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what are the causes of temporary double vision

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Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Tell your doctor: Transitory raised intracranial pressure can cause diplopia and visual loss. Coughing raises your ICP. Need to check for cerebral masses and aneurysm o ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
As previously stated: I do believe I answered this question because I remember seeing your smiling picture.....if that's you sending the question from "down under!" LOL Y ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Cohen
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Muscle imbalance: The most common cause is muscle imbalance between the eyes. If this is the cause then covering each eye will eliminate the double vision. If you cover ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Many causes: Temporary doubling can occur from drug overdose, alcohol, and other drugs. Constant double vision can occur from trauma, muscle paralysis, vascular e ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
39 years experience Family Medicine
Diplopia: Double vision can be due to the visual system itself; poor refraction (eye glasses); or may portend serious disease in the intracranial vault and bra ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
More info: More info is needed to give an answer. Are the two images side by side or up and down? Does it get better when you close one eye? Does it get worse ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Age related?: Myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, strokes, all can cause problem later in life. Early on, children can have strabismus, and facial ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Vision: This may represent an eye muscle imbalance that you are able to control. It also can be associated with a refractive error. An ophthalmologist can s ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Is the double vision with one eye open or both eyes. If you have double vision that goes away with either eye closed, this is a more serious conditio ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
There are many: Double vision is often divide into painless and painful causes. Anything from diabetes to aneurysms and even brain tumors can cause the symptoms. On- ... Read More

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