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Can a simple cincussion cause temporary episodes if loss of vision?

Can a simple cincussion cause temporary episodes if loss of vision?

Concussion: Concussion is associated w a short temporary black out of vision. Vision usually resolves unless there is brain, optic nerve or eye damage. ...Read more

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Dr. Damien Luviano
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Blindness (Definition)

Vision impairment and blindness are conditions in which a person cannot see well or see at all, even with glasses or contact lenses. If a person's best vision (with correction) out of either eye is only 20/70 - 20/200, he is impaired. If he can see no better than 20/200 or his visual field is no more than 20 degrees (severe "tunnel" vision), ...Read more


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Can you get temporary vision loss because of a sinus infection?

Can you get temporary vision loss because of a sinus infection?

No: A common sinus infection should not cause vision loss. Certain medications can cuase temporary blurring of the vision, but not loss of vision. If there is severe pain and decreased movement of the eye associated with the vision loss, see an eye doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause loss of vision?

Can a sinus infection cause loss of vision?

Rarely: Rarely you can have a serious sinus infection that affects the eye. But this is uncommon. ...Read more

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How could a stroke/seizure cause some loss of memory?

How could a stroke/seizure cause some loss of memory?

Interrupts nerve fun: Seizures are caused by elctrical discharges through pat or all of the central nervous system. These discharges interrupt normal transmission through the brain and interfere with normal brain function; i.e. Thninking, cocentrating, remembering, as well as motor, speech and other brain activities. ...Read more

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Can trauma to the eye cause a loss of peripheral vision?

Can trauma to the eye cause a loss of peripheral vision?

Yes: Depending on the type of eye trauma and what part of the eye is damaged, there can certainly be loss of peripheral vision. Any new vision loss should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Can sinus/ear infection cause partial loss of vision?

Can sinus/ear infection cause partial loss of vision?

Yes: This would be seen in an acute complication of a sinus infection - a peri-orbital abscess which is surgical emergency. If this happens, you must be evaluated for a possible abscess. ...Read more

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Can someone lose consciousness from a migraine? Is it possible to faint or lose consciousness as a result of a migraine headache? .

Can someone lose consciousness from a migraine? Is it possible to faint or lose consciousness as a result of a migraine headache?

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2 approaches: For those who do have basilar migraine, not unique to have vertigo, and episodic loss of awareness, but not really epilepsy. Since seizures can co=exist, might suspect epilepsy if repetitive episodes of loss of consciousness. ...Read more

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Quick loss of vision and headache. What could be the reason?

Quick loss of vision and headache. What could be the reason?

Lots of reasons: Could be acute glaucoma or a retina problem. You must see an eye doctor right away. You're in philly, so you can go to the wills eye er (my alma mater) 24/7. ...Read more

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What can cause some moderate nasuea and vision loss for a period of 1-2 minutes?

Potentially serious: Intermitent angle closure, glaucomacyclitic crisis and pigmentary glaucoma to name a few. Immediate eye evaluation is required. ...Read more

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Can loss of vision be a symptom of brain cancer?

Can loss of vision be a symptom of brain cancer?

It is possible: Brain tumors can affect vision in many different ways, but there are many causes of changes in vision that are not caused by cancer. See your doctor or ophthalmologist immediately. ...Read more

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Can a lack of sleep cause a person to experience blurred vision?

Can a lack of sleep cause a person to experience blurred vision?

Not really: Lack of sleep can cause drooping of the lids with the eyes drifting upwards which can blur the vision. But lack of sleep does not cause any internal changes in the eyes and they will see their best despite a lack of sleep. ...Read more

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Can temporary tunnel vision be a side effect of extreme anxiety?

Can temporary tunnel vision be a side effect of extreme anxiety?

Yes: People often experience tunnel vision during panic attacks. Peripheral vision is lost or blurry, the pupils dilate, and the person can only see clearly when looking straight forward. This is a temporary symptom; it can be eliminated by fleeing a stressful situation, or using breathing or relaxation techniques. ...Read more

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Can a vasovagal syncope or concussion (or both?) cause convulsions? If so, are the convulsions an indicator of severity? Thank you! :)

Can a vasovagal syncope or concussion (or both?) cause convulsions? If so, are the convulsions an indicator of severity? Thank you! :)

Yes: Both processes can be associated with a seizure. In the case of a concussion. A seizure associated with a concussion is an indication of severity. However, with a vasovagal episode, many people will have a brief episode of tonic/clonic activity that comes on when they faint. This is not a seizure. Some people do have seizures though with vagal response. ...Read more

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Can sudden loss of fluids (vomiting or diarrhea from gastroenteritis) cause seizures? I had a few episodes of loc and convulsions with a negative eeg.

Can sudden loss of fluids (vomiting or diarrhea from gastroenteritis) cause seizures? I had a few episodes of loc and convulsions with a negative eeg.

Unlikely: You may become dehydrated and lower your blood pressure some, but this will seldom result in loss of consciousness and rarely result in seizures. You need to be seen and fully evaluated, preferably by a good general clinician with referral to a neurologist if no cardiac issues seem to be involved. ...Read more

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Can a middle ear infection cause a temporary or permanent loss of taste and smell?

Can a middle ear infection cause a temporary or permanent loss of taste and smell?

Ear infection cannot: ...Cause loss of smell or taste - but ear infections are usually complications of nasal problems which obviously can. ...Read more

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Can a migraine occur without head pain, and can a migraine ever include motor disruption?

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Can a migraine occur without head pain, and can a migraine ever include motor disruption?

Only aura pain free: The migraine aura is a neurosensory disturbance that develops gradually over a 5-20 minute period and last less than an hour. Aura is pain free period and in fact, not every aura is followed by a migraine attack. ...Read more

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Can migraine cause hoarseness? Is it likely that a physician will rec revocation of license due to frequent/unmanaged migraines? (Blkout/vision loss)

Can migraine cause hoarseness? Is it likely that a physician will rec revocation of license due to frequent/unmanaged migraines? (Blkout/vision loss)

Migraine: It is unlikely for "migraine" to cause change in voice. They are unrelated. If your "frequent / unmanaged migraines" are disabling, which they are based on your report of blackouts, you are a danger to yourself and others. I don't see how a doctor would not recommend revocation of your driver's license. You should absolutely never get behind the wheel of a car until your condition is controlled. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Loss Of Vision (Definition)

Loss of vision reflects the inability to perceive images. Such a phenotype can be due to occlusive or barriers to light (e.g. cataracts) through retinal alterations (e.g. wet macular degeneration) to optic nerve lesions (e.g. from a pituitary adenoma) to central nervous system ...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