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Doctor insights on: Sudden Dizziness And Blurred Vision

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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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Sudden onset dizziness, left sided blurred vision, tingling, racing heart, and now have lower back pain. Help?

Sudden onset dizziness, left sided blurred vision, tingling, racing heart, and now have lower back pain. Help?

Sudden dizziness: While sudden dizziness is usually not serious, the blurred vision, back pain and fast heart beat make it more likely that this is something that should be evaluated urgently. I would see your doctor, or go to an urgent care facility. ...Read more

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Can quinacrine 100mg cause dizziness and blurred vision?

Can quinacrine 100mg cause dizziness and blurred vision?

Perhaps: Quinacrine is an acridine dye with activity against giardiasis. It is well absorbed and may impart a yellow color to the urine and rarely to the skin or sclerae. Adverse effects include headache, dizziness, vomiting, diarrhea, and, less commonly, psychotic episodes. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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For the past month I have had pain on both sides of my ribs mostly under. Accompanied by dizziness and blurred vision was diagnosed with vertigo.

For the past month I have had pain on both sides of my ribs mostly under. Accompanied by dizziness and blurred vision was diagnosed with vertigo.

Unrelated: I don't think that the vertigo and the bilateral rib cage discomfort are related. Since you don't have any lung symptoms, the discomfort may be due to tension in the rib cage muscles. Discuss this with your physician who is best qualified to advise and treat you. ...Read more

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I have a headache, dizziness and blurred vision and I just got into a fender bender, should I be worried, and what is this a sign of?

I have a headache, dizziness and blurred vision and I just got into a fender bender, should I be worried, and what is this a sign of?

Concussion?: If you symptoms began after the accident, they could be indicative of a mild concussion. I would see your doctor promptly for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Can symptoms such as dizziness and blurred vision be caused by metoprolol and coversyl plus?

Can symptoms such as dizziness and blurred vision be caused by metoprolol and coversyl plus?

Side effects: Dizziness is certainly possible with metoprolol and possibly with coversyl plus... Blurred vision is not among common side effects of either. ...Read more

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What causes blood pressure to be normal and then drop suddenly causing pressure in the head, dizziness and blurred vision, while just sitting?

What causes blood pressure to be normal and then drop suddenly causing pressure in the head, dizziness and blurred vision, while just sitting?

Dizziness: If truly abrupt BP changes occur then the pathology lies in the control mechanisms "neurocardiogenic" or you have unusual hormonal condition;see a competent cardiovascular specialist ...Read more

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What are rapid heart beat, dizziness and blurred vision symptoms of?

What are rapid heart beat, dizziness and blurred vision symptoms of?

Rapid heart rate: Dizziness and blurred vision can be symptoms of a rapid heart rate. Now we need to find out why you or some one has rapid heart rate--- several causes- atrial fibrillation, flutter, sinus tachycardia, ventricular tach, supraventricular tachy cardia. It is imperative that you see a doctor asap if you have these symptoms. ...Read more

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How come every time my ears pop I get extrem dizziness and blurred vision?

How come every time my ears pop I get extrem dizziness and blurred vision?

Blurred vision: This may be a neurological issue related to the vestibular nerve and an inner ear issue; however, the blurred vision is concerning- seek a neurological and ENT consultation. ...Read more

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Can being nearsightedness cause anxiety, dizziness, and blurred vision? Can it make your head feel blurry/swimming in syrup feeling.

Can being nearsightedness cause anxiety, dizziness, and blurred vision? Can it make your head feel blurry/swimming in syrup feeling.

Get eye exam: Start with exam by ophthalmologist. Correct nearsightedness and make sure no other associated visual problems. Anxiety, dizziness may improve or resolve. ...Read more

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Severe headache, jaw ache, dizziness and blurred vision. What are some probable causes?

Severe headache, jaw ache, dizziness and blurred vision. What are some probable causes?

Temporal Arteritis: You need to get evaluated as soon as possible to make sure that is not the condition causing your symptoms. It could also be diabetes as well as other causes. ...Read more

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What are chances I have polycythemia? I have high RBC and platelet occasional dizziness and blurred vision and constant headaches.

What are chances I have polycythemia? I have high RBC and platelet occasional dizziness and blurred vision and constant headaches.

Primary vs secondary: See primary MD and/or hematologist.
Primary polycythemia = polycythemia vera can be evaluated by Jak2 V617F testing and Epo level. Secondary elevated RBC much more common with sleep apnea (OSA), tobacco use, etc. ...Read more

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I have pain around my occipital bone and the neck, I feel imbalance when standing, often I feel like my brain is floating, dizziness and blurred vision?

I have pain around my occipital bone and the neck, I feel imbalance when standing, often I feel like my brain is floating, dizziness and blurred vision?

Possibilities: Talk to your doctor about it and consider getting an mri. You could have a tumor, chiari malformation, etc. You could also have positional low blood pressure or low intracranial pressure. ...Read more

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I'm 28 weeks pregnant and have bad headache dizziness and blurred vision could this be preeclampsia? Had this in last pregnancy.

