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Optometrist ex 2 weeks ago ok. Yest/today slight grey fog cornerright eye comes and goes. Can see fine but different from past floaters experienced.

Optometrist ex 2 weeks ago ok. Yest/today slight grey fog cornerright eye comes and goes. Can see fine but different from past floaters experienced.

Go see eye doctor: Despite recent normal exam, since you've just noticed something new/different, you need to go back for another exam. Yes, I know, it's a PITA but better safe than sorry! Don't wait. Most offices are open even on Saturday. ...Read more

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Can stress make your head feel like it's in a fog/haze? If you close your eyes for a split sec you will fall over?

Can stress make your head feel like it's in a fog/haze? If you close your eyes for a split sec you will fall over?

Stress can cause any: Number of symptoms at any time. However, if your symptoms are not improving or curtailing your ability to do what you new or want to do, it's time for a check up. ...Read more

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Hi, I was wondering if it is normal for my actual eyeball (I do not wear glasses or contacts) to fog over when steam goes in my face?

Hi, I was wondering if it is normal for my actual eyeball (I do not wear glasses or contacts) to fog over when steam goes in my face?

Nooo!!: You have eyelids which are analogous to a car's windshield wipers. Also, the reason that a window fogs over "fogs over" is because of a difference of conditions of temp and humidity on the different sides of the window. Can't happen with your cornea! ...Read more

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I thought I had pink eye but I woke up the next day and it was foggy and its getting worse its like I can't see through a thick fog during the day and night

I thought I had pink eye but I woke up the next day and it was foggy and its getting worse its like I can't see through a thick fog during the day and night

Many causes: You need an examination ASAP. There are Many causes for your symptoms & your problem depends on your history, medical condition, contact lens wear etc. An examination will help to diagnose & provide treatment. Infection, inflammation, internal ocular problems are considerations. If you notice much discharge, irrigate with an eye rinse & cleanse eyelashes with warm water. Artificial tears may help ...Read more

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I did extra lasik in 23/6/2013. Sometimes I feel like a fog in my left eye that cause different between right&left eyes. What's a problem what can ido?

I did extra lasik in 23/6/2013. Sometimes I feel like a fog in my left eye that cause different between right&left eyes. What's a problem what can ido?

Several: There are a variety of possible causes, especially if the problem comes and goes, including dry eye disease. You really need to discuss with your lasik surgeon and get an answer based upon the results of his/her examimation. ...Read more

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I just came home from being in a steam room for a long time and I keep seeing a lot of white fog at every thing from my eyes? Is this an eye infection?

I just came home from being in a steam room for a long time and I keep seeing a lot of white fog at every thing from my eyes? Is this an eye infection?

? dehydration: Your visual changes could be related to eye irritation due to the steam or dehydration from excessive sweating in the steam room. Try frequent artificial tears and water intake. If no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I've got a pain & burn in my left eye. I did lasik on 23/7/2013. Sometimes I feel like a fog on it. What is this & what can I do?

I've got a pain & burn in my left eye. I did lasik on 23/7/2013. Sometimes I feel like a fog on it. What is this & what can I do?

Ask your doctor: Today is the 17th of july 2013, so the date of your surgery in your question must be wrong.

In any event, you should ask your lasik surgeon what the pain, burning and fog are due to. ...Read more

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I have anxiety when I have symptoms my eyes are verry sensitive to light andbrain fog but I apply pressure to forehead above eyes my symptoms arebette?

I have anxiety when I have symptoms my eyes are verry sensitive to light andbrain fog but I apply pressure to forehead above eyes my symptoms arebette?

Photophobia: Some individuals can experience photophobia with anxiety, however there are a few conditions that can be associated with both symptoms. I would suggest seeing you primary care physician for a complete work-up. ...Read more

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Last month have had constant mild pain/headache behind left eye. Also, have been feeling extra tired, brain fog, etc(these symptoms have been longer)?

