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Can pregnancy cause blurred vision memory loss and headaches?

Can pregnancy cause blurred vision memory loss and headaches?

Signs of trouble: Blurred vision, headaches & memory loss are worrisome in pregnancy. They are seen in pregnancy induced high blood pressure.You should call your ob's answering service noe and seek advice directly. ...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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My symptoms are serious pain in back of head, blurred vision, sickness, bit of memory loss, weak down one side, slurred speech. What could be wrong?

My symptoms are serious pain in back of head, blurred vision, sickness, bit of memory loss, weak down one side, slurred speech. What could be wrong?

Icp: Many of these symptoms can be bundled into a diagnosis of increased intracranial pressure. Causes include hydrocephalus, tumors or a combination. Could also be a sign of migraine. Mri of the brain with and without contrast on order. ...Read more

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I am a 40 year old active female, im expericing as I type s sort of rigidity in my fingers, memory loss and severe back spasms, blurred vision?

I am a 40 year old active female, im expericing as I type s sort of rigidity in my fingers, memory loss and severe back spasms, blurred vision?

Rigid, Memory, Vison: The symptoms you mention indicate the need for you t see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. There are many possibilities. You can do it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What can cause memory loss, light-headedness, mood swings, blurred vision & migraines?

What can cause memory loss, light-headedness, mood swings, blurred vision & migraines?

Lots of things: Head trauma and space occupying lesions like SDH, brain tumors and hydrocephalus can do this. Iron deficiency alone can produce headaches and most of the symptoms mentioned ...Read more

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Tired all the time can't sleep irritable memory loss blurred vision headaches body aches tightness in neck and shoulders and e.D. Can it be depression

Possibly: You might also be suffering from sleep related do you know if you stop breathing at night or clench or grind your teeth?
If so, speak to your doctor about a sleep study. Much can be learned from this test and it can shed a lot of light on the clinical problems. ...Read more

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I had sudden blurred vision, fatigu, memory problems and skin feels burned and sore for no reason and also like insects crawling on it, numb hands/arms?

I had sudden blurred vision, fatigu, memory problems and skin feels burned and sore for no reason and also like insects crawling on it, numb hands/arms?

See a doc: Blurry vision and memory problems are rare in your age group. The sensation you are describing is called "formication" and it can be due to medications, infections, inflammatory processes and other conditions. Also, anxiety attacks can present with the symptoms you are describing. You should see a doctor to be sure of the cause of your symptoms. ...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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I got headache, pale, blurred vision. Sudden loss of weight. What should I do?

I got headache, pale, blurred vision. Sudden loss of weight. What should I do?

Multi-symptoms: U need to consult your primary care doc. For full exam & thorough blood work to rule out medical causes. ...Read more

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My neck has been stiff painful for 2 months now and have foggy memory and blurred vision, I'm seeing doctor soon, but what could be going on?

My neck has been stiff painful for 2 months now and have foggy memory and blurred vision, I'm seeing doctor soon, but what could be going on?

Stiff neck: Can be the result of irritation of the linings surrounding the brain (meninges) Chronic infections can occur in susceptible people (eg: immunodeficiency). I would agree this needs a complete evaluation SOONER rather than later.
Good Luck
Dr Z ...Read more

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During a TIA, what is exactly meant by loss of vision as one of the symptoms? Is this blurred vision?

Yes, and more: A TIA is generally thought to be a temporary loss of brain function. Depending on the area of the brain that is effected, you can have different visual loss symptoms, including blurry vision, double vision, loss of vision, partial loss of vision, in one or both eyes. However, blurry vision in both eyes, would be difficult to explain by a transient ischemic attack. Call 911 if there's TIA concern ...Read more

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What to do if I am lightheaded, blurred vision and loss of hearing when I stand?

What to do if I am lightheaded, blurred vision and loss of hearing when I stand?

Low blood pressure: When you sit or crouch, the blood is squeezed out of the lower part of your body. Then when you stand up it pools in these parts and lowers the pressure in the upper part, especially the brain. This can cause visual blur, dizziness, hearing issures and a feeling of faintness. This might also mean you are anemic. If this happens most of the time, check with your family doctor for diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does having small headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, and a loss of balance indicate?

What does having small headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, and a loss of balance indicate?

