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11 year old having blurry vision after being hit on the head. Have stomach pain, excessive appetite and thirst. Could she be having diabetes?

Hi, I have a 11 year old daughter that has been cring about seeing blurry for about 8 months now. In December last year she was pushed down at school and hit her head hard and passed out but was evaluated at the hospital and was treated, I did have to watch her to make sure she does not so any symptoms of a concusion. By March time she has been complaining about seeing blurry. Her Dr. don t want to expose her to rediation just for blurry eyes so we went to 4 different eye Dr. and nothing is wrong with her eyes. I have been praying but this morning Diabeties caught my ation this morning. My daughter eates so so so much where I have to beg her to calm down with eating and also she do drink alot but I don t let her drink after 6pm cause she still wet the bed real bad. I am so despirate and need to know why is my baby seeing blurry something is wrong. I she had been complaing about bad pains in her stomach . Some one help me PLEASE..... Thanks
Asked On : Sun, 23 Sep 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
This blurring might be related to that incident which she suffered 8 months back and is no way related to Diabetes. Retinopathy in diabetes occurs around 20 years after onset of diabetes on an average and not this soon.
You should get a MRI Scan done to rule out any head injury as that would be the wisest thing to do. Thanks.
Answered: Tue, 25 Sep 2012
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Pediatrician, Neonatology Dr. Uma Rajah Ananth's  Response
Sorry to note that you seem to be depressed and rightly so
The cause of vision blurring could be -
1- Refraction - Eye doctor has has already seen
2- Brain - There could be a mass; or blood clot from previous injury. You have to MRI scan - There is NO radiation hazard; NO harm. Earlier the better
3- Diabetes - Easy to diagnose - go for a blood test sugar fasting and 2 hours after 75 gram of glucose / this is easy and can be done soon and nearby /
4- if still there are no clues, lastly look for psychological stress - at home or school
General Physician or Neurologist is the one to see
Good Luck
Answered: Tue, 25 Sep 2012
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