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is deep eye pain a symptom of optic neuritis

A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Floaters: Floaters are generally not a symptom of optic neuritis. Vision loss and pain are far more common symptoms of that disorder.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
See an Eye Dr ASAP: Instead of worry, have an exam. It is the nly way to deal with this. If there's something wrong - they'll start the treatment process. If it's minor, ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: What you described does not fit with optic neuritis. Next time you see your doctor, mention this and may be request an evaluation by an ophthalmologis ... Read More
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Just curious...: Why you are concerned specifically about optic neuritis? A female in her mid twenties might worry about this, for example, if there is a family histor ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
MAYBE: As you already know, eye pain with movement can be associated with optic neuritis, but also you can experience loss of vision and color desaturation. ... Read More
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Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be: If you have had a change in vision in either eye it could indeed be optic neuritis. See an eye doctor immediately if you experience a decrease in visi ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Migraine headaches: The headache that you describe can be from a variety of causes. Headaches in and over the eye are a variant of cluster migraine. It is important to se ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye exam: You need an immediate eye exam by an ophthalmologist. If you have the diagnosis your eye doc will send you to a neurologist.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dawnielle Kerner
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Optic nerve drusen: Optic neuritis in the acute phase causes decreased vision and in the chronic phase will cause chronic vision changes. It is more likely that you have ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Diagnosis is made: By pupillary exam color vision test dilated view of optic nerve and possibly imaging with contrast to look for active inflammation. See an ophthalmol ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Doan
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Anti-freeze : Anti-freeze is an irritant to the eyes and surrounding tissues. Anti-freeze is typically made up of ethylene glycol, which is minimally irritating to ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Optic neuritis.: A routine eye examination may miss a very early optic neuritis.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Unrelated: The only current transplant is corneal transplantation. There is no way to transplant a whole eye or any part of the eye nerves. If you have optic n ... Read More

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