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Increasing Difficulty Keeping Eyes Open
I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor, skin turning blue, double vision (quality: with both eyes open), difficulty breathing?
I am experiencing fatigue, severe itching, irritability, mood swings, eye pain (side: deep eye pain, right) (quality: deep eye pain), double vision (quality: with both eyes open), memory problems (quality: difficulty remembering recent events), leg nu
Question cut off: This constellation of symptoms warrants medical assessment. ...Read more
Can't sleep. Whenever I close my eyes I have a wierd problem where my eyes automatically try to open by blinkin.
Anxiety: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the flight or fight response which gives rise to many physiological changes include dry mouth. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I always wake up eith headache and I can't open my eyes from it I have to take excedren to take vare of it. Why I have this problem?
Lots of things: Waking headaches can be from hang-overs (hopefully not every day!), caffeine withdrawal, medication overuse (too many nsaids) or other, more ominous things. Definitely worth seeing a doc for this. Also should start a headache diary with special attention to what you did the night before. Here's a link to get you started. Http://www. Headaches. Org/for_professionals/headache_diary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello doc. I just want to ask if there is a sleeping disorder such as whispering while eyes open as if I am talking to somebody? Because it has been my problem, my husband is always thinking that I am having an affair because of that. But I always tell hi
Not uncommon: For people to talk, whisper, smile or laugh in their sleep- all subconscious. ...Read more
Hi, I'm 21 years old and I have had this problem since I was 14. When I go to sleep sometimes my whole body goes numb and I can't move or talk or open my eyes. Its only happened like 20 times since I was 14. Any idea of what it is?
I am experiencing double vision (quality: with both eyes open), eye movement problem (quality: jerking movements, slow eye movement), arm weakne...
Blepharospasm: Inability to open the eyes unless there is underlying eye disease, is a condition termed essential blepharospasm. This comes in varying degrees of severity and can render someone functionally without sight. Treatment usually starts with Botox injections but can also include surgery to remove muscles that cannot uncontract. ...Read more
In the afternoon I have a hard time keeping my eyes open- I do wear contacts not sure if that's the case. What could it be?
Is there any medical term to describe "difficulty in fantasizing things" means when we close eyes and reminds past memories.
Hope more reply too: There could be various reasons for such a difficulty, but in psychotherapy some might call it resistance or defensiveness. Some forms of brain damage could result in such a problem too. It's also possible that some may never develop the skill at all due to intellectual deficits or cultural values. Borderline trauma at Piaget's stage VI can do it. ...Read more
Dryness: Most often, difficulty focusing from time to time is due to dryness, which causes changes in the smoothness of the front of the eye. On the other hand, if you are over 40, and the difficulty is with reading, then it is presbyopia, an aging change. Check out this webpage for more info http://www.2020vision. Com/monovision. Html. ...Read more
Allergies distract me from homework and keeping my eyes open really painful. Why isn't allergy medication working?
Treatment: You need a stepped approach to treatment. Eliminate the allergen, go on loratidine or cetrizine, and use eye drops. I start with zaditor which is over the counter and this fails consider prescription mess such as bepreve (bepotastine besilate). Tough cases do well on alrex. Talk to your eye doctor. ...Read more
My eyes sometimes spasm and I have difficulty seeing writing on road signs sometimes - what does this mean?
I have difficulty stop blinking, in the morning it's ok my eyes don't hurt, then the blinking starts and by 6.30 pm I have a really bad headache?
Eye drops, Botox: One possibility is that you have dry eyes, which is more common in the winter with dry air, in which case eye drops will help. The second, more likely possibility is blepharospasm (look it up), which is treated with botox, usually by a neurologist. Botox will also help your headaches. ...Read more
Get Help: If you have not already done so, please seek out a good physical evaluation to check out your symptoms. ...Read more
20m toddler with pinkeye and prescribed eye drops fights treatment all the 4x she has it. I'm scared of hurting her eyes keeping her eyelids open.
Try this: If you place your thumb/finger on her cheek and tug the skin out/down it creates a shelf. If you put the drops on that shelf & her natural blinking will distribute the drops. Anyone will fight putting stuff directly on the eyeball and naturally try to flick it out. ...Read more