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Sudden Visual Changes In Color Perception
Medical cause for everything looking different/surreal/superficial through my eyes; an altered perception at all times along with other visual changes?
Pseuduotumor cerebri: Doxycycline can cause visual disturbances and you may have idiopathic intracranial hypertension (also known as pseudotumor cerebri)-- see your eyemd and mention that you are on Doxycycline and you need your optic nerve examined for disc edema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are many types of eye problems and visual disturbances. These include blurred vision, halos, blind spots, floaters, and other symptoms. Blurred vision is the loss of sharpness of vision and the inability to see small details. Blind spots (scotomas) are dark "holes" in the visual field in which ...Read more
Dry eye: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not long: Visual changes associated with eclampsia generally does not last a long time if the condition is being properly treated. ...Read more
Depends on Cause:
"hellp" is an abbreviation of three main features of this syndrome:
elevated liver enzymes
low platelet count
this condition is a form of pre-eclampsia during childbearing.
Visual changes may stem from different causes such as corneal or macular edema which may be more temporary or retinal breaks/detachments which may be more severe and permanent. Best to see your eye md! ...Read more
Examples of my weird visual changes would be stuff looks cloudy and smooth when I know that's not reality, orican't see detail like I did a week before?
Visual changes: Visual changes need to be evaluated by an Ophthalmologist. They can occur form simple causes where you may need glasses to underlying conditions like diabetes, where high or low sugars can affect your vision. Get an evaluation to help diagnose your eye issues. Best wishes. ...Read more
Get checked: It may not be anything to worry about, but it's best to get checked. ...Read more
Possible: Rathke's cleft cysts (pituitary gland cyst) are rare, and visual changes are common. Thus, it is not entirely likely that the visual changes you notice are from such a lesion. If you are just wondering why you have visual changes, get a proper evaluation by an eye care professional. ...Read more
Until you deliver: As above.Get a more detailed answer ›
Aura Varies: Aura are commonly visual but can involve other senses. Aura typically last 10-30 minutes and some patients never experience this stage of migraine. Migraines progress through four stages - prodrome, aura, attack & postdrome. Aura aren't the same for everyone and vary from bright flashing lights to partial vision loss. Aura typically occur before migraine but can occur concurrently with the pain. ...Read more
I have bee diagnosed with migraines with aura. Can I use anything to get rid of my visual changes?
Both breasts are having bouts of bad itching, no rash. No visual changes. Was not often, now daily?
Go to doctor: If cool packs don't calm itching, then you need to have it examined by your doctor, so they can prescribe something for you. This can be annoying to have daily itching of your breasts on top of having to worry about what to do. Plus, s/he can see what the underlying cause might be, that's not available through this forum. Time to get to the bottom of this, and find a simple, fast solution. ...Read more
Dry eye: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ountment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: Tooth staining from smoking varies but in many people the yellow tars stain quickly and can be difficult to remove without using an abrasive toothpaste that removes surface enamel. For this and many health reasons (cancer, emphysema, stroke, bad breath, cost, etc.) you should try to stop and get help to do so if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bilateral headache shifting front to back throbbing with pulse, lasted noon-11 pm. No aura or visual changes?
Tension Headache: See the image to your left. There are 3 main types of primary headaches. Tension headaches are bilateral non-pulsating. Migraines are unilateral and pulsating and associated with aura. Cluster headaches are associated with physical symptoms around the eye ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a four year old son and he hit his face into a door bout a week ago and now he his having visual changes. What eye drops would you recommend?
See ophthalmologist: If a week has passed and now your child is having visual changes, you should not be seeking over the counter eyedrops. There could be serious issues here and you should seek a pediatric ophthalmologist for evaluation (or at least your pediatrician). Don' t try to save money regarding the eyes of your child. ...Read more