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2106890 tn?1333956788

One Pupil Larger then the Other...and more history on myself

.Hi, my name is Monique and I just need some views or possible thoughts to consider....
I turned 30 in December and I am female. I am not over weight or under weight. I try to stay as active as I can and eat as healthy as I can but sometimes eat fast food because of convinience. I do not smoke and occassionally drink. I have given birth to two live children and never have experienced a miscarriage. The health issues that I have is endomentriosis. I had a laproscopy last year in June. I was great for a month and then the symptoms before the surgery has been worse then it's ever been sometimes leaving me disabled and not able to get out of bed at times. I am currently getting a new OBGYN appointment since it's been less then a year since the surgery. Hormone therapy is not working currently. 50% of my reproductive organs were covered but was told the surgery went well and all of the endometriosis was removed but was told to expect it to return later. Prior to the surgery last year I had a tubal ligation in 2003 after my son was born and I turned of age to have the surgery.

So now I have been able to give some info about me and prior health - Here is my concern.....

Tonight someone noticed my left pupil was extremely larger then the other. Strangely enough, I felt something was off in the eye area before it was mentioned. Some distortion also has been noticed this evening.
I recently have been feeling sick to my stomach a lot the last few days due to my sinuses and the drainage involved in my opinion. What had me concerned is the nausea and fullness I have been feeling in my stomach and abdominal area. It feels like my organs are squashed together and that there is no room causing tightness. Just and FYI I have NOT had any issues using the restroom....I have been having slight obdominal cramping as if I am due to start my mentrual cycle but nothing yet. My left ovary has been hurting off and on and then sometimes my right as well. My left ovary was the one that was covered with endometriosis at the time of  surgery and notice that I get more pain on that sign when I have a period. I figured it was from surgery and that is why I experience more pain on that side.
My pupils have been noticable to others because my right one is way larger then my left one. There are moments that I do see sparkles for about 20 seconds which is followed by dizziness but it is not often.
Any thoughts or possible answers that could be causing this?


Thank you very much for any input or advice given, its appreciated.

Sincerely,
Monique .
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2106890 tn?1333956788
PS. Not sure if this is important but when I was 16 I experienced convulsions that could not be properly explained by the attending doctor at the time I was admitted into the hospital by ambulance.
I was not running a fever to cause the convulsions to occur and not under any drugs or alcohol. I was sick with strep throat the week prior and had been off pennicillian for 3 days, still yet I was feeling sick and had a massive headache over those 3 days. I slept for most of those 3 days. They said I had a viral infection (which was told later it was because they had no valid answer to give)
When they had occured, I was about to eat dinner that my mom made but felt really sick and dizzy, I looked up at my mom and said "mom I dont feel so good." In that instant she said that I passed out and she caught me before I hit the floor. I remember feeling my right pinkie finger burning because it fell into the hot plate. The next thing I remember was hearing my mom on the phone with 911 but I was unable to see, move or talk. I was paralyzed the whole time she was on the phone. I could hear everything she was saying and could feel her touching my face but I could not see her and was unable to move any part of my body, I wasnt even able to speak. I was terrified. I finally was able to retain my vision and muscle control when I was in the ambulance. I was confused and very disoriented. After that incident, I never had another convulsion or seizure. I am not sure if that is important but I just thought I would add it just in case..... thanks!
1756321 tn?1547098925
Unequal pupil size is called anisocoria. While anisocoria can be normal with slightly different pupil sizes, a sudden change in pupil size may reflect a serious underlying condition and should be seen to ASAP.

Differential Diagnosis for Anisocoria from Diagnosis Pro:

64 possible diagnoses found..

Trauma Causes:
Facial contusion/trauma
Cornea injury/abrasion
Eyeball injury
Brain Contusion
Brain injury, massive
Traumatic Brain Hemorrhagic Necrosis

Iatrogenic, Self Induced Disorders:
Eye Prosthesis/Glass Eye

Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent):
Corneal ulcer, dendritic/serpigenous
Keratitis, dendritic
Meningitis Bacterial
Diphtheria
Luetic keratitis
Syphilitic chorioretinitis
Diphtheritic neuritis/Post-diphtheritic
Conjunctivitis, diphtheritic.

Infected organ, Abscesses:
Brain abscess
Meningoencephalitis
Keratitis
Keratitis/interstitial
Empyema, subdural

Granulomatous, Inflammatory Disorders:
Granulomatous iritis

Neoplastic Disorders:
Retinoblastoma
Anaplastic Astrocytoma
Brain tumor
Eye tumors
Glioblastoma multiforme

Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders:
Iritis
Uveitis
Temporal/Craniotemporal arteritis
Multiple Sclerosis

Metabolic, Storage Disorders:
Ophthalmoplegia diabetic

Congenital, Developmental Disorders:
Amblyopia

Usage, Degenerative, Necrosis, Age Related Disorders:
Cerebellar degeneration, subacute

Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders:
Acute subdural hematoma/hemorrhage
Hematoma, subdural/acute
Subdural hematoma
Brain stem herniation/peduncle/tonsils

Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders:
Cerebral vascular accident
Cerebral hemorrhage
Subarachnoid hemorrhage
Carotid artery dissection/aneurysm
Carotid occlusion/arteriosclerosis
Cavernous sinus thrombosis
Aneurysm, cavernous sinus, int. carotid
Aneurysm, CNS/Berry aneurysm
Aneurysm, internal carotid artery
Cerebral mycotic aneurysm
Carotid artery aneurysm

Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders:
Migraine headaches/syndrome
Cluster headache syndrome (Horton's)
Glaucoma/acute angle closure/cyclic crs
Glaucoma
Post-ictal status
Migraine, hemiplegic type
Migraine, ophthalmoplegic/ophthalmic
Tonic pupil syndrome (Adie)

Reference to Organ System:
Optic Neuritis
Third nerve palsy (oculomotor n.)
Horner's syndrome

Drugs:
Glutethimide (Doriden) Administration/Toxicity
Miotic ophthalmic application
Mydriatic ophthalmic application

Poisoning (Specific Agent):
Botulism
Death camas (Zigadenus) poisoning.
1216742 tn?1334155711
Hi, I stalked your profile as I was very worried about another post of yours.

Please please don't try and guess, and wait around for answers on here.

I have a friend who nearly died in a car accident after experiencing similar things to you, please just go to emergency, you definately have a right to be there.
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