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Seizure Dilated Pupils
Why do paramedics check to see how dilated ones pupils are after a seizure? What's the correlation?
Pupil size: Examining your pupils may give it give an indication of what caused your seizure as for example use of illegal substances may cause pinpoint pupils ...Read more
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
Hi doctor my wife had a seizure last night, she has had them in the past but it was 8 hrs ago and her pupils are still dilated what do I do?
Take her to hospital:
She needs urgent evaluation and treatment.
Sounds like she needs medication to prevent seizures.
Call Ambulance today! ...Read more
Adrenaline surge...: Adrenaline is the principal mediator of the "fight or flight" response. This prepares your body for immediate action. Pupils dilate to increase light transmission, heart rate and blood pressure go up and blood is shunted away from other organs to the skeletal muscles. If this occurring in the absence of a stimulus, it is likely due to hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. Check for Insulin resistance. ...Read more
Resolor: I tried researching this for you. Are you obtaining prucalopride in the us? I was not able to find information regarding pupillary changes with this medication but did find an outstanding article. Check this site: <a href="http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3263983/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3263983/</a>. ...Read more
Go see eye doctor: 1st need to find cause of dilated pupils. Are they symmetric? If not, need to get evaluated for anisocoria (https://www. Merckmanuals. Com/home/eye-disorders/symptoms-of-eye-disorders/pupils-unequal). Do they adjust to light? If not, we worry about medications & brain injury: http://www. Healthgrades. Com/symptoms/dilated-pupils. Bottom line: always look for cause before asking about treatment. ...Read more
Waking up with dilated pupils.? Is that normal it's started again after I've been back on paxil (paroxetine).
Mydriasis: It's called mydriasis and it has been reported to occur in a few patients on paxil (paroxetine). It was studied as people with anxiety, depression, etc. Could have the same problem even without Paxil (paroxetine) and yes, it was found that it is a possible side effect. This gives the warning of use in people with narrow angle glaucoma causing pain. Talk to your doctor if it is bothersome (dizziness) for an alternative. ...Read more
Is sunlight dangerous after having an examination with dilated pupils? I had to walk for 30 minutes without sunglasses and it was a very bright day.
Prob OK: You should be fine as long as you didn't look directly at the sun. Sunglasses are nice, but you can also shade your eyes with your hands. If all else fails, you can squint. Many eye mds have temporary sunglasses available. ...Read more
I'm getting lightheadedness, dizziness and dilated pupils when turning my head to the right. What could this be?
Circulatory problem: When you turn your head there might be some degree of arterial compression which can cause these symptoms, especially with the vertebral arterial circulation at the back of the spine. You should check in with a neurologist to have this evaluated as it might progress. ...Read more
How long will it take my dilated pupils to return to normal after taking hydrocodone for 3 days? I had a laparoscopy on wednesday.
Narcotics: Cause pupillary constriction, not dilation. Consult with your doctor about what other meds you may have received. ...Read more
Baby fell off bed 3ft no side effects perfectly mobile no swelling of the head no dilated pupils, but I feel horrible what else should I do/ check?
Impact surface??: A fall into a thick padded carpet is less worrisome than a wooden floor or hard object. An infant that was not knocked out, but cried quickly & then settled may be ok. If soft spot is still open, a soft one is a good sign but a hard or bulging one is cause for worry. Any sunken in place in the skull should be evaluated. At the very least call babied doc & discuss what happened. ...Read more
If cymbalta (duloxetine) is not known for raising BP can it be a symptom of a reaction to cymbalta (duloxetine) along with nausea, dilated pupils, feeling of being buzzed?
Both same size: If both the same size no need to be concerned, however good idea to have the eyes examined. ...Read more
I wake up with extremely dilated pupils there so big I can't even look in a mirror straight with out getting a wierd feeling. What causes this?
Your normal,,,,: Variation of pupils. Many people have big pupils at night. As long as they react to light by getting smaller, you have no need to worry. ...Read more
Gave plasma yesterday, fainted twice, 1st fall felt like I was having convulsions but my bf said I wasn't moving, dilated pupils, nausea, what happened?
Vaso vagal reaction: The blood elements that you had removed are not enough to cause what you have described. You had a vaso-vagal reaction which is a nervous and blood vessel reaction to the stress/fear/etc. Of the procedure to tap your bloodstream. This is rarely harmful unless the fall is in a situation that could harm you. ...Read more
My son fell on the sidewalk and hit his head and now has a huge bump he seems ok but has a really bad headache and dilated pupils should I be worried?
Recommendation: The bump is consistent with local bruising, and if both eyes have dilated pupils, likely autonomic reaction to his pain. Although unlikely that he has intracranial problems such as bleeding, the bad headache may be rather debilitating. If he has trouble with vision, develops intense dizziness, nausea, vomiting, double vision, go to ER. Do contact your doctor about what has happened. ...Read more
Dilated pupils: Medications can cause the pupils to constrict or dilate depending on the medication. Opiates are know to cause pupillary constriction while pupillary dilation can occur with other drugs. Dilated pupils allow more light into the eye. ...Read more
Withdrawals: Pupillary constriction is associated with opiates & heroine on board body & actively causing drowsiness & euphoria. As opiates metabolize out of tissues, withdrawal symptoms of sympathetic overdrive set in; accompanied by pupillary dilatation, muscle contractions, sweating, anxiousness, & generally feeling horrible. Pupilllary size will normalize along with dissipation of withdrawal symptoms. ...Read more
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I have dilated pupils I got to a doctor he said its addies tonic pupil I m 22 I suffered from this pupil a year ago, idiopatheic I took alprazolam1tab?
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Go directly to hosp: You may be toxic, you maybe withdrawing, but regardless, you need immediate medical attention. Head for emergency dept NOW, get evaluated and treated. Once stabilized, enter a rehab program. You do NOT NEED TO SELF DESTRUCT. Act now and save your future. ...Read more
Blurred vision, redness, dilated pupils, and dizziness are my symptoms, what could this possibly be?
OTC meds?: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will do this (any anticholinergic medicine can do this) Eye conditions like gluacoma can cause this. The vision is often blurred if the pupils are dilated. Excessive stimulants can do this (caffeine). If you find yourself making frequent trips to the refrigerator as well, check to see if someone is spiking your Ovaltine with marijuana. Otherwise go see the eye doctor ...Read more
Out of nowhere get really pale dry lips body shakes have to sit or will pass out hard breathing dilated pupils no response for few seconds.
Hyperventilation: People with seizures fall to the ground. You have shortness of breath which is the defining clue. Try breath holding exercises and relaxation therapies. Take adequate calcium (1 grm per day) and magnesium (500 mg per day). The website heartmath. Com will help you to relax. Valerian herb tea can be useful. ...Read more