Hi there, I'm a 23y/o male who suffers from episcleritis whenever I play computer games. I've suffered from...
Posted by An_261104
I'm a 23y/o male who suffers from episcleritis whenever I play computer games. I've suffered from this for maybe 5 years now. I'm aware that episcleritis is a self-limiting condition.
Not only do I play computer games casually, but they are also part of my daily income; I work as a game reviewer, tester, and competitive player. Limiting myself from spending time playing computer games perhaps isn't as simple as it could be for most people; computer gaming is not simply a down-time recreational activity for me.
I'm heading to a GP to request a blood test for autoimmune diseases, since they can be an underlying factor in the "computer gaming <-> episcleritis" relationship, although I have little reason to expect anything in the realm of AI diseases would be going on behind the scenes. I'm almost(!) hopeful there *is* something to be found in the realm of AI factors, since it could at least give me a pathway to resolve the issue.
Steroidal treatment is scary. There's plenty of adverse side-effects which are very off-putting, and steroidal treatments aren't really designed for long-term usage scenarios.
Simple, oral anti-inflammatories (basic Asprin) so far hasn't been effective in either a pro-active or reactive capacity, nor is it feasible in a long-term capacity due to stomach complications. I'm not aware of any anti-inflammatory medications which are feesible candidates for prolonged, consistent use... but then again, I'm not a expert in the field either.
I'm facing - what I feel - is a pretty straight-forward situation here, yet there doesn't appear to be many straight-forward, easily-recommendable solutions to it.
Is modern medicine perhaps not able to offer any easily-recommendable and effective solutions for my particular situation (other than a change in lifestyle that the vast majority of other people who share a similar lifestyle wouldn't really have to consider)?
I know, first, I'm an idiot. I poked myself in the eye using a safety pin to separate my eyelashes (Julia...
Posted by An_261017
I know, first, I'm an idiot. I poked myself in the eye using a safety pin to separate my eyelashes (Julia Roberts style). Any ways, this happened a few months, yes, months back. I went to Europe, own a Salon, holidays, etc....meaning, time slipped thru my fingers. Oh, speaking of fingers, my nails have started to lift. I'm going to the Dr ASAP, but could this be related to the eatery pin eye issue?!!!!! Please advise!! Thank youView Thread
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