Optic neuritis

What is Optic neuritis?

Optic neuritis is inflammation of optic nerve. It can be due to multiple sclerosis(most commonly), drugs, vasculitis, syphilis, autoimmune diseases etc.resulting in disturbed vision, partial or complete loss of vision.

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Hello Dr. Grief, I am a 47 year old mother of two. About three weeks ago I was diagnosed with Optic Neuritis and immediately had an MRI which was...

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Thanks for writing in.

This is Dr Vivek replying to your question.

From your history, you are a 47 years old lady diagnosed with optic neuritis...

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Please help I am so confused, by daughter had optic neritis and lost her sight in both eyes, with two abnormal areas in the front of the brain ,...

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Hi welcome to healthcare magic forum

Studies is not related to optic neuritis.. Optic neuritis is an auto immune disorder, in which antibodies are...

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I was admitted to the hosptial & diagnosed with Optic Neuritis. I had to have an MRI and spinal tap.
I am trying to understand my MRI...

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Brief Answer:
You have non specific findings. Don't worry at all.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Your MRI report suggests

1.Single punctate focus of FLAIR...

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