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I am 30 years old with sickle cell retinopathy. Would saptamrita lauha be effective in clearing my vitreous hemorrhage. A indian herbal treatment.

I am 30 years old with sickle cell retinopathy. Would saptamrita lauha be effective in clearing my vitreous hemorrhage. A indian herbal treatment.

Adjunct only: You would be making a terrible mistake to rely only on a "traditional herb" for such a serious illness. Start with evidence-based treatment that is your right in the 21st century. ...Read more

Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, ...Read more


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In diabetic retionopathy, when vitreous haemorrhage occurs, should a vitrectomy be done or are there other treatments?

In diabetic retionopathy, when vitreous haemorrhage occurs, should a vitrectomy be done or are there other treatments?

How Long?: The key questions are how long have you had it? Is it recurrent? Have you had a complete prp laser? If you have a bleed and it clears in a few days, enough fo a complete laser to be placed in the office, then a vitrectomy may be avoided. Anti-vegf treatment may also buy some time. If the hemorrhage is non clearing after about 4 weeks or is recurrent, then vitrectomy may be a good option. ...Read more

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How do they diagnose vitreous hemorrhage?

How do they diagnose vitreous hemorrhage?

See an eye doctor: A dilated examination with an ophthalmoscope by an eye doctor is how this is daignosed. ...Read more

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Would my vitreous hemorrhage go away if I left it for a while?

Would my vitreous hemorrhage go away if I left it for a while?

Usually: The eye will mostly clear out hemorrhage in the back of the eye over a somewhat slow time. The source of the bleeding might need treatment, especially if it is related to diabetes. If the hemorrhage persists for months, and seems not to change, then a retinal surgeon should be seen for possible surgical removal. ...Read more

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Vitreous hemorrhage behind eye I need help finding info with this site?

Vitreous hemorrhage behind eye I need help finding info with this site?

Eyewiki: You can find online info from these eye sites:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/9265701
http://eyewiki. Aao. Org/vitreous_hemorrhage. ...Read more

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Found out I have vitreous hemorrhage behind eye I need help with this! Please what do I do?

Found out I have vitreous hemorrhage behind eye I need help with this! Please what do I do?

Vitreous hemorrhage: Or blood within the eyeball can be caused by diferrent things. In a diabetic it may be due to the growth of new blood vessels while in a high myope it could be due to a tear of the retina. Either way, it requires a good retinal exam and follow up. The key warning signs that the retina could be in trouble are vision loss or change, flashes or photopsias, and floaters or translucent opacity. ...Read more

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My bf had a vitreous hemorrhage. What to do so he can regain his vision?

My bf had a vitreous hemorrhage. What to do so he can regain his vision?

VITREOUS HEMORRHAGE: It is difficult to tell you what you can do without knowing what if any treatment he received and whether there is retinal detachment etc
i suggest he should see an opthalmologist who specialises in this condition, you can see any opthalmologist and get o proper referal
if not done do it asap, before it is too late. ...Read more

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Will my vitreous hemorrhage go away without any aftereffects?

Will my vitreous hemorrhage go away without any aftereffects?

See a retina special: It depends on the cause of the vitreous hemorrhage. The specific cause such as retinal tear, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, etc. Needs to be addressed. If the source of the vitreous hemorrhage is just a posterior vitreous detachment, then this likely will improve over a few weeks you must see a retina specialist. ...Read more

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Can lupus be the cause of vitreous hemorrhage?

Can lupus be the cause of vitreous hemorrhage?

LUPUS &VITREOUS HG: Lupus retinopathy can lead to retinal detachment and vitreous hemorrhage, as retina can be affected in 10% of patients with lupus. ...Read more

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Are dandelion root supplements good for vitreous hemorrhage?

Are dandelion root supplements good for vitreous hemorrhage?

No good evidence: No good evidence that it willbe effective. No data re: vitreous hemorrhages. Always potential for drug/drug interaction. Seems sketchy; check with your eye doc before doing so. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce floaters from a vitreous hemorrhage?

What can I do to reduce floaters from a vitreous hemorrhage?

Floaters: Keep your head elevated. Don't read. Don't take Aspirin or Aspirin products. Don't do a lot of vigorous exercise. ...Read more

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Vitreous hemorrhage, no vision, some light & movement. Dr said no retinal damage, wait a week & then possible vitrectomy. Is this a normal plan?

Vitreous hemorrhage: Without retinal detachment confirmed my b-scan ultrasonography, can be monitored and re-evaluated after a few days or weeks depending upon risk factors and the remainder of your exam. Sleep with the head I the bed inclined, refrain from lifting heavy objects and refrain from bending over. ...Read more

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How long does it take a vitreous hemorrhage to reabsorb?

Depends: If the bleeding has stopped, and the rest of the circulation is normal, resorption can be fairly rapid - usually weeks. But if the hemorrhage is extensive, and the blood has clotted, the time will be more lengthy. If more than several months, and the vision is affected, a procedure termed vitrectomy might be recommended. ...Read more

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Can milk thistle help clear my vitreous hemorrhage?

Unknown: There is no scientific data to look at this. It may help, hurt, or have no effect. I would not recommend it without evidence. ...Read more

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Do you know are dandelion root supplements good for clearing a vitreous hemorrhage?

