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Does Medrol (methylprednisolone) cause blurred vision and headaches?

Does Medrol (methylprednisolone) cause blurred vision and headaches?

It can: Steroids have several side effects including blurry vision, headaches, racy heart, water retention and weight gain. Talk to your doctor to make sure that the blurry vision is not due to any other reason. ...Read more

Dr. Marc Lorber
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Methylprednisolone (Definition)

Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid. It's in the same family as Prednisone but is a bit more potent. Medrol (methylprednisolone) is used to treat a variety of acute and chronic inflammatory conditions such as asthma, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis. Medrol (methylprednisolone) like other steroids have many side effects especially if used long term. Common ones: weight gain, ...Read more


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Medrol: does it cause blurred vision?

Medrol: does it cause blurred vision?

Usually not: Medrol (methylprednisolone) is commonly given in a short term allocation ('dose pack') which will not disturb the vision. If you are taking it chronically, visual blur can occur as the dose increases or decreases but will not be affected after two months of steady (same) dose. Discuss this with the doctor who prescribed the Medrol (methylprednisolone) if you are having some blur. ...Read more

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Blurred vision and headaches everytime I stand up. What could be the cause?

Blurred vision and headaches everytime I stand up. What could be the cause?

Possible anemia: If your blood count is low, you will have these symptoms upon arising and standing. Check with your family doctor to evaluate this. ...Read more

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What can cause headache and blurred vision?

What can cause headache and blurred vision?

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 more

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Headache blurred vision and my ribs are hurting, what can cause this?

Headache blurred vision and my ribs are hurting, what can cause this?

Ck with your doctor: More information, including a physical examination would be required to address this concern. ...Read more

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What causes sudden blurred vision? No injury. Headache all day please help!

Nothing good: This can be as simple as eye strain to angle closure glaucoma, seek immediate eval by ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What can cause severe neck pain, headache, blurred vision at 60?

What can cause severe neck pain, headache, blurred vision at 60?

New or old?: Severe headaches such as migraine can cause vision changes/blurry vision. Muscle/tendon/cervical spine problems can cause neck pain which can trigger headaches/migraines. If this has been ongoing for long time, I suspect cervical disc/muscle problems to cause headaches etc. If this is sudden/new, carotid-disection (bleeding into wall of vessel) and cause your symptoms. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of dizziness, headaches, ringing in ears, and blurred vision?

Many possibilities: The constellation of symptoms you describe could be due to many things, some of concern, some not. I would strongly suggest you see your primary care doctor for an evaluation. It could be as simple as high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause blurred vision memory loss and headaches?

Signs of trouble: Blurred vision, headaches & memory loss are worrisome in pregnancy. They are seen in pregnancy induced high blood pressure.You should call your ob's answering service noe and seek advice directly. ...Read more

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Lumbar discogram done at 1pm today. 1AM Strong pain in low back different from pain before test. Strong headache and blurred vision. Cause for concern?

Contact provider: The symptom of blurry vision or light intolerance and sever positional headache can be associated with a Cerebrospinal Fluid leak which is a risk with the procedure. You should contact the provider who performed the procedure to inform them about your current symptom. ...Read more

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Been having frequent episodes of vertigo/dizziness for months with blurred vision, tingling in my lips. Nausea/headache follow at times. Possible cause?

Been having frequent episodes of vertigo/dizziness for months with blurred vision, tingling in my lips. Nausea/headache follow at times. Possible cause?

Difficult to say: Vertigo is a sensation of spinning or motion of the person or the environment, while dizziness is not a sense of motion but lightheadedness or feeling floaty or off kilter. There can be neurologic issues, inner ear problems, visual problems, psychologic issues, cardiovascular problems, and many other issues. You need a thorough medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Ihave a pineal gland cyst that is1.4x0.9x1.6cm. I have lost 30lbs, blurred vision, bad headaches very depressed and moody. All caused from cyst?

Ihave a pineal gland cyst that is1.4x0.9x1.6cm. I have lost 30lbs, blurred vision, bad headaches very depressed and moody. All caused from cyst?

An Endocrinologist: Some of your symptoms are related to where the cyst is, others could be hormonal. You should see an endocrinologist as well. ...Read more

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Severe headache, jaw ache, dizziness and blurred vision. What are some probable causes?

