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Can a popped blood vessel cause temporary blurred vision?

Can a popped blood vessel cause temporary blurred vision?

Yes and no: A popped blood vessel on the outside of the eye usually causes a subconjunctival hemorrhage, where the eye is bright red over the white part. This should not affect vision. A popped vessel on the inside, such as in diabetic retinopathy, can cause a vitreous hemorrhage, which definitely can cause blurry vision. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Blood in eyes: If suffiencently large hemorrhage, may interfer with lid movement over the cornea, affecting the tear film-->blurred vision. Try use of artificial tear 4-6x per day until resolves. See eye care doc if persist. ...Read more

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Docs, could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Docs, could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Maybe: It depends where the blood vessel is. If it is in the eye yes. This would occur for several reasons the most common is diabetes but hypertension can do it. Other reason could be retinal detachment. If it is in the white of the eye also sclera, it looks terrible but little danger to affect sight or blurred vision. If is causing blurred vision, see eye doc now.
One other cause is trauma. ...Read more

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Eyelid is swollen eye is watery an blurred vision and also sometimes pain in eye an sharp head ache pains on the same side. What could be the cause?

Eyelid is swollen eye is watery an blurred vision and also sometimes pain in eye an sharp head ache pains on the same side. What could be the cause?

Get Eval.: The answer depends upon how long you have had it, how much vision disturbance you have, whether it is strictly one-sided, your age, other health, and other criteria. However, some significant problems can be related. Get ophthalmological evaluation. Depending on what is seen the doctor can refine the possibilities. Consider Cluster HA, SUNCT syndrome, cavernous vein, glaucoma, other. ...Read more

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I am experiencing facial swelling and swollen face. The following also describes me: Cloudy or blurred vision. What should I do?

I am experiencing facial swelling and swollen face. The following also describes me: Cloudy or blurred vision. What should I do?

Serious problem: Your symptoms are concerning and may be the harbinger of a serious problem and warrants a through exam by an ophthalmologist. Get on it now. ...Read more

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I'm having pain at the base of my skull left side, dizziness, lightheadediness, blurred vision, and I feel like my brain is swollen, what is going on?

Many symptoms: Without delay you MUST see your primary doctor as soon as possible.
If an appointment cannot be made soon please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.

Wish you well. Keep me posted if you can - I can always learn something. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes, headaches, blurred vision, extreme thirst. What do these symptoms indicate?

Swollen lymph nodes, headaches, blurred vision, extreme thirst. What do these symptoms indicate?

Several things: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more

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My breast are really sore and feel swollen and hurt to touch them and I been having blurry vision once in awhile what can cause this?

My breast are really sore and feel swollen and hurt to touch them and I been having blurry vision once in awhile what can cause this?

Mastitis or Prolacti: The tender breast suggest mastitis, but a Prolactinoma may cause similar breast symptoms and blurred vision. You should see a Doctor. Off course, this is assuming that you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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So my eye has thick mucus buildup at the tearduct, is slightly swollen&crust has formed also slight blurred vision. I think it's pink eye but not sure?

So my eye has thick mucus buildup at the tearduct, is slightly swollen&crust has formed also slight blurred vision. I think it's pink eye but not sure?

A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. All can start or affect 1 eye first. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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My husband has mumps and is feeling numbness on his left (swollen) cheek. He is also has slight blurred vision in his left eye. Is this normal?

My husband has mumps and is feeling numbness on his left (swollen) cheek. He is also has slight blurred vision in his left eye. Is this normal?

Cheek normal: It is not uncommon to have some numbness in the area of swelling when you have mumps due to nerve irritation. The visual blurring is not normal. He should see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Episodes of dizziness head pressure, head feels swollen, blurry vision, feeling "drunk", feeling of dizzy & falling when lying on back, awaken frequently at night only during episodes. Possible causes?

Episodes of dizziness head pressure, head feels swollen, blurry vision, feeling "drunk", feeling of dizzy & falling when lying on back, awaken frequently at night only during episodes. Possible causes?

Bppv: You have the most common cause of dizziness. It is called benign positional vertigo. It is caused by having small crystals (calcium deposits that have broken off from the sense organ in the semicircular canal). These crystals give you the sensation you are moving, when you are not and they make you feel dizzy or lightheaded. This will wake you up from your sleep. See an ENT to fix it ...Read more

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Sullen pain in eye, blurred vision, swollen eyelid, headache for 12 wks, didn't hit my head/eye have had no accident at all?

