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Reading in the dark with a mini flashlight from a camera good idea?

Reading in the dark with a mini flashlight from a camera good idea?

Perhaps: Better than a candle.
Education better than ignorance!

why is the question.
Read in the daylight, or turn on the light? ...Read more

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Is reading in the dark (lack of light) bad for our eyesight?

Is reading in the dark (lack of light) bad for our eyesight?

No but it will tire: Them out more quickly. Reading in dim light will not permanently affect your eye sight but you will likely not be comfortable reading for as long a duration as you would in good lighting. The best way is to position a reading light so that it shines directly onto the page. Hope this helps. .. stay well:) ...Read more

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Is reading in the dark bad for my eyes? Reading from a computer or a tablet.?

Is reading in the dark bad for my eyes? Reading from a computer or a tablet.?

Not bad, but not: A good habit to get into either. You must be 17 years old to post on this forum. So any medical questions you have, please discuss with your pediatrician, who is the best person to answer your questions. ...Read more

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Is it true that reading in the dark damages your eye sight over time?

Is it true that reading in the dark damages your eye sight over time?

No: While reading in the dark may cause headaches and eye strain, there is no evidence that it damages eye sight. ...Read more

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What are the consequesces of reading the laptop or phone or tv in the dark?

What are the consequesces of reading the laptop or phone or tv in the dark?

Eye strain: In dark conditions, the depth of field of the eye is reduced meaning more focusing work has to be done to read. This may cause some mild eye strain but cannot cause permanent damage. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have double vision while writing or reading or watching tv for long in dark?

Is it normal to have double vision while writing or reading or watching tv for long in dark?

It can be.: Many people will have some degree of misalignment between their two eyes when fatigued. This is called a phoria. It is normal. Patients will experience double vision temporarily, but should easily be able to eliminate the double vision by "refocusing". Double vision that does not go away or happens frequently is abnormal and should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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In vision feels like thousand dots when in the dark. In light it it's less noticeable but present. Difficulty Reading black text on white background.

In vision feels like thousand dots when in the dark. In light it it's less noticeable but present. Difficulty Reading black text on white background.

The best help you: Can receive is to see an eye doctor. He/she will do tests and let you know what is happening. If a problem is present you can be given ways to stop or correct it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Had urine tested for blood, urine dark in mornings. Microscope showed no blood, but on stick showed a 2 reading, what do you think? Not all mornings

Had urine tested for blood, urine dark in mornings. Microscope showed no blood, but on stick showed a 2 reading, what do you think? Not all mornings

Not to worry: The dark urine in the morning is common. It shows dehydration and the pigments in the urine (bilirubin) get concentrated and give dark color to the urine. Nothing to worry, drink a large glass of water and urine will become normal. Main thing is the microscopic exam which does not show any blood. All the best, stop worrying. ...Read more

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Why is my line on my pregnancy test line darker in the afternoon then in the morning. I am reading within the time limit and they are not expired?

Why is my line on my pregnancy test line darker in the afternoon then in the morning. I am reading within the time limit and they are not expired?

See below: It is better to test with first morning urine and read the results in good light. Why are you doing the test twice a day? If it is positive on a correctly done test, you are pregnant and there is no need to repeat it. ...Read more

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What is normal reading for pft?

What is normal reading for pft?

Depends on Norms: Pft normals are based on your age, height, weight, race with what is normal for this group. Normals change with age. What may be. Normal for you, could be different from published normals. With lung conditions, following the lung functions over time is often very useful. With pfts we often look at forced vital capacity (fvc), and various flow rates as well as the shape of the curves on graphing ...Read more

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132 glucose reading, should I be concerned?

132 glucose reading, should I be concerned?

It depends: Upon when it was drawn and whether it was a lab sugar or a finger stick glucose. If it was a lab fasting sugar, it would indicate pre diabetes. Check w/ the site diabetes. Org for mor info. ...Read more

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How dangerousness is a suger reading of 377?

How dangerousness is a suger reading of 377?

Diabetes control: Your diabetes would appear to be not well controlled, although an a1c is needed to give the bigger picture. Although you may/may not 'feel' a glu of 377, this causes diabetes complications over time: kidney disease, eye disease, neuropathy, heart disease, etc. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have low chlosteral reading of 38?

Is it okay to have low chlosteral reading of 38?

The risk is rare.: Low level of LDL Cholesterol may increase risk of Cancer, Anxiety, Depression, Preterm Birth and low birth weight if you are pregnant.
If your cholesterol decrease suddenly, or you are taking cholesterol medication, dieting or exercise, consult with your physician. ...Read more

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How to understand cta reading?

How to understand cta reading?

Contact ordering doc: If you don't understand what the impression of your CTA means, you should contact the doctor that ordered that exam be done for you. You may also contact the Radiologist that interpreted the exam. ...Read more

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How to interpret my cta reading?

How to interpret my cta reading?

Ask your doctor: To help you understand the report. I can also try to help you make sense of it if you have specific questions. ...Read more

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Is 65 resting an alright pulse reading?

Is 65 resting an alright pulse reading?

60-100 bpm.: Assuming the underlying heart rhythm is normal, a heart rate between 60 and 100 bpm would be considered normal at rest. Would go above 100 temporarily with activity, and may be under 60 at rest in someone who’s athletic. If this is your resting HR, it’s too high and deserves investigation. ...Read more

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What is considered a high b.P.Reading of the ankle?

What is considered a high b.P.Reading of the ankle?

Close to the arm: The arm BP is compared to the ankle bp, as in abi= ankle brachial index, which is used to assess the circulation in the legs. Ideally, we hope the ratio is about "1"... With
the ankle and foot pulses easily felt by hand. Higher ankle pressure may mean diseased arterial blood vessels, calcifications, as is often found in diabetes. ...Read more

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Am I nearsighted or farsighted if have trouble reading street signs?

Am I nearsighted or farsighted if have trouble reading street signs?

Could be either: You are asking if distance is blurred, can you make this distinction. Nearsighteds will have trouble at distance but usually can see well at near. Farsighteds if strongly farsighted will have trouble at distance and sometimes at near. Your ophthalmologist can tell you which side of this fence you fall onto. ...Read more