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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

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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


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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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Sensitivity to light post assault to face?

Sensitivity to light post assault to face?

Inflammation inside: Inflammation can occur inside your eye after it takes an impact. One symptom of inflammation in the eye is light sensitivity. ...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

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What to do about my sensitivity to light that triggers my migraine?

What to do about my sensitivity to light that triggers my migraine?

Meds: Sunshine and bright lights are clearcut triggers for migraines in many. Best to prevent headaches via approved medications, but otc preventatives could include butterbur, feverfew, riboflavin and/or co-q-10. ...Read more

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What can be done about contact lenses causing sensitivity to light?

What can be done about contact lenses causing  sensitivity to light?

Sunglasses: Based on many years of personal experience, this is a common side effect of having contact lenses. I highly recommend polarized sunglasses for whenever you are outside. They particularly help if it is light outside and raining. ...Read more

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I am in a constant dream state and have a sensitivity to light - what's going on?

I am in a constant dream state and have a sensitivity to light - what's going on?

Check diet &visit MD: Constant dream state can be due to: dehydration, gluten/diet sensitivities, hormonal imbalance, early diabetes/eating too many carbohydrates: see MD for exam & possible basic blood work. Light sensitivity can be due to: needing new glasses, dry eye, inflammation in eye (iritis/iritis): see eyeMD. ...Read more

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What causes sensitivity to light and tired eyes?

What causes sensitivity to light and tired eyes?

Need for rest: Tired blurry eyes can be a symptom of many things including well, fatigue. Other conditions are dry eyes, computer eye syndrome. You will need to rest your eyes. ...Read more

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Can sleeping in contact lenses cause extreme sensitivity to light?

Can sleeping in contact lenses cause extreme sensitivity to light?

Yes: Yes. Sleeping in your contact lenses can cause corneal irritation and infection. Both of these issues can cause severe light sensitivity. ...Read more

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Major headache in left temple area and great sensitivity to light?

Major headache in left temple area and great sensitivity to light?

Migraines: Your description could well be of migraine headaches, and focal hemicranial pain and photophobia are very constant issues. However, need to make certain that no underlying structural problems over the skull or brain may be playing a role here. Seek a physician with headache experience and start an appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can Fosamax (alendronate) (which is taken for osteoporosis) cause sensitivity to light and headaches?

Can  Fosamax (alendronate) (which is taken for osteoporosis) cause sensitivity to light and headaches?

Not usually: Fosamax (alendronate) usually works only in bone. It is not expected to cause these symptoms. See your primary provider to consider other causes (? Miigraine). ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more