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Dr. Damien Luviano
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Visual Changes (Definition)

There are many types of eye problems and visual disturbances. These include blurred vision, halos, blind spots, floaters, and other symptoms. Blurred vision is the loss of sharpness of vision and the inability to see small details. Blind spots (scotomas) are dark "holes" in the visual field in which ...Read more


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How long does visual changes associated with migraine headaches last?

How long does visual changes associated with migraine headaches last?

Aura Varies: Aura are commonly visual but can involve other senses. Aura typically last 10-30 minutes and some patients never experience this stage of migraine. Migraines progress through four stages - prodrome, aura, attack & postdrome. Aura aren't the same for everyone and vary from bright flashing lights to partial vision loss. Aura typically occur before migraine but can occur concurrently with the pain. ...Read more

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How long does visual changes associated with eclampsia last?

How long does visual changes associated with eclampsia last?

Not long: Visual changes associated with eclampsia generally does not last a long time if the condition is being properly treated. ...Read more

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How long does visual changes associated with hellp syndrome last?

How long does visual changes associated with hellp syndrome last?

Depends on Cause: "hellp" is an abbreviation of three main features of this syndrome: hemolysis elevated liver enzymes low platelet count this condition is a form of pre-eclampsia during childbearing. Visual changes may stem from different causes such as corneal or macular edema which may be more temporary or retinal breaks/detachments which may be more severe and permanent. Best to see your eye md! ...Read more

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How long do you have to smoke for it to visual changes in your appearance (skin, teeth, etc.)?

How long do you have to smoke for it to visual changes in your appearance (skin, teeth, etc.)?

It varies: Tooth staining from smoking varies but in many people the yellow tars stain quickly and can be difficult to remove without using an abrasive toothpaste that removes surface enamel. For this and many health reasons (cancer, emphysema, stroke, bad breath, cost, etc.) you should try to stop and get help to do so if needed. ...Read more

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Visual changes normal when making eye contact for a long time?

Visual changes normal when making eye contact for a long time?

Dry eye: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ountment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Bilateral headache shifting front to back throbbing with pulse, lasted noon-11 pm. No aura or visual changes?

Bilateral headache shifting front to back throbbing with pulse, lasted noon-11 pm. No aura or visual changes?

Tension Headache: See the image to your left. There are 3 main types of primary headaches. Tension headaches are bilateral non-pulsating. Migraines are unilateral and pulsating and associated with aura. Cluster headaches are associated with physical symptoms around the eye ...Read more

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How long does swollen ankles associated with preeclampsia last?

How long does swollen ankles associated with preeclampsia last?

Until you deliver: The high blood pressure associated with preeclampsia will cause the swelling in the feet and ankles that will usually go away sometime after the baby is born, not before. Congrats on your upcoming birth and hang in there. ...Read more

Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Toxemia (Definition)

Toxemia, is an old term for pre-eclampsia, is a condition consisting of high blood pressure and protein in the urine that can occur during the second half of pregnancy. If untreated this can lead to a life-threatening ...Read more