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Doctor insights on: Floppy Eyelid Syndrome In Children

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She had floppy eyelid when she fell asleep. Is it something I should be worry?

She had floppy eyelid when she fell asleep. Is it something I should be worry?

? Sleep apnea: Floppy eye lids could associate with sleep apnea (lack of oxygenation during sleep when stop breathing momentary). If you snore and over weight the chance of sleep apnea is high. Do you feel tired and sleepy during the day? Then that is also sign of sleep apnea. If your answer is yes for most of those questions you may have sleep apnea. Pls get sleep test and discusse it with your doc. ...Read more

Floppy Eyelid Syndrome (Definition)

An under-diagnosed entity characterized by chronic papillary conjunctivitis in upper palpebral conjunctiva that is poorly respondent to ...Read more


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Is floppiness after legs falling asleep a sign of a nerve condition?

Is floppiness after legs falling asleep a sign of a nerve condition?

Legs/arms falling: Asleep are from pressure on nerves or decreased blood flow, in that order. Numbness and tingling from nerve pressure is common during sleep when we don't move much. The numbness etc is temporary malfunction of the sensory part of the nerve. Temporary floppieness is a malfunction of the signals sent from the spine to the muscles. As long as its temporary, it's normal. ...Read more

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I have sticky skin on my eyelids, front of my neck, and behind my knees. It's not "sticky skin syndrome", it doesn't happen when it's wet.?

I have sticky skin on my eyelids, front of my neck, and behind my knees. It's not "sticky skin syndrome", it doesn't happen when it's wet.?

Sticky Skin: If you skin is sticky when damp, but not when completely dry, you have something called acquired cutaneous adherence, or sticky skin syndrome. Sometimes it's caused by medication and sometimes not. It seems to be very rare and not much is known about it. ...Read more

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My below the eye eyelids and cheeks are a little bluish all the time recently. I have stomack problems and irratative bowel syndrome. Any connection?

My below the eye eyelids and cheeks are a little bluish all the time recently. I have stomack problems and irratative bowel syndrome. Any connection?

Urgent consultation: Bluish discoloration (cyanosis) of the cheeks, lips, tongue or fingers is a serious sign and needs to be thoroughly investigated. Diseases of heart or lungs can cause cyanosis. Please see your pcp who after a history and exam would decide further action. ...Read more

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Can dry eye syndrome cause eyelid twitches?

Can dry eye syndrome cause eyelid twitches?

Dry eye twitching: A common cause of eyelid or eye twitching is dry eye. A trial of artificial tears +/- omega 3 vitamins often relieves the symptoms. More serious causes of eyelid twitching should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist if the symptoms do not resolve with tears.

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What is floppy baby syndrome?

What is floppy baby syndrome?

Hypotonia: There are a lot of things that cause this. Try this site. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003298.htm ...Read more

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Floppy baby syndrome. What is it?

Floppy baby syndrome. What is it?

Nonspecific observtn: "floppy baby" is a nonspecific term used to describe an infant whose muscle tone is diminished. Tone is like the stretchy of a rubber band, when weak, decreased tone prevents babies from maintaining their posture. This implies a disturbance, anywhere from the brain down to the nerve or muscle. Some conditions with low tone include:down syndrome, brain injury, spinal muscular atrophy, prader-willi synd. ...Read more

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Could a baby have floppy head syndrome?

Could a baby have floppy head syndrome?

Floppy babay syndrom: Floppy baby syndrome is possible. I would take the child to a pediatrician for an opinion. ...Read more

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What is floppy baby syndrome and how is it treated?

What is floppy baby syndrome and how is it treated?

Motor delay: These babies are hypotonic i.e. They have poor muscle tone they consequently have delayed motor milestones. Intense physical and or occupational therapy is in order. ...Read more

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How do people feel about immunization for floppy baby syndrome?

How do people feel about immunization for floppy baby syndrome?

Maybe: Floppy baby syndrome or hypotonia has many causes. Most babies with hypotonia can receive their immunizations on time, however each child will need to be evaluated before the specific question can be answered. It is a delicate balance between preventing a serious infection and potential side effects of vaccines. ...Read more

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How would floppy baby syndrome affect a person later on in life?

How would floppy baby syndrome affect a person later on in life?

Some Physical Change: These children sometimes have to work harder to acheive good muscle tone and strength which certainly may affect sports and such skills. Also one has to be sure that there are no other associated medical issues. ...Read more

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GP has referred me to a cardiologist to check for floppy valve syndrome, but could the pains in my side be from pancreatic cancer though? At 34 years old, odds are in my favour but don’t want to leave anything to chance.

GP has referred me to a cardiologist to check for floppy valve syndrome, but could the pains in my side be from pancreatic cancer though? At 34 years old, odds are in my favour but don’t want to leave anything to chance.

Whoa: Hey Barry, talk about this one with your physician. Physical exam should be sufficient to distinguish musculoskeletal pain -- which we all get in various places -- from deep pain due to some visceral problem. Pancreatic cancer simulating musculoskeletal pain usually is "back pain". The best treatment for worrying about very-unlikely medical disease is to focus on fitness -- hit the gym hard. ...Read more

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What is nes (normal eye syndrome)?

What is nes (normal eye syndrome)?

Normal eye syndrome: This is the first time I see such a label.
I am going to conjecture that the examiner did not find any abnormalities of the eye and/or visual system. No nearsightedness, no farsightedness, no astigmatism etc. Or no redness, no pain and no other pathological state, and called it normal eye syndrome. ...Read more

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What is cat eye syndrome (CES)?