Temporal Arteritis: You need to get evaluated as soon as possible to make sure that is not the condition causing your symptoms. It could also be diabetes as well as other causes. ...Read more

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I have tingling in my forehead, I get headaches and my eyes burn hurt twitch and sometimes blurred vision wanted to know what they causes were?

Sounds like migraine: You need to see a neurologist first. If no structural cause is found then he will treat you for headaches. ...Read more

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What can cause severe headache around one eye and blurred vision. Last several hours pain killers don't help. My mother is 68, its been 2 wks, no insur?

What can cause severe headache around one eye and blurred vision. Last several hours pain killers don't help. My mother is 68, its been 2 wks, no insur?

See an ophth: It could be anything from sinus problems, migraine, or sudden increase in eye pressure from narrow angle. Pls go to see an ophthalmologist for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a bad kidney infection, if left untreated, cause headaches, dry mouth, blurred vision, and constipation?

Can a bad kidney infection, if left untreated, cause headaches, dry mouth, blurred vision, and constipation?

KIDNEY INFECTION: It would likely cause severe one sided back pain, fever and vomiting that would be noticed more than those symptoms mentioned. ...Read more

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Does high blood pressure cause nausea and feeling lethargic and sweating have headaches and sometimes see little black spots and blurred vision?

Does high blood pressure cause nausea and feeling lethargic and sweating have headaches and sometimes see little black spots and blurred vision?

No: High blood pressure usually has no symptoms. There are a number of other medical conditions that can cause headaches, blurred vision, nausea and sweating. See a primary care physician to evaluate these. ...Read more

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Floaters, blurred vision, headaches and tenderness in temple around left eye - blind in right eye from birth. Eye tests ok - any ideas as to causes?

Floaters, blurred vision, headaches and tenderness in temple around left eye - blind in right eye from birth. Eye tests ok - any ideas as to causes?

Check sed rate: You are a bit young for this but I'd check an ESR (sedimentation rate). If elevated consider temporal arteritis. Typically the temporal artery is nodular and tender. The diagnosis is confirmed with a biopsy of a small slice of the artery. One can see scalp tenderness with migraine but it does not typically present in the 5 the decade. See a doctor right away if you think it may be TA ...Read more

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Eyelid is swollen eye is watery an blurred vision and also sometimes pain in eye an sharp head ache pains on the same side. What could be the cause?

Get Eval.: The answer depends upon how long you have had it, how much vision disturbance you have, whether it is strictly one-sided, your age, other health, and other criteria. However, some significant problems can be related. Get ophthalmological evaluation. Depending on what is seen the doctor can refine the possibilities. Consider Cluster HA, SUNCT syndrome, cavernous vein, glaucoma, other. ...Read more

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What're some remedies for headache and blurred vision?

What're some remedies for headache and blurred vision?

Tough to answer: Headaches and blurred vision could be something as simple as needing glasses, or as serious as increased brain pressure from a tumor or meningitis. This is a problem for which you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have had a headache for the past four. Blurred vision.?

Headahes: If this is the worst headache of your life go to emergency room. Checks your blood pressure asap. If you had migraines before take your medicine right away & repeat the dosis as adviced before. If you don't have any of that. Try for the headache Ibuprofen 800 mg with food or something to protect stomach (pepcid, zantac, (ranitidine) or prilosec). Otherwise call your dr or go to urgent care. ...Read more

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I have headaches in the mornings and blurred vision at night, should I be concerned?

I have headaches in the mornings and blurred vision at night, should I be concerned?

Yes: See your primary doctor who may start a workup. You may be referred to a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can having tension headaches lead to blurred vision?

Go to your doctor: You could have a new or chronic sinus infection. It could also be due to excess fluid production in the brain called pseudotumor cerebri or idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Mri is standard in the work up. Brain tumor is not likely. Another possibility is an ocular migraine. Go to your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I have headaches, blurred vision, and I am always tired?

Don't know....: Need a lot more information. Make an appointment and discuss these things with your doctor. There are many reasons, some simple and some not so simple. ...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. Kurt Andreason
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Irritated Eyes (Definition)

Dry, irritated eyes is a symptom in which one or both of a person's eyes have a sensation of being too dry. Causes include ...Read more