[blindkid] question about possible symptoms
jyanez112 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 3 16:52:46 UTC 2013
Has the pressure been measured? With my daughter, when her eye pressure
rises, she gets headaches and dizziness as well.
On Apr 3, 2013 9:50 AM, "Lynda Zwinger" <lyndaz918 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good morning everyone,
> I'm writing to ask if anyone recognizes some symptoms my son has been
> having. We do have him lined up with three doctors (and counting, lol),
> but parents have always been my "go-to" when I need to start figuring
> things out.
> My 14-year old (yikes! how did that happen?) son's blindness is of unknown
> origin, though we do know he has glaucoma (he's taking drops for it). He
> has significant corneal scarring (also unknown origin) and some physical
> anomalies in the part of the eyes that his doctors have been able to look
> at (the scarring is an obstruction).
> He's had two episodes now, very brief ones a couple of weeks apart, of:
> sharp pain in one eye (his "good" one which has a little sight) accompanied
> by a very brief blackout of vision (like when you stand up too suddenly
> sometimes--but he hasn't been changing positions in either episode), and
> mild dizziness. No headache.
> I'm not one to worry over every little thing, and this may be one of those,
> but it's twice now, so I'm on the scent.
> Is this kind of thing familiar to anyone?
> thanks very much,
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