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Headache And Impaired Vision During Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
If person has pulsatile dimming vision and dizzy when standing, that mean dehydration?
Can Dehydration cause severe fatigue and 10/10 headache?
Dehydration: Why do you think you are dehydrated? Were you deprived of fluid? Did you have excessive urination and/or diarrhea causing water loss? Your symptoms sound severe enough for you to go to an ER for a diagnosis and treatment and I would advise you to have someone drive you there or call 911 to have EMT's see you and take you to an ER urgently. Good luck ...Read more
N0! Exam promptly: You should call your ob-gyn doctor and let her/him know of your symptoms. Headache and blurry vision is not a normal consequence of pregnancy, and should be evaluated promptly. Gestational hypertension/diabetes are a couple of considerations., ; thirdly pituitary apoplexy is life threatening, and results from bleeding in the pituitary galnd. Individuals have sudden severe headache and visual chang. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 28 weeks pregnant and have bad headache dizziness and blurred vision could this be preeclampsia? Had this in last pregnancy.
Loss of concentration. Always feeling tired and drained. Trouble with vision. Slight dizziness. Mood problemsall after losing 20+ lbs due to sickness.
Extreme exhaustion and almost fainting with nausea and headaches a full week prior to mensuration. Is that normal?
Loss of bowel during sleep and unaware, fainting spells, vertigo, nausea, vomiting, vomiting in sleep. (all chronically occuring) even before klonopin (clonazepam)?
My symptoms are little blurring of vision, light headache and hypersomnia..What can be the reasons.?
The most likely...: ....Reason is sleep deprivation. Maybe you need more hours, or maybe you are not sleeping well. Many young people think they can get by on too few hours, when actually they are suffering the effects of too little sleep. You can cheat sleep and you can't pay it back. Your body requires the amount of sleep it requires. Look to this first as the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What could be causing dizziness, blurred vision, ringing in ears, fainting, and low blood pressure while pregnant?
A number of things: Any number of conditions can cause these symptoms and all must be taken seriously in pregnancy... Dehydration, anemia, infection, arrhythmias, inner ear disturbance, neurocardiogenic syncope, thromboembolism, irregular rhythms, etc. Definitely discuss your symptoms and concerns with your OB and internist. ...Read more
What is this? Sudden unconsciousness with convulsions, loss of breath, and loss of vision after awakening only when I am very exhausted and relaxed.
Medical evaluation: Convulsions or seizures are a concerning problem and need to be evaluated by a physician. This is especially important if the shortness of breath and loss of vision do not get better very quickly. An evaluation by a neurologist can help you sort out the reason for the seizures although sometimes there is not a clear reason for developing seizures. ...Read more
Is 99.8-101.3 temperature a normal elevation during early pregnancy (4-5 gestational wks)? Only symptoms are fatigue, nausea, headache, chills/sweat.
Viral illness: presents with these symptoms and it is the likely cause of yore temperature elevation. The one symptom that concerns me, however, is chills, sweating. Shaking chills can occur in both viral and bacterial infections. Keep up good e of fluids to prevent dehydration, rest and if not better in a day or two see your doctor. See earlier if any worsening. ...Read more
Getting daily bouts of blurred vision and feeling faint with any little movement. Bp & blood sugar are normal during spells. What could cause this?
What can cause nausea and early satiety after some meals, cold hands and feet, dizziness and nausea upon standing, tiredness and low blood pressure?
Need an internist: You may have an autonomic nervous dysfunction and you do need to see a doctor. ...Read more
Can blood pressure affect eye sight? Been getting blury vision in the mornings and sometimes at night.
Yes it can: Blood pressure can definitely affect eye sight. However, it may not be from the blood pressure. The best way to know is buy (or borrow) a blood pressure monitor (very cheap on ebay) and measure your blood pressure when your eyes are blurry and see what it shows. Feel better. ...Read more
Scans, angiogram, and spinal tap normal. One "blown" / dilated pupil. Severe headache, poor vision and balance, vomiting, stiff neck. Any ideas?
F/u with your MD: Sounds like you are already seeing a doctor. If it is not a neurologist, ask for a referral to one. ...Read more
Frequent dizziness, lightheadedness, headaches, confusion and fatigue for 4 months. Occurs in the evenings. Normal brain mri, and other tests. Causes?
Neurologic symptoms: Its not possible to give you a meaningful response. Are you 16 or 96? were you perfectly healthy or had many different medical and psychiatric conditions 4 months ago? You have had a medical work up and we don't know the results of the other tests like blood tests. I cant think of a condition that would just appear in the evenings. It may have to do where you are at that time not the time itself. ...Read more
Can ehlher danlos make chiari symptoms worse. Occipital headache, dizziness, episodic tachycardia and blurred vision for 15 days. Also 15 episodes of syncope in last 2 weeks. All heart/blood normal?
Evaluate chiari: The symptoms you report are most likely due to the chiari malformation. Your shoud see a neurologist and have an MRI and magnetic resonance angiogram to determine if the blood supply to the posterior circualtion of youi brain is being compromised by pressure from the chiari malformation obststructing the brainstem as it passes through the foramen magnum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Poor vision means vision is worse than 20/40. Best vision is 20/20. Most common cause is a need for new glasses, uncorrected astigmatism, cataract, dry eyes, lazy eye. Other possible causes include a poor diet (lack of veggies), macular degeneration, glaucoma. Let us know if you ...Read more
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