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Im 10 and I was wondering if it's possible to touch a cloud?

Touching clouds: Hello Elizabeth, This site is for medical questions for 16 years and older. You may ask a parent or relative or guardian to ask questions for you, though. Clouds are visible liquid droplets or ice crystals, much like steam or snow. You can feel the water in the form of rain from the cloud. ...Read more

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Diabetes/vision clouding and bluriness. Are these related?

Diabetes/vision clouding and bluriness. Are these related?

Yes: Early in disease- often due to high sugars , swollen lens later in disease due to damage of retina, eg:macular edema. ...Read more

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What should I do for diabetes/vision clouding and blurriness?

What should I do for diabetes/vision clouding and blurriness?

Evaluation, treatmen: Diabetes can cause blood sugars to swing wildly which can disturb vision. Far more common are changes in retinal blood vessels causing swelling, leaks of blood, scarring and permanent changes in the vision. This is treatable in early stages so work with your diabetic doctor and a good ophthalmologist who is a retinal specialist. This cannot be handled by you alone. ...Read more

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What are some alternate cures for clouding of the corneal lens?

What are some alternate cures for clouding of the corneal lens?

Cornea v. lens: Clouding of the natural lens (cataract) can be surgically correct with removal of the clouded lens and substitution of an intraocular lens. A cloudy cornea, which has many possible causes, can frequenly be improved with certain medications or corneal surgery such as a corneal transplantation. ...Read more

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What is cloud burn? Is there really cloud burn and cloud block?

What is cloud burn? Is there really cloud burn and cloud block?

Hello. : Hello. Cloud block is a security system for emails. Although I am not possitive, this may be a reference to sun burns that occur even when there is cloud cover. Some people think that just because it is cloudy out, that they will not get skin damage from ultraviolet rays. However, that is not necessarily true. If there is another medical meaning for this term, it beats me. ...Read more

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What is this white, cloud-looking thing aroung my cornea and on my pupils?

Corneal arcus: You are seeing a deposit of lipid at the edge of the cornea where the encircling blood vessels end and the clear cornea begins. This is called corneal arcus. It is not inside the eye - not on the iris or pupil. It is common, benign, and not treatable anyway. ...Read more

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Have heard that my vision issue might be cornea clouding? How does that happen?

Have heard that my vision issue might be cornea clouding?  How does that happen?

CORNEAL CLOUDING: The cornea is the transparent, outer front of the eye, like the crystal face of a watch. Its transparency is maintained by its inner layer- the endothelium. The most common corneal clouding occurs in fuch's dystrophy in which the inner endothelial cells become incompetent to maintain corneal clarity. Ill fitted contacts may also cause corneal edema. "clouding" can result from other dystrophies. ...Read more

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I don't feel mentally capable of socializing...My work is like a cloud over my head....This can't be normal?

I don't feel mentally capable of socializing...My work is like a cloud over my head....This can't be normal?

See a professional: If you could see a mental health professional you'd get some help sorting this out. You sound anxious, depressed, or stressed. With a history of panic attack you're likely dealing with ongoing anxiety. There's excellent help for anxiety disorders, both with medicines and with therapy or counseling. Reach out and deal with this with your therapist. ...Read more