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Dr. Donald Alves
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Blood Donation (Definition)

Blood donation is the act of giving ones blood to a blood bank, so that it may be used in the future to help someone else. People with transmissible viral diseases, such as HIV or hepatitis C, are not able to donate blood, as ...Read more


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What is the relationship between blindness and age-related macular degeneration?

What is the relationship between blindness and age-related macular degeneration?

Damage retina: Armd causes damage to the rods and cones of the retina. You need rods and cones to see. If its damaged you have blindness. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get blind from having someone else's blood in your eye?

Is it possible to get blind from having someone else's blood in your eye?

NO: Blood splash incidents will likely not make you blind but there is a possibility of bloodborne transmission of diseases such as hepatitis and hiv. Wash your eye out, see your doctor for prophylactic treatment if indicated. ...Read more

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I'm very frightened off going blind due to my anxiety Also I'm scared of loosing big blood clots after my d&c?

I'm very frightened off going blind due to my anxiety Also I'm scared of loosing big blood clots after my d&c?

Hysterical Blindness: is a very, very rare form of anxiety these days, so I'd relax and look at what's causing the anxiety, and how to deal with...Try a mental health pro for diagnosis of the condition and that will point you to techniques that help. Blood clots after a D&C require a trip to your MD, probably an OB-GYN. I'd do that first and soon. ...Read more

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Im going blind due to high blood presure. Is there any help for this?

Yes: See your primary care physician to get your blood pressure under control asap. Then see an ophthalmologist for evaluation of your loss of vision. ...Read more

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I tried to pop a blind pimple that had no head. It didn't pop and a layer of skin came off and blood just came out. What do I do now ive made worse?

I tried to pop a blind pimple that had no head. It didn't pop and a layer of skin came off and blood just came out. What do I do now ive made worse?

Leave it alone: Keep it clean and don't pop it any further. When you pop a pimple, you may drive infection deeper in the skin or increase the chance of scarring. Use a acne med and a good sunscreen (irritated skin or acne-medicated skin can be more sensitive to sun damage). ...Read more

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I have color blind and wearing spexes also, will i pass the medical test..No blood desease?

I have color blind and wearing spexes also, will i pass the medical test..No blood desease?

Depends: There is no relationship between ordinary color deficiency and acuity or the need for spectacles. Color blindness is not tested for instance on obtaining a driver's license. Some occupations do require this testing and if you are color deficient, you likely will fail that. There is no correlation with blood diseases or other systemic diseases. Most medical tests are not color dependent. ...Read more

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When taking out my contacts i noticed my left eye had blood spot. Am i going to go blind if i don't seek medical attention?

When taking out my contacts i noticed my left eye had blood spot. Am i going to go blind if i don't seek medical attention?

Probably not: What you see externally usually will not affect your vision. It may be just that a blood spot or bruise taht goes away with time. ...Read more

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Can you get blood shot eyes that lead to blindness if you don't get enough sleep?

Can you get blood shot eyes that lead to blindness if you don't get enough sleep?

No: Blood shot eyes when sleep deprived are usually a sign of dryness and irritation. Try some artificial tears and trying to adhere to a regular sleep / wake cycle. ...Read more

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For a person with hypertension say 130/99 is it fine to take Cialis .Does cialis/viagra increase the blood flow to organs and cause blindness/?

For a person with hypertension say 130/99 is it fine to take Cialis .Does cialis/viagra increase the  blood flow to organs and cause blindness/?

You need more info: You obviously haven't done enough research! talk to the doctor who is treating your blood pressure to find out if it is safe for you to take cialis. Cialis does not cause blindness but it can affect your vision. Learn more before you take it! ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Vision Loss (Definition)

Vision loss is where a person becomes unable to see to the extent that they were previously able. This can include a total loss of vision, a loss of visual acuity, or a loss of part ...Read more