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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. You should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Retinal signals: The retina only has nerves for vision. When it is stimulated for instance by the eye being struck, the retina is stimulated and "thinks" it is seeing ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
9 years experience Ophthalmology
Common: Not to worry, you are seeing after images of the blood flow inside your eyes. Now if you are seeing bright flashing specks, this may be more worrisom ... Read More
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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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Many things: Like low blood pressure or standing up too fast. If it is both eyes and transient, especially with changes in position, it is more likely related to ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Poor blood to brain: Blood from the heart has to be pumped uphill to get to the brain. For some persons, especially after the rapid growth of puberty, the heart has troub ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: The three most common cause of seeing flashing lights are: 1. Ocular migraine 2. Vitreous detachment and 3. Retinal detachment. The first two are not ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
On getting up?: I'm assuming your symptoms happen when you stand up quickly from lying down or squatting? If so, a few seconds of dizziness is normal and can be avoid ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Bustos
18 years experience Ophthalmology
Retinal traction: When you pressurize your eyes, you are moving the vitreous jelly that occupies most of the volume of the back of the eye. The vitreous jelly is attach ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
29 years experience Neurosurgery
See the doctor: Impossible to deduct what's wrong from these symptoms. Anemia, pregnancy, sleep deprivation, depression, cancer, hypothyroidism, the list goes on. Re ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Normal: You are seeing a normal phenomenon termed flying corpuscles due to the circulation in the back of the eye. When anyone defocuses and looks at a clear ... Read More
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