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stroke in optic nerve

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Maybe: Depending on the optic nerve issue, spinal tap could look for infectious etiology, increase intracranial pressure issues such as pseudotumor cerebri, ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ferrell
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See your doctor...: Optic nerve ischemia (stroke) typically doesn't present with pain, nor does glaucoma. Optic neuritis or inflammatory conditions involving the optic n ... Read More
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MRI : I would be concerned that this was resultant from either ischemia from carotid stenosis embolism or also possible...Optic neuritis... I was seen an ey ... Read More
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Dr. James Leaming
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Cranial nerve II: The optic nerve transmits visual information from the retina to the brain. It represents the only peripheral manifestation of the central nervous sys ... Read More
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Optic nerve: The optic nerve carries the signal from the retina to the brain.
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Dr. Edward Smith
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Nerve swelling: Elevated optic nerve means one which which protrudes from the optic disc in back of the eye. This may developmental, or related to eye shape, or to sw ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Many causes: The optic nerve can be affected by trauma, infection, vascular occlusion, tumors in the optic canal or on the pituitary, or inflammatory processes lik ... Read More
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Dr. Ehsan Sadri
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Can be normal: Tilted optic nerves are a normal part of eye anatomy. It can be benign.
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Dr. Aaron Haug
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It depends.: Treatment of a swollen optic nerve depends on the cause of the swelling. Treatment options include medications such as acetazolamide (diamox) and a su ... Read More
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Dr. Yale Kanter
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Swollen optic nerve: There are inflammatory and non inflammatory causes for optic nerve swelling and so the treatment depends on the cause.

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