Not helpful: These can be a source of vitamin c and b vitamins. But there is no effect of this supplement on vitreous hemorrhage. Hopefully you are being followed by a retinal ophthalmologist who can help find the cause and source of the bleeding. ...Read more

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Can a vitreous hemorrhage cause flashes with or without retinal tear?

Yes: An eye doctor, especially a retina specialist, can determine what is going on exactly. If the vitreous hemorrhage is from a posterior vitreous detachment (with or without a retinal tear or detachment), it can occur with flashing lights. ...Read more

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Could extreme vomiting cause vitreous hemorrhage of eye and black floaters?

Could extreme vomiting cause vitreous hemorrhage of eye and black floaters?

Possibly: Vomiting increases the venous pressure in the head and eyes as well. If there is some weakness of the vessels, they can break open and leak blood. When the blood disperses in the vitreous, it can cause the sensation of floaters. Since these symptoms cross over with retinal detachment, this should be evaluated by a retinal specialist. ...Read more

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How long does it take a vitreous hemorrhage to reabsorb in a 21 year old?

It depends...: Depending on the amount of blood, its cause, and other conditions, the blood can resolve in a f a few days to weeks. More severe bleeding such as in a diabetic can take much longer. At times the blood does not fully resolve on its own and will need surgery to remove it. In most cases it goes away quickly. Blood in the vitreous is serious and needs to be followed by and ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to have a baby after a vitrectomy for vitreous hemorrhage? Should I have concerns? Risks? Sickle cell retinopathy hgb-SC.

How long should I wait to have a baby after a vitrectomy for vitreous hemorrhage? Should I have concerns? Risks? Sickle cell retinopathy hgb-SC.

See MFM: Yes you should have concerns - not so much about the vitrectomy, but about the fact you have sickle cell SC and desire pregnancy. You are an excellent candidate for pre-conception counseling with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. This person can not only answer your specific question regarding your eye surgery, but optimize your body status before you conceive to reduce risk to you and baby! ...Read more

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Can extreme straining or vomiting cause vitreous hemorrhage of eye and floaters?

Can extreme straining or vomiting cause vitreous hemorrhage of eye and floaters?

Yes: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous (jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". This also can tear blood vessel. You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vitreous haemorrhage and retina detachment?

What are the symptoms of vitreous haemorrhage and retina detachment?

Sudden symptoms:: Floaters and blurring for vitreous hemorrhage. For detachment you may or may not also get flashes and/or part of the peripheral vision increasingly being lost. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of vitreous haemorrhage and retina detachment after retrobulbar injection?

Loss of vision: If there is inadvertent puncture of the eye during injection. Symptoms would be blurry vision, haze, curtain or shadow. This is a serious complication that can lead to loss of sight. It typically happens in myopic eyes which are longer and with a sharp rather than blunted tip needle. It often requires surgical repair and visual prognosis depends on what areas are damaged. ...Read more

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Can I take eyebright herb after vitrectomy surgery to speed up recovery? I had vitreous hemorrhage and concerned about taking things that cause bleeds

Not effective: Eyebright is a wonderfully named product with no proven effect. You can take it without fear of risk but don't expect any results that are positive for this untested product. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to have sex after laser surgery for a retinal tear (almost 3 weeks ago) and a vitreous hemorrhage which has cleared?

How long do I have to wait to have sex after laser surgery for a retinal tear (almost 3 weeks ago) and a vitreous hemorrhage which has cleared?

A good? To ask: Ask your treating eye physician when it's safe, only he or she would know how stable your treatment is, or how serious your retinal integrity is. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could ginkgo biloba cure vitreous hemorrhages?

Not in our knowledge: There is no scientific basis for ginkgo biloba curing vitreous hemorrhage. In fact, there are a few case reports correlating the use of ginkgo biloba and development if vitreous hemorrhage in some patients. ...Read more

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Can there be a treatment (herbal or medical) for monomelic amyotrophy?

Can there be a treatment (herbal or medical) for monomelic amyotrophy?

No: It is a rare disorder of the motor cells (control muscle) in the spinal cord that occurs in youth, progresses for several years then stabilizes. There is no treatment for it. A neurologist can counsel you further. ...Read more

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What is best herbal treatment for weak erection?

What is best herbal treatment for weak erection?

Circuzyme: Circuzyme by qnlabs helps with micro circulation helps both erection issues and coronary blood flow issues. Cost $50 per bottle. ...Read more

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What are some natural or herbal treatment for allergies?

What are some natural or herbal treatment for allergies?

Hard to say: It really depends onthe type of allergy you are asking about. If it is runny stuffy nose, itchy eyes etc. It is probably due to something I the air (dust, pollen, pets). Avoidance is the cure. But usually hard to do...I am unaware of any effective herbal treatments. In fact, some people who are allergic to grass or weed pollen get sicker when taking herbal remedies. Be careful. ...Read more

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What is the best herbal / natural treatment for hemorrhoids?

What is the best herbal / natural treatment for hemorrhoids?

High fiber herbs: Natural treatment includes avoiding constipation, fluids intake and high fiber diet. ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
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