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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy, flaking or scaling), gastrointestinal disturbances, double vision (quality: with both eye...
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
I have an FDE on my penis head. Its been 7 weeks after stopping meds. Now there is scaling and shedding after erection. Rash isless. Healing duration?
FDE? Definition: As a US urologist am not acquainted with acronym of FDE. Scaling & shedding dry superficial skin layers after treatment of skin problem on head of penis would appear to be sign of healing which should resolve over next few weeks. ...Read more
Have a headache in which my whole head hurts (8 out of 10 on pain scale), hands and feet are tingling, and vision goes blurry fir a few min then comes back, also feel nauseas, dizzy and lighrheaded?
Many causes: If the vision is diminishing in one eye only, you need to have an ophthalmologist examine your eyes quickly. There are many causes from a need for glasses, vascular problems, systemic disease like diabetes, retinal detachment and many others. Get evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more
20/400: You could probably only read the big e on a standard eye chart if you have these numbers and do not use correction. This is not an extreme myopia because there are many with -10, and -15 and even more. ...Read more
Examination: Most vision lowered vision in your age group is due to a need for eyeglasses (or contacts). You can be evaluated for these by your ophthalmologist. If you have underlying correctable problems they can be addressed at this time. Other solutions may include lasik correction and some other means. Eye exercises will not work and methods such as orthokeratology are short term only. ...Read more
Could be many things: If this happens, see a doctor immediately. It could be decompensation of a pre-existing muscle balance problem. It could also be a stoke that can cause this, but less likely and far more dangerous. Again to sort this out, please have an exam. ...Read more
Temporary: When the eyes are dry there is a change in the tear pool over the front which can alter the vision. This is temporary and corrected with treatment of the dryness - usually with lubricating eyedrops. Only if the dryness is profound (eyes always red, irritated and painful) can the vision be affected more permanently. ...Read more
No: I'm sorry, I can't read your question. No, masturbation has no effect on your vision. Just make sure your activity doesn't impact your relationship w/your family, friends & schoolmates, nor your school performance. If you were gainfully employed, I'd include work & coworkers in that list. And if you were in a relationship, I'd include partner, too. ...Read more
Maintain good health: The eyes respond to good exercise and nutrition like the rest of the body. Regular exams with an ophthalmologist (the real eye doctors) can be helpful. Exercises designed to change the power of the eyes are not helpful. Getting attention for any major changes should always be done. ...Read more
Compared to standard: The chart used to test the eye is calibrated for normal vision at 20 feet. The outcome achieved is compared to what a normal eye can see at 20 feet. So if you can only see at 20 feet what a normal eye sees at 40 feet, your vision is considered to be 20/40. This is measured with and without corrective lenses at distance and at near. The vision with correction is considered to show the true vision. ...Read more
Depends: If this is your uncorrected vision, then get measured for eyeglasses and hopefully you will achieve 20/20. If 20/1500 is the best you can get with that eye, then there is probably an important pathology limiting the vision which an ophthalmologist can diagnose and hopefully treat. ...Read more