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Worst Strabismus Symptom
How severe is an albumin of 5.4? Please describe severity of symptoms? Crippling fatigue, pulsating symptoms, severe headaches, eye pain, nausea?
None of the above: I hope it doesn't disappoint you greatly to let you know that your Albumin levels are considered quite within the normal range. Of course, lab values do vary from one laboratory to another therefore, it would be best to find out the normal range in the laboratory you had the blood drawn or tested but for all intents and purposes the range of normal for Albumin is taken to be 3.5 to 5.5. ...Read more
Fluctuating unilateral eyebrow ptosis hx of Chiari & IIH can it be related? Myasthenia Gravis r/o what can cause this ptosis The drooping is bad
More information: Myasthenia can cause ptosis but on other spectrum from these other disorders mentioned. I would be curious to know if you have any surgery for the chiari? Something as simple as bells palsy can cause drooping as well. If this is a new and sudden symptoms, then you should seek care. ...Read more
Diagnosed chronic migraine . Worst spell four week severe headache no breaks ... Status migraine or something bad ? Pain 8-10 constant . Nausea .
If you haven't been: evaluated by a neurologist - would recommend that. ...Read more
Migraine, blurred vision one eye, eye twitching, nausea, weakness (could not open bag of chips). Voice hoarse. Classic migraine?
Migraine: is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, partial blackout, weakness, dysesthesia, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes. It is manageable condition. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more
Migraine for 4 months , tinitus when lying down, double vision, 1 blackout , blurred vision, fatigue what could this be ?
Chronic migraine: There are many good medications for migraine treatment. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Today effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education 2) non-pharmacological management (diet, sleep hygiene, acupuncture) and 3) pharmacological (triptans, topamax, (topiramate) etc) management. Rec.:see orofacial pain or headache specialist. Hope it helps. ...Read more
Sudden headache, left arm weak/numb, severe fatigue (new migraine symptoms 4 me) ER called it a "migraine variant"-how do I know which variant it is?
Migraine variant: Migraine variant is a descriptive term used when a migraine causes symptoms in parts of the body other than your head. These migraine variants are sometimes further described according to the part of the body that is affected. The migraine variant you describe is one of the more common presentations. For more information see: http://understandingmigraine.blogspot.com/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Type of this headache: very intense non-pulsating pain in back of 1 eye, but not red eye, sudden onset, 20 min. later sudden relief, several a day?
Any eye pain: could be an indication of a severe emergency. You need to have your eye pressure checked for glaucoma, which can be done in between such episodes. It would be very helpful to have it done with an episode, but if it is glaucoma, probably the pressure is up all the time and the pain is when it gets dangerously high. So don't delay, please. Good luck! ...Read more
Experienced brief (10-15 sec), acute episode of disconjugate gaze (right eye "stuck" on upper right) accompanied by acute, extreme nausea, dizziness, ?
Possible: TIA can present as suddenly decreased vision ("curtain falling" or blurred vision). It can be in one eye or in both eyes (in which case it is usually only on one side of vision). Many other diseases can cause blurry vision - migraines, problems with the eye itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blurred vision: Both high & low blood sugar levels can affect vision: high blood sugar causes swelling in lens, resulting in blurred vision. When blood sugar is better controlled, lens is less/not swollen & vision may change again. If eyes have adapted to higher blood sugar levels & swelling, dropping down to low sugar levels can cause blurred vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seroquel (quetiapine) makes my un-dx condition worse. Symptoms are heart pain, almost paralyzed due to extreme somnolence, severe cognitive impairment.. Causes?
