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When I look up or to the side, I see a black dots with a slight lighted effect to them. I have increased sensitivity to light & a feeling of pressure ?

When I look up or to the side, I see a black dots with a slight lighted effect to them. I have increased sensitivity to light & a feeling of pressure ?

Eye Floaters: are very common. However, if you encounter a sudden increase in floaters or flashes, you should see an eye specialist ASAP. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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Eye redness w/ tears one day in right eye and sensitivity to light..Now right eye is somewhat blurrier than usual (w/glasses) and seeing things double?

Eye redness w/ tears one day in right eye and sensitivity to light..Now right eye is somewhat blurrier than usual (w/glasses) and seeing things double?

Need examination: Your symptoms may indicate an inflammation or infection of the eye that may require treatment to avert a sight threatening event. Get an exam asap. ...Read more

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I have symptoms that include: Vomiting, diarrhoea, sensitivity to light, headaches, fatigue, fever. Should I see a doctor?

I have symptoms that include: Vomiting, diarrhoea, sensitivity to light, headaches, fatigue, fever. Should I see a doctor?

Yes: Please seek out help. Many conditions can have those symptoms you describe and you would be best served by a full evaluation. The earlier the better. Best of health to you ...Read more

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Is it only hyperthyroid that can cause a increased receptor sensitivity to catecholamines?

Is it only hyperthyroid that can cause a increased receptor sensitivity to catecholamines?

What?: Are you having Rapid heart beat, ? Anxiety is the most common reason . But I did not quite understand your question. Be more specific with your symptoms description. Unless of course you are diagnosed with Hyperthyroidism and you have certain symptoms as you are experiencing; then yes ...Read more

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Can migraine cause sensitivity to light?

Can migraine cause sensitivity to light?

Definitely: Sure it can, but so can other issues. See your doc, get examined. ...Read more

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What causes sensitivity to light changes for visual acuity?

What causes sensitivity to light changes for visual acuity?

Sensitive to light: Or photophobia is non specific. It can indicate problems with vision or if associated with headches and neck pain and fever can be from infection or meningitis. You need to watch your symptoms if worsening go to the er. If stable you might be able to go to an eye doctor instead. Any visiual changes should be seen by your eye doctor. ...Read more

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What is usually causing dim vision and sensitivity to light?

What is usually causing dim vision and sensitivity to light?

Diabetes: Also retinopathy, macular degeneration, and many other things. You need to get this checked out by an ophthalmologist and pronto! ...Read more

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Why would an antibiotic medication give me sensitivity to light?

Why would an antibiotic medication give me sensitivity to light?

Known side effect: Some antibiotics, especially the tetracycline class, are known to cause photosensitivity; it is advised to stay out of direct sun during the period of use. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more