Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps

135 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 18 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

What causes pain in eyes with blurred vision?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda

Geriatrics Specialist

Practicing since :2004

Answered : 2138 Questions

default
Posted on Mon, 4 Aug 2014 in Elderly Problems
Question: Hi, Last Sunday, I was standing up talking to my sister, when a heavy pain flashed across the stop my my eyes, my vision became very blurry. It was quick and yhen disappeared. This happened again on Friday, just for a second. My vision became blurry again.
doctor
Answered by Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
could be migraine related

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
I am Dr. Prakash HM and I will be answering your query.

How long is the episode present and how it disappears?

Looking at both the symptoms, it appears to be migraine. If you take NSAIDS pain killers and it disappears, it should be migraine.
As the symptom is episodic I am thinking of migraine. If there are any associated factors like stress, do mention.
However, if it does not subside, an eye evaluation would be necessary. You have to meet your opthalmologist for evaluation.

Any further queries, happy to help again.
Dr. Prakash HM
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
doctor
default
Follow up: Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda 44 hours later
I don't usually have headaches, even though I carry hypertension. My pressure has been quite low. 140/74. Today, is Sunday 07/13/2014, as I was sitting in the rehab. room with my sister, the feeling came back again. It feels like pressure shooting across my eyes quickly, then disappears.

I don't need a geriatics Doctor. I would think that a neurologist or an eye doctor could answer my concerns of this nature.
doctor
Answered by Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
As it is episodic, it could be TIA

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

It was posted under general forum, So I was answering it. Moreover I have good experience with similar patients at my clinic.

Recurrent episodes indicate a possibility of transient ischemic attack (TIA). It indicates episodes or mild neurological damage occurring and disappearing within a short time. I would refer you to a neurologist for detailed evaluation. You will need a battery of tests to assess the risk factors. Treatment has to be initiated based on the risk factor.

If you want a direct specialist opinion, you can close this discussion and use the option of "Ask a specialist" option

Hope this helps.
Any further query, happy to help again.
Dr. Prakash HM
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,   ,   ,  

Recent questions on Stress

doctor1 MD

Hi, i feel weak every day short of breath and have frequent urination. i have been diagnosed with the an abnormal hardening of the left venticle of the heart but that was about six months ago. I did have a stress test done every came back normal. Iv also been under a lot of stress. Can you tell me if you think theirs somthing else that when wrong. thankyou

doctor1 MD

Hi, My wife had a dermoyd cyst removed a few year ago and with it her left ovary. Every since then, she has had a really hard time during her period. Lately, she has experienced a rapid heart rate. She is 23 years old and 105lbs. Generally healthy but she is a smoker. She rarely drinks alcohol and doesn't do any drugs. Her water intake is good as is her diet. She doesn't feel any stress, although, our life is rather stressful. She is anemic and has low blood pressure and her heart rate averages around 100bpm during her period. Is this something we should worry about?

doctor1 MD

Hi, I'm a 32 years old male, i'm a smoker, passing i a high stress period and i have microscopic hematuria (18 by field). Ultrasound showed nothing and cystoscopy showed nothing also. The urologist who did my cystocopy said that i have a very sensitive bladder maybe due to stress. Can stress cause hematuria? and what should i do more?

doctor1 MD

Hi Doctor, I want to improve my brain performance, so visited Ayurvedic doctor to take the swarna bhasma,i am little obese and having snoring problem, so doctor has prescribed varanadi kashayam. Apart from this, i have short temper problem, so...

doctor1 MD

hi i m facing sleep disturbance since last 8 years i feel too much pressure over and behing myleft ears may be it leads to stress and breaks my sleep after i sleep abnormal feeling on left while yawning too much tightness on left ear and...

doctor1 MD

I have low body temperature, and am concerned that my thyroid may be not working optimally. My TSH is 4.13. If I reduce the stress in my life, will my thyroid bounce back ?