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Get hot seering pain in right, pus forming in corner of eye, lose some vision, use pataday eye drops, & seen 3 eye specialists. Told eye is healthy?
Depends: Is the blur recent or gradually oncoming over a long time? Is it one eye or both? Are there any other symptoms: pain, nausea, light flashes, floaters? As you can notice there are many possiblities depending upon the answer to these questions, some can be improved with eyedrops. Check with your ophthalmologist to get the diagnosis. ...Read more
Pain to move left eye, blurry vision lower 1/2 visual field that eye only (is like a greasy film over bottom 1/2 of eye). Blood pressure perfect?
Optic neuritis: You need to see an ophthalmologist asap. The biggest concern in a woman your age would be optic neuritis. This would explain your symptoms best. You need a thorough exam by an ophthalmologist first the ophthalmologist may order an MRI or have you see a neurologist depending on the findings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen eye lid, no eye injury, diabetic, sore to the touch, visions foggy/blurry, no insurance, no money for eye dr. Help?
Not equivalent: 6/6 is the metric system equivalent of 20/20 in Snellen notation. If your eyeglasses correction is -2.00, then you will not see the 6/6 line with the uncorrected eye. If wearing -2.00 allows you to see that line, then you probably have normal, healthy eyes with a little need for optical correction only. ...Read more
N-acetylcarnosine: N-acetylcarnosine eye drops have been proposed as a treatment to reverse cataracts. Russian investigators have published studies purporting it's effectiveness. Unfortunately, their studies are considered biased and the positive effects reported have not been confirmed by other investigators. ...Read more
Medications: Several classes of medications are prescribed for treating glaucoma. These include: prostaglandin analogues, alpha adrenergic agonists, beta adrenergic antagonists, carbonic anhyrase inhibitors, cholinergic agonists, & hyperosmolar agents. In development are rhokinase inhibitors. Laser and incisional surgical treatments are also options. Primarily though, glaucoma is treated with eye drops. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blurry vision, constant eye floaters, flashes of light, double vision. MRI normal & saw 2 eye doctors who found nothing. What can it be?!
Talk to your doctor : You may want to see a neuro -ophthalmologist. Your symptoms are very concerning. It's possible to have normal exam and negative MRI and still have something wrong. Multiple sclerosis comes to mind. You may find a specialist in New Orleans to evaluate you and hopefully ease your mind. ...Read more
Serum tears: There are many otc and rx drops that work best for different sources of dry eye (as mentioned in the other answers). One of the best, though, is for severe dry eyes to make tears from your own serum. Blood is drawn, allowed to clot, centrifuged, diluted with saline, and given back to the patient. In cases that do not respond to the available treatments, this option should be discussed with md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Green Tea & Obesity: Nope. Absolutely not. In fact in what you describe you have two obvious problems. Caffeine will never lead your body to lose weight. And, honey is sugar. Sugar leads to increasing weight and never to weight loss. The current fad for 'green tea' extract is just one in a long line of fraud. It is designed to take your money for the 'hope' that you do not need to do the work it takes to lose. ...Read more
It's easy: Check at your nearest hospital for doctors on staff. Then check those with offices close to your home. Then check to see if the doctor accepts Medicaid patients. Unfortunately because of poor fees and excess paperwork many good doctors cannot take this insurance. Look for a family doctor or internal medicine specialist depending on your medical history. ...Read more
Family moving from Northern Canada to Arizona. Will my teenage daughter be able to get her braces adjusted, and at what cost?
Braces: Hopefully you will have a dental plan and your orthodontist can make a referral. Get as assessment for her treatment. All the best. ...Read more
It's very dry in arizona . My skin is extremely dry. I'm allergic to everything accept cetaphil. Is there anything else i can use? So itchy!
Different options: To help your skin not be soo dry, try to keep your showers very short and do not use very hot water. Only use soap in your armpits and groin.If you could skip a day of taking a shower that would help your skin very much. There is a brand of moisturizer which is called vanicream or vaniply ointment which you are probably not allergic to. If your drug store does not have it you can order it online. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, I'm 17 ur old high school student located in Mesa Arizona. And I have his serious pin and sweeping of the left testicle. It's contant pain even?
Yes.: You are referring to the fungus coccidiodes immitis (cocci for short) which causes the lung disease coccidiomycosis sometimes referred to as valley fever. It is common in the central california valley and southwest. The infection is often mild and not diagnosed, but it can leave nodules, scarring or cavities that can appear on chest x ray. It can disseminate and cause serious disease in some. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A lot of people have been saying if you drink arizona/green tea, you will lose weight. Is this true?
I can't speak for: "arizona" brand tea. Some people use green tea extract to assist with weight loss. However, i would not anticipate any significant change unless this is paired with exercise ; a healthy nutrition plan. A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis ; fat oxidation. The linus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Who accept insurance in Phoenix Arizona to remove and enlarged painful cyst on my right face cheek ASAP very very painful?
Complicated: Complicated question. Start with a phone call to local medical society asking for advice. ...Read more
Will be driving from ohio to Arizona. Is it safe considering altitude changes and ascending/descending throughout drive for 30 hours minimum stopping?
No problem: Not an issue, nothing to worry about. The atmospheric pressure changes are no more (probably less) than everyone experiences in a typical airplane flight -- and those changes occur in a few minutes, compared with many hours while driving. If you have a problem with blocked sinuses or ears, there could be minor symptoms, but nothing more -- and even these can be prevented with decongestants. ...Read more
I have this bump at the end of anal area noticed drainage in underwear hurts do you know of any Dr
in Arizona area you would recommend or what type of Dr I need to be looking for.
Perianal Abscess: You may have a perianal abscess, you can visit a general surgeon or a general surgeon who specializes in colorectal surgery. The MD will give you a full exam, and possibly incise and drain any infection and treat you. Arizona is a pretty big state, but if you are on the internet you can use Google to find a surgeon near you. Good luck. ...Read more
There aren't studies: At this time that support use of green tea to induce menses. A 2010 study showed japanese females who drank > 5 cups green tea/day had 1st menstruation at younger age but those that drank >10 cups of green tea/day had later menarche. A 2002 study suggested that green tea could bring on a period quicker in rats. In traditional chinese medicine drinking green tea is not recommended during menses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I live in arizona and in the summer heat i get red it hey painful pimple like bumps on my butt and back of thighs. What can I do to stop this?
I live in Arizona and I am trying to drink enough water yet I do not get hungry in the daytime at all and as a result I am getting dizzy what can I do?
Eat 5-6 small meals: throughout the day and stay hydrated,Get a more detailed answer ›