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Doctor insights on: What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Glaucoma

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Dr. Robert Chang
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Glaucoma (Definition)

A condition that causes damage to your eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time. It's often linked to a buildup of pressure inside your eye. Without treatment, glaucoma can cause total permanent blindness ...Read more


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What are the signs and symptoms of diabetes?

What are the signs and symptoms of diabetes?

Multiple: The most common symptoms of out of control diabetes are excessive urination, excessive thirst, and unexplained weight loss. Other possible symptoms may be yeast infections, tingling in the feet, and blurry vision. But very importantly diabetes may have no symptoms therefore those at risk needed to be screened for diabetes. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of diabetes?

What are the signs and symptoms of diabetes?

Excessive thirst...: Classic symptoms of uncontrolled diabetes include excessive thirst, excessive hunger, excessive urination, fatigue, dizziness, blurred vision, and sometimes slow healing wounds or recurrent infections. If diabetes is suspected, you should see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of atherosclerosis?

What are the signs and symptoms of atherosclerosis?

Varied: it depends on the artery distribution. If arteries to the heart are affected patients can have chest pain or a heart attack. Arteries to the brain may or may not have symptoms but mini strokes and full strokes can occur. Build up in arteries to the legs lead to problems with walking and wound development. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia?

See below: Disorganized thoughts, hallucinations (especially auditory), illogical or paranoid ideas, social withdrawal, trouble with decision-making, schizophrenia should be diagnosed by a psychiatrist. It's a tough disorder but usually manageable with medications. One of the great hindrances is the reluctance of many schizophrenics to see that they are sick. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of rosacea?

What are the signs and symptoms of rosacea?

Flushing/blushing: Mild cases have an appearance like that of a blush, except that it persists. There may be abnormally dilated vessels and, persistent redness of the malar area and may involve most of the face. Nose may be enlarged, red with wide pores. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of oculomycosis?

What are the signs and symptoms of oculomycosis?

Oculomycosis: Oculomycosis means simply any fungal disease of any part of the eye. A fungal infection of the cornea will present very differently from a fungal infection in the retina. Please ask us a more specific question so that we can give you a full answer. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of vertigo?

What are the signs and symptoms of vertigo?

Sensation of motion: Vertigo is defined as the sensation of motion in the absence of motion. It can be (but doesn't have to be) the feeling of spinning, rocking or turning. Vertigo is caused by an inner ear problem and depending on the type of vertigo usually an ENT doctor can diagnose and treat it. ...Read more

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What are the signs of glaucoma?

What are the signs of glaucoma?

Signs & symptoms: There are 2 main types of glaucoma: acute closed-angle and chronic open-angle. Acute glaucoma usually affects one eye, presenting with sudden eye pain, blurred vision, halos seen around light, nausea and vomiting, and a non-reactive dilated pupil. Chronic glaucoma usually is asymptomatic, but can present with gradual loss of vision and headache. Both have increased intraocular pressures. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of glaucoma?

What are the symptoms of glaucoma?

Depends: Most glaucoma is asymptomatic until end stage disease when the vision is decreased in both eyes. At that point, contrast, acuity, and peripheral vision are diminished. Thus, screening is key if at risk. A particular type called acute angle closure glaucoma with a sudden rise in eye pressure can have symptoms of red eye, severe eye pain, blurred vision, haloes, headache, nausea, vomiting... ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of sinusitis?

What are the signs and symptoms of sinusitis?

A few symptoms: Facial pain or pressure, "Stuffed-up" nose, Runny nose, Loss of smell, Cough or congestion, Fever, Bad breath, Fatigue, Dental pain. See your MD or an ENT doc for assessment/treatment ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of parkinsons?

What are the signs and symptoms of parkinsons?

See below: Typically a resting unilateral tremor of hand and arm, expressionless face, stiffness and/or muscular rigidity, short unsteady steps with gait instabiilty, slowing of activities, trouble with drooling and swallowing, blepharospasm, constipation, a specific type of dementia; progressive deterioration which can be treated but not cured. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of PKU?

What are the signs and symptoms of PKU?

Varying signs: PKU detection test is mandatory newborn screening in the developed world, including all 50 states in the US. The early s/s of PKU include seizures, microcephaly ( small head) other developmental delays, eczema etc. tests should always be repeated within 2 wks to confirm diagnosis. Earlier intervention by phenyl alanine free diet can reverse most signs. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of pcos?

What are the signs and symptoms of pcos?

Many possible signs: Most women with pcos have one or more of: irregular periods or no cycles, acne, oily skin, unwanted hair growth especially on the face or lower stomach, infertility or subfertility (difficulty getting pregnant). Some women with pcos have little or no symptoms - we look at symptoms, blood tests and an ultrasound of the ovaries to make the diagnosis. Not all women with pcos have fertility issues. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of meningitis?

What are the signs and symptoms of meningitis?

Meningitis: Headaches, nausea, vomiting, pain in the eyes from light (photophobia). Neck stiffness with fever and any of the above symptoms should be checked in the emergency room, as meningitis can cause damage to the brain, or senses, similar to a stroke. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of aids?

What are the signs and symptoms of aids?

Too many to list: There are some classic symptoms and signs, such as weight loss, fever, chronic diarrhea, and thrush. But people with aids can get one or more of a long list of opportunistic infections, each of which has its own symptoms. What matters is that no one should develop aids, which can be prevented with early diagnosis and treatment, not to mention HIV prevention. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of going blind?

What are the signs and symptoms of going blind?

Varied: Vision loss can present in a # of ways. Difficulty at night can be an early sign. Loss of central vision gives trouble reading and recognizing faces. Peripheral vision loss causes bumping into things. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and signs of menopause?

Hot flashes,nomenses: You will start getting hot flashes, menses will decline and by definition no menses for 12 months is menopause. Night sweets also common. The average time interval from beginning to total cessaton of menses is approximately four years. ...Read more