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A 31-year-old female asked:

Diagnosed with poss optic neuritis 6wks ago eyes sore and blurry starting to get worse again. doc says wait for neuro appoint in 2wks. should i wait?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Analysis: Optic neuritis can be caused by multiple problems, but approximately 60% wind up as first sign of multiple sclerosis, and neurologist very appropriate here. You should be used steroid medication to treat your eye at this point, and best to contact your current doctor, as a relapse exacerbation may be occurring.
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