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1.  Ptosis
Ptosis is the medical term for a drooping eyelid. It refers only to the upper eyelid; it does not refer to lower eyelid sagging. Upper eyelid drooping can sometimes affect your vision if the drooping is severe. Ptosi...
Symptoms:
  • Droopy eyelid
  • Visual impairment
  • Excessive tearing
2.  Diabetic Neuropathy
Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication of types 1 and 2 diabetes due to uncontrolled high blood sugar levels that result in damage to the nerves. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), between 6...
Symptoms:
  • Droopy eyelid
  • Constipation
  • Numbness of foot
  • Paresthesia
  • Visual impairment
3.  Stroke Overview
A stroke is a medical emergency where part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. There are four major kinds of stroke: cerebral thrombosis, cerebral embolism, subarachnoid hemorrhage & intracerebral hemorrhage.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Droopy eyelid
  • Limited range of motion
  • Blindness
  • Dementia
  • Crossed eyes
4.  Muscular Dystrophies
Muscular dystrophies are a group of diseases that are passed down genetically. These diseases cause damage and weakness to muscles over time. This damage and weakness is caused by the lack of a protein calle...
Symptoms:
  • Droopy eyelid
  • Limited range of motion
  • Seizures
  • Muscle contracture
  • Hand deformities
5.  Myasthenia Gravis
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a neuromuscular disorder that causes weakness in the skeletal muscles, which are the muscles that the body uses for movement. It occurs when communication between nerve cells and muscle...
Symptoms:
  • Droopy eyelid
  • Change in voice
  • Diplopia
  • Difficulty standing from sitting
  • Difficulty lifting
6.  Botulism
Botulism (or "botulism poisoning") is a rare, but very serious illness that is transmitted through a very common source-the food we eat. Botulism poisoning is caused by a type of bacteria that is present everywher...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Droopy eyelid
  • Visual impairment
  • Dry mouth
  • Pain
  • Poor feeding of newborn
7.  Brain Aneurysm
An aneurysm in the brain is a weak area in an artery in the brain that bulges out and fills with blood. It may also be called an intracranial (skull) aneurysm or a cerebral (brain) aneurysm. A brain aneurysm is ...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Droopy eyelid
  • Unequal pupils
  • Neck pain
  • Diplopia
  • Muscle weakness
8.  Adult Brain Tumor
A brain tumor is a collection of abnormal cells in the brain. Brain tumors can be either malignant (cancerous) or benign (unlikely to spread). However, there is a limited amount of space in the skull. Therefore, an...
Symptoms:
  • Droopy eyelid
  • Tired
  • Clumsiness
  • Unable to speak
  • Hearing impairment
9.  Intracranial Hemorrhages
Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) is bleeding inside the skull. It is a life-threatening emergency. If you think you or someone you know is experiencing ICH, go to the emergency room right away or call 911. There are fou...
Symptoms:
  • Droopy eyelid
  • Headache
  • Paralysis of the face
  • Unequal pupils
  • Seizures
10.  Pituitary Cancer
The pituitary gland is a very small gland of major importance to the functioning of the human body. It is located directly behind the eyes and below the front of the brain. It is about the size of a pea. Despite it...
Symptoms:
  • Droopy eyelid
  • No menstrual period
  • Loss of appetite
  • Constipation
  • Headache
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