Last month have had constant mild pain/headache behind left eye. Also, have been feeling extra tired, brain fog, etc(these symptoms have been longer)?

See eye doctor: If you have had this for a month, it is time to see an eye doctor. At the least you need to rule out glaucoma. Once this issue has been settled, you will have to check with your personal doctor to find out the reasons for you neurologic symptoms. Untreated glaucoma can lead to vision loss or even blindness which can come on suddenly. ...Read more

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Sudden head rush coupled with brief dizziness. Minor headache dry eyes, brain fog afterwards. (normal mri) thoughts?

Sudden head rush coupled with brief dizziness. Minor headache dry eyes, brain fog afterwards. (normal mri) thoughts?

Sudden low BP: It sounds like your blood pressure is dropping briefly. When this happens, you will get dizzy, possibly get a headache and your brain can feel foggy from a brief lessening of oxygen. With the dry eyes as well, it sounds like you may be dehydrated. You are in a heat wave. Make sure you keep your fluids up. If it worsens, go to the er for IV replenishment. ...Read more

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Brain fog for the past couple of weeks coupled with dull ache behind both eyes. Stiff neck as well. My Lexapro (escitalopram) dose loosing effectiveness? A migraine?

Brain fog for the past couple of weeks coupled with dull ache behind both eyes. Stiff neck as well. My Lexapro (escitalopram) dose loosing effectiveness?  A migraine?

Not a migraine: Could be a cervicogenic headache which is from neck muscles in spasm. You could try a massage of the area or a hot shower playing the spray over the neck area while stretching out the neck muscles. Moist heat or ice packs over the sore neck areas could actually make your head feel better. The brain fog could be a neurological issue. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sudden mild headache back of head, instantly over but brain fog, dry eyes and tiredness remain for rest of the day. Ideas?

Sudden mild headache back of head, instantly over but brain fog, dry eyes and tiredness remain for rest of the day. Ideas?

See a neurologist: With a headache specialty who also is trained in sleep medicine. Such a neurologist should be able to sort this out for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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After experiencing a lot of traumas i have the following symptoms; what could be the cause? Insomnia, tiredness, eyes go black when I stand up, palpitations, poor memory/ brain fog?

After experiencing a lot of traumas i have the following symptoms; what could be the cause? Insomnia, tiredness, eyes go black when I stand up, palpitations, poor memory/ brain fog?

Trauma: Can produce many of the symptoms you mention. Please see your doctor to make sure all is well medically and then a mental health pro such as a clinical psychologist. You need to be treated for the impact of the trauma. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Symptoms over the past few weeks. 2 infected styes on left eye, a sore on my lower lip (lip has swelling), bad head fog. HPV related?

Symptoms over the past few weeks. 2 infected styes on left eye, a sore on my lower lip (lip has swelling), bad head fog. HPV related?

Exam : Lower eyelid sores with a lip sore make me think of herpes simplex disease, and an exam is definitely warranted right away. This combination would not be consistent with HPV. See an ophthalmologist for an exam. ...Read more

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I experience intense brain fog. It happens almost immediately. And I also have tunnel vision and pressure behind my left eye. I also feel fuzziness and pressure behind my forehead bone. This has been happening for a few months I find it hard to focus?

I experience intense brain fog. It happens almost immediately. And I also have tunnel vision and pressure behind my left eye. I also feel fuzziness and pressure behind my forehead bone. This has been happening for a few months I find it hard to focus?

? migraine: I would see your private medical doctor first so he/she can assess it and determine if you need to see a neurologist or and ENT doctor. Seems to me that it could be a migraine and that you should be placed on a trial of sumatriptan. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Constant dizziness, brain fog, severe dry eye (being treated), ear and temple burning sensation. Most labs are normal.

Constant dizziness, brain fog, severe dry eye (being treated), ear and temple burning sensation. Most labs are normal.

Psychotherapy?: After ruling out any physiological abnormalities, let me as you, have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as stress or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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Gad, panic attacks, stiff neck, dry eyes and brain fog. That about sums me up. Had mri-normal. Physicals and labs normal. Have mvp. Ideas?

