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Doctor insights on: Zoning Out Blank Stares Like Nothing Else Is There Weird

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What can I do to help me foucus or stay focus.. Other find me like going into a zoning fase then i come back to paying attention i just zone of?

What can I do to help me foucus or stay focus.. Other find me like going into a zoning fase then i come back to paying attention i just zone of?

Cause of attention: Attention problems can be from many things-- add, depression, or petit mal seizures for example. You should see your doctor to look further into what might be causing the problem. Medications may help (though the medication that will help depends on the cause). General tips if no medical cause is apparent are: get plenty of sleep, eat foods that are nutritious, sit up straight and stay engaged. ...Read more

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Am zoning out about need help? I could remember things that happen but it feels like am in a trans maybe thinking to much as a go on my drive emotional level has seem to go

Am zoning out about need help? I could remember things that happen but it feels like am in a trans maybe thinking to much as a go on my drive emotional level has seem to go

Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose what the cause is for your symptoms. I am having a difficult time getting a full grasp on what you are describing. We can zone out to different levels. Day dreaming is one way of zoning out. Another example is zoning out when you are driving and without realizing it, you have driven quite a distance. In psychiatry we call some forms of zoning out dissassociation. When things become too stressful or painful, part of the mind can protect us by causing us to shut it off. On the other hand a person can have derealization in which things around you just seem unreal or depersonalization in which you don't seem right. If you are bothered by your symptoms, suggest you see a doctoral level clinical psychologist or a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Any reason why I am zoning out all the time?

Any reason why I am zoning out all the time?

Dissociation: I can not advise of the cause in your case - but would encourage medical assessment. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal to get double vision when zoning out?

Please advise if it's normal to get double vision when zoning out?

Yes: If you are zoning out and not focusing on something you eyes might drift inward or outward, which will give you double vision. ...Read more

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12 y/o male. Obedient. Happy. Wants to please. severe problems w/focus/zoning out/attention since kndgrtn. Nuero psych says nothing's wrong. Any ideas?

12 y/o male. Obedient. Happy. Wants to please. severe problems w/focus/zoning out/attention since kndgrtn. Nuero psych says nothing's wrong. Any ideas?

ADHD-Primarily : Inattentive Type is a clinical diagnosis made by a Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician or Child Psychiatrist using history, current functioning at home & school, & neuropsychological exam results for a Neurodevelopmental evaluation. A bright child can pass a Continuous Performance Test. The history also warrants a pediatric neurology consult to rule out minor motor, or Petit Mal, seizures. ...Read more

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So i had a concussion a month ago last 5 days i have been zoning out a lot thats what my eyes feel like could this be a subderal hematomo this late?

So i had a concussion a month ago last 5 days i have been zoning out a lot thats what my eyes feel like could this be a subderal hematomo this late?

Unlikely: unikely to have a delayed subdural of any significance but it can happen - how long after your trauma were you scanned? Or were you scanned at all? ...Read more

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In a car accident about 4 months ago (didn't hit head, or pass out) but I started getting these episodes of zoning out like 5-6 times a day. Seizures?

In a car accident about 4 months ago (didn't hit head, or pass out) but I started getting these episodes of zoning out like 5-6 times a day. Seizures?

Get eval: Even without true "hitting of the head", trauma from the force exerted on the head/brain can still cause a type of post concussive syndrome, so it best you get evaluated by a neurologist with your symptoms for either that condition or seizure disorders. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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When someone tried to talk to me one on one I can't listen for more than a minute without zoning. Always have to be chewing on something like my nails?

When someone tried to talk to me one on one I can't listen for more than a minute without zoning. Always have to be chewing on something like my nails?

?drugs: Are you using marijuana? This can be a side effect. If you are not taking any drugs, and you are still zoning out a lot, you should probably see a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Had concussion 2 months ago didnt not lose conciness but my eyes feel like zoning out for about 3 weeks could it be sinues or anxiety? Or do concus?

Had concussion 2 months ago didnt not lose conciness but my eyes feel like zoning out for about 3 weeks could it be sinues or anxiety? Or do concus?

A concussion by-: -definition is a loss of consciousness due 2 trauma no matter how long the loss was. Obviously the longer the more serious it is. I can only say there is no answer with out being seen by a MD. ...Read more

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Had a concussion 2 months ago headaches and dizziness has been soing good now i just feel like my eyes losing focus sometimes like zoning out?

Had a concussion 2 months ago headaches and dizziness has been soing good now i just feel like my eyes losing focus sometimes like zoning out?

Postconcussive phase: Your symptoms are consistent with a postconcussive syndrome or phase of recovery although the "zoning out" concerns me a bit. If your concussion knocked you out for more than a few minutes then, the risk of seizures climbs substantially. Consider reporting this to your doctor. You may benefit from testing and/or consultation with a neurologist. Questions/Appointment? www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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I hit my head about a month ago urgent care said mild concussion im worried about chronic hematomo. My eyes feel like they wont focus like zoning out ?

I hit my head about a month ago urgent care said mild concussion im worried about chronic hematomo. My eyes feel like they wont focus like zoning out
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Post concussion: Hi, Most concussion get total resolution of symptoms within one week, however, this can be prolonged if the proper steps at the beginning were not taken. I.E. total brain reset for one day and slow return to physical and mental activity after. Your symptom is a common one post concussion however, would suggest follow up with your doctor to talk about this further. ...Read more