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What could be the cause of intermittent extreme irritbality, restlessness, and agitation. Double vision and extreme loss of appetite?

What could be the cause of intermittent extreme irritbality, restlessness, and agitation. Double vision and extreme loss of appetite?

Thyroid: Medically I would be suspicious for a thyroid problem. Other conditions that would cause an increase in sympathetic tone would explain this. Substances, even over the counter or herbal products possible. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Why i don't get double vision?

Why i don't get double vision?

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

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Why would I have double vision?

Why would  I have double vision?

Mono vs binocular: One way to test yourself: cover either eye with your hand. If the double vision is still present with one eye occluded, then this is "monocular diplopia" and rarely neurologically threatening. Most causes of monocular diplopia are optical: astigmatism, cataracts, macular pucker etc. However, if the double vision disappears with either eye covered, this can be more serious & need to see eyemd. ...Read more

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Why do I sometimes have double vision?

Why do I sometimes have double vision?

See your doctor: Any number of things can cause you to have double vision, some of which can be serious, such as ms. You should talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I be treated for double vision?

How can I be treated for double vision?

Exam by eye md: First it is crucial to rule out serious neurological disease that can cause diplopia. If stable , prisms in the glasses are the easiest method. Surgery to the eye muscles can also help. Some exercises like pencil pushups can be useful for intermittent diplopia ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have double vision?

What does it mean if I have double vision?

A few possibilities: Double vision can be in one eye alone (monocular) or can be present only when both eyes are open (binocular). Monocular diplopia can be caused by dry eyes, cornea injury, cataracts and other conditions. Binocular diplopia is caused by misalignment of the eyes, and can be seen in strokes, diabetes, aneurysms, strabismus and injury to name a few. See a doctor immediately to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I sometimes have double vision is this bad?

Double vision: I can be a sign of a larger issue. I would get it evaluated by an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Double vision when I look at something from up close?

Double vision when I look at something from up close?

Depends on how close: Could be convergence insuficiency, or, you are looking at things too closely. Check it out at the eye doc. ...Read more

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How do I know if i'm experiencing double vision or not?

You will know: If you are seeing two of every object, you are having double vision. If so, you should be evaluated by your eye doctor or general doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Howard Pomeranz
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Double Vision (Definition)

When two separate images which are displaced in space are perceived at the same time due to a ...Read more