Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
162 Doctors are Online

Have had fever. Notice dilated eyes. Is that cause for concern?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 474 Questions
I have had a fever for 3 1/2 days (101 to 104) and I notice my eyes are now dilated. Is that cause for concern?
Posted Thu, 25 Oct 2012 in Infections
Answered by Dr. Pravin Banodkar 2 hours later
I would be pleased to answer your question .

There is a co relation of fever and eye dilatation through the Autonomic Nervous System . However , I would not believe that you should worry about it unless you are getting visual problems. This a natural physiological change that occurs in every person with fever .

I would recommend you should treat your fever and get your eyes checked by the opthalmologist in case you have burning , watering or redness of the eyes .

Thanks and take care

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an Internal Med Specialist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor