that hand, for example) a biopsy of that node would be a good idea. ...Read more

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What would cause a person's iris in their eye to enlarge into their pupil area?

What would cause a person's iris in their eye to enlarge into their pupil area?

It would not: The iris of the eye controls light entering the eye, much like the diaphragm of a camera. The opening or pupil gets smaller and larger. ...Read more

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My son fell off bike face first into a car. Imediatly a large bump grew under his eye. He seemed dazed for 10 sec. Now he seem slightly confused.

My son fell off bike face first into a car. Imediatly a large bump grew under his eye. He seemed dazed for 10 sec. Now he seem slightly confused.

Go to ER: Your son needs an urgent evaluation. He may Possibly have a fracture of eye socket, but even more important is to make certain he has been evaluated neurologically. Go to emergency department now. ...Read more

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My son flew off bike and hit face first into car. He was dazed for 10 sec. Imediatly a large bump grew under his eye. He now seem slightly forgetful?

My son flew off bike and hit face first into car. He was dazed for 10 sec. Imediatly a large bump grew under his eye. He now seem slightly forgetful?

See doctor: the only way to figure out whether there has been brain damage and whether something needs to be done is to go see a doctor. You sound worried and that is enough reason to go see a doctor. ...Read more

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Just found out I have a borderline enlarged thyroid. Is this something I should worry about? My primary told me that she is just going to keep an eye on it

Just found out I have a borderline enlarged thyroid. Is this something I should worry about? My primary told me that she is just going to keep an eye on it

Yes follow up: You may need serial ultrasound of the thyroid to see if it continues to enlarge. Thyroid function tests including TSH, T3, (liothyronine) T4 should be done to assess if the thyroid is overactive or underactive, in which case you will need treatment. If normal, no treatment needed and your primary can keep an eye on it. May consult an endocrinologist if any abnormality. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my eye pupil to enlarge after eye surgery?

Is it normal for my eye pupil to enlarge after eye surgery?

Depends: It depends on what eye surgery you had. Often, the pupil is dilated for the surgery so it may still be enlarged for a period of time afterwards. Best suggestion would be to ask your doctor who performed the surgery. ...Read more

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Home treatment for one abnormal (slight enlarge)eye problem?

Home treatment for one abnormal (slight enlarge)eye problem?

No home remedies: There are no home remedies. There are certain eye drops that can help, but your ophthalmologist would have to evaluate. Also, depending on how long this is going on for and how severe, it could be an indication of a larger problem. You should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can an enlarged liver be seen with the naked eye? Or is a scan needed?

Can an enlarged liver be seen with the naked eye? Or is a scan needed?

Palpation: An enlarged liver is usually felt by palpation of the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. For a liver large enough to be seen, it would have to be spectacularly large and you would probably have a host of other symptoms in that case. Scans can help narrow down the cause, once the enlargement is detected by the examining MD. ...Read more