Maybe benign: Although migraine syndromes can include problems with dizziness and changes in vision, the loss of balance is concerning, as this could indicate inner ear or brainstem problems. Since this could be associated with anemias, medication rxtns, and thyroid problems, or even sinusitis, best to get examined and diagnosed. ...Read more

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Dizziness, blurred vision, low blood count, weight loss, what's wrong?

Dizziness, blurred vision, low blood count, weight loss, what's wrong?

Call doctor: You need to call your doctor for a complete check up to determine what's going on. Keep a written record of all your symptoms, when they occur, how long they last etc. And this will help the doctor provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sudden loss of consciousness and pulse. Almost no blood pressure. Blurred vision, slurred speech. Healthy except slightly high normal blood pressure.?

Sudden loss of consciousness and pulse. Almost no blood pressure. Blurred vision, slurred speech. Healthy except slightly high normal blood pressure.?

Syncopal episode: You need some work up to find the cause. Go to an urgent care or ER if you can not get a hold of your doctor by phone. The treatment is according to the cause. Check this link.
http://www. Merckmanuals. Com/home/heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/symptoms-of-heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/fainting ...Read more

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Can one oral dose of a castrating med cause long term changes including insomnia blurred vision lack sex drive muscle loss psychotic behavior?

Can one oral dose of a castrating med cause long term changes including insomnia blurred vision lack sex drive muscle loss psychotic behavior?

Which medication?: Check out http://www. Cancer. Org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-hormone-therapy for list of anti-androgens used as daily pills (there are other ways to lower testosterone to treat prostate cancer). Then review each at www. Drugs. Com for side effects. Most of all, discuss your concerns w/treating physician. But in general, one dose shouldn't have long lasting effects. ...Read more

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Could blurred vision/vision loss be a side effect of sinusitus&pink eye?

Yes: You can certainly get pink eye and sinusitis together, and temporary blurred vision from pink eye. If it persists after a few weeks I would get an exam. ...Read more

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something in a drink w/out my knowledge. Symptoms now 2 yrs. Insomnia blurred vision muscle loss mri eeg blood all ok drugged /poisoned? What to do

something in a drink w/out my knowledge. Symptoms now 2 yrs. Insomnia blurred vision muscle loss mri eeg blood all ok drugged /poisoned? What to do

Muscle loss, blurred: I feel your distress for Symptoms of 2 yrs
•See a Neurologist for possible diagnosis of Myasthenia Gravis, or MS.
•Internist for Diabetes, Hyperparathyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Vitamin B 12 deficiency
•Ophthalmologist for Macular Degeneration, Cataract, Glaucoma.
•Psychiatrist for Depression and Anxiety
•Believe in Healing powers of your Body as MRI, EEG and Blood Tests are normal
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I have head aches blurred vision left side, saw docs, no answers, loss of muscle bulk all over body, started proximal, heart not seen on echocardiograqm?

I have head aches blurred vision left side, saw docs, no answers, loss of muscle bulk all over body, started proximal, heart not seen on echocardiograqm?

Complicated case: While your headaches seem migraines but other symptoms are very difficult to tie with headaches. How long have you had all these symptoms. What were the reasons to prescribe beta blockers. It will be best to see a reputable neurologist. Your idea of cover up of any kind seems imaginary. ...Read more

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Too young for tia? 33 weeks pregnant randomly had blurred vision/vision loss in one eye, lasted for about 5 seconds.

Most likely benign: At your age, under the circumstances, sounds like your first episode of classical migraine, which was just the aura and not the headache.
But, could be retinal issue (like detachment), maybe decreased blood flow in ophthalmic artery, could be a venous issue associated with pregnancy. Agree that you would be young for classic tia, but maybe best to have eyes checked just to be safe. ...Read more

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I have a headache, nausea, dizziness, blurred vision and loss of appetite for about 7 days now. I had a head injury in Jan and the xray was clear.?

I have a headache, nausea, dizziness, blurred vision and loss of appetite for about 7 days now. I had a head injury in Jan and the xray was clear.?

Unlikely: It would be unusual for a closed head injury symptoms to occur five months after the event. However the symptoms are critical and I would recommend being evaluated by healthcare profession ...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?

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

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory Loss (Definition)

There can be short term memory loss such as "where did I put my keys? " or long term memory loss such as "where did I live as a child? " There also can be catastrophic memory loss such as ...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