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Sensitive to light, blurred vision in one eye, dizzy looking from computer to paper?

Sensitive to light, blurred vision in one eye, dizzy looking from computer to paper?

Blurred vision: Check with an opthalmologist... There are lots of possibilities - some more serious than others. ...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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I had sudden peripheral vision loss/blurred vision in one eye. Lasted 10 seconds. Panicked and got a bit dizzy. 8 months pregnant. Was this a tia?

I had sudden peripheral vision loss/blurred vision in one eye. Lasted 10 seconds. Panicked and got a bit dizzy. 8 months pregnant. Was this a tia?

Unlikely: Tia's are older folks problems and extraordinarity rare in your age group. More likely you had a type of migraine in which the vision in the right half (or left half) of both eyes went out. The rapid recovery makes this more likely. If it happens again, cover one and then the other eye and see if it is happening in both eyes. Meanwhile prepare for the end of your pregnancy best for the baby. ...Read more

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26/female right eye is slow to straighten/focus. Feels almost cross eyed. Happens mostly at night. Has by blurry vision in one eye and dizziness too?

26/female right eye is slow to straighten/focus. Feels almost cross eyed. Happens mostly at night. Has by blurry vision in one eye and dizziness too?

See a doctor.: If this is a sudden problem, you should see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. If it is more chronic, you should still see an ophthalmologist within the next week or 2. If you have trouble getting an appointment, please discuss with your own primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain in the lower left side of the back of my head and my eyes feel dry but no blurred vision dizziness or nausea. Is this serious? 19, female

I have pain in the lower left side of the back of my head and my eyes feel dry but no blurred vision dizziness or nausea. Is this serious?  19, female

Wills Eye Hospital: Suggest you consult the weh in philadelphia. You may want to try artificial tears (genteal) and warm compresses to see if the symptoms change. You need a complete ophthalmologic exam for sure. ...Read more

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What does bilateral acute sphenoid sinusitis mean? My eyes have been swelling together and lots of headaches as well as blurred vision and dizziness.

What does bilateral acute sphenoid sinusitis mean? My eyes have been swelling together and lots of headaches as well as blurred vision and dizziness.

Sphenoid sinusitis: This is a rare but dangerous sinusitis. The optic nerve travels very close to the sphenoid sinus and an infection can cause inflammation around the neurovascular supply of the eyes. You will most likely need surgery by an ENT to open and drain the sphenoid sinuses. ...Read more

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I keep getting headaches for weeks, nausea, dizziness, pain behind eyes, blurred vision, lightheadedness?

I keep getting headaches for weeks, nausea, dizziness, pain behind eyes, blurred vision, lightheadedness?

Dizziness: Sounds like a vestibular migraine. I would speak with your doctor or a neurologist to confirm. If its that abd consider going to the ER ...Read more

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I had a sudden onset of blurred vision in right eye, dizziness, nausea, and felt faint. What could this be symptomatic of?

I had a sudden onset of blurred vision in right eye,  dizziness, nausea, and felt faint. What could this be symptomatic of?

Low blood pressure?: If this occurred after a change in position (lying to standing) this could be low blood pressure (postural hypotension), this type of blurry vision only lasts seconds. If the vision loss lasted >15-30 min with associated flashing lights or headache this could be an ocular migraine. Due to your age I do not suspect other more serious conditions. If it happens again see your doctor to check your bp. ...Read more

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I was drinking last night and slipped and fell on my face. I slept fine last night and now am incredibly dizzy and have blurred vision in my right eye?

Vision changes: with those symptoms you need to go see a doctor and be evaluated you could have injured the eye socket or had any kind of head injury. with visual changes is always important to be evaluated ...Read more

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23 YO Male, dizziness, headache, nausea, left eye movement and blurred vision. Is this vertigo or something more serious?

23 YO Male, dizziness, headache, nausea, left eye movement and blurred vision. Is this vertigo or something more serious?

Get it checked: It may be or may not be something more serious than vertig
But with your symptoms it needs to be checked by your doctor asap as it may be something serious and may need treatment asap
It is very hard to tell you what it may be without taking detailed history and doing a thorough physical exam including neurological exam.And may need some imaging if indicated to make a proper diagnosis ...Read more

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Superficial blood clot in arm. Sudden severe blurred vision in left eye with dizziness nearly passing out. Connection? Back to ER?

Superficial blood clot in arm. Sudden severe 

blurred vision in left eye with dizziness nearly passing out. Connection? Back to ER?

Emergency Room: Whether or not it is related, with any acute sudden change (in this case, your vision in the left eye), you belong in the ER to get it evaluated. You never relayed the cause of the superficial blood clot, nor underlying medical problems, so it is hard to say if it is related; but if the vision suddenly went blurry, get to the ER to get a diagnosis! Don't lose your vision waiting for an online deba ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2005. Now, I have got severe blurred vision in the left eye, numbness in limbs, dizziness, a little incontinece and memory loss. What should I do?

