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Loss of vision for a day, loss of memory, diabetic - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my eyes went like i couldnt see when i went to bed and when i woke up in the morning i couldnt remember what day and what i did before i went to bed, is it tia.
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   User :   hi my name
Doctor :   Hi , . When did the incident happen ?
User :   sunday night
Doctor :   ok, Have you been on any medication ?
User :   not at the moment ,have had two episodes before where went dizzie and everything was shaking up and down i also got dizzie on sunday as well and it looked a red colour in my eyes
Doctor :   May i know your age and gender ?
User :   my age is 52 and i am female and i have rheumatoid arthritis
Doctor :   Do you have High BP , Diabetes of high cholesterol ?
User :   i do get high blood pressure but my cholesterol is okay and dont have diabetes and i meant i could see red on sunday night
Doctor :   ok, do you mean your vision was red or the eyes looked red ?
User :   my vision was red
Doctor :   ok, Can you please explain about the memory impairment a little bit more ?
User :   i could not remember what day it was and what i did the night before
Doctor :   ok, I would like you to go for a fundoscopy by a opthalmologist
User :   what would that be for
Doctor :   the test examines both the blood vessels , vitreous in the eye , whose impairment could lead to the red vision
Doctor :   and i am unable to relate the memory impairment to the eye problem
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   hence i would ask you to rule out the eye problem first
Doctor :   and also visit a neurologist after the fundoscopy
Doctor :   the information can be well assessed in that way
User :   ok i will do that
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