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Squiggly zig zag lines in my eyes

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Scotoma: Part of migraiine prodrome scotia is the fancy name.
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Ocular migraines!: Ocular migraines are a form of migraines that take place in the occipital cortex (part of the brain that interprets/controls vision). They lack the s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Orthostatic: Perhaps you became orthostatic after exercise or sudden change in position when your blood pressure suddenly dropped and you had the visual phenomenon ... Read More
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Dr. Jodi Luchs
30 years experience LASIK Surgery
See Medical Doctor: This could be due to low blood pressure or other circulation problems. See your medical doctor.
Dr. Mark Golden
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Zig zag vision : Most people with have flashing lights or zig zag vision upon standing will have some amount of orthostatic hypotension. In other words, your blood pr ... Read More
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Dr. Stan Coleman
63 years experience Ophthalmology
Floaters: these are referred to as vitreous floaters.they are due to degenerative changes in the vitreous gel of the eyes. They are usually harmless and usually ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Migraine: You probably have experienced an occipital migraine. This is a benign issue affecting the circulation to the occipital lobe which might have been tri ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
See a doctor ASAP: Symptoms that involve visual oddities and headache are nothing to put up with. Neurological and/or vascular conditions might be giving you a warning. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
I : I agree--this is a typical or classic migraine--you see the zig zag pulshing lines and then usually 20 minutes or so after they disappear, comes the h ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Please repost: Please repost your question and include information whether you have any history of migraines. Also your post would be easier to understand if you add ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Kudler
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Ocular migraine?: If this is a new symptom, you should see your doctor. Your description suggests migraine, but a physical exam is called for.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Linsey
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Ocular migraine: Sounds like a ocular migraine to me but whenever you start to get symptoms like that I always feel it is safest to go see your local ophthalmologist o ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not really work that well for migraine and thus Imitrex would likely be far more effective. The earlier the better. Somet ... Read More
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