Sullen pain in eye, blurred vision, swollen eyelid, headache for 12 wks, didn't hit my head/eye have had no accident at all?

Eye pain swelling: You need to be seen. Infection is high on the list even with no trauma. Please see a healthcare provider ASAP. Best of luck ...Read more

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Thanksgiving night I woke up 2:30 am with blurred vision my eyes were swollen I was sweating, lightheaded went blind c walk I am wonder what happen?

Thanksgiving night I woke up 2:30 am with blurred vision my eyes were swollen I was sweating, lightheaded went blind c walk I am wonder what happen?

Reaction to food: Something you ate did not agree with you. Go back and retrace your steps (bites),

Too many carbohydrate? Too much vitamin A? Too much tryptophan? A specific food sensitivity? ...Read more

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I have a distended stomach and my ankles calves skin pulsate and are swollen. I also get dizzy spells blurred vision and have deep stomach pains help?

I have a distended stomach and my ankles calves skin pulsate and are swollen. I also get dizzy spells blurred vision and have deep stomach pains help?

Not clear: Since you're having swelling with each of these symptoms this is something you're going to need to see your physician. This needs to be clarified as to why this is happening. ...Read more

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I'm feeling fatigued, dry mouth, swollen throbbing feet, blurred vision at a distant, urination frequently, dizziness sometimes, I do have high bp?

I'm feeling fatigued, dry mouth, swollen throbbing feet, blurred vision at a distant, urination frequently, dizziness sometimes, I do have high bp?

Call doctor: Possible high blood pressure, but you should also get your glucose levels checked because you might be pre diabetic. It could also be pre-menopausal symptoms. Call your doctor for a check up. ...Read more

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Swollen throbbing feet, blurred vision, fatigued, urinating frequently, dry mouth dizziness?

Swollen throbbing feet, blurred vision, fatigued, urinating frequently, dry mouth dizziness?

Call doctor: I recommend you see a doctor. It could be pre menopausal symptoms and it could be some diabetic issues going on, but you need to have tests to determine what's going on. ...Read more

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Bad swollen lip, dead skin top, very painful, hard lump bottom rt, blurry vision/cant focus, tired, lil bit pus out after squeezing, swells 10x more after?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so they can make a proper diagnosis and prescribe you some medicines that will help relieve your symptoms and make the condition go away. ...Read more

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What would cause drainage from one ear, swollen lymph nodes that don't subside and intermittent hazy vision in one eye? Thank you.

What would cause drainage from one ear, swollen lymph nodes that don't subside and intermittent hazy vision in one eye? Thank you.

Several: Several things can cause these symptoms. The most common one is ear infection, possibly chronic but this can be serious. Other causes such as tumor are possible and should be excluded. You need to visit an ENT physician and get a scan of your sinuses. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause headache and blurred vision?

What can cause headache and blurred vision?

Many bad things: Such as migraine, stroke, multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri), a real tumor and more can cause headache and blurred vision. Best to get both the headache and the blurred vision checked out. This means seeing your primary care doctor and your eye specialist. A dilated retinal exam is critical. ...Read more

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Medrol: does it cause blurred vision?

Medrol: does it cause blurred vision?

Usually not: Medrol (methylprednisolone) is commonly given in a short term allocation ('dose pack') which will not disturb the vision. If you are taking it chronically, visual blur can occur as the dose increases or decreases but will not be affected after two months of steady (same) dose. Discuss this with the doctor who prescribed the Medrol (methylprednisolone) if you are having some blur. ...Read more

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Why does bethanechol cause blurred vision?

Why does bethanechol cause blurred vision?

Affects focusin: Bethanechol is a medicine classified as a cholinergic. A side effectof the medicine is that is stimulates the focusing muscles of the eye when they should not be. This will cause the muscle to focus incorrectly, therefore, blurring your vision. ...Read more

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Can blepharitis cause blurred vision? Why?

Blepharitis: Symptoms and signs includesymptoms and signs include watery eyes, red eyes, gritty, burning sensation, eyelids appear greasy, itchy, red and swollen. Flaking of the skin around the eyes, crusted 7 sticky eyelashes on awakening, frequent blinking, sensitivity to light. If vision is blurred may be secondary but also may suggest need for further exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Kurt Andreason
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Irritated Eyes (Definition)

Dry, irritated eyes is a symptom in which one or both of a person's eyes have a sensation of being too dry. Causes include ...Read more


Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Hazy Vision (Definition)

Impairment of sight in which things appear ...Read more