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What are exophthalmos?

What are exophthalmos?

Bulging eyes: Exophthalmos, sometimes also called proptosis, is a condition where the eyes appear to be bulging out of their orbits. It is often seen in hyperthyroidism and usually results from thickening of the muscles around the eyes. This can be seen on certain imaging studies and can be treated by low dose radiation therapy, medication and/or orbital decompression if the circulation is compromised. ...Read more

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What are thyroids?

What are thyroids?

Thyroid : Thyroid are glands in neck . They secrete hormones . These hormones are important for metabolism . ...Read more

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What are hemiroids?

What are hemiroids?

Normal anatomy: Hemorrhoid veins are normal anatomy at the anal opening. These normal veins can develop enlargement or irritation from constipation & straining at the toilet. ...Read more

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What are parathyroids?

What are parathyroids?

Endocrine glands: Two on each side in most people. They secrete PTH and control the blood calcium very accurately. ...Read more

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What is pseudohypoparathyroidism? What are the symptoms?

What is pseudohypoparathyroidism? What are the symptoms?

Resistance to PTH: Pseudohypoparathyroidism is a rare condition which results in resistance to the effect of parathyroid hormone. Hypocalcemia develops and causes tingling and muscle cramps and, rarely, seizures. ...Read more

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What are cataract symptoms?

What are  cataract symptoms?

Many: Can have many symptoms. Most common are decreased in vision with activities of daily living. Reading small print, street signs, glare from lights, halos or star-bursting at night, reading the sports score on tv, etc. ...Read more

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What is xerophthalmia and what are the symptoms?

What is xerophthalmia and what are the symptoms?

Eye dryness: When the tear flow is lowered or the composition of tears is deficient in wetting agents and oils, the eye can get dry and the technical term for that is xerophthalmia. The common symptoms are overflow tears, redness, itching, crusting, light sensitivity and sometimes lowered vision. Check with your ophthalmologist to get into a good therapeutic progression. ...Read more

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What are myopias?

What are myopias?

Nearsightedness: Myopes have eyes that are too long for their natural focusing power. They need eyeglasses or contacts that minify the light which causes the focal point to go more towards the back of the eye where the retina receives the image. (hyperopes need magnifying lenses). Your ophthalmologist can provide the best correction for this condition. ...Read more

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What are causes of Oscillopsia?

What are causes of Oscillopsia?

Vor impaired: Oscillopsia is caused by an impaired vestibular ocular reflex, and can be the result from anything from a concussion to migraine. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thyroid eye disease?

What are the symptoms of thyroid eye disease?

Blurred vision: Signs can include isolated or singular items to grouped ones. They include one or both bulging eyes, red swollen eyes, pain moving one or both eyes, double vision, eye pain, can't close eyes, loss of eyebrows, blurred vision and any combination(s). ...Read more

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What are signs of strabismus?

What are  signs of strabismus?

Strabismus: Crossing or out turning of the eyes, and double vision. ...Read more

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What is pseudohypoaldosteronism? What are the symptoms?

What is pseudohypoaldosteronism? What are the symptoms?

Rare genetic problem: psuedohypoaldosteronism is a rare genetic disorder presenting in infants in which there is "salt wasting" by the kidneys leading to dehydration, low blood pressure, high potassium levels. It is due to the kidneys not responding appropriately to aldosterone. ...Read more

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What are gallstones and what are the symptoms?

What are gallstones and what are the symptoms?

Gallstones are: Precipitants that form when the bile is supersaturated. It can form from any combination of cholesterol, bilirubinate, lecithin, and bile salts. It can cause biliary colic or acute cholecystitis. Classic symptoms are right upper quadrant postprandial pain with radiation to tip of scapula. But they can cause other symptoms too, so check with your doctor, he'll get tests to find out for sure. ...Read more

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What are double eyelids?

What are  double eyelids?

Western eyelid: Eyelids which have a higher crease are said to be double eyelids. In caucasians, the eyelid crease is 7-10mm above the eyelashes and when open there are two distinct portions of the lid separated by a crease. In asian eyelids, the crease is generally much lower, often so low that even when open, the crease disappears by the eyelashes. Double eyelid surgery creates a higher crease. ...Read more

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What are sinus headaches? What are the symptoms?

What are sinus headaches? What are the symptoms?

Pressure, pain: Sinus pressure and infections may results in symptoms of facial pain or headaches as well as ear pain. Ear pain may be radiating or referred pain, or potentially from eustachian tube problems secondary to sinus issues. Pressure symptoms may be at the forehead, cheekbones, around the eyes, or between the eyes. Pain may also radiate to the back of the head or upper teeth. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of graves disease?

What are symptoms of graves disease?

Weight loss,tachycar: The common symptoms of graves disese are 1rapid heart beat 2weight loss 3exopthalmos means very prominent bulging eyeballs 4 intolerance to heat 5diarrhea or loose stools 6anxiety and irritability 7tremors 8goiter that is large thyroid gland 9thick red skin usually on the shins or top of the feet 10change in menstrual cycle 11 fatigue 12difficulty sleeping 13anxiety 14erectile dysfunction libido_. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of graves disease?

What are symptoms of graves disease?

Many: Anxiety, fast heart rate, increased appetite with weight loss, decreased and irregular menses, insomnia, tremor or shakes, nervousness, increased sweating, thin hair/skin/nails, poor recent memory are among the most common. With graves' disease you can also develop protrusion or other problems with the eyes. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of hyperthyroidism?

What are symptoms of hyperthyroidism?

Wt loss: Pappitation ;diarrhea, weight lossand sweating are most common symtoms of hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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What is polyneuritis? What are the symptoms?

What is polyneuritis? What are the symptoms?

Inflammatory: Autoimmune peripheral nerve disorder. Acute would be Guillain-Barre, with ascending muscular weakness. Chronic would be CIDP, an on-going peripheral nerve caused weakness due to inflammatory attack on peripheral nerves. ...Read more

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