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How typical are micropsia and alice in wonderland syndrome in children?

How typical are micropsia and alice in wonderland syndrome in children?

No good data: This is not quite rare, but also not common. It is more often reported in children but can occur at any age. It is not a mental illness, but a physical perceptual distortion and is usually not part of a dangerous condition. It may be associated w/ migraines or tle and a neurologist might help. Try not to worry about 'craziness' - it is not that. Wish i could offer #s, but i can't. ...Read more

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How frequent are micropsia and alice in wonderland syndrome in children?

How frequent are micropsia and alice in wonderland syndrome in children?

Very rare: This syndrome, where objects or the person's own body appear larger or smaller than normal, is very rare. Some sources say only about 300 adults & children in the us have this. Another source said 9% of teens had transient experiences of micropsia. It can be a migraine equivalent, & can also appear in conditions like seizures, CNS infections, brain tumors, drug use, macular degeneration, etc. ...Read more

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What is the frequency of micropsia and alice in wonderland syndrome in children?

What is the frequency of micropsia and alice in wonderland syndrome in children?

Childhood migraine: Micropsia and alice in wonderland phenomena are consistent with childhool migraine. Through adolescence, approximately 15-25% of children willl have a migraine headache. Of those, alice in wonderland syndrome is uncommon. ...Read more

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My 5 y/o repeatedly tells me that things look small. I will look the size of a mouse. Is this micropsia? What are causes? No other symptoms.

My 5 y/o repeatedly tells me that things look small.  I will look the size of a mouse.  Is this micropsia?  What are causes?  No other symptoms.

Micropsia: There is something called "alice in wonderland" syndrome, where the person experiences transient distortions of body image or visual images. It's episodic, & can cause things to look very small (micropsia) or very big. It can be a migraine equivalent (no pain necessary), or a variant of epilepsy. There are even reports of lyme disease showing up that way. You may want to consult a neurologist. ...Read more

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Lt.eye mac.pucker.Corrected vision 20/40 µpsia.Amsler grid nl.Corrected vision 20/40.Age 69.Could the macuar pucker cause micropsia?Rt. eye20/30.

Lt.eye mac.pucker.Corrected vision 20/40 &micropsia.Amsler grid nl.Corrected vision 20/40.Age 69.Could the macuar pucker cause micropsia?Rt. eye20/30.

Micropsia: Yes, it can if the macular pucker is severe enough. Micropsia is a condition in which objects are perceived to be smaller than they actually are. Micropsia can be caused by optical factors (such as wearing glasses), by distortion of images in the eye (such as optically, via swelling of the cornea or from changes in the shape of the retina such as from retinal edema,macular degeneration, and more ...Read more

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What happens if you don't take cvid treatment?

What happens if you don't take cvid treatment?

Increased infections: If your are taking ivig, stopping it may increase the frequency and severity of infections. However, people with mild cvid and good antibody production may do fine the life-style changes (good rest and nutrition) only. Be sure to get a flu shot. ...Read more

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S.G.P.T level is 81 what treatment should I take?

S.G.P.T level is 81 what treatment should I take?

Find cause: Hi. Wow, for a young patient, you're using an antiquated terminology! SGPT is now referred to (and for YEARS has been) as ALT. ALT is liver specific. Why it is elevated needs evaluation, but can include fatty liver, viral hepatitides, iron overload, autoimmune hepatitis, etc. Treatment very much depends on underlying etiology. Good luck! ...Read more

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My son 10months he don't get sleep at nights suggest treatment?

My son 10months he don't get sleep at nights suggest treatment?

Training Not Treat: You mean leaving him alone when he is awake? Not picking him up? Waking him up when sleeping too long in the daytime? Not interacting with him during the night time when he should be asleep? ...Read more

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What treatment should I take for acnes..... I don't wanna use pills i don't like them what should I do?

What treatment should I take for acnes..... I don't wanna use pills i don't like them what should I do?

