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Change In Vision (Definition)

There are many types of eye problems and visual disturbances. These include blurred vision, halos, blind spots, floaters, and other symptoms. Blurred vision is the loss of sharpness of vision and the inability to see small details. Blind spots (scotomas) are dark "holes" in the visual field in which ...Read more


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How long does visual changes associated with migraine headaches last?

How long does visual changes associated with migraine headaches last?

Aura Varies: Aura are commonly visual but can involve other senses. Aura typically last 10-30 minutes and some patients never experience this stage of migraine. Migraines progress through four stages - prodrome, aura, attack & postdrome. Aura aren't the same for everyone and vary from bright flashing lights to partial vision loss. Aura typically occur before migraine but can occur concurrently with the pain. ...Read more

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How long does visual changes associated with eclampsia last?

How long does visual changes associated with eclampsia last?

Not long: Visual changes associated with eclampsia generally does not last a long time if the condition is being properly treated. ...Read more

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How long does visual changes associated with hellp syndrome last?

How long does visual changes associated with hellp syndrome last?

Depends on Cause: "hellp" is an abbreviation of three main features of this syndrome: hemolysis elevated liver enzymes low platelet count this condition is a form of pre-eclampsia during childbearing. Visual changes may stem from different causes such as corneal or macular edema which may be more temporary or retinal breaks/detachments which may be more severe and permanent. Best to see your eye md! ...Read more

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Visual changes normal when making eye contact for a long time?

Visual changes normal when making eye contact for a long time?

Dry eye: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ountment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How long do you have to smoke for it to visual changes in your appearance (skin, teeth, etc.)?

How long do you have to smoke for it to visual changes in your appearance (skin, teeth, etc.)?

It varies: Tooth staining from smoking varies but in many people the yellow tars stain quickly and can be difficult to remove without using an abrasive toothpaste that removes surface enamel. For this and many health reasons (cancer, emphysema, stroke, bad breath, cost, etc.) you should try to stop and get help to do so if needed. ...Read more

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Bilateral headache shifting front to back throbbing with pulse, lasted noon-11 pm. No aura or visual changes?

Bilateral headache shifting front to back throbbing with pulse, lasted noon-11 pm. No aura or visual changes?

Tension Headache: See the image to your left. There are 3 main types of primary headaches. Tension headaches are bilateral non-pulsating. Migraines are unilateral and pulsating and associated with aura. Cluster headaches are associated with physical symptoms around the eye ...Read more

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How long does swollen ankles associated with preeclampsia last?

How long does swollen ankles associated with preeclampsia last?

Until you deliver: The high blood pressure associated with preeclampsia will cause the swelling in the feet and ankles that will usually go away sometime after the baby is born, not before. Congrats on your upcoming birth and hang in there. ...Read more

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How long do flashing lights last with preeclampsia?

How long do flashing lights last with preeclampsia?

Danger sign: Flashing lights are a worrisome sign if pre=eclampsia. This suggests brain swelling, and should be reported to your dr immediately. ...Read more

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How long can preeclampsia last after giving birth?

Up to 6 weeks: Sometimes abnormal placentas begin to breakdown at 20wks, leading to exposure of mom to some of dad's placental genes and lead to an "allergic" reaction where the vessels spasm and platelets are drawn away (thrombocytopenia). The spasm causes high BP, HA, liver dysfunction, vision changes, and protein in the urine; leads to maternal seizure, decreased baby growth, and sometimes placental abruption ...Read more

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How long does pre eclampsia last?

How long does pre eclampsia last?

Varies: Pre-eclampsia does not resolve until after the affected woman delivers. Then it can resolve in a few hours or a few days. ...Read more

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Do schizophrenics usually have anything bad like hallucinations or visual changes?

Do schizophrenics usually have anything bad like hallucinations or visual changes?

Yes: People with the psych disorder of schizophrenia often have hallucinations and delusions when untreated. Visual changes can happen with long term use of anti-psychotic meds and should be followed by an ophthalmologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dear doctor, i'm suffering from visual changes, could it be from rathke's cleft cyst?

Dear doctor, i'm suffering from visual changes, could it be from rathke's cleft cyst?

Possible: Rathke's cleft cysts (pituitary gland cyst) are rare, and visual changes are common. Thus, it is not entirely likely that the visual changes you notice are from such a lesion. If you are just wondering why you have visual changes, get a proper evaluation by an eye care professional. ...Read more

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Fever of 100.6 and having visual changes, what to do?

Fever of 100.6 and having visual changes, what to do?

Get checked: It may not be anything to worry about, but it's best to get checked. ...Read more

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What things trigger a migraine attack that makes visual changes?

What things trigger a migraine attack that makes visual changes?

Many things: Common triggers include food, activities, stress, and environmental factors. Visual changes are more of a feature of migraines and not necessarily related to triggers. ...Read more

Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Toxemia (Definition)

Toxemia = blood poisoning by toxins. Toxemia is also a name for preeclampsia ( ^'ed blood pressure, albuminuria ...Read more


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Visual Changes (Definition)

Visual changes- a variety of visual disturbances ...Read more