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Offline SheWhoShallRemainNameless

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Different size pupils?
« on: May 09, 2014, 08:52:48 PM »
My left pupil is noticeably larger than my right. I have frequent headaches (so does my mother, they're probably anxiety related) and a severe phobia of aneurysms. This pupil has been larger since I was a kid (says my mother), and I've seen an eye doctor since the first time I noticed it (about 2 years ago, I think), but forgot to mention it. I can't stop obsessing over it. Anyone else?
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Re: Different size pupils?
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2014, 05:56:45 PM »
I have unequal pupils a lot. They can be related to the headaches you're getting, as they're sometimes a symptom of migraines. If you've had them since you were little it's definitely nothing to worry about. As many as 1 in 5 people have differing sizes in pupils from birth. I've also heard that they're more common with blue eyes for some reason. After I noticed it in myself a couple months ago, I started to notice that tons of people have at least a slight size difference too.
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Re: Different size pupils?
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2014, 06:35:10 PM »
If it's BEEN like that then that is just normal for you.  It's not like it just got like that in the past month or so!  No worries - AND you went to the eye doctor!  You're fine  :yes:
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