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What would cause constant change in pupil size in 11 year

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what would cause constant change in pupil size in 11 year old boy
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Is the vision affected?

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No it does not seem to be. But he often get headaches and they are very bad. They will wake him up and he will be screaming in pain. He has vomited from the pain they cause.
Eye Doctor: Dr.S Riaz, Ophthalmologist replied 7 years ago

Headache and change in pupil size could be due to glaucoma(pupil dialted when eye pressure is raised) or uveitis(pupil may be constricted). A refreactive error can also cause a headache but it does not cause change in pupil size. In the initial stages in glaucoma and uveitis vision may not be affected. He needs to be seen by an ophthalmologist to rule out these conditions. Another possibility could be papilledema in which the intracranial pressure may be raised which can cause headache. You should see an ophthalmologist early. Thanks and best wishes.

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