What is Iritis?

Inflammation of the iris, part of the eyes. It causes pain in eyes & photophobia, inability to tolerate bright light

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Every time I quit smoking marijuana I get iritis. I have gotten it five times, each time after marijuana cessation. I don't want to tell my...

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Active substance in Marijuana is Cannabis. Only effect of cannabis related to opthalmology is: lowered...

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I am 56 year old lady. I have pain in my knees & in left wrist. I have recurrent episodes of Iritis, putting steroid eye drops. My HLAB27 is...

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Thank for asking to HCM
I can understand your problem, if I would be your doctor then I would advise you to stop using the steroid this will...

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I had gastric bypass 9 years ago. Also in 1995 I discovered through testing I am positive for HLA-B27 genetic marker , showing up as Iritis a dozen...

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I would first of all like to explain HLA to you. HLA stands for human leukocyte antigen. It is implicated in certain diseases. I will list all...

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