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Eyesight not clear - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi

Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I play soccer on all weekdays..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   After coming back from play there have been two three times when I my eyesight is not clear
Doctor :   Ok

User :   I find things hazy around..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   The next day eyesight comes back to normal..
User :   After sleep
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Why does this happen?
User :   And is it normal?
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   24
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Its been about 2 months that I've started playing soccer
Doctor :   Sudden onset transient blurring of vision can happen commonly secondary to low blood sugar levels and in situations when the blood circulations to the brain is transiently disturbed.
Doctor :   Both these are not normal changes to abnormal conditions which can be prevented.
Doctor :   With good nutrition and adequate hydration.
User :   What is the diet suggested?
Doctor :   However, if the symptoms are severe, you would need medical evaluation which can include scanning the brain and visual check up.
Doctor :   If you are medically fit, which includes proper body weight, then there are no dietary restrictions.
User :   In the past 2-3 months this has happened twice
User :   my weight is 64
User :   height is 165 cms
Doctor :   The dietary needs are based on your body needs and the medical problems one has.
Doctor :   Your weight is adequate for your height.
User :   How much of water should i take?
Doctor :   If you do not have any other medical problems such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney and heart problems, then there are no dietary restrictions.
Doctor :   You would need a low fat, balanced diet.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   You can make sure that your diet is balanced by including multiple diet in your meal.
User :   multiple diet meaning?
Doctor :   A combination of cereals and pulses, with plenty of vegetables and fruits will make sure your diet is balanced and provide you with adequate energy and proteins.
User :   Ok..
Doctor :   In times of increased activities such as involving in play, drink plenty of water with glucose supplements, such as sweets, sugar, or glucose itself.
Doctor :   This will make sure that your blood glucose is maintained.
Doctor :   And if your problems persists inspite of this modifications, then I would suggest you to consult a doctor or a hospital for checking your sugars and vision (Immediately during those episodes)
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   Yes..
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   Before going to play how much water am i supposed to drink and before how much time do i consume liquids..
Doctor :   Hydration like diet and sugar are dependent on body needs.
Doctor :   Generally a normal person would need atleast 1 to 2 litres of water per day.
User :   In a soccer game I suppose the energy requirements are high Isn't it?
Doctor :   And this will increase when you are loosing water,
Doctor :   The earliest and the commonest symptoms of dehydration is increased thirst.
Doctor :   So you need to keep replenishing as soon as you feel thirst during the game.
Doctor :   And once done with your game, I would suggest you to drink about a litre more.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   Yes..
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   There's some whitish skin which comes out of my mouth sometimes..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I suppose its dead skin
Doctor :   Ok
User :   What could be the possible reasons for this?
Doctor :   White patches in the mouth are results of oral thrush, ulcers, gingivitis and other minor conditions.
Doctor :   They are of not major concern except in case of oral thrush where you need medical treatment.
User :   What's oral thrush doctor?
Doctor :   Oral thrush refers to fungal infections(candidial infections).
User :   Oh..
Doctor :   It occurs in times of infections when the body resistence is low, severe diabetes.
Doctor :   The symptoms are persistent, aggravating, white patches in the oral mucosa.
Doctor :   They are treated with oral or topical antifungal creams.
User :   ok
User :   I had seen a dermatologist two weeks back..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   He said that the oral cavity looks normal..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   But I can feel some skin peeling out sometimes..
User :   Because such a thing wasn't happening when I met the dermatologist he couldn't offer any help
User :   Can this be because of Toothpaste?
User :   Also there's a history of cancer in my maternal family
Doctor :   Skin peeling can occur in infective conditions, inflammatory conditions, vitamin deficiencies.
Doctor :   Inflammatory situations can be due to allergic conditions too,
Doctor :   if your symptoms are following the use of new toothpaste, then you can consider changing the tooth paste.
User :   Ok..
Doctor :   Else good hydration, vitamin supplements and proper nutrition(containing plenty of vegetables and citrus fruits) are essential.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   So peeling of skin in oral areas is because of deficiency of Vitamin C?
User :   Or some specific Vitamin?
Doctor :   Vitamin C and some vitamin B commonly Vitamin B4 can also causes skin/mucosal problems.
User :   Ok..
User :   Sources of Vitamin B4?
Doctor :   Green leafy vegetables are good source of all vitamin B.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Apart from this other sources are liver, nuts, legumes, potatoes and so on.
Doctor :   Alternatively, you can get vitamin supplements as tablets/capsules easily and at cheap price.
Doctor :   You can use them one tablet or capsule a day.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   Yes doctor
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   Thank You doctor.. :)
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   Bbye
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