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Diplopia after stroke - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any medical queries ?
User :   One of my family members recently had a heart stroke and his image has got affected
User :   Can you help me out in this regards
User :   eye signt got effected
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Has his face got a deviation or deformity?
User :   No
User :   He is having a double image
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   It is very common to have Diplopia in a stroke .
User :   should we consult a Opthomologist
Doctor :   Yes absolutely right , but before that how is his blood pressure ?
User :   It is normal
Doctor :   As it has to be lowered and has his Intracranial pressure been maintained normal.
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok, That is good.
Doctor :   Diplopia is due to lack of proper blood supply to one of the cranial nerves and it gradually increases due to physiotherapy , eye exercises and for this you need to consult an Opthalmologist .
Doctor :   Also for the correction of visual defect.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please do advise him to be low on fatty diet or oily diet and low carb diet.
User :   Thank you
User :   Will get in touch with you
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   please do let meknow if you want anything else ?
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   bye for now
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