Seroquel (quetiapine): Seroquel (quetiapine) can be very sedating -- more so depending on increased dose. It can also cause "cognitive impairment." I have no idea from here what you were like before the medication, but it sounds like you need a thorough medical evaluation. A psychiatrist may need to also be involved in your care -- and you need to tell whoever is prescribing the seroquel (quetiapine) about what you're experiencing. ...Read more
Can Intracranial Hypertension cause unilateral eyelid/brow drooping? It fluctuates in severity throughout the day. Myasthenia Gravis ruled out
Neurological: This appears to be more of a neurologic problem. Have you seen a neurologist? ...Read more
23 YO Male, dizziness, headache, nausea, left eye movement and blurred vision. Is this vertigo or something more serious?
Get it checked: It may be or may not be something more serious than vertig But with your symptoms it needs to be checked by your doctor asap as it may be something serious and may need treatment asap It is very hard to tell you what it may be without taking detailed history and doing a thorough physical exam including neurological exam.And may need some imaging if indicated to make a proper diagnosis ...Read more
What could these symptoms be: excruciating migraine, head tremors, fatigue, fainting spells, blurry vision?
Misaligned eyes: Misaligned eyes, also called strabismus, causes symptoms of appearance problems, and sometimes double vision. First step is an eye exam to determine the cause and duration of the problem. Has it been this way since childhood? There are generally successful eye muscle operations to correct strabismus if the appearance is bothersome to the patient, and other neurologic causes have been ruled out. ...Read more
I suffer from myopic astigmatism since borned. I also had operated strabismus. My dioptries haven't changed since 2009! Is ths a good sign? :)
Sounds good: I am hoping that your treatment when an infant and child kept the vision good in both eyes and even better, that you can use the eyes together? The diopters are less important than whether you have good vision in both eyes. Myopia tends to increase a little into the low to mid 20s and then it stops. You may have some small changes the next several years but these can be corrected. ...Read more
Been depressed for around a month. Lack of sleep and barely eat. Drank heavily. I've noticed that my strabismus is worst than it has been in 14 years. My left eye also feel heavy and burn a little. I'm worried. Could this be related to my depression?
Depression: Our mental state certainly impacts our physical health. Poor eating and heavy drinking makes everything worse. You need to get your depression treated and make lifestyle changes. Please see your doctor and then a mental health professional or a prudent spiritual leader if none is available. You can do it. Peace and good health. Taking action helps lift depression. ...Read more
Strabismus: Reported incidence in adults & older adults is around 50 per 100,00 , depending on the type;- Paralytic form is 44%. Convergence insufficiency form 16%. Small angle hypertropia 13%. Divergence insufficiency 10%. Lifetime risk 4%. (American Academy of Ophthalmology publication 2014). ...Read more
Strabismus: Strabismus occurs when the eye are not aligned properly, so they do not work well together. In some people, this misalignment worsens over time. If it occurs only occasionally, no intervention is needed. If the misalignment worsens, double vision may result. This can be fixed with prism glasses. If special glasses don't work, surgery to straighten the eyes may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adult strabismus: Adult strabismus has multiple causes, including worsening of the natural eye alignment, trauma, brain tumors (rare), etc. If you are starting to have double vision, or if you are noticing trouble focusing, call your ophthalmologist for an appointment and have someone else drive you to the appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Glasses, surgery etc: In affected children with strabismus (misaligned eyes), the main goal is development of good and equal vision in both eyes. Another goal is to establish good alignment between the eyes to give a normal appearance. These goals can often be accomplished with a combination of patching the weaker eye, glasses, or eye muscle surgery. In adults, the main goal is normal appearance since vision is stable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lack of proper : treatment is the main reason, though strabismus can recur after corrective surgery on the the extra-ocular muscles. Childhood strabismus is variable. It can worsen with fatigue or illness.There can be " accommodative esotropia" when a 2-3 yr.-old with a refractive error (hyperopia) tries to "focus". Prescriptive lenses may help these toys. Take the child back to the pediatric ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Strabismus cure: Cure can be challenging....prismatic spectacles are often used to cope and in some cases surgery can correct double vision. A board certified pediatric ophthalmologist specializing in strabismus would be a best option for advice based on degree of strabismus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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