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Can Sinus Cause Blurred Vision
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
No: Blurring in one eye is typically a problem (from front to back of the visual system) with the tear film, cornea, anterior chamber, lens, vitreous, retina, orbit, optic nerve, and any connection to the visual cortex. Sinus fullness doesn't directly affect vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible extension: A true peri-orbital sinus infection (versus congestion or inflammation) may extend to the orbital region causing a peri-orbital cellulitis. Typically seen with maxillary sinus infections. I would recommend a visit to your provider to be sure it is not an extension of the infection versus secondary effects from the medication you are taking or other more benign side effects. ...Read more
I have sinus pressure, no congestion, stiff neck, some blurred vision. Not as bad in the morning or evenings. Its been going on for a little over a mo?
Infection: This sons if it may be a chronic sinus infection I was just to see if physician and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
5 days post op sinus surgery, right pupil dilated with blurred vision, ct scan show a little infection, lot of pain. What could this be ? I am worried
I have a sinus cold and have had blurry vision off and one for two days. I have to stop typing because I can't see clearly. What should I do?
See your doctor: Sinus infections which cause visual symptoms should be further evaluated. Good Luck. ...Read more
Yes: It is not uncommon to have sinus pain from sinus disease or sinus congestion. However, it is persistent or if there is fever and neurological symptoms such as headaches or visual problems it should be checked out. You want to make certain that there is not the development of a sinus abscess or worse a brain abscess. You should have this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Migraine vs other: if blurred vision or does not go away or gets worse , see eye dr for vision check [eye strain] or neurologist to be sure nothing more serious , may need labs and mdi of the brain if don't resolve . take excedrin migraine[generic ok] , get rest , be sure no cause like smoking, alcohol /drug abuse , lack of sleep , sleep apnea[snoring and wake gagging] ect. ...Read more
Stopped Cefdinik 600mg for sinus infect. bcuz of stomach pain and stabbing in eyes pain. Now: head hurts, double/blurry vision in places/lethargic.
911-ER: Ok cefdinir (sounds like that was it) known for gastro side effects, absolutely. Glad you stopped it; usually stomach a little rumbly and goes away. But then sounds like you got sicker - and way too sick for a phone app forum to be useful - go to ER: antibiotic associated colitis can cause lethargy and dizziness. Call 911 if too sick! ...Read more
Severe headache, blurry vision, stiff neck. Ct scan normal. ER doc felt confident. Could A CT scan have missed a cavernous sinus thrombosis?
It depends: on the technical parameters of the scan. If it was performed without IV contrast or performed as a "routine" head CT not specifically tailored to look for cavernous sinus thrombosis, yes. CST is a clinical diagnosis, so if there was no clinical suspicion, there would be no reason to tailor the CT scan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend is experiencing blurred vision, what causes may be? He has checked his eyesight, it was ok.
Opthamologist: is a medical doctor who treats diseases of the eye. He/sh can help you determine what the cause is. It may be due to a retinal issue, cataract, or other things. Please ask your friend to get a second opinion or see another type of specialist. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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