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I had a sudden onset of blurred vision in right eye, dizziness, nausea, and felt faint. What could this be symptomatic of?

I had a sudden onset of blurred vision in right eye,  dizziness, nausea, and felt faint. What could this be symptomatic of?

Low blood pressure?: If this occurred after a change in position (lying to standing) this could be low blood pressure (postural hypotension), this type of blurry vision only lasts seconds. If the vision loss lasted >15-30 min with associated flashing lights or headache this could be an ocular migraine. Due to your age I do not suspect other more serious conditions. If it happens again see your doctor to check your bp. ...Read more

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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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Hist. Of pituitary tumors. Has one removed 5/23/13. Sudden onset of blurry vision in left eye. See dr? What could cause this?

Hist. Of pituitary tumors. Has one removed 5/23/13. Sudden onset of blurry vision in left eye. See dr? What could cause this?

Yes, see your Dr. : The pituitary region is adjacent to the optic nerve. In fact, the surgery is done to keep the tumor from pushing against the optic nerve and causing visual problems. If you have new vision problems, you need to have it checked out particularly. Swelling of residual tumor, bleeding adjacent to the nerve are all considerations. ...Read more

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Foggy feeling, blurred vision, unfocused, sudden onset. MRI/CT/Bloods clean. Tried anti-ds and migraine meds no help. Want to feel normal again ?

Foggy feeling, blurred vision, unfocused, sudden onset. MRI/CT/Bloods clean. Tried anti-ds and migraine meds no help. Want to feel normal again ?

Need examination: Thank you for your question young lady. You'll need an examination & review possibly by a neurologist since those symptoms could be related to a central nervous problem. There could be other things as well but an imaging study of the brain (MRI with contrast) could be helpful. Again, 1st things 1st. Good examination. If you'd like an appointment please write me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...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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What else could cause blurred vision?

Blurred vision: may have many causes. You can start at the tear film, then cornea, lens, the vitreous gel, retina, optic nerve and finally the brain. There are over 2 million parts that compose the eye and the visual system is very complex. A good eye examination will help determine the cause of your blurred vision. ...Read more

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What causes haloes and blurred vision?

Depends: Your age, past eye history and an exam would help with the answer. If you want a list: cataracts, acephalic migraines, refractive surgery, bad contact lenses, corneal edema, iritis, posterior capsule opacification are a few on the list. ...Read more

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What are the causes for blurred vision?

What are the causes for blurred vision?

Too many: The causes of blurred vision are myriad. To refine the question: one of both eyes sudden of gradual associated with other symptoms like pain or redness. ...Read more

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How can you get temporary blurred vision? What can cause it?

Dry Eye Syndrome: The most common cause of temporary or fluctuating blurred vision is dry eye syndrome. Our tear production decreases by 60% from age 16 to age 60. Other causes of dry eye include various medicines, smoking, certain auto-immune diseases, environmental causes such as forced air heating and air conditioning. You should certainly see an eye md to rule out any serious causes. ...Read more

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Can being extremely angry cause blurred vision? Is that normal?

Not: Vision should not change with anger. You may need to see your doctor for blood pressure check. May be with anger your blood pressure goes up much higher than normal which may lead to circulation problem to your eye. ...Read more

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My friend is experiencing blurred vision, what causes may be? He has checked his eyesight, it was ok.

My friend is experiencing blurred vision, what causes may be? He has checked his eyesight, it was ok.

Opthamologist: is a medical doctor who treats diseases of the eye. He/sh can help you determine what the cause is. It may be due to a retinal issue, cataract, or other things. Please ask your friend to get a second opinion or see another type of specialist. Peace and good health. ...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


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Hazy Vision (Definition)

Hazy vision is a clinical finding in which a person's vision is blurred or opaque. This is ...Read more