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What Causes Double Vision And Headaches
Many bad things: Such as migraine, stroke, multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri), a real tumor and more can cause headache and blurred vision. Best to get both the headache and the blurred vision checked out. This means seeing your primary care doctor and your eye specialist. A dilated retinal exam is critical. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a pituitary tumor cause lightheadedness, headache and blurry vision and increased floaters? What are the symptoms?
Spreading depression: We believe that migraine proceeds from the back of brain forwards with a neuronal inhibition starting over the occipital lobe, and mediated by changes in the brain stem, especially locus ceruleus. The visual process is not retinal, but brain mediated, and the term is called "spreading depression of leao". ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Many things : Sudden onset diplopia and vision loss can be a sign of increased intracranial pressure, intracranial mass, intracranial bleeding, neurodegeneration, vitamin toxicity, drug toxicity, infection, inflammation, trauma, and many more things. It calls for an immediate assessment from your doctor and ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need eye doc or ER: These symptoms are consistent with an inflammation in the front of the eye called "iritis." this can also be a migraine headache. Can have flashes preceding. Headache followed by visual loss. Less likely causes include an acute glaucoma (sudden high pressure in the eye) that can also lead to visual loss. You need am exam by am eye md to sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle imbalance: The most common cause is muscle imbalance between the eyes. If this is the cause then covering each eye will eliminate the double vision. If you cover each eye and it is still blurry, you most likely need glasses. An eye care professional can correct these problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe benign: Although migraine syndromes can include problems with dizziness and changes in vision, the loss of balance is concerning, as this could indicate inner ear or brainstem problems. Since this could be associated with anemias, medication rxtns, and thyroid problems, or even sinusitis, best to get examined and diagnosed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Time for eye exam: Tired eyes are often a sign of either dry eyes or eye strain. Both can be related to long hours spent on a repetitive near task (like being on the computer for hours) and can also be caused by a need fro prescription glasses. Occasional blurred vision can be related to dry eyes or prescription changes also. You would be well off having an eye exam to be sure. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Glaucoma: Glaucoma affects the peripheral vision and patients with a very advance glaucoma have what we call" tunnel vision". Glaucoma is a silent disease and without proper screening can advance and affect your vision. Comprehensive eye exams will help detect it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ck with your doctor: More information, including a physical examination would be required to address this concern. ...Read more
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