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Coffee And Vision Loss
Low blood pressure?: If the symptoms are reliably triggered by changes in position (e.g. Standing from a seated or lying position), they may represent orthostatic hypotension, a drop in blood pressure brought on by movement. Your pcp can confirm this and help narrow down causes, such as dehydration, heart trouble, or neuropathy. ...Read more
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
Once again to hosp: Your messages have a sense of urgency but the information you provide is little. It sounds as if this child needs emergent and immediate medical attention. Can you not get to your local emergency room or if there is no close by hospital or you don't have transportation can you call the police or fire dept on an emergency basis? Wait no longer writing on this network. Time is of the essence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Auras, visual issues: Indicate the need to see an eye doctor or your family doc ASAP. The sooner this is treated the less likely it is to create permanent damage. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Randomly dizzy with temporary loss of vision - became blurry vision and slurred words. Now loss of vision in 1 eye which is slowly coming back?
The symptoms you: describe are a medical emergency. Please go to your emergency department for treatment and future prevention. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Get evaluated: These symptoms are too broad. Discuss your symptoms with the primary care doctor to do a complete work up. Good luck! ...Read more
Yellow vision with white, black and green patches floating around. Loss of balance and feel nauseous. Occured 5 times. Dizziness or lightheadedness?
Key question would: be "occurred over what period of time..a day or two or weeks/months?" If just a day or two, I would suggest an inner ear inflammation called labarynthitis, often associated with an upper respiratory infection. If longer, perhaps benign positional vertigo, Most doctors don't differentiate between dizziness and lightheadedness; vertigo is spinning. The vision patches..floaters. Discuss all with Doc. ...Read more
I am experiencing fatigue, dizziness, appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite) and cloudy or blurred vision (quality: blurring of distant obj...
GET CHECKED: These symptoms can be from a wide variety of causes some very simple such as dehydration to some worse . It is important to have an exam immediately hopefully during one of these times when the symptoms are present. This is to important and vast to diagnose on the internet and requires a true workup and in person exam ...Read more
What would cause sudden onset dizziness, loss of control of hands, sweats and vision distortions?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In glaucoma 20% optic nerve damage with minimal peripheral vision loss. How much loss would it take to not see coffee tables & steps?
Depends: As a general rule, the eye has an amazing ability to see, even with severe nerve losss. Everyone has a natural blind spot in each eye (where the optic nerve exits the eye and goes the brain) and yet, even with one eye closed, it is hard to appreciate the blind spot. Typically, patients will have end-stage glaucoma before they start having glaucoma-related vision loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vertebrobasilar art?: Transient obscurations of vision, especially on rapid standing, can cause a bilateral dimming of vision with lightheadedness. The cerebellum is a balance control center and is located in an area of the brain near the visual cortex. A vertebrobasilar artery occlusion could cause both symptoms. A neuro-ophthalmologist can check your mri. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer