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Is the phthisis bulbi process (from slight distortion to total enucleation) gradual or sudden? Can it be caused by blunt trauma?

Is the phthisis bulbi process (from slight distortion to total enucleation) gradual or sudden? Can it be caused by blunt trauma?

End stage of eye: Phthisis is the technical term for an eye which has lost its internal ability to maintain health. Such eyes are blind, and get that way from advanced disease, infection, and severe trauma. It can be gradual in most cases but sometimes trauma can cause this to happen rapidly. It is usually very symptomatic and your ophthalmolgist can help you with this. ...Read more

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I was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, being left eye dominant, my right has shrunk over 35 yrs (phthisis or atrophy). What is the latest treatment?

I was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, being left eye dominant, my right has shrunk over 35 yrs (phthisis or atrophy). What is the latest treatment?

No new treatments: Unfortunately, there are no new treatments available for phthisis bulb. The atrophied eye has become disorganized and non-functional. If the eye has become cosmetically unacceptable options can include cosmetic contact lenses or a prosthetic shell which can be custom designed to fit over the shrunken eye and to look like the other eye. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about pthisis bulbi and how can you get it?

Can you tell me about pthisis bulbi and how can you get it?

Extreme disease: Phthisis is the end result of profound trauma or significant, unremitting internal eye disease in which the eye essentially shuts down, the blood supply diminishes and the eye can become red and painful or shrink down. You therefore would need significant trauma or illness to get it. Hopefully this is not in your future. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's pthisis bulbi and how can you get it?

Can any doc tell me what's pthisis bulbi and how can you get it?

Eye degeneration: This is the condition of a degenerating eye which has suffered extreme intrinsic disease like untreated diabetic retinopathy or has had severe traumatic with disruption of the internal contents. This frequently will become uncomfortable and may require eye removal. ...Read more

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Skin itch ?

Skin itch ?

Rash?: Is there anaccompaning rash? Isolated itching can be from the outside dry skin, cold, exercise or an irritation. From the inside due to medications, renal, or liver issues. Hydrocortisone cream, saran lotion, calamine, aloe vera can all offer temporary reilef. Need more info for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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Do aks itch?

Do aks itch?

Not usually: If you are having itching or the aks are spreading, consult your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is drugs bad?

Is drugs bad?

Depends!: Medications are neither inherently good nor bad. It's the (intent of) use that can make something "bad". Improper use, improper dose, improper frequency, improper route of administration can all make any "good" drug bad. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) used to lower blood pressure is a "bad" drug to lower cholesterol or cure strep throat b/c it does neither. Yet, it's a great drug for hypertension. Talk to your familydoc. ...Read more

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Is same safe?

Is same safe?

Generally, Yes: Same is used in many european countries to treat depression as well as other diseases. That said, before taking any supplement, discuss it with your doctor especially if you are taking any other medications since many otherwise safe medications can become unsafe when combined with each other or with medications. ...Read more

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How to do sex?

How to do sex?

??: Need to be more specific however with the right person nature will take over and remember to protect yourself from stds. ...Read more

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