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Cosmetic: Only cosmetic consequences...no place to hang your earring. ...Read more
Lipid on cornea: There is a transition zone at the edge of the normal cornea where lipid can diffuse in and deposit in the tissue creating a very light to sometimes heavy arc of translucency. This is benign, and will not affect the vision. The correlation with blood lipids is very weak so it is not a good clinical clue. It is definitely age related. ...Read more
Yes, But,: We are human & we all have things that bother us too but our professional training helps us to deal with them anyway. Also, it is one reason we may choose a different specialty - to avoid the things we don't like. In many ways it is like changing baby's diaper, no one likes to do it but we do it since it needs to be done! we also may assign the task to someone that is less bothered by it ...Read more
If you post them: I don't see your pics now . But I have seen people post pictures. ...Read more
I am so sick. Doctors don't know what I have. Maybe cellulitis. I need other medical savvy advice!?
Is a medical doc or others mental professionals required to keep you alive even if you want to die?
Yes: Medical providers generally enter the field of medicine to promote good health and well-being. It is not in our nature or work ethic to cause disease or death. Unless a patient has full mental capacity and can show proof of end of life decisions (polst, dnr etc) we will do everything in our capacity to maintain life and health if ethically appropriate. ...Read more
It has been medically proven that I do not sleep but the doctors have no clue how to help me. What are my options?
No sleep: The question is what was found during your evaluation that can be addressed so that you can sleep. If a sleep study was done and found only insomnia, then addressing the insomnia with medications, psychiatric therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, etc, is recommended. If you haven't done so, consider seeing a sleep specialist if as you say your current doctors can't help. ...Read more