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Passed out monday, hit my head on the ground. Black eye, split lip and lump on my head. Headaches and sensitivity to smell. Go to my pcp? Or wait
Yes, PCP, or ED: Passing out and hitting your head with a new change in smell, as well as headaches deserves an evaluation. Your split lip may need stitches too. I recommend going your pcp or your local emergency department to review your symptoms and injuries. Passing out syncope) requires a work up. ...Read more
Returned from congo brazza to rsa, my eft eye is not syncronised with right eye. Images split when looking nown right. Scan: no stroke/tumors. ?
Eye movers: Not sure what rsa means but your eye problem is most likely a disorder in which means an eye muscle in one eye is not functioning well, possibly because a nerve to that muscle malfunctions. Double vision on downgaze can be seen in nerve damage near the brainstem from a variety of causes but because the nerve involved is so small, even powerful scanners may be unable to detect them. See eye doc 1st. ...Read more
Vision blacks out in one eye for a split second. It used to black out in left eye, of late it blacks out in my right. Myopic 1.5 both eyes. Wat is it?
if it lasts for a : Split second, there are no known pathologic conditions. It most likely is a normal variant related to tear film fluctuations. ...Read more
MY son split his eye open and has had dissolvable stitches can i wash his hair it has been 6 days since having them ?
Sounds fine: Washing one's hair should not be a problem if an eyebrow or eyelid laceration has been repaired. During the first 1-2 days after the repair, one can try to avoid soaking the wounded area. After 3-4 days, the wounded area should already be sealed over by new skin cells or a protective scab. If it's been 5-6 days, taking a normal shower sounds fine to do. I wouldn't yet rub or scrub the wound area. ...Read more
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
Lately i've been having a bright light shoot through my left eye, I lose vision for that split second. What could this be?
Detached retina: 'flashes of light' with vision loss may be a sign of detached or 'detaching' retina which is an emergency. The retina is located at the back of the eye and is important for normal vision. Detached retina can be painless and progress to vision loss--so it is best to get seen by an ophthomologist right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are these split-second vision loss (as if blinking: i know i'm not) that I have in my right eye while i rest my head on the right to sleep?
What's the difference between photopsia and visual seizures? I had split-second flashes of light so i saw my eye md, but he found nothing wrong.
Photopsia is a flash: Of light that will nearly always occur unilaterally, or in one eye only. A migraine causes "scintillating scotomas". This is a scintillating absence of vision which typically does not lateralize - meaning it is not possible to say that it is in one eye or the other. A "visual seizure" or occipital lobe seizure mimics retinal migraine as both are due to occipital lobe dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
9mo son's right eye twitches toward his ear as he looks upward at close objects.This occurs for a split 2nd then refocuses;otherwise binocular. Worry?
Yes: I recommend a pediatric ophthalmologist examine your child for reassurance that, if something is wrong, then a proper evaluation can be carried out. ...Read more