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What is cat eye syndrome (CES)?

CES: Rare chromosomal disorder involving abnormalities of Chromosome 22, showing anal atresia & coloboma of the iris, & mild Mental Retardation. ...Read more

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What causes cat eye syndrome (CES)?

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What causes cat eye syndrome (CES)?

CES: Rare chromosomal disorder involving abnormalities of Chromosome 22, showing anal atresia & coloboma of the iris, & mild Mental Retardation. ...Read more

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Looking for an eye surgeon to treat marcus gunn syndrome?

Looking for an eye surgeon to treat marcus gunn syndrome?

Ophthalmic plastic: The marcus gunn syndrome is an congenital oculofacial synkineses with drooping of the upper lid which elevates spontaneously when sucking or chewing.

If surgery is indicated, it is usually done by an ophthalmic plastic surgeon. Find one at your local medical school affiliated medical center. ...Read more

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How serious is cat eye syndrome (CES)?

How serious is cat eye syndrome (CES)?

Cat eye: Cat eye syndrome is a congenital chromosomal defect in which there can be loss of iris tissue giving the eye a cat like appearance. There can be other systemic abnormalities that can be life threatining. It is rare and usually does not shorten life. Also there are other ocular signs such as lids turned downwards and some others. ...Read more

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How does iritis differ from an eye syndrome?

How does iritis differ from an eye syndrome?

See below: Iritis (also termed uveitis) is a sterile internal inflammation of the eye. Eye syndromes are complexes of several conditions affecting the eyes which usually are part of a systemic or genetic disease. ...Read more

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How can you diagnose cat eye syndrome (CES)?

How can you diagnose cat eye syndrome (CES)?

CES: Rare chromosomal disorder involving abnormalities of Chromosome 22, showing anal atresia & coloboma of the iris & mild Mental Retardation. ...Read more

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What kind of disorder is cat eye syndrome (CES)?

What kind of disorder is cat eye syndrome (CES)?

CES: Rare chromosomal disorder involving abnormalities of Chromosome 22, showing anal atresia & coloboma of the iris, & mild Mental Retardation. ...Read more

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What if anything do drs. Do to treat left eye brown's syndrome?

What if anything do drs. Do to treat left eye brown's syndrome?

Brown's syndrome: Depending on the cause, a steroid injection or surgery to relax the tendon can be considered. ...Read more

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Daughter has type 1 Duane's syndrome. Vision is good, just can't turn eye all way to the right. Will she be able to do all/most normal activities?

Daughter has type 1 Duane's syndrome. Vision is good, just can't turn eye all way to the right. Will she be able to do all/most normal activities?

Duane's Syndrome: It depends on her overall phenotype. See, for example, https://www. Aapos. Org › terms › conditions. Unless there are concomitant hearing problems, she should be able to perform other activities normally, and the eye problems are not progressive, which is good news!! ...Read more

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My son has brown syndrome. He was operated a week ago. Still when he looks up his left eye doesn't go up (us before the opaeration).What to do now?

My son has brown syndrome. He was operated a week ago. Still when he looks up his left eye doesn't go up (us before the opaeration).What to do now?

Call the surgeon: You need to call the doctor who did the surgery. He or she can tell you what to expect at this point in your son's recovery. You will then know if this is normal or not. ...Read more

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What is dry eye syndrome?

What is dry eye syndrome?

Dry eyes: Are an often the culprit of many symptoms in the eye which can include burning, stinging, tearing, foreign body sensation, tiredness, heaviness, blurred vision and eye pain. You can have some or all of the symptoms or even none of the symptoms and have dry eye. I would suggest starting with using over-the-counter artificial tears and a warm compress on the eye to see if that helps. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is dry eye syndrome serious?

Is dry eye syndrome serious?

Sometimes: Usually, dry eye syndrome is treated easily with artificial teardrops. Moderate dry eye sometimes requires medicated eyedrops such as Restasis or anti-inflammatories and/or punctal plugs. However, sometimes dry eye can become so severe and debilitating that people can lose vision and have difficulty functioning normally. ...Read more

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Do contacts cause dry eye syndrome?

Do contacts cause dry eye syndrome?

Probably not: Contacts float on a thin layer of tears coating the front of the eye. Because of this, contact wearers are very sensitive to dryness of the eyes as the lens will become uncomfortable, if the eye is a little dry. The contact does not cause the dryness, but is a sensitive early warning. If you are starting to have some symptoms see your ophthalmologist who can recommend more advanced lenses. ...Read more

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How to naturally heal dry eye syndrome?

How to naturally heal dry eye syndrome?

Relief, not cure: Eye dryness is due to lowered tear flow or altered composition of the tears with increased evaporation which usually is a long term and sometimes permanent situation. Eyedrops and some prescription medication can improve it but not cure it. There is no natural cure although "natural" drops are available with the same ingredients as normal eyedrops. ...Read more

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Would you give me some tips for dry eye syndrome?

Would you give me some tips for dry eye syndrome?

Increase tears: Tears can be increased by adding artificial tears, slowing drainage by placing plugs in tear drainage ducts or by using medications to improve function of glands that produce tear components (restasis). Systemic medications should be reviewed and substituted if possible alot of the make dry eye worse. Most common are antihistamines, diuretics and beta blockers. Other meds also ask your dr. ...Read more