Gad, panic attacks, stiff neck, dry eyes and brain fog.  That about sums me up. Had mri-normal. Physicals and labs normal. Have mvp.  Ideas?

Psychotherapy time: Either a psychiatrist or a psychotherapist may be helpful (partly the choice depends on if you'd prefer to try non-medication techniques or a mixture). I hope you can find a way to appreciate the normal physical results even though it means you still need to work toward answers. Best wishes in your search. ...Read more

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Dizzy weakness in legs brain fog confusion eyes throbbing tingeling in ankles lightheaded?

Dizzy weakness in legs brain fog confusion eyes throbbing tingeling in ankles lightheaded?

Dehydration: The signs and symptoms you are listing can be for dehydration. Light headed, tingling extremities and brain fog. Dehydration can occur if the core temperature is too high and not enough water with minerals are consumed to balance the problem. I prefer drinking a mineral infused water to replenish my body after exercising or training. Seek help from a physician. Rule out a mini stroke or TIA too. ...Read more

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6 days late for my period, not pregnant. keep experiencing dizzy spells and blurred vision. Right eye feels weird too and brain fog. What's going on?

6 days late for my period, not pregnant. keep experiencing dizzy spells and blurred vision. Right eye feels weird too and brain fog. What's going on?

Some thoughts...: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. An in-person exam is needed to evaluate dizzy spells and new blurred vision. ...Read more

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Sneezing, brain fog, itchy watery eyes for 3 wks. Now sore muscles, fatigue and weakness. No fever. Sometimes when I sniffle, bad odor. Clear mucus?

Sneezing, brain fog, itchy watery eyes for 3 wks. Now sore muscles, fatigue and weakness. No fever. Sometimes when I sniffle, bad odor. Clear mucus?

Sounds like hay feve: Sounds like hay fever. Is this first time or you get these symptoms in this season. May try OTC antihist like Claritin (loratadine). If this does not help see allergist to treat the cause. To learn about treating causes visit us at www.ehacstl.com ...Read more

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What causes severe muscle pain brain fog numbness tingling food alergies eyelid tick chemical allergies swollen lymph nodes and glands inside cheeks?

What causes severe muscle pain brain fog numbness tingling food alergies eyelid tick chemical allergies swollen lymph nodes and glands inside cheeks?

Multiple symptoms: Many times when person develop multiple symptoms, they seek one unifying diagnosis. Unfortunately, one cause may not be the answer. Seek an opinion for each problem. I would start with the swollen lymph nodes. The evaluation of swollen lymph nodes may be best addressed by a general surgeon who might need to perform a biopsy to establish an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Curious as to what would cause: brain fog, hand tremor, eye twitch, joint pain, acid reflux, lightly bleeding gums, anxiety and impending doom?

Curious as to what would cause: brain fog, hand tremor, eye twitch, joint pain, acid reflux, lightly bleeding gums, anxiety and impending doom?

Too many symptoms: A symptom diary is helpful in such cases. One can write down the symptoms that happen each day, along with the activities that day, the foods eaten (including drinks), and medications taken. Write on a big calendar. Include whether the medications help the symptoms. Then a doctor can START with the most bothersome symptoms, as multiple symptoms usually means several visits to the doctor. ...Read more

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How do you overcome exhaustion from school. I feel extremely tired and my head is in a fog. When will I get my optimal amount of energy back?

How do you overcome exhaustion from school.  I feel extremely tired and my head is in a fog. When will I get my optimal amount of energy back?

Deprivation: Successful recovery from sleep deprivation can take weeks to months of maintaining a regular bedtime/ wake up schedule, sleeping at least 8 hours per night, avoiding excessive caffeine and alcohol, and getting treatment for any underlying sleep disorder. Unfortunately there is no quick fix and maintaining these habits can be difficult. Try to make it a priority. Best of luck to you ...Read more