I'm 28 weeks pregnant and have bad headache dizziness and blurred vision could this be preeclampsia? Had this in last pregnancy.

Get eval: With your history of pre-eclampsia, you need to get an evaluation to check your blood pressure and symptoms. Call your dr to discus asap. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What to do if I feel nauseous, dizzy and blurred vision?

What to do if I feel nauseous, dizzy and blurred vision?

Get seen: Especially if the vision is blurred, or this has lasted for more than a day or two, this is a brain tumor or hypertensive encephalopathy until proved otherwise and you need to be seen. ...Read more

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Can emliron cause blurred vision and dizziness?

Can emliron cause blurred vision and dizziness?

Should not: No study data shows that it causes blurred vision. ...Read more

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Why do I get blurred vision and dizziness when I stand up and wake up from the bed sometimes?

Why do I get blurred vision and dizziness when I stand up and wake up from the bed sometimes?

Orthostasis: Orthostasis or feeling dizzy on standing up dizziness on standing up be caused by multiple reasons includes anemia, hypoglycemia, dehydration, arrhythmia, certain cardio vascular and neurological conditions. Simple test likebp hemoglobin and ekg, finget stick for blood glucose can yield valuable information. Although work up can includes eeg and a ct scan or mri. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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I was having sharp pains in my back, blurred vision, and dizziness last night. What do you thing is going on?

I was having sharp pains in my back, blurred vision, and dizziness last night. What do you thing is going on?

More than 1 problem: Get checked right away by your primary doc; this constellation of symptoms can't be explained by 1 condition alone. Furthermore, most 40-year-old adults experience 1 or more of those symptoms transiently at some time; the important thing for you to do till your doc appt arrives is to journal these symptoms, looking for triggers or trends in when ; why it happens. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can xarelto cause dizziness or blurred vision?

Can xarelto cause dizziness or blurred vision?

Not its common side: It does not cause dizziness and general weakness. But because of bleeding those symptoms could be sign of bleeding. So if symptoms persist or get worse then should be seen by md. ...Read more

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Why do I feel dizzy and have blurred vision when I get up? What could be wrong?

Why do I feel dizzy and have blurred vision when I get up? What could be wrong?

Low blood pressure: When you sit or crouch, the blood is squeezed out of the lower part of your body. Then when you stand up it pools in these parts and lowers the pressure in the upper part, especially the brain. This can cause visual blur, dizziness and a feeling of faintness. This might also mean you are anemic. If this happens most of the time, check with your family doctor for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Age 16. 2 or 3 times a day, I get dizzy and blurred vision, and sometimes I fall, other times I have to sit down. Lasts around 3-5 seconds?

Age 16. 2 or 3 times a day, I get dizzy and blurred vision, and sometimes I fall, other times I have to sit down. Lasts around 3-5 seconds?

Is it vertigo?: There are many causes of this and there is no substitute for a physical exam and interview by a thorough doctor to help figure this out. When that is not available, you have to consider whether moving your head makes this feeling worse. A common cause of these symptoms is peripheral vertigo. This causes short episodes of symptoms like yours and it often feels worse with certain head movements. ...Read more

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Got a headache out of nowhere, this happens alot, they usually last 2-4 hours, with blurred vision and dizziness!! I'm becoming kinda concerned?

Got a headache out of nowhere, this happens alot, they usually last 2-4 hours, with blurred vision and dizziness!! I'm becoming kinda concerned?

If you're concerned,: Go see your doctor, eh? Tell him/her you're wondering if you have migraines, eh? Because if your headaches are migraines, they're treatable, eh? I understand you're kinda concerned, but you need to stay grounded and keep your stick on the ice. ...Read more

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Have had a really bad headache with dizziness and some blurred vision?

Have had a really bad headache with dizziness and some blurred vision?

Dizziness: Your symptoms indicate that you have someone you know to take you as soon as possible the nearest Emergency facility.
Hope all goes well - please keep me informed, I can always learn something. ...Read more

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I feel dizzy spells and blurred vision. Anyone know what might be wrong?

I feel dizzy spells and blurred vision. Anyone know what might be wrong?

Testing: You should have your blood pressure and blood sugar tested, and your current medications reviewed if any to see if they could be causing your symptoms. Medications such as blood pressure meds and others can cause similar side effects. Sounds like a visit to the doctor is in order. ...Read more

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I frequently have dreams with blurred vision and dizziness. Could there be any underlying psychological reasons for this?

? Unclear: In your dream is your vision blurred and you are dizzy or do you wake up that way? If it is in your dreams and all your dreams are different I would not worry. If really concerned call a therapist and have a chat. ...Read more

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My head swells in places that I have been hit before years ago now its swelling worse and causes headach and dizziness plus blurred vision. .

Get seen soon!: If these symptoms just started, or are getting worse, go to an ER. If they have been happening over a couple of weeks and are not getting worse, get seen in the next few days. It's hard to say what's going on. Your symptoms may not be related to your injury but to something new. Either way you need prompt evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Kurt Andreason
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Irritated Eyes (Definition)

Dry, irritated eyes is a symptom in which one or both of a person's eyes have a sensation of being too dry. Causes include ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more