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My Eyes Are Bulging Out
After alcohol my eyes bulge out wards as seen in photos,I am 17 stone 5ft7 inches , eyes back to normal day after alcohol I drink 5'pints beer daily?
Dangerous: You're drinking alcohol excessively and could develop or already have liver damage. The prominence of your eyes is probably a reaction to the effects of too much alcohol affecting your circulation and blood pressure. You must seek treatment for your alcohol abuse and get detoxification help. ...Read more
One of my eyes bulges out slightly/appears bigger than the other. Seems like this has been noticeable in the last year. Thoughts?
Thyroid: Have you had you thyroid levels tested? ...Read more
Why when I use the frenzel maneuver (i scuba dive) to clear my ears , it feels like my eyes are going to bulge out of the sockets? Is it pressure?
Unusual: The appearance of the eyes becoming big or protruding is usually from "lid retraction", where the upper and lower lids open so wide that the white of the eye can be seen even above the eye. This is most commonly from hyperthyroidism (grave's disease), which could also be associated with hypertension. Orbital inflammation could also cause this, but rarely bilaterally. Should get this checked out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Yes, generally you should close your eyes while being strangled (sorry). This is a very unusual question. Extreme straining of the eyes (valsalva) can cause problems. Severe macular hemorrhages have been reported, as well as optic nerve and even vitreous hemorrhage (usually trauma related - Purtscher's retinopathy). People with shallow orbits (not deep set) can be at risk for globe subluxation too ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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