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Blurring of vision since childhood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
Doctor :   are you there
User :   Hi there I have an eye problem... I cannot see very clearly since childhood... am using spectacles.... but last week
User :   when I woke up I could not see that clearly
Doctor :   ok
User :   now even with my specs I cannot see very clearly
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I washed my eyes repetedly
User :   but no use.... what should I do?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   28, male, IT prof, bangalore, married, yes
Doctor :   Was the blurring of the eyes all of a sudden after the night
Doctor :   or gradual
User :   when I woke up it was blurred...
User :   when I slept it was normal
Doctor :   is it progressing from then
User :   progressing?
Doctor :   increased blurring since then
Doctor :   ?
User :   no... same amount since then
Doctor :   Ok
User :   everything is hazy
Doctor :   when was the last time yoiu had a eye check up
User :   but I can still see
User :   it was around 4-5 months ago
Doctor :   Do you have pain or redness
Doctor :   in the eyes on pressing
User :   yeah little pain somtimes...
User :   no not while pressing
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   One minute
User :   redness also there little
User :   oh... ok....
User :   I'm back
Doctor :   Ok
User :   anyone there?
Doctor :   What was the problem sicne
Doctor :   you were child
Doctor :   that you are wearing glasses
User :   I told you I could not see clearly unless I wore specs
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Now its getting worse since few days I'm not able to see even with specs that clearly like before.... do you think Its serious?
Doctor :   Did the doctor say what is the illness since your childhood
User :   no... the eye doctor did not say anything.. he just gave me specs to wear
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The blurring of vision with vision defects since childhood is something which should be addressed as soon as possible to the eye specialist
Doctor :   I suspect few conditions like Glaucoma, Macular degeneration
User :   oh god... its serious...huh?
Doctor :   It may prove to be serious
Doctor :   if not attended as soon as possible
User :   what should I do
Doctor :   this is certainly not left alone
User :   can I take some medicine?
Doctor :   We can help youin fixing up an apnt
User :   I don't like operations ...especially on my eyes
Doctor :   You dont need
User :   ok....
Doctor :   but let us know that it is still medically treatable
Doctor :   if not you may have to undergo
Doctor :   surgery too
Doctor :   Blurring of vision with eye prob since childhood
Doctor :   and that too suddenly
User :   I'll see an eye doctor then
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   I'll go tomorrow as I have a holiday....
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Doctor :   Please dont neglect
Doctor :   Which area do you stay in
User :   no I don't smoke but I drink socially... I sometimes wonder if i'm losing my mind
User :   I have to go now
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User :   will let you know how things work out
User :   thank you for your help
Doctor :   ok
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