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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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What does it mean if I have blurred vision/blind spot followed by headache and nausea?

What does it mean if I have blurred vision/blind spot followed by headache and nausea?

Migraine: What you describe sounds most like migraine headaches, which can be associated with nausea and vomiting and can be preceded by an 'aura' which has various visual abnormalities, which could include blurred vision or a visual field problem ('blind spot'). Ask for a referral to a neurologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Been having frequent episodes of vertigo/dizziness for months with blurred vision, tingling in my lips. Nausea/headache follow at times. Possible cause?

Been having frequent episodes of vertigo/dizziness for months with blurred vision, tingling in my lips. Nausea/headache follow at times. Possible cause?

Difficult to say: Vertigo is a sensation of spinning or motion of the person or the environment, while dizziness is not a sense of motion but lightheadedness or feeling floaty or off kilter. There can be neurologic issues, inner ear problems, visual problems, psychologic issues, cardiovascular problems, and many other issues. You need a thorough medical evaluation. ...Read more

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My brother has had this condition where he gets blurred vision, numbness on one side and extreme headache lasting 15 min approx. Happened 3 times in 2?

My brother has had this condition where he gets blurred vision, numbness on one side and extreme headache lasting 15 min approx. Happened 3 times in 2?

? migraine: This could be a migraine episode with constriction of blood vessels causing the prodromal symptoms and then the vasodilation causing the severe headache which is usually a pounding one often accompanied by nausea. Since there are effective medications which can prevent the severe headache if taken at the early warning symptoms, it is recommended that he consult a neurologist for diagnosis and treat ...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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What're some remedies for headache and blurred vision?

What're some remedies for headache and blurred vision?

Tough to answer: Headaches and blurred vision could be something as simple as needing glasses, or as serious as increased brain pressure from a tumor or meningitis. This is a problem for which you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have had a headache for the past four. Blurred vision.?

I have had a headache for the past four. Blurred vision.?

Headahes: If this is the worst headache of your life go to emergency room. Checks your blood pressure asap. If you had migraines before take your medicine right away & repeat the dosis as adviced before. If you don't have any of that. Try for the headache Ibuprofen 800 mg with food or something to protect stomach (pepcid, zantac, (ranitidine) or prilosec). Otherwise call your dr or go to urgent care. ...Read more

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Blurred vision and headaches everytime I stand up. What could be the cause?

Blurred vision and headaches everytime I stand up. What could be the cause?

Possible anemia: If your blood count is low, you will have these symptoms upon arising and standing. Check with your family doctor to evaluate this. ...Read more

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I have headaches in the mornings and blurred vision at night, should I be concerned?

I have headaches in the mornings and blurred vision at night, should I be concerned?

Yes: See your primary doctor who may start a workup. You may be referred to a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have been waking up with headaches and blurred vision for the past 4days now,! first time this sort of thing has happend?

I have been waking up with headaches and blurred vision for the past 4days now,! first time this sort of thing has happend?

See a doctor: As soon as possible. This could be a sign of many dangerous conditions affecting the eyes and/or the brain, and it could be a true emergency.
I can't actually think of anything that is NOT dangerous that would cause this pattern. Please don't delay. Good luck to you dear. ...Read more

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My frd had blurred vision for a short time period and then savior headache. He felt 4 time in last 8 months. Is this a serious prob.

My frd had blurred vision for a short time period and then savior headache. He felt 4 time in last 8 months. Is this a serious prob.

Need evaluation.: Likely a migraine headache, but there are other things as well that need to be checked, such as angle closure glaucoma. Have your friend at least see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Heard a pop in my head followed by about 30 sec of blurred vision and continued headache?

Heard a pop in my head followed by about 30 sec of blurred vision and continued headache?

MayBeAWarningShot: Well, let's assume that pop wasn't a gunshot & you haven't come back from the dead. That"pop"may have been a little blood vessel and that persistent headache a reminder that you need to see a doctor. I don't mean to freak you out, but certain symptoms need to be evaluated quickly & the possible cause (s) considered. The sudden onset like that concerns me, so go to an ER today, even if you feel better ...Read more

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During headache I have blurred vision but when I relax and sleep for and hour it gets better, what should I do?

Rest more, do less: Computer work. That can make you stare and not blink enough. That can cause vision to appear blurry from a dry cornea. So rest your eyes more! Use lubricating drops and if it continues, you need to see your eye doctor just to be on the safe side! ...Read more

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I have blurred vision on right side and a constant headache that won't go awa I had a bad hit four years ago on my right side can that b why?

I have blurred vision on right side and a constant headache that won't go awa I had a bad hit four years ago on my right side can that b why?

Hemicrania Continua: Is a rare continuous one-sided headache that never shifts sides. The typical presentation is a dull throbbing ache that is moderate to severe in intensity. Because these patients usually respond to Indomethacin within 48 hours, they are also classified as an indomethacin-responsive ha. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation, diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get a weird feeling come over me and then I get blurred vision when my vision comes back I get a headache that feels like my head is going?

Sometimes I get a weird feeling come over me and then I get blurred vision when my vision comes back I get a headache that feels like my head is going?

Vision & Headache: Please see your doc who may refer you to a neurologist. This MAY be a form of migraine or something else. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can having tension headaches lead to blurred vision?

Go to your doctor: You could have a new or chronic sinus infection. It could also be due to excess fluid production in the brain called pseudotumor cerebri or idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Mri is standard in the work up. Brain tumor is not likely. Another possibility is an ocular migraine. Go to your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I have headaches, blurred vision, and I am always tired?

Don't know....: Need a lot more information. Make an appointment and discuss these things with your doctor. There are many reasons, some simple and some not so simple. ...Read more

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Headache blurred vision and my ribs are hurting, what can cause this?

Ck with your doctor: More information, including a physical examination would be required to address this concern. ...Read more

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A year symptoms started. Room spins constant headaches blurred vision and when having attack it last for a week or better. Disoriented?

Need diagnosis: Apparently, causation not established yet sxs sound intense. Could be migraine but might be a meniere's or even thyroid issue. Need to see neurologist but maybe otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Got a headache out of nowhere, this happens alot, they usually last 2-4 hours, with blurred vision and dizziness!! I'm becoming kinda concerned?

Got a headache out of nowhere, this happens alot, they usually last 2-4 hours, with blurred vision and dizziness!! I'm becoming kinda concerned?

If you're concerned,: Go see your doctor, eh? Tell him/her you're wondering if you have migraines, eh? Because if your headaches are migraines, they're treatable, eh? I understand you're kinda concerned, but you need to stay grounded and keep your stick on the ice. ...Read more

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Blurred vision with headaches for over a year now. When it gets really bad it gives me bad anxiety. When I wake up I can hardly think straight, what?

Blurred vision with headaches for over a year now. When it gets really bad it gives me bad anxiety. When I wake up I can hardly think straight, what?

Migraine?: A migraine is not just simply a headache. Rather, it should be viewed as an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache.
Rec. See a primary care physician for further investigation. ...Read more

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I have been having headaches, start at neck and work up to frorehead, both sides. Lately I see prisms/blurred vision before the headache, this aspect doesn't last long?

I have been having headaches, start at neck and work up to frorehead, both sides. Lately I see prisms/blurred vision before the headache, this aspect doesn't last long?

Aura: It sounds as if the aura that precedes these headaches may be due to migraine or some vascular type of headache. You should be seen by a doctor, possibly a neurologist, evaluated and if these are migraines, you can be successfully managed, good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...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