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    I hav same problem but my right has squint .I dont hav vision in my right eye.wat should I do in tat case

    hi im 12 years old and im called maisie and only just found out i have a squint, i was avoiding it for years by tilting my head to the side and the hospital is currently sorting it out for me, i got glasses a week ago and it still does it and i get double vision but it occurs like every other day, on the show it said it is vital it is diagnosed before the age of 8, does this mean mine will never be fixed?





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    no, they can do things after age 8, but they can't treat lazy eye after age 8. This is associated with the squint, but is a sepeate condition. The sqint may get better with just the glasses. Trust the hospital, they will do their best for you.

    hi, my daughter had a v-shaped squint which was corrected when she was 3. however , it wasnt a successful operation as they over corrected it and she was left with an inward squint in one eye and her vision deterriorated . i was annoyed and for the past three years weve been going monthly to the optomitrised who have but failed to try and correct the squint, as a result the squint is better though still noticeable but more disappointing is the fact that she has had double vision since the operation and only sees one when her glasses are on which has a prism but at strength 20! as ive told them all along why wait all this time to have another operation , they have just told me she will need one this year but im afraid for her as they intend to do the op on the good eye? is this right?





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    How would a child be treated for worms if they've spread to the brain with symptoms of redness in the retina and blurred eye site , which is 2 of the symptoms of worms ?





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    I have Coeliac Disease, it took 3 decades of constant ill health from birth (gluten in diet from being a very small baby). Symptoms include: balance problems, severe exercise intolerance, catching every virus going around and struggling to get over infections before getting another viral infection, dreadful flu like symptoms, recurring tonsilitis - sore throat, pins and needles sensation (ice burn sensation), breathless, anemia, feeling sick, retching after eating, hungry all the time but yet feel over full and sick after eating, bowel symptoms, hypertension, tachycardia, concentration problems, high temperature all the time, very emaciated, swollen abdomen after eating, sometimes completely swollen with oedema, glomerulonephritis chronic, tremor, dizziness, tinnitus, vertigo, headaches, ATAXIA. But alas 3 decades it took for a diagnosis, I was told I would grow out of it, that I was weak and of poor stock ! and that I was female thus it was attention seeking, mental and all in my head and told not to worry majority of females have mental problems, I was told to go and get a husband and have a baby as that would give me a focus in my life and my symptoms would just go as my focus wasn't on my symptoms !!! Many doctors and decades later minus any self-esteem and confidence I had in myself and the medical world, my medical file was accidently put on the wrong desk, that person's desk was a gastrointestinal registrar researching the connection between anemia and coeliac disease, and at last I got diagnosed. Within 4 weeks I was 100% healthy at last (naturally not eating any processed food), unfortunately I started going down hill again after eating processed foods and I found out the prescription food and other gluten-free items had too much gluten in them for me (I wasn't aware they had any gluten in them, they have since reduced the amount of gluten permitted in the gluten free food), my neurological problems returned and never left, I have moderate ataxia caused by the gluten disorder coeliac disease, the damage has been done, I am strict with my diet, but sadly I am unable to reverse the 3 decades of damage. I am unable to have children because of the health problems. And have osteoporosis also caused by coeliac disease, eyesight problems (blurred vision, double vision, paresthenia, muscle weakness, pyramidal signs, hypertension/tachycardia, low ferritin levels. I urge people to not just think bowel problems for Coeliac Disease or other Gluten Disorders you can have myriad of symptoms mild to severe at anytime, and the sooner you get diagnosed the better, we should not underestimate the damage caused by any Autoimmune disorder including Gluten Disorders. It is quite misleading when the symptoms of Coeliac Disease seem to be bowel only, maybe embarrassing bodies can help by describing that their maybe a myriad of symptoms not related to bowel?





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    hi there my son also has had a chalazion, he has had surgery to remove it twice. It has since returned a third time and my dr has refused to help us, it keeps filling up and bursting with a heat compress but is extremely uncomfortable whilst full and sometimes restricts his vision he is only 5 is there any advice you could offer many thanks emma

    Hi everyone. I'm 20 now.I have lost my left eye vision some 9 years ago in an accident. Ever since I've got this squint gradually growing in my left eye alone. Is it possible for me to restore it and will it work out if I go for a squint eye surgery?





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    My 3 year old son developed a squint when he was 8 months they say its genetic. he got an oporation last year 2 fix it but there is still a squint there so we were refaired back and so they now say he is long sighted and gave him glasses but every appoinment we have had we were allways told he had good vision in both his eyes and now its changed why is this





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    Hi Amy, I see your comment is a few months old now so perhaps you've already arranged treatment for your daughter. Our daughter had an operation in April, aged 8 months, for a fairly severe convergent squint. When we were deciding whether to go ahead, the main conflicting arguments seemed to be a) against surgery at too young an age in case the squint might be corrected by non-surgical means, versus b) correcting with surgery as young as possible to give the best chance of the child being able to learn to use both eyes together. I was certainly swayed by the second argument. It was stressful putting a baby through surgery. Although her eyes are now pretty straight, she has days where they diverge slightly and others when they're straight, and we don't yet know for sure whether she'll develop normal binocular vision. But, I am absolutely happy that we went ahead, for several reasons. 1) she is using both eyes at least some of the time, which she could not have done before - so she has a good chance of normal vision. 2) She looks cosmetically pretty much 'normal' - and though before the op we were quite used to her appearance, looking at early photos of her now is quite shocking, and without the op she would certainly have faced comments about her 'odd' eyes. 3) her personality changed quite dramatically after the operation: she was simply much happier and more active. I think this is partly because she had previously been picking up on our concern for her and our stress in the run-up to the operation. But I also firmly believe she suddenly found it much easier to use her eyes - it must have been quite hard work continually forcing herself to look straight, and always swapping from 1 eye to the other. If you do go for surgery, be assured that the eyes heal amazingly fast. The first few days the whites of the eyes will be quite red, but for us the worst thing after the op was wrestling to put antibiotic eye drops in (for the first week or two). Our daughter only seemed to need pain relief for a day and a half.

    Now 52 years old I have just been given a diagnois of Aspergers. My life now makes sense. I concur with a lot of what's bee said above. I have felt like an alien all my life, never fitted in, felt very anxious in social situaitons, have suffered from depression, taken overdoses, ben treated as weird or a wimp, had to change job after job yet have an IQ of 150+, enjoy work that improves self-esteem and go to work .to work. and then come home. I can't tolerate noise, lots of people, sudden movement, light and have lived alone mainly. Have started using an MP3 player which i find helps when walking in crowded areas. The people seem less scary and unpredictable, my movements are more controlled, my vision seems better. Am I imagining this? Since diagnosis I seem to feel my symptoms are getting worse. Is this typical? Can't see why AS might not get worse as an Aspie age as the brain's functioning will detriorate surely? I too take loads of supplements as i find they defifnitely help. I've thought since my 20's that my gut may not be absorbing nutretnts well hence supplementation. I've recenlty been told Aspies are low in potassium, zinc & magnesium and i certainly benefit from these supplements. I have also found out that Aspies cannot take normal doses of anti-depressants so Aspies hsould take a low dose only. I've been complainign about this to my GP for years that i can't take the doses prescrbed but can nly tolarate the lowest dose. Aspies apparently are sensitive to this medication. My mind is in turmoil at the moment and I don't see much help and support being provided by NHS; why not?





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