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Doctor insights on: Dizziness And Light Sensitivity

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Light Sensitivity (Definition)

Light sensitivity or photophobia means when the bright light or sun bothers your eye. This can be from very dry eye with cornea surface issue, corneal scratch or ulcer, and eye inflammation from iritis. This happens due to iris spasm. Iris is like an aperture of camera open and close based ...Read more


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What cause light headedness and nausea?

What cause light headedness and nausea?

Doctor can evaluate: Nausea/lightheaded may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, &even reaction to stress. Find & treat cause. ...Read more

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What can cause headache and light sensitivity?

What can cause headache and light sensitivity?

Migraine: If you are predisposed to migraine, this may cause you to have headaches that will make you sensitive to light. ...Read more

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What causes sensitivity to light and tired eyes?

What causes sensitivity to light and tired eyes?

Need for rest: Tired blurry eyes can be a symptom of many things including well, fatigue. Other conditions are dry eyes, computer eye syndrome. You will need to rest your eyes. ...Read more

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What could light headedness, slight cramps, headaches, loss of appetite, slight nausea, fatigue, occasional insomnia, and dizziness be from?

What could light headedness, slight cramps, headaches, loss of appetite, slight nausea, fatigue, occasional insomnia, and dizziness be from?

See a doctor: There could be many reasons for your symptoms such as low blood sugar, low blood pressure, anemia, pregnancy or infection. You should get checked out by a dr. Soon. ...Read more

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Dizziness and light headed, what can cause this?

Dizziness and light headed, what can cause this?

Too many to list: The causes are way too many to even begin to list. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis cause blurred vision and sensitivity to light?

Can sinusitis cause blurred vision and sensitivity to light?

Sinusitis: No. You may have one of the major but rare complications of sinusitis with extension of infection into the central nervous system, either as a brain abscess or other infection of the spaces created by the linings of the brain. You should be seen immediately by a doctor and will probably undergo emergency imaging studies and consultation with an ophthalmologist and possibly an infect dis expert. ...Read more

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Causes of sensitivity to light, blurred vision and eye pain and pressure ?

Causes of sensitivity to light, blurred vision and eye pain and pressure ?

Should be evaluated: High pressure, inflammation (iritis), and infection can all cause these symptoms. All can threaten vision if not treated promptly. ...Read more

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Sudden numb lips, nausea, and light headedness?

Sudden numb lips, nausea, and light headedness?

Need more info.: with just this one line of symptoms, it is impossible to diagnose this reliably. One thought, though, is that these symptoms sometimes occur with hyperventilation. If your symptoms persist, I would consider seeing your doctor for evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Heavy head, dull headache that goes from mild to a little worse, anxious, tired, semi blurred vision dizziness, light and noise sensitive, tinnitus. ?

Heavy head, dull headache that goes from mild to a little worse, anxious, tired, semi blurred vision dizziness, light and noise sensitive, tinnitus. ?

R/O MIGRAINE : The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. MIGRAINES often have visual distortion/vertigo/tinnitus andcan have a PRODROME beforehand . Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. /Triptans. HI FLOW O2. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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Daily headaches and dizziness. Also vomiting and blurred vision?

Headaches: You may be having migraine headaches but if this is a daily occurrence, you need to see your internist to rule out any serious medical issues. ...Read more

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Have constant dizzy spells resulting in light headedness and blackouts constantly, and recently light shakiness...what could this be symptoms of?

Have constant dizzy spells resulting in light headedness and blackouts constantly, and recently light shakiness...what could this be symptoms of?

See doctor asap: You need to be seen by your pcp without delay for exam and proper diagnosis. Many possible causes for your symptoms, eg, any drug/alcohol use, hormonal, cardiac, neurological etc. Your doctor will need a detailed history and likely want additional testing. Meantime, avoid alcohol/recreational drugs. Have a parent go with you to doctor. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can cause light headedness and blurred vision when exercising?

What can cause light headedness and blurred vision when exercising?

Possible dehydrate: You're possibly dehydrated and need to add water more to your diet prior to and during exercise. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness feelin light headed and. Lack of energy on occasions?

What causes dizziness  feelin light headed   and. Lack of energy on occasions?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more