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Optic Hypertension Allergy Medicine
Benicar (olmesartan) 40.12.5mg for hypertension. Lately right eye hurts in the a.m. Allergy eye drops no help. Today vision a little blurry in that eye. Help pleas
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
I've been having headaches across my eye brows daily for the last couple of weeks. Allergy medicine, or ain relievers don't work. What else should?
Infection?: Daily headaches could be due to sinusitis, allergies, high blood pressure and even matters related to the brain. Sometimes allergy medicines need to be adjusted or nasal steroid sprays need to be added to reduce allergy symptoms. An antibiotic may be needed if a sinus infection is present. Sometimes a ct scan of the sinuses and brain is needed to pinpoint the cause. See your doctor. ...Read more
Chronic red eyes, no medication has helped, got prescribed eye drops and allergy medicine. Doesn't see to help. Is it allergies or something else?
More info: It could be dry eyes or blepharitis or other cause of red eyes. It says you take synthroid (thyroxine) so a condition called thyroid eye disease could also play a role. I wold recommend frequent lubrication drops (artificial tears) every few hours and if there is no improvement in a couple of weeks then see your eye doctor. ...Read more
My left eye keeps twitching. It's been twitching for about a week now. It will also get red and water. Allergy medication doesn't help.?
I've used eye drops, nasal spray for dry nose, and a good allergy medication. Can you recommend anything else for me?
Symptoms?: What are your symptoms? Sounds like you are trying to treat allergies. Some of what you are doing may be exacerbating your symptoms if they are dry burning irritated eyes. ...Read more
Recent blood test revealed allergic all year round, has headache with pain on the right eye, numbness and pain on teeth doctor prescribed allergy medication with antibiotics. 1 am male, 48 years old. Still have pain and numbness on my right eye as well as
In addition to the good suggestion from these answering doctors - other options would be for evaluations by:
1) a neurologist doctor.
2) a dentist that is very familiar with treatment of TMJ via use of a multiple of treatment options to select from based on the actual findings. ...Read more
I always get upper shoulder pain and get dizzy sometimes worst vertigo when im cooking what is that? I do have allergies, diabetic, hypertension, anxiety
? prolonged standing: One would only be able to speculate that working with your arms extended during cooking is contributing to the shoulder pain. Also, prolonged standing might be associated with feeling light-headed; less likely to cause vertigo. Your blood pressure medicine might be contributing. Have your doctor check your BP while sitting, then standing, to see if it drops contributing to dizziness. Best wishes:) ...Read more
"Swelling of right optic disc and the venous pulsations were present on left side" what are venous pulsations? I have intercranial hypertension.
Needs vigilance!: In monitoring those with increased intracranial pressure, seeing if the retinal veins pulse spontaneously has been a reassuring sign that the pressure is not dangerously high. So it might be reassuring in your situation. But it is not 100% reliable: individuals without intracranial hypertension can also have no spontaneous venous pulsation. Your doctor is no doubt watching these signs carefully! ...Read more
I have swollen optic nerves but why was I diagnosed with benign intracranial hypertension even though my opening pressure was normal at 15?
What's the difference between idiopathic intracranial hypertension and occult optic neuropathy and are they dangerous and can you have both?
Your question is best addressed as follows: Idiopathic means unclear or unknown, and you likely are referring to the entity of Pseudotumor Cerebri, which can cause loss of vision if untreated. Optic neuropathy can have many different causes, but here, this is not "occult".
Do you require a Concierge visit? ...Read more
Can I have my iris sphincter sutured if I've ocular hypertension? I'm on drops, pressure is stable, optic nerve has not been damaged. I don't have glucoma
Why: Why would you need this done? What problem are you trying to solve? ...Read more
Can you have intracranial hypertension with an opening pressure of 18? Severe headaches & head pressure, pulsatile tinnitus, dizziness. Head/eyes/face pulsate in sync with my heartbeat. No optic swell
Yes: Normal opening pressure is up to 15. You can have all of the sx you describe with an opening pressure of 18. The lack of optic swelling is a good finding but it does not eliminate the need to address the pressure as a cause of your symptoms. Talk with your doctor about this, . ...Read more
What's eye stroke Last time when I watch tv, its says that eye stroke is made from the people who got high in hypertension and diabetes Is it true?
Eye: Many causes but those two diseases may be factors ...Read more
I felt 2 days ago slight pain in the left eye. Is this an indication to anything? Um diabetic and hypertension. Thanks
Depends: If your vision is not affected and your eye has no noticeable discharge, then you may just have surface irritation and a trial of artificial tears may help soothe the eye. If however you see differently, sensitivity to light, and noticeable redness or discharge from your eye, make an appointment. ...Read more
You may: You are concerned that the pressure of the water on your eye may increase the pressure. It probably does briefly but the will quickly equilibrate and drop the pressure if the drains are functioning. If you were to take up diving as a profession, then there might be some issue, but recreational diving should not be a problem. ...Read more
70 y/o grandma had a left puffy eye after meal no allergic to any food could be due to hypertension or its just a bee bite?
Sting: Picture may help but sounds like a sting ...Read more
How can one prevent further cataracts progression due to diabetes and high blood pressure? Because of my diabetes and hypertension, I started to develop nuclear cataracts of my eye lenses in both my eyes. My vision is a little blurry now. My ophthalmologi
What is the differences between brinzolamide and dorzolamide as topical eye drops with timolol for reducing ocular hypertension?
Same: Brinzolamide and dorzolamide are both carbonic anhydase inhibitors. They lower pressure by stopping the enzyme that helps produce fluid in the eye. They are both sulfa compound derivatives. ...Read more
Does having sex, watching tv and using the computer increase eye pressure for ocular hypertension patient under medication and observation?
No effect: These activities in the normal way do not have any effect on intraocular pressure or the progression of ocular hypertension. I can imagine some very athletic sexual positions in which your head is well below the level of your heart, which might temporarily increase the eye pressure but this would not be chronic and therefore would not cause harm. ...Read more
I have thyroid hypertension but also have grave disease I went to eye doctor they one of my eyes is out of line what cause this?
Can a person go blind if they don't have Cataract surgery? With Hi BP reading, eye surgeon refused me surgery, how do I get white coat hypertension away
Cataract BP, risks: Cataract is # 1 cause of preventable blindness in world. Surgery has risks (HTN needs to be controlled on meds if very high as can have hemorrhage in eye if BP too high). But: Complication risk very low; best time in history to have CS; More info: eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com ...Read more
Eye pressure, dizziness, forgetfulness loss of feeling especially in hands and legs, metallic taste and stuttering. No hypertension. What could it be?
Get to your Doctor!: You are describing several things: of concern is increased pressure inside your head, pseudotumor cerebri, or a mass or infection. Another is heavy metal exposure, like lead, cadmium, mercury. I have seen patients with all of these symptoms you described. Get into your primary care provider, and follow up ophthalmology, neurology, and occupational medicine. ...Read more
Antihistamine: Depends on what medications you're taking. Most over-the-counter antihistamines would not pose a significant problem as long as the do not contain decongestant. Cannot comment on specific interactions without knowing what medications you're taking. ...Read more
Sleepytime & tension tamer tea by celestial seasoning, any risks for high blood pressure or drug interactions? Ragweed allergy should I avoid chamomile
No problem: I have not found any ingredient in these herbal tea which would cause hypertension. As for ragweed allergy, you are actually allergic to the airborne pollen and not to the flower itself. Even if the chamomile pollen in the flower cross-react with ragweed, it will be highly unlikely to cause you allergic symptoms given that the chamomile would have been subjected to processing and heating. ...Read more
I have high blood pressure, is there a good over-the-counter medicine for allergies and sinus headaches and pressure?
What is the best OTC allergy medicine I can take? I have high blood pressure. I'm on bystolic, (nebivolol) synthroid, and omeorazole.
I am on high blood pressure high colistrol, rls, allergy medicine but stil have calf and thigh pain at night. Can you help?
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more