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Sudden loss of peripheral vision in left eye followed by headache.?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Migraine is likely
If this was short term, it is probably an occipital migraine.
If longer lasting it might be a stroke. You should seek your ophthalmologist the first time this happens to rule out something serious.

In brief: Migraine is likely
If this was short term, it is probably an occipital migraine.
If longer lasting it might be a stroke. You should seek your ophthalmologist the first time this happens to rule out something serious.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Gary Kilgo
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possible migraine
The loss of peripheral vision prior to a headache may be a migraine with aura, the aura may be the vision changes.
This should be evaluated by a neurologist to make sure there is no other medical problem. The neurologist can also offer treatment options that will help.

In brief: Possible migraine
The loss of peripheral vision prior to a headache may be a migraine with aura, the aura may be the vision changes.
This should be evaluated by a neurologist to make sure there is no other medical problem. The neurologist can also offer treatment options that will help.
Dr. Gary Kilgo
Dr. Gary Kilgo
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
In brief: TIA
Sounds like a stroke.
Get to er asap.

In brief: TIA
Sounds like a stroke.
Get to er asap.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Gary Kilgo
If this is the first event of loss of vision followed by headache then it should be evaluated in ER. There is a greater chance that it is migraine.
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