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Is temporary blurred vision associated with really high blood sugar?

Is temporary blurred vision associated with really high blood sugar?

Yes it can: Espcially if your high bs has been taking place for a prolonged period of time. The mechanism is due to shift in water from the lenses and the subsequent change in its dimensions. It is however temporary and will not cause permananet damage to the eye lenses. ...Read more

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Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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I am experiencing dizziness, fatigue and cloudy or blurred vision (quality: blurring of distant objects, blurring of nearby objects) . My brain MRI report is ok..and all my CBC blood test..sugar test is ok...there was ear drainage many days ago?

Welk: The ear issue could be a cause of some of your symptoms but does not account for the. Blurred vision. See the eye doctor to examine the eyes. If they are ok return to your doctor for a though exam including mental health exam if nothing medical is found ...Read more

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If I have had blurry vision for the past few days and my blood sugar has ranged between 299 and 400, what should I do?

If I have had blurry vision for the past few days and my blood sugar has ranged between 299 and 400, what should I do?

See a doctor ASAP: Elevated blood sugar means a person usually has diabetes. Untreated or poorly treated diabetes affects the lens of the eye as well as the retina and can lead to blurry vision. Control of the sugar "usually" improves this, and often corrective lenses (glasses/contacts) are needed. See a doctor and get your sugar better controlled immediately. ...Read more

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Are blurry vision and blood sugar related?

Are blurry vision and blood sugar related?

Yes: Fluctuating blood sugar can cause vision changes (osmotic effect on the eye's lens). Diabetes can lead to blinding conditions if not properly treated - diabetic retinopathy is a leading cuase of retinal blindness in the working-age population. ...Read more

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I was extremely dizzy earlier, with symptoms like hot flashes, blurry vision, lethargy, and mild headache. Blood sugar was 144. What was it?

I was extremely dizzy earlier, with symptoms like hot flashes, blurry vision, lethargy, and mild headache. Blood sugar was 144. What was it?

Drop if blood sugar: If you have diabetes and your blood sugar dropped, it triggers symptoms even though it never drops below normal. Ear right, exercise more and lose weight to relieve the problem of fluctuating Insulin and glucose levels as well as your diabetes risks in the future. ...Read more

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What is making my vision blur? Its worse when i eat sugar or blood glucose goes below 5.0mmol but is sometimes blurred when glucose level is good.Idea

What is making my vision blur? Its worse when i eat sugar or blood glucose goes below 5.0mmol but is sometimes blurred when glucose level is good.Idea

Fluctuating glucose: Patients with fluctuating blood sugar levels often have fluctuations in vision. It could be simply that, something like latent hyperopia and need for glasses, or something more serious. You need a good eye exam to diagnose. Diabetics need to be seen annually at the least. ...Read more

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When does high blood pressure cause blurred vision?

When does high blood pressure cause blurred vision?

Yes, indeed. Get Rx : Branch and central vein occlusion are a known cause of blurred vision in hypertensive patients. Early treatment of both the hypertension and the vein occlusion is essential because damage to the retina can be irreversible if ignored. Early treatment with growth factor inhibitors and steroids can restore vision. Other types of damage can occur to the retina with chronic high blood pressure. ...Read more

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I get blurred vision when i exercise or feel stressed. Could this be a sign of high blood pressure ? If so what should I do to stop this firm happenin

I get blurred vision when i exercise or feel stressed. Could this be a sign of high blood pressure ? If so what should I do to stop this firm happenin

Doubt blood HBP: This could be a problem called pigmentary dispersion - which is mostly likely in higher myopes. If this is happening consistently then you should see a n ophthalmolgist for evaluation. High blood pressure is very uncommon at your age and does not cause visual blur in any case unless it is crazy high. ...Read more

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Can a popped blood vessel cause temporary blurred vision?

Yes and no: A popped blood vessel on the outside of the eye usually causes a subconjunctival hemorrhage, where the eye is bright red over the white part. This should not affect vision. A popped vessel on the inside, such as in diabetic retinopathy, can cause a vitreous hemorrhage, which definitely can cause blurry vision. ...Read more

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Could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Blood in eyes: If suffiencently large hemorrhage, may interfer with lid movement over the cornea, affecting the tear film-->blurred vision. Try use of artificial tear 4-6x per day until resolves. See eye care doc if persist. ...Read more

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Docs, could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Docs, could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Maybe : It depends where the blood vessel is. If it is in the eye yes. This would occur for several reasons the most common is diabetes but hypertension can do it. Other reason could be retinal detachment. If it is in the white of the eye also sclera, it looks terrible but little danger to affect sight or blurred vision. If is causing blurred vision , see eye doc now. One other cause is trauma. ...Read more

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Sudden loss of consciousness and pulse. Almost no blood pressure. Blurred vision, slurred speech. Healthy except slightly high normal blood pressure. ?

Sudden loss of consciousness and pulse. Almost no blood pressure. Blurred vision, slurred speech. Healthy except slightly high normal blood pressure. ?

Syncopal episode: You need some work up to find the cause. Go to an urgent care or ER if you can not get a hold of your doctor by phone. The treatment is according to the cause. Check this link. http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/symptoms-of-heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/fainting ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure, but I'm taking medicine to lower it. I keep getting blurred vision in my left eye only. What could be causing it?

I have high blood pressure, but I'm taking medicine to lower it. I keep getting blurred vision in my left eye only. What could be causing it?

Unlikely your BP: Your symptoms (unilateral/one sided) eye symptoms are most likely an eye problem unrelated to the blood pressure problem. See your eye professional for a refraction/eye exam ASAP! Good Luck Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Kelly
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Blood Sugar High (Definition)

If blood sugar levels remain too high the body suppresses appetite over the short term. Long-term hyperglycemia causes many of the long-term health problems including heart disease, eye, kidney, and nerve damage. The most common cause of hyperglycemia is diabetes. When diabetes is the cause, physicians typically recommend an ...Read more


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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