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Just one more thing could it be due to medication im on

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just one more thing could it be due to medication im on sertraline, and i was wrongly perscribed thyroid medication for underactive tyroid
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 5 years ago.
Hello, and I am pleased to help, use of my answers are for educational purposes only.
What is your question>?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
i was talking to anouther doc n thought it was same 1, ive have a squint that has turned in from a young age but all of a sudden 3 mth ago it just turned out and is very noticeable now i saw an optician today n she has reffered me to hospital which i should have an app for in next few days
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 5 years ago.
are you asking if this problem from the sertraline?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
or the tyroid medication, also the optician said it could b due to there been something at the back of my eye if that was correct could it be serious
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 5 years ago.
Well more than likely this is NOT due to the sertraline, but could be due to your thyroid medication IF you are taking more than you need, but this could also be due to a nerve - so the Optician should refer you to a Medical Doctor Ophthalmologist to diagnose and treat this.
I hope this helps, please click on ACCEPT, thank you