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#517507 - 08/09/17 04:34 AM Ubiquitous Steroid Use Unwitting Cause of Glaucoma
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Ubiquitous steroid use posing unwitting cause for glaucoma

Worth noting that could be exposed to products unaware that they contain steroid and that there are numerous modes of contact from topical, nasal to oral.

https://www.medpagetoday.com/ophthalmolo...9369d0r8655823u
Ubiquitous steroid use posing unwitting cause for glaucoma

by Cheryl Guttman Krader, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today July 26, 2017

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#517563 - 08/28/17 06:09 PM Re: Ubiquitous Steroid Use Unwitting Cause of Glaucoma [Re: MollyC1i]
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Hey Molly,

Thanks for posting this! The link didn't seem to work, but I found the article, here: Risks of Steroid Use for Glaucoma

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#517644 - 09/28/17 06:36 PM Re: Ubiquitous Steroid Use Unwitting Cause of Glaucoma [Re: mig]
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Steroids worry me - can't touch em, am a responder plus, have severe glaucoma. (See one eye don't'cha know ! <g>)

Oops. I should have checked that link. Thanks for picking up and correcting.

Good to see you Mig. Hope all is well. Take care - think we need another 'shed' journey - winter's wonder land mebbe...<LOL> With a 'pudding' at the end - mebbe even cooked up by 'you know who' (or mebbe not <LOL>)
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#517826 - 11/18/17 05:24 PM Re: Ubiquitous Steroid Use Unwitting Cause of Glaucoma [Re: MollyC1i]
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Hey there Molly,

Yes, steroids worry me too, I took the eyedrop form for many years while battling iritis. Fortunately, so far so good in not having cataracts.

My Dad is dealing with glaucoma too - not fun, eh. I am sorry you have it severely.

Yep, it sure would be fun to have another 'shed' journey. <LOL> ... to have our star in action again!

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#517861 - 12/01/17 05:32 AM Re: Ubiquitous Steroid Use Unwitting Cause of Glaucoma [Re: MollyC1i]
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Hi Mig - always worries me when I read the iritis steroid use - TG you are OK after using.

Catching up. Was hospitalised on the 18 - DVT, deep behind the radial artery. Plus phlebitis. Then a piece of the clot broke off, travelled up, Pulmonary embolism. Coughing up blood. Then an almighty bout of bronchitis ! Just out of hospital, staying with friends - log fires and being thoroughly spoilt. Not too much medication, just rat poison and ventolin. Hate that dry ventolin. Recovering slowly.

Another shed - but, need the old production team.... <LOL>

Take care -
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#517864 - 12/01/17 04:12 PM Re: Ubiquitous Steroid Use Unwitting Cause of Glaucoma [Re: MollyC1i]
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Molly- how are you feeling?
I do hope you can recover completely!
I read all your stuff!

We love you Molly!
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#517869 - 12/02/17 05:09 AM Re: Ubiquitous Steroid Use Unwitting Cause of Glaucoma [Re: Lon]
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Dearest Lon, thank you hug - recovering slowly, breathlessness is the worst part - and can't do stress very well (no one upset me <LOL> shocked ). Weekly blood tests - just a simple draw. Have a cute young interne (soon to be qualified doctor) looking after my 'case'. He is such a dear and, the hospital were terrific.
Will be back home nxt Fri.

Thank you Lon - you take care yourself now - no entanglements with trucks or tractors...!!
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