Starting in May of this year, I began to experience vision loss in my right eye. The loss appears as a heavy fog that started in the lower left quadrant of my visual field and proceeded to encompass most of the field over the next three months. I have slight pain that seems to be [...]Continue reading
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By way of brief background, I am young (24 year old male), athletic (former personal trainer), do not smoke, use drugs or drink heavily, and have no medical history of any clinically significant illness or injury. I have been taking low doses of Adderall (10mg or less) occasionally for the last 3 years. [...]Continue reading
I have a friend that is seriously damaged from a test that went wrong. He went in for a normal eye check at the eye doctors. When putting liquid eye drops to dilate his pupils, he has never recovered. His vision is some what of a prism effect. He has horrible headaches and there are [...]Continue reading
Fibromyalgia, possible multiple sclerosis symptoms?
I am a 36 year old female diagnosed with fibromyalgia, degenertive disc disease, and osteoarthritis. I have had tingling and numbness from my right knee down through my toes. The numbness is so bad I can not walk or drive a car. I have also has muscle twitching (it looks like [...]
This is a question concerning my father who is 74. He was he said accidentally elbowed in the side of the head when 2 of my younger brothers got into a fight. Since that time (over a year he wouldn’t admit he had a problem but it is getting worse) he has almost [...]Continue reading
Last year I had three unruptured aneurysms successfully embolised (I have never had an SAH my aneuryms were found completely by accident during an MRI scan which was carried out as I had had an episode of Bells Palsy from which I made a full recovery and also some ear pain and my ENT [...]Continue reading
I’m considering having lasik surgery done as I would reallyl like to live without having to wear glasses all the time. What I would like to know is how do I go about finding a quality laser eye surgery clinic, are there any reviews or independent rankings available?
Dr. Joshua’s Answer:
When considering refractive surgery, first go [...]
Progesterone, Endometriosis, Pain, Symptoms, Treatment, Surgery, Retinal Vein Occlusion, Depo-ProveraTuesday, March 14th, 2006
I am a 44-year-old woman who has been in good health except for increasingly heavy and painful periods. In June 2004 I experienced severe pelvic pain and had a laparoscopy and appendectomy. The pathology report on the appendix showed microscopic endometriosis. In December 2005 I experienced pelvic pain severe enough that I went to the [...]Continue reading
In October I was diagnosed with MGUS (Monoclonal Gammopathy of undetermined significance);
I have been evaluated for Multiple Myeloma and Amyloidosis (had an apparent “false-positive” biopsy for Amyloidosis). In the last six weeks I have developed a twitch in the muscle under my left eye (in the “baggy” area below the eye and just above the [...]
I am an electrician and also do machine shop type work. I am 55 years old, male. In the course of my work I some how got a piece of grit embedded in my left eye near the outer edge of the iris. It is clearly visible and is very irritating. I have tried to [...]Continue reading