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Doctor insights on: Is Double Vision A Symptom Of Lupus

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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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Is a stroke sign having double vision?

Is a stroke sign having double vision?

Maybe: The sudden onset of double vision can be a sign of a stroke, especially if accompanied by other visual or facial symptoms. It definitely should be checked out, as even if it is not due to a stroke, double vision can be an initial symptom of many other potentially dangerous diseases. ...Read more

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Is double vision and headache a sign of migraine?

Is double vision and headache a sign of migraine?

Can be: Ophthalmoplegic migraine affecting the eye muscles, can be an emergency. ...Read more

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I have only double vision from last 7 weeks and taking medication as prednisolone that helped me to reduce the diplopia. Is this the symptoms of ms?

Double vision: Need to know if the double vision is monocular or binocular. Cover one eye. If the double vision goes away, then it is so called binocular diplopia. If you have double vision with only one eye open, then it suggests that the problem is in the eye itself, and not the brain. Cannot exclude ms as a cause, but start with a good examination and medical evaluation. ...Read more

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19 m over last 3 weeks have had slight double vision when looking at lit lettering (tv) exit sign. Even when both eyes covered. 20/20 vision causes?

Double: There are many reasons for double vision....Your eyes may dry out when watching tv...Your eyes may be slightly misaligned...You may need glasses...You may have astigmatism. In any case, please see your local eye doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I feel constantly thirsty and fatigued, and experiencing occasional double vision and other symptoms?

See your doctor: There are things in the brain and unfortunately some tumors that can cause thirst, and also press on the optic nerve as they grow which affect vision. It is best to see your doctor for good work up. ...Read more

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What is Botulism? I think my friends mom has some of those symptoms. Difficulty swallowing, double vision and dry mouth.

What is Botulism? I think my friends mom has some of those symptoms. Difficulty swallowing, double vision and dry mouth.

Botulism is a: Serious paralytic illness caused by a nerve toxin that is produced by a particular type of bacteria. Foodborne botulism is caused by eating foods that contain the botulinum toxin. Wound botulism is caused by toxin produced from a wound infected with Clostridium botulinum. The symptoms your friend's mom is having are definitely cause for alarm and she should get to the emergency room ASAP! ...Read more

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Stroke & tpa my husband had a stroke in 2007 at the age of 56. His first symptoms although he had a headache/ vomiting, which we thought was a touch of flu, it wasn't until a few hours later that he developed double vision, numbness & loss of balance.

Stroke & tpa my husband had a stroke in 2007 at the age of 56. His first symptoms although he had a headache/ vomiting, which we thought was a touch of flu, it wasn't until a few hours later that he developed double vision, numbness & loss of balance.

?: I'm not sure your question. This does sound normal for a stroke but my greatest concern is the comparatively young age, I hope this has been well evaluated and possible problems treated to reduce the risk of recurrence. ...Read more

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I've had migraines and double vision. Numb hands shortness of breath. Recently tested positive for intestinal parasite. Could it cause other symptoms?

I've had migraines and double vision. Numb hands shortness of breath. Recently tested positive for intestinal parasite. Could it cause other symptoms?

Parasites: Can cause lots of GI symptoms but not the symptoms you mention. You need to see your doctor ASAP for help. If he/she is not able to help please move on to a specialist such as a neurologist and/or eye doctor. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have anxiety and double vision & neurological symptoms for 3 straight months with clear MRI & no eye problem yet still fear that I have rabies?

I have anxiety and double vision & neurological symptoms for 3 straight months with clear MRI & no eye problem yet still fear that I have rabies?

Seek help: If you were exposed through a bite from an animal that could have rabies, i.e. a bat or stray, uncaptured dog, you should have received rabies prophylaxis. If you did not, then you need to contact your physician right away. Most prople infected with rabies develop symptoms very quickly but it take up to a year. Have you discussed tgis with your doctor, had the animal tested, had DFA. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/rabies/exposure/index. Html ...Read more

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What can cause sudden double vision?

What can cause sudden double vision?

Many causes: Potentially very serious symptom which needs prompt evaluation by an ophthalmologist or neurologist. Possible causes are cranial nerve palsy, tumors, thyroid disease, muscle problems like myesthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis. Less serious causes are possible too. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about double vision?

Diplopia: Seeing two images most commonly occurs when the eyes are out of alignment. This can occur from nerve, muscle or tissue damage from trauma, or vascular accidents. Doubling can occur in one eye from astigmatism, lens opactities and macular disturbances. See your ophthalmologist for the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause physiological double vision?

Vision: This may represent an eye muscle imbalance that you are able to control. It also can be associated with a refractive error. An ophthalmologist can sort out the answer for you. ...Read more

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