I suddenly started having problems with my sight 3 days ago. I went to the doctor, who referred me to an ophthalmologist. He dilated my eyes and looked around for a long time. He found nothing wrong and said my retina may have shifted and "debris" may have been thrown into the fluid surrounding my eye. It's not floaters...I feel like I'm looking through a dirty window. Any idea for the next step? I really need to see clearly!View Thread
I am on numerous medications for high cholesterol \ tryglicerides (gemfibrosil and simvastatin). During my quarterly Dr visit for blood work, he advised me I now suffer from high blood pressure. I now take Lisonopril for the high blood pressure. I have been on it for a month now...and have been experiencing eye twitching very often every day since starting this med. Can this be related?View Thread
Yesterday, I went to an optimologist, both eyes have inflamatory issues.... Was given antibiotic eye drops..... And everytime I use them a few minutes later there's a weird taste dripping down my throat, an I know it's from my nasal cavity...
I once tried Cocaine, the nasty taste of the nasal drip turned me off it right away!! Well that's kinda what it tastes like! Also, a Pharmicist told me that these particular drops can give some people an energy boost...... What should I do?View Thread
On Sunday Dec. 5th I woke with a fever, only feeling cold and achy.... On Monday I went to see a doc, temp was 103... This fever lasted until Saturday Dec. 11th, 100.9 at about 8am, then at about 1pm, 98.2.... The fever temps obviously varied, but didn't break the 101 barrier till Frinday the 10th... Fever only included a feeling of coldness, achyness, an very little coughing of flem...
Fast forward to Mon. Dec. 13th, on my way home from work, at 1pm, about to go out the front foyer, which of course has tons of windows, I caught a glimpse of some bright light, NOT a direct contact with the sun... Ever since then the problem has grown steadily worse... Monday it was just sunlight, Tuesday floresencts, Wednesday Dec. 15th, while making my morning commute, wearing sun glasses, I lit a ciggerette, and the light from the flame hurt my eyes.... And now when I watch a lil tv, or look at the monitor and then change my Point of View, my eyes hurt. I rubbed an itch today, on the upper eyelid of my right eye, it hurt, it isn't tender, it is very sore.... Monday, the 13th I awoke with bloodshot eyes in the outer corners of my eyes, Tuesday, both eyes fully bloodshot, Wednesday the 15th, the corner of my eyes again... I do mean this, it is the stereotypical look of some crazy man when I say bloodshot.....
Is this an after effect of the fever lasting so long, with my weakened, low energy body? Or should I get my butt to the Optomitrist?
I have a yellow white mass on the outer part of my eyeball. It is accompied by red viens. It is not painful.It is not itchy. It is just unsightly and bothersome. I constantly have the feeling that something is in my eye. It been there a couple of days now. Does anyone have any idea what this could be? Should I see my primary care doc or an eye specialist. I would appreciate any information you may have on this. ThanksView Thread
For the last three days I have noticed 2 spots-patches-objects (I'm not sure what to call them) in my vision of my right eye only. One of the spots stays stationary, but the other moves arround, if my eye doesn't move the spot moves lower in my field of vision, but after my eye moves the spot moves and again continues to fall. Blinking or rubbing my eye has no effect( I havn't used eye drops yet as any liquid in my eyes is very painfull). I was hoping this would go away as I don't have the money for doctor visits. I'm not that old, only 24, the spots aren't painfull or blocking my vision but are very annoying. please any info on what this may be would be vdry helpfull thank you.View Thread
I've recently noticed a bump under my upper eye-lid, to the top corner (toward the ear, not the nose). It's kind of hard & about the size of a pencil eraser. It doesn't hurt - but I'm wondering if this is something I should have my regular practitioner check out or should I go to my eye doctor? You can see the bump when I close that eye a bit, but it's not noticeable when my eye is open. It just appeared in the last couple of weeks or so.
My husband about 3 years ago started having sever pain behind his left eye, especially when he bent down. As the days progressed a bubble started forming on his eye on the white part, it formed around pupil. A week later, the pain was so unbearable he went to the ER (at UofM ann arbor, mi). They were pretty much baffled at his condition and gave him prednisone, which gave him relief and it went away within a day or so.
When he got off the prednisone, the bubble came back, along with the severe pain. He went to Kellogg Eye and got a CAT scan and there was no sign of tumors. Again, everyone was baffled and sent him home with prednisone again. Then a month or so went by after he got off again and it came back. So on prednisone again he went. They said if came back again they would do a biopsy of the bubble.
So 3 years later it is back again and we don't know what to do about getting a biopsy or if we should just do the prednisone route again. Our insurance isn't great, so we could appreciate some advice thanks!View Thread
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