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Lightning flashing inside left eye - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help yoou?
User :   i have eye flashes from topamax how do i stop them?
User :   its like there is lightning flashing inside of just my left eye
Doctor :   since when are taking Topamax?
User :   2 weeks 25mg twice a day
User :   for migraines
Doctor :   ok
User :   what can i do
Doctor :   i will help you in this
Doctor :   please provide ur age
User :   18
Doctor :   and gender
User :   female
Doctor :   ok
User :   i just want the flashes to stop
Doctor :   since when are you having these flashes in the left eye?
User :   for a week now
Doctor :   ok
User :   how do i stop them
Doctor :   then i suggest you return back to ur physician
Doctor :   and get urself examined
User :   what causes them
User :   will stopping the med hurt at all
Doctor :   also you might need a eye check up done to see if nerve is getting affected
Doctor :   it might be due to the medicine
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