I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2005. Now, I have got severe blurred vision in the left eye, numbness in limbs, dizziness, a little incontinece and memory loss. What should I do?

See neurologist: While many symptoms can be seen in fibromyalgia these symptoms could potentially indicate more serious neurological problems .Brain or spinal disease is possible and needs to be properly evaluated diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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The eye doctor used cyclopalegic eye drops on me i've had a horrible headache dizzy blurred vision nauseated for 3 days. Why?

The eye doctor used cyclopalegic eye drops on me i've had a horrible headache dizzy blurred vision nauseated for 3 days. Why?

Narrow angles: Make sure you call the eye doctor immediately and discuss your symptoms. While unusual in a person your age, narrow angle glaucoma attack may be precipitated by dilating drops in those eyes that are predisposed to it. ...Read more

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Head pressure, dizziness, and blurry vision for over 3 years without a diagnosis in a 36 year-old, with empty sella on MRI.....?

Head pressure, dizziness, and blurry vision for over 3 years without a diagnosis in a 36 year-old, with empty sella on MRI.....?

Empty Sella Syndrome: This case most likely constitutes Empty Sella Syndrome (ESS), which can be associated with Pseudotumor Cerebri. Next step is to get a full endocrinology workup, especially examining pituitary hormone levels. A full ophthalmological/retinal exam and lumbar puncture can also be done to evaluate further. Treatment can then be devised based on these test and examination results. ...Read more

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What causes blood pressure to be normal and then drop suddenly causing pressure in the head, dizziness and blurred vision, while just sitting?

What causes blood pressure to be normal and then drop suddenly causing pressure in the head, dizziness and blurred vision, while just sitting?

Dizziness: If truly abrupt BP changes occur then the pathology lies in the control mechanisms "neurocardiogenic" or you have unusual hormonal condition;see a competent cardiovascular specialist ...Read more

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I fell and hit my head now I am dizzy have vomited and have blurred vision and a headache. Any clue if it is serious?

I fell and hit my head now I am dizzy have vomited and have blurred vision and a headache. Any clue if it is serious?

Yes: It is better for it to end up being nothing than to miss something grave. Injury causes pain but your's is beyond pain as now there is vomiting and blurring of vision. You have to be evaluated neurologically and if needed have your brain looked at for certainty. ...Read more

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My head feels heavy and dizzy. I also have blurred vision and difficulty achieving long hours of sleep, what could be causing these symptoms?

My head feels heavy and dizzy. I also have blurred vision and difficulty achieving long hours of sleep, what could be causing these symptoms?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Six weeks pregnant and have this cold your type of pressure feeling to the left side of my head n face sometime. But no dizziness nor blurred vision.

Six weeks pregnant and have this cold your type of pressure feeling to the left side of my head n face sometime. But no dizziness nor blurred vision.

Sinus pain?: Do you have any sinus congestion? Whether you pregnant or not this seems to be related to sinus pressure & headache. If discomfort not severe and no other symptoms as blurred vision - try nasal saline rinses,. it moisturize and clean sinus area. In pregnancy is safe to use Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain and if allergies - Zyrtec 10 mg daily safe as well. If not relieve follow with you primary MD. ...Read more

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Dizziness while laying down, turning head or bending over.Not like room spinning just unbalanced.No nausea headache blurred vision.Any suggestions?

Dizziness while laying down, turning head or bending over.Not like room spinning just unbalanced.No nausea headache blurred vision.Any suggestions?

Positional vertigo.: In benigh paroxysmal positional vertigo you may experience a feeling of spinning or tilting while moving your head, rolling over in bed, turning your head quickly, bending over, or tipping your head back. It occurs due to some problem in the inner ear, causing brief vertigo spells that come and go. See an ENT specialist to confirm the diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Heavy head, dull headache that goes from mild to a little worse, anxious, tired, semi blurred vision dizziness, light and noise sensitive, tinnitus. ?

Heavy head, dull headache that goes from mild to a little worse, anxious, tired, semi blurred vision dizziness, light and noise sensitive, tinnitus. ?

R/O MIGRAINE : The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. MIGRAINES often have visual distortion/vertigo/tinnitus andcan have a PRODROME beforehand . Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. /Triptans. HI FLOW O2. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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My head swells in places that i have been hit before years ago now its swelling worse and causes headach and dizziness plus blurred vision ..

Get seen soon!: If these symptoms just started, or are getting worse, go to an ER. If they have been happening over a couple of weeks and are not getting worse, get seen in the next few days. It's hard to say what's going on. Your symptoms may not be related to your injury but to something new. Either way you need prompt evaluation. ...Read more

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Can being nearsightedness cause anxiety, dizziness, and blurred vision? Can it make your head feel blurry/swimming in syrup feeling.

Can being nearsightedness cause anxiety, dizziness, and blurred vision? Can it make your head feel blurry/swimming in syrup feeling.

Get eye exam: Start with exam by ophthalmologist. Correct nearsightedness and make sure no other associated visual problems. Anxiety, dizziness may improve or resolve. ...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. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more