There are topical me: It all dependson what type and hoe bad the acne is. Speak to your doctor and get evaluated and meds topical can be selected. ...Read more

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So there doesn't exist any kind of method or treatment to increase humans height after being fully grown ?

So there doesn't exist any kind of method or treatment to increase humans height after being fully grown ?

Depends: There are some drastic surgical measures that have been explored. I recall one that fractures the upper leg bones and places them in a special stretching halo, filling in the fracture site with donor bone.Takes years ; risk.This was years ago and involved treating little people who achieved a few inches.For regular folks, once the growth centers in your long bones have closed you are done growing. ...Read more

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I'm recovering from laryngo tracheitis and after 7day course of treatment I still can't stop coughing. Can this be an alergie?

I'm recovering from laryngo tracheitis and after 7day course of treatment I still can't stop coughing. Can this be an alergie?

Follow up visit: It is common to continue to cough for weeks. I would advise a follow up to include lung function tests and evaluation for reflux. A brief course of steroids can be used to relieve the inflammation. A virtual appt may be booked online: Healthtap.com/dosanjhMD Code: ncyhpz ...Read more

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I've been bulimic for 5 years i've gone for treatment, and it failed. I know it's hurting me but i can't stop i don't want to stop. Help?!?!?

I've been bulimic for 5 years i've gone for treatment, and it failed. I know it's hurting me but i can't stop i don't want to stop. Help?!?!?

Bulimia: Look for another treatment, especially a specialized program or a residential programs for eating disorder treatments. Most take insurance and some have scholarships. Don't hide your condition--ask others to help you overcome it. Overeaters anonymous also may provide leads. ...Read more

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Can you explain utereroscopy and if it's usually done as a next step for ESWL that didn't work? Would it be one treatment & what is the success rate?

Can you explain utereroscopy and if it's usually done as a next step for ESWL that didn't work? Would it be one treatment & what is the success rate?

Endoscopy in ureter: Looking into the urine tube "backwards" from your bladder up towards your kidney (as opposed to "percutaneous nephroureteroscopy" - through your skin into the kidney). It can be done with a rigid or flexible scope. It is possible to access the kidney in this fashion, but is very time consuming and laborious. Depends on the overall stone burden remaining, or if the stones are stuck somewhere. ...Read more

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Y doctors don't consider herbs in treatment as in olden times herbs were the only option to treat the ailment which were not only effective but safe?

Y doctors don't consider herbs in treatment as in olden times herbs were the only option to treat the ailment which were not only effective but safe?

Considering herbs: Integrative and holistic medicine doctors do use herbs in medical treatment. Sometimes they can be first line. In germany, for instance, this is often the case. In the us one must be very careful of herbal products because they are regulated as foods, not medicines. In many cases pharmaceuticals could be more reliable, and their effectiveness more measurable. Drs. Try to do their best for you. ...Read more

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I am female, 59, had home painted and anti-termite treatment at home 2 months back.Ever since i can't smell anything, only a particular smell i get.?

I am female, 59, had home painted and anti-termite treatment at home 2 months back.Ever since i can't smell anything, only a particular smell i get.?

Unlikelypaint!: Your problem is highly unlikely related to either the paint or termite treatment. Very much more likely to be related to sinus issues. You need to see someone who is and ear, nose, and throat specialist! the symptom as a result of paint or spraying would be very rare! ...Read more

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I recently had a 5 day 1g/day cortisone treatment gaining 6kg in 5 days. 3 weeks later and it hasn't gone away. How long does it stay in your system?

I recently had a 5 day 1g/day cortisone treatment gaining 6kg in 5 days. 3 weeks later and it hasn't gone away. How long does it stay in your system?

You have to cut on e: Cut down on your eating! The cause of weight gain from steroids is overeating due to increase in appetite. So you will need to cut down intake and exercise more in order to reduce weight. It may take about 4-6 weeks to lose weight provided you create a negative caloric balance. ...Read more