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why do i have double vision when i wake up

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tibor Becske
30 years experience Neurology
See a neurologist: Please see a neurologist about this.

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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
It certainly can be: A lot of people have a "phoria": the inability to keep the 2 eyes looking together when they are tired. This is quite common, and usually lasts for o ... Read More
Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
18 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually normal: While asleep, our eyes cross slightly outwards. This is because the bony orbits supporting our eyes are positioned outwards and while awake, our brai ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
22 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: I would need more information about your current medical issues, but the symptoms you describe are concerning and require evaluation by your doctor so ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Discuss w/ provider: You need to inform your provider of these symptoms. Without such information it is much more difficult to care for you properly. It might be a drug in ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible cataract.: If you are experiencing what you describe as "double vision" only at night, especially when looking at headlights you are more than likely sufferring ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Many reasons: Double vision is due to lack of coherence of eye muscles, and can be due to problems with nerve locally, eye muscle weakness or fatigue (myasthenia gr ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Eye muscle problem: Most often, it means one or more of your eye muscles isn't working properly. Occasionally, it can be the result of a stroke. You should see an eye doc ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sorry for the delay: I am not sure if anxiety can cause double vision. I would suggest that you speak with an eye doctor and have some vision tests before assuming that it ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Get evaluated: Please contact your primary care provider for a physical work up to see if there are underlying medical reasons and then take things from there. Good ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
19 years experience General Practice
Evaluation: Double vision for 2 weeks.. Please see your Dr. this is disturbing, and could suggest a number of problems
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