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What causes temporary loss of vision?

What causes temporary loss of vision?

It depends. : The word "temporary" could mean seconds or days. Brief loss of vision could be related to common problems like low blood pressure or migraines. Longer periods of vision loss are often due to more serious problems. In any case, an ophthalmologist and/or neurologist should be involved. ...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 ...Read more


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What causes dizziness and temporary loss of vision?

What causes dizziness and temporary loss of vision?

More than one thing: This could be neurologic, cat this could be migraine it needs evaluation. You want to prevent temporary to become more lasting. ...Read more

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What causes loss of memory in extreme anxiety?

If it's anxiety...: If you know the problem is solely anxiety (see a physician), then memory loss is probably due to difficulty with concentration and attention. If one can't attend or focus very well, then one will certainly not remember as much as before the anxiety difficulty... ...Read more

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Can depression cause memory loss and lack of concentration?

Can depression cause memory loss and lack of concentration?

It can: Yes, these can both be symptoms of depression. If you are not getting professional mental health care- please consider this beneficial option. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden slurring, loss of motor skills and loss of memory.?

What would cause sudden slurring, loss of motor skills and loss of memory.?

Stroke: First possibility is stroke. That is most likely and a medical emergency. Call 911. ...Read more

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What are the causes of temporary loss peripheral vision?

What are the causes of temporary loss peripheral vision?

Many: Most commonly is migraine, with or without the headache. Other causes are transient strokes to the brain, sudden drops in blood pressure to name but a few. See your eye md. ...Read more

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Blackout? Temporary loss of sight and hearing!

Blackout? Temporary loss of sight and hearing!

Go to ER: If you had any of the above mentioned symptoms, i recommend going to the emergency room to rule out any life threatening conditions. Wishing you the very best! ...Read more

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Causes of loss of peripheral vision?

Causes of loss of peripheral vision?

Retina-optic nerve: Peripheral vision loss may be a retinal detachment, retinitis pigmentosa, rare drug toxicities, immune retinopathy, retinal infection, and glaucomatous optic neuropathy. In the brain migraine, and certain types of stroke can cause a loss of peripheral vision. Transient obscurations of vision may be low blood pressure. An eye examination with dilation should identify the cause. ...Read more

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What causes of long-term memory loss?

What causes of long-term memory loss?

Memory loss: Excessive drug or alcohol use and aging are the most common causes. ...Read more

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Could lack of sleep cause temporary stuttering?

Could lack of sleep cause temporary stuttering?

Not unless,,,: ...it was also accompanied by clouded thinking in general, physical exhaustion, or some of other symptom of you not having gotten any or enough sleep. If this is an isolated symptom then, I wouldn't be quick to blame it on a simple lack of sleep which in your age group happens with regularity. See your doctor for more guidance especially if this interferes with your function. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness & short term memory loss?

What are the causes of dizziness & short term memory loss?

Many things.: Many things. These 2 symptoms are common in dozens of diseases. Must see your doctor. First to rule out are: 1. Accidental otc drug overdose; 2. Psychological problems, such as depression or acute panic syndrome. 3. Heart beating abnormalities. 4. Ear, sinus infections. 5. Then work onto possible diabetes, ms, alzheimers and dozens of other illnesses. ...Read more

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What causes moodiness, memory loss and lack of focus?

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Lots of issues: Depression & dementia (alzheimer's & other types) can present w/moodiness, memory loss and lack of focus. Use of illicit substances can also present w/similar symptoms. Time to get evaluated. ...Read more

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Cause of peripheral vision loss?

Cause of peripheral vision loss?

No: If you are experiencing peripheral vision loss, you should be evaluated for glaucoma, optic nerve disease, or a possible mass or infiltrative lesion. ...Read more

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What are the causes of confusion & memory loss?

What are the causes of confusion & memory loss?

Many causes: In aging adults, some degree of short term memory loss is not unusual while long term memory is preserved. However, confusion is a more worrisome symptom. Often the cause can be a medication such as a sedative or sleeping pill. Low blood pressure can lead to confusion also. If confusion persists, the family should see a doctor to see if the patient has alzheimer's disease. ...Read more

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Is memory loss symptom of stress and depression?

Is memory loss symptom of stress and depression?

It could be.: Depression and anxiety and stress can make it harder to think and remember. But it is a good idea to have a professional evaluate all your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is Temporary loss of memory , or amensia ??

What is Temporary loss of memory , or amensia ??

Amnesia : Amnesia is loss of memory. It may be transient, temporary or permanent. Usually is due to brain injury, trauma, or brain disorders. It could be anterograde or retrograde, if the events which are forgotten are after the trauma or before the trauma. It is different than dementia, which is of gradual onset, and delirium, which is changing with time. Please see an specialist. ...Read more

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