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Can allergies cause double vision?

Can allergies cause double vision?

Possibly: Allergic eyes can have a buildup of mucus, which can cause a temporary double vision in the affected eye. If eye drops do not make the double vision disappear, then allergies are likely not the cause. Some allergy medication can cuase drowsiness, which in turn can cause some people to have temporary double vision, but any new and constant vision changes should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Can allergy medicine cause double vision?

Can allergy medicine cause double vision?

No: New onset double vision should have an evaluation. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist soon. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause double vision?

Can anxiety cause double vision?

Not constantly: Yes, for a moment, usually with dizziness. You are worth pinning this down; consult the physician who is your primary care physician; at your age & this symptom there are many causes for this. Ranging from relatively innocent to time is exquisitely important. This is not to scare;rather please why take a chance? Call tomorrow. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can double vision be caused by concussion?

Can double vision be caused by concussion?

Yes, did this happen: To you? You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Possible symptoms include: visual changes, headache/ pressure of head, inability to recall what happened, dizziness, decreased coordination, ringing in the ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea or vomiting & extreme fatigue. If this happened to you please seek medical care. ...Read more

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What can cause double vision and dizziness?

What can cause double vision and dizziness?

Many things..: Some benign and some dangerous things (for example stroke) can cause these symptoms. The diagnosis depends on clinical history and physical exam as well as selected testing. ...Read more

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I see double vision, is that caused by my tbi?

I see double vision, is that caused by my tbi?

Contusion: Your tbi causes a host of symptoms due to damage to the neurons in the brain. But the contusion you had, might have also done some damage to one of the nerves leading to the eye muscles, causing a misalignment leading to doubling of vision. You should see a neuro-ophthalmologist to evaluate this or at least begin with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can nearsidedness cause eyestrain and double vision?

Can nearsidedness cause eyestrain and double vision?

Yes: Myopia, or nearsightedness, can cause blurred vision and eyestrain. Some people interpret blurred vision as double vision. Real double vision means seeing two of everything and is not caused by myopia. ...Read more

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What causes double vision at near distances within a short time, there is no problem with eyesight the opthalmalogist says, could it be vascular probl?

What causes double vision at near distances within a short time, there is no problem with eyesight the opthalmalogist says, could it be vascular probl?

Palsy : A superior oblique palsy can cause this. The most common cause of a palsy is a micro vascular occlusion from diabetes or hypertension. Glasses and large difference in prescription between the two eyes may cause double also when looking down through the reading portion. If micro vascular it usually resolves within 3 months. ...Read more

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What cause double vision ?

What cause double vision ?

Many causes: Temporary doubling can occur from drug overdose, alcohol, and other drugs. Constant double vision can occur from trauma, muscle paralysis, vascular events in the brain and breakdown of fusion. Doubling in one eye can be caused by astigmatism, cataracts and certain corneal changes. Best to see your ophthalmologist if you have this problem ...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


Dr. Howard Pomeranz
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Double Vision (Definition)

When two separate images which are displaced in space are perceived at the same time due to a ...Read more