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Why are my pupils two different sizes?

Why are my pupils two different sizes?

See Doctor : It is important that you go to the emergency room of your local hospital and have a doctor examine you right away . ...Read more

Pupil (Definition)

The pupil is the opening in the iris inside of the eye though which light is focused on the retinal film at the back of the eye. The iris can open and close in response to light to vary the amount inside the eye. It is what looks red, in the ...Read more


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What are reasons why my eye pupils are different sizes?

What are reasons why my eye pupils are different sizes?

Needs eval: Unequal pupils can be from many conditions, some of which are very serious. Seek attention from an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Why are my boobs different sizes?

Why are my boobs different sizes?

Pairs: Like other organs that come in pairs differ in size or shape like eyes, kidneys, ovaries, hands, or feet the boobs can be different in size without a particular reason. ...Read more

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Why are breasts all different sizes?

Why are breasts all different sizes?

Normal: Most women have different size breasts, normally. Mother Nature doesn't use a measuring stick to determine breast size in her "production" facility. ...Read more

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Why are my two front teeth of different sizes?

Why are my two front teeth of different sizes?

We are not : Bilaterally symmetrical, by that i mean we are not mirror images of each side. Normal variations exist throughout our bodies. If its of concern, speak with your dentist -- there are a lot of cosmetic options available to make your smile as perfect as you would like it to be. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why are my eye colors different in each eye?

Why are my eye colors different in each eye?

Heterochromia iridis: Can result from developmental/genetic disorders (rare) such as waardenburg syndrome, parry-romberg syndrome, or sturge-weber syndrome or from physical trauma to the eye. An ophthalmologist may be able to shed more light on the origin in your case. ...Read more

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There are different sizes for the inner canula. What do the different sizes mean ?

Odd question!: If you are referring to a needle type cannula, it just means the inside diameter of the tube compared to the outside diameter. If you meant some body part, please be sure you are spelling it correctly! ...Read more

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Is it okay that my pupils are different sizes?

Depends: Some people have pupils of different sizes with no other problems. In others, it's a sign of significant injury to the central nervous system. ...Read more

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My eyes are different colors, somewhat. Will they always stay?

My eyes are different colors, somewhat.  Will they always stay?

Probably: Eye color can vary over the course of your lifetime. Browns, blues or greens may lighten or darken some. If they are already asymmetric, they will likely continue to be. ...Read more

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I keep getting many new spots (birthmarks) on my face. They are different shades of brown and different sizes. Are they freckles or something serious?

I keep getting many new spots (birthmarks) on my face. They are different shades of brown and different sizes. Are they freckles or something serious?

Marks on face: light brown spots which persist and worsen can be a sign of an underlying disease. Neurofibromatosis a genetic disease can present with brown patches and over time tumorous growths. I would advise you to go to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the two different types of cholesterol? Why are they different?

What are the two different types of cholesterol? Why are they different?

Only one cholesterol: There is really only one cholesterol; I think what you are referring to is high density lipoprotein cholesterol (cholesterol carried on particles called high-density lipoproteins) and low density lipoprotein cholesterol (chol. carried on LDL particles). We think of the first as "good" and the second as "bad" because we think HDL particles act as vacuum cleaners that suck up cholesterol from plaque ...Read more

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My labia minors are very different in size?

My labia minors are very different in size?

Normal variation: Everyone has some difference between the left side and the right side, and the asymmetry can even be quite obvious, but that's still normal. The labia minora can be smooth or rough/ridged on the outer edge and have various amounts of pigmentation. The Wikipedia page is actually quite informative as well. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labia_minora ...Read more

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Is having breasts of different sizes normal?

Is having breasts of different sizes normal?

Yes: All women have some asymmetry to their breasts. This is normal. If there is a rapid increase in one side or a sudden change- this should be investigated by your physician. ...Read more

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How many different kinds of muscles are there around your eye?

How many different kinds of muscles are there around your eye?

Two: Most of the muscles around the eye are striated muscle that control the movement of the eye. There is a smooth muscle that is part of the eyelid elevator system and provides about 2 millimeters of elevation. The major eyelid elevator is also a striated muscle. ...Read more

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What are the odds of two different colored eyes?

What are the odds of two different colored eyes?

Very low chance: While there are no statistics, the chance of a person's two eyes being different colors (heterochromia) is extremely low. More commonly, some people are born with a segment of one iris being a different color from the rest. Also, certain diseases can either increase the brown color (nevus, melanoma) while others can lighten the eye (certain inflammations and glaucomas). ...Read more

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What are the different portion sizes we should have of each food group?

What are the different portion sizes we should have of each food group?

Not an easy answer: It depends on the person you are talking to, as it seems, everyone has their own diet to "hawk". And I'm not sure if you really mean serving "sizes" or "number" of servings of each food group? In the end, you should aim to focus on veggies. ...Read more

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How can people of many different different sizes weigh the same?

How can people of many different different sizes weigh the same?

Muscle vs fat: Can depend on the amount of muscle vs fat. A given volume of muscle weighs more than the same volume of fat. ...Read more

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My pupils are not centered, why?

My pupils are not centered, why?

Strabismus: This is a condition called strabismus and usually has to do with a weak eye muscle. Please see an ophthalmologist for evaluation soon ...Read more