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I Get Double Vision When Tired
My left pupil is larger than right. Also I get double vision a lot when tired, and my left eye is crossed. Hit head and also have hemi cp left?
Consult an eye doc: Please consult an ophthalmologist ASAP. For how long do you have these symptoms? Is it getting worse with time? You will through exam and history to help with your diagnosis. ...Read more
Hi I have been diagnosed with fybromyalgia and under active thyroid for six years, I have started to get double vision when tired! Is this normal?
Multifactorial: Fibromyalgia is a multifactorial consequence of hormonal, immune system and nervous system dysfunction resulting from genetic predispositions and dietary and environmental insults. These factors increase inflammatory chemicals which can cause pain and inhibit thyroid function. Double vision can be a serious problem. Have this checked out. ...Read more
See an eye doctor: The brain keeps the two eyes working together so that each eye is looking at the same object. When some people get very tired, the control over the two eyes can temporarily slip, causing double vision. The usual treatment for this is rest and sleep. If this is new, or happening frequently, you should have a general eye examination. ...Read more
I fell in the shower two days ago and my head hit the wall. I have headache, nausea, double vision sometimes and I get tired easily. Should I be worried? I have already had anaspirin.
Mild muscle weakness: Most common explanation would be a slight misalignment of the eyes when tired. This kind of double vision should go away when you close either eye. Other possible causes would not go away when one eye is closed. A type of glasses lens called prism may be able to help this symptom. You should be seen by an eye md for diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more
Confirm yourself: Test for doubling by covering one or the other eye and seeing if the doubling disappears. There are a few conditions that can double one eye alone, but these are uncommon. If you are tired and the eye (s) have a tendency to drift, then doubling might occur due to the drift. If this is troubling or persistent, have your ophthalmologist check it out. ...Read more
For 1 1/2 month I have had zero appetite, I've lost 30 pound I've been making myself eat, and double vision and fatigue. What's could be going on?
Time to see doc: 30 pound weight loss in 1.5 months with double vision and fatigue worries me. Please see your doc or a clinic now to get to the bottom of this. ...Read more
Different causes: Would like to know for how long this is going on. Any neck or low back pain? Any headaches? If so, CNS pathology could be considered such as myelopathy, myelitis, MS, etc. Other things in differential :NMJ problem such as myasthenia or lambert eaton if bulbar symptoms like mouth drooling present. Neuropathies like guillan barre or miller fisher or myopathies could also be entertained. ...Read more
For the past two weeks, I'm feeling very tired, dizzy, having double vision and having extreme thirst, what could it be?
Really mild double vision that I tend to only notice on PC monitors. Eyes feel tired even after sleep. Vision seems a bit worse. Eye md said its fine.
Convergence defect: This is probably something called convergence insufficiency. When we look at near targets our eyes need to move together or converge. Some people develop a weakness in this mechanism. Problem can be solved either with eye exercises to increase convergence or prism glasses. ...Read more
Migraine for 4 months, tinitus when lying down, double vision, 1 blackout, blurred vision, fatigue what could this be?
Chronic migraine: There are many good medications for migraine treatment. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Today effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education 2) non-pharmacological management (diet, sleep hygiene, acupuncture) and 3) pharmacological (triptans, topamax, (topiramate) etc) management. Rec.:see orofacial pain or headache specialist. Hope it helps. ...Read more
Can m. Gravis present with sudden arm and leg weakness, fatigue, double vision when really tired and trouble swallowing? Gait problems as well.
Is it possible that I have MS? I have fatigue, anxiety, weight loss, hand tremors, double vision, tingling sensations, had a UTI.
See a neurologist: There could be several potential causes for your troubles and they may not be related to MS. I strongly recommend an appointment with a neurologist to get to the cause. ...Read more
Terrible spasms in ribs at night, spine stiff, hips ache, feet numb and burn, major joints ache, double vision, right foot drag, fatigue. Causes?
Neuromuscular issues: It sounds like you need a thorough work-up to make clear the cause of these symptoms. Seeing a neurologist might be a good place to start - or if you have a bright family doctor who can at least get the 'ball rolling'. There are different possibilities that come to mind including Lyme disease, vitamin B12 deficiency, MS, uncontrolled diabetes, heavy metal poisoning, and more -hope you get help. ...Read more
I am experiencing fatigue, severe itching, irritability, mood swings, eye pain (side: deep eye pain, right) (quality: deep eye pain), double vision (quality: with both eyes open), memory problems (quality: difficulty remembering recent events), leg nu
Question cut off: This constellation of symptoms warrants medical assessment. ...Read more
Yes: If you are zoning out and not focusing on something you eyes might drift inward or outward, which will give you double vision. ...Read more
Blood pooling: You probably have some degree of blood pooling in the lower extremities which increases with the inactivity of prolonged sitting. When you stand up suddenly your upper body, and this includes the eye muscle coordination center in the brain stem, has a temporary loss of blood and this alters the function which for you causes a brief doubling of vision. Try getting up slowly/flex your muscles first. ...Read more
Diplopia: Doubling of vision can occur for many reasons. The most common is misalignment of the eyes which can be from trauma or damage to nerves leading to the eye muscles. Have you had an event from which one might predict you would get doubling of vision? You could ask about that in another question. ...Read more
Possible cataract.: If you are experiencing what you describe as "double vision" only at night, especially when looking at headlights you are more than likely sufferring from "tmb." this stands for "too many birthdays." you are more than likely of an age where you might have aging cataracts in one or both eyes. The reflection of oncoming headlights off of the cataract can result in the symptoms that you describe. ...Read more
Careful evaluation: Double vision has many causes. If it as a result of misalignment of the eyes, then examination by an ophthalmologist or neurologist is appropriate. Careful investigation is required. Once the cause has been found, and if the diplopia persists, prisms can be incorporated into glasses to correct the double vision. Occasionally sugery is required to reposition the eyeballs. ...Read more
Circulation issue: The back of the neck contains the vertebral arteries, the blood supply to the back of the brain, hearing, balance and vision centers. Leaning your head back, if it consistently causes deficits in these functions might mean there is compromise to these arteries. You should see a neurologist to get started as this may be progressive and lead to permanent changes. ...Read more
About a year ago I started having double vision. It really bothers me now, especially when I'm driving or watching a movie. How to get rid of it?
Answer is obvious: If your car was making a funny sound, would you think, "How can I get rid of that funny sound? " or would you think, "I need to take my car in to the mechanic to find out what's making that sound so HE can get rid of the sound"? It's just as true in medicine as in auto repair: First diagnosis, THEN treatment. How can you "get rid" of something when you don't know what is causing that something? ...Read more
Yes: The common form of doubling is when the eyes are misaligned with each other. If the doubling occurs in one eye only the following must be looked for and dealt with: 1) higher degrees of astigmatism 2) corneal aberrations 3) lens opacities that are not uniform 4) retinal (macular) wrinkling. See your ophthalmologist who can sort this out and recommend the best correction. ...Read more
Double vision: You need to see an eye doctor to determine why you have double vision before a treatment can be recommended. ...Read more
I get double vision and feel woozy after leaning the back of my head on pillow or couch back. What could be the cause of this?
Low blood flow: In some patients the blood vessels that run in the back of your neck to your brain (vertebral arteries) can be pinched by the spine, especially if you have arthritis. This can cause symptoms when you put your head back as the blood flow to your brain is diminished. It could also be caused by spasms of the muscles themselves. You should start by seeing your primary care doctor and getting an